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Govt Vows To Sustain Peace,Youth, Women Empowerment

Govt Vows To Sustain Peace,Youth, Women Empowerment

President Dr. Mulatu Teshome said the government would strive to sustain the restored peace, job creation and women empowerment. In his opening remark at the joint session of the House of Peoples’ of Representatives and House of Federation yesterday, President Dr.Mulatu said: “The government annulled the state of emergency following the restoration of peace and […]

Breast Cancer Replaces Cervical Cancer As Top Women Illness In Ethiopia

Breast Cancer Replaces Cervical Cancer As Top Women Illness In Ethiopia

Breast cancer is becoming the most prevalent illness among women in Ethiopia replacing cervical cancer, says specialist in the field. Dr. Bogale Solomon , specialist in cancer treatment and member of Ethiopian Medical Association says young women are becoming the victims of the disease. For instance in case of Addis Ababa the breast cancer is […]

Ethiopian Federation Encouraging Women Entrepreneurs

Ethiopian Federation Encouraging Women Entrepreneurs

Ethiopian Women Federation is backing women entrepreneurs to expand job opportunities and play due role in nation’s economic growth. Federation Planning, Monitoring and Report Preparation Expert Genet Seyoum tells The Ethiopian Herald that the federation has been working to support women through facilitating training, finance and creating job opportunity. Various training programs have been given […]

‘The Little Ethiopia’ Pleads For Help

‘The Little Ethiopia’ Pleads For Help

Berhan Ethiopia Cultural Center, which is also known as ‘The Little Ethiopia’, received a short five-day notice to demolish its fences sculptured with Ethiopian historical sites, for road construction purposes. The centre was built 13 years ago with the initial material cost of five million Birr, excluding the intangible cost of design and consultancy provided […]

Break Into The Boys Club In ICT

Break Into The Boys Club In ICT

 The Economic Commission for Africa on Thursday participated in the International Telecommunication Union’s Girls in information and communication technologies (ICT) celebrations in Addis Ababa, with ECA professionals joining other distinguished guests in training and sharing personal stories with girls from various Ethiopian schools on how they made it in a male-dominated field. Gender section’s Keiso […]

Dangote Cement Faces Disruptions in Ethiopia Over Jobs Plan

Dangote Cement Faces Disruptions in Ethiopia Over Jobs Plan

Ethiopian regional officials are demanding foreign cement producers including Dangote Cement Plc hand control of some parts of their businesses to groups of unemployed youths. The Nigerian company, controlled by Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, and others such as Saudi billionaire Mohammed al-Amoudi’s Derba MIDROC Cement Plc, should allow the youth to run their pumice […]

Ethiopia Declares 3-Day Mourning For 72 Victims In Garbage Dump Landslide

Ethiopia Declares 3-Day Mourning For 72 Victims In Garbage Dump Landslide

The Ethiopian parliament on Tuesday declared a three-day national morning for its 72 citizens who lost their lives after a massive landslide hit a landfill at the outskirts of Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa. During the three-day national mourning period, from March 15 to 17, the country’s flags will fly at half mast. Even though the […]

Despite Nationwide State of Emergency, Several Border Incursions Leave More Than 100 Dead In East and South East Ethiopia

Despite Nationwide State of Emergency, Several Border Incursions Leave More Than 100 Dead In East and South East Ethiopia

Despite a six month nationwide state of emergency declared in Oct. 2016 and was hoped to restore a military style law and order throughout the country, weeks-long cross border incursions by armed militiamen into many localities in eastern and southern part of Oromia, (bordering the Ethiopian Somali regional state, in east and south east Ethiopia) […]

Ethiopia: First Ever Women’s Manufacturers Exhibition, Bazaar Opens

Ethiopia: First Ever Women’s Manufacturers Exhibition, Bazaar Opens

Federal Small And Medium Scale Manufacturing Development Agency in collaboration with Trade Ministry organized first ever four -day bazaar and exhibition to women engaging in manufacturing industry. Opening the exhibition yesterday, Agency Director General Asfaw Ababe said : ” As women in manufacturing have long time knowledge and experience ,they are capable of meeting the […]

New Drought Risks In Ethiopia Put Recovery At Risk

New Drought Risks In Ethiopia Put Recovery At Risk

New drought across swathes of southern Ethiopia may jeopardize the East African nation’s restoration of food security after the worst agricultural seasons in decades unless urgent efforts are made to shore up vulnerable households in rural areas, FAO warned today. While an impressive government-led humanitarian effort has sharply reduced the number of hungry during the […]

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