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Friday, 02-12-16, 12:23No to Female Genital Mutilation[Gender Links] Asnakech, from Ethiopia, was 12 when her parents decided it was time for her to 'become a woman'. A self-taught circumciser came to her house, cut her clitoris and outer labia using a razor blade, then pressed ashes and cow manure on the bleeding cuts. In technical terms, this is called Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Asnakech can still remember how scared she felt and how no-one comforted her afterwards. read more...
Friday, 02-12-16, 11:47Archaeologists Discover Eight Million Year Mammal Fossils in Ethiopia[Ethiopian Herald] This first discovered fossils in sub-Sahara, known as chororapithecus afarensis, would give an insight into the scientific debate on the evolution of human beings. read more...
Thursday, 02-11-16, 12:44Addressing Female Students Drop Out[Ethiopian Herald] The directorates reaffirmed empowering female students with vulnerabilities is their primary agenda and they are working on different projects to make sure female students don't quit their study due to economic and gender related problems. read more...
Thursday, 02-11-16, 12:42Coordinated Efforts to Curb Rent-Seeking, Bad Governance[Ethiopian Herald] Following its 10th Organizational Conference, the Ethiopian Peoples' Democratic Front (EPRDF) has toughened its efforts against rent-seeking and corrupt practices. read more...
Wednesday, 02-10-16, 14:16Living Dirt Poor in the Midst of Glamour[Addis Standard] The latest report assessing Ethiopia's progress in meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) released in October 2015 commended Ethiopia for being on track to attain five of the eight targets while achieving its target of reducing child mortality by two thirds ahead of time. read more...
Wednesday, 02-10-16, 11:44Food Aid 'to Run Out Unless Donors Step in'[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Addis Ababa -Emergency food aid for 10 million Ethiopians hit by the worst drought in 50 years will run out in April unless donors provide more funds by the end of February, the charity Save the Children said on Wednesday. read more...
Tuesday, 02-09-16, 15:35Parliament Endorses Judicial Appointments, Suspensions[Addis Fortune] Parliament, on February 6, 2016, endorsed the nomination of President and Vice President of the Federal High Court and the First Instance Court while suspending three federal judges as a form of disciplinary action. read more...
Tuesday, 02-09-16, 12:33South Africa Isn't Alone in Feeling the Wrath of El Niño[The Daily Vox] South Africa is in the middle of its worst drought since 1982, millions of households are facing water shortages and the cost of basic food staples like maize meal has shot through the roof. Extreme weather phenomenon El Niño has returned with a vengeance and we aren't the only country feeling its effects. STUART LEWIS rounds up five other places dealing with the effects of El Niño. read more...
Monday, 02-08-16, 10:56FGM - Let Us Speak Out for the Girl[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. read more...
Monday, 02-08-16, 10:32TVET Is the Heart of GTP II[Ethiopian Herald] Obviously, Ethiopia Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) is aimed at creating competent and self-reliant citizens. It as well is expected to play a great role in the economic and social development of the country. Particularly, with a view to improving the livelihoods of all Ethiopians and reducing poverty, TVET is seen a crucial engine for successful realization of the GTP II. read more...

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