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Lessons Learned From The Recent Drought Response In Ethiopia

Drought, worsened by El Niño effects, is having a devastating impact on the lives and livelihoods of 10.2 million Ethiopians. The lack of rainfall and subsequent great drought have caused a massive spike in humanitarian [...]

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Africa’s Big Givers: Giving Back in a BIG Way

Some of Africa’s wealthiest business leaders and personalities take social responsibility very seriously, generously using both their time and resources to improve the lives of others. Here’s a look at some of the philanthropic [...]

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HomeSend, Mastercard Aim To Transform the $3bn Remittance Industry In Ethiopia

Remittance service launched with CBE signals evolution of Ethiopian payment ecosystem HomeSend and the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) today announced a new remittance service at the US-Africa Business Forum, that will allow more than [...]

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Planting the Seeds of Quality Education in Ethiopia

Atti Worku is a fashion model turned educator and NGO-founder. From representing Ethiopia at the Miss Universe Pageant in Thailand, Atti is now concerned with providing quality education to children in her birthplace, Adama, Ethiopia. [...]

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#1 – Ethiopians Have Had Enough!

The Oromo and Amhara together make up the majority of Ethiopia's population and claim they suffer discrimination in favour of ethnic Tigrayans, who they say occupy the key jobs in the government and security forces. [...]

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Ethiopia: Gateway to a Piece of Africa’s History

As I sit in the passenger seat on the way to the airport, I think to myself how it is exactly ten years to the date exact of my first trip to the continent of [...]

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#6 – Ten Killed In Ethiopia Protests

The violence is believed to have started after the attempted arrests by government troops of leaders of the Amhara ethnic group. They have been protesting against what they see as the erosion of their ethnic [...]

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#10 – Life After Being A Rebel

Former rebel fighters with the Ogaden National Liberation Front, which has been battling against the government for an independent state for ethnic Somalis in Eastern Ethiopia for decades, are learning new skills to make fresh [...]

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My Story, My Africa: Things ‘Most’ Residents of ADDIS ‘Complains’ About!!

The capital city of Africa, Addis Ababa, besides its beauty has its own social, economical and political hardships when eyed from the perspective of its native residents. Top ten are opted. Genuine opinion of Addis's [...]

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#10 – You Are Not Allowed To Smoke In Public

Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa has implemented a smoking ban at public gatherings and venues, despite the country having one of the lowest tobacco usage rates in the world. Read More >> Source: Newsweek