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USAID program to boost women’s role in education

The final report on Gender Audit for Female Leadership within the Ethiopian Education Sector has been released. The report examined women leadership in the sector which was found to be low and looked at the working conditions of women in a male-dominated sector.  

ICS closes its campus

The prestigious International Community School (ICS) of Addis Ababa is closing its doors for more than a month. Parents were forwarded an email announcing the closing of the school, due to the risks associated with it on Friday.

Alibaba, MiNT collaborate on training program

A month after Jack Ma, cofounder of Alibaba, visited the capital; a new training program is set to be launched in collaboration with the Alibaba Business School and the Ethiopian Ministry of Innovation and Technology.

Consultancy firm sues government officials over defamation

ABH Partners, a health consultancy firm, has sued five government officials on the basis of defaming its goodwill and reputation following communiques the defendants have dispatched through social and mainstream media regarding a postgraduate program that Jimma University run in partnership with ABH in its Campus in Addis Ababa; the plaintiff has claimed 174.6 million birr in compensation for damages caused to its operation due to unlawful and misguided statements that the defendants released to the public.

MoE orders Education bureau to stop displacing supervisors

The Ministry of Education (MoE) has ordered the Addis Ababa Education Bureau to halt an ongoing reshuffling process that is said to be demoting supervisors and forcing them to work as school directors and principals, which the Bureau is says to be part of a reform process it is undertaking.

Maarif Foundation takes over Turkish school

The premier boarding school on the outskirts of Harar, The Rainbow Association, which was started by the Fetullah Organization and its controversial founder, Fetullah Gulen, was taken-over by Maarif Foundation of the Turkish Public Education system on Wednesday.

Sasakawa launches continental workshop program

The Sasakawa Africa Fund for Extension Education (SAFE) commenced its biennial continental technical workshop on Wednesday, aiming to conceptualize the process of mainstreaming Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) filed level extension over African Universities and Agricultural Colleges.