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Women’s Day : As We Celebrate Our Heroines

Women’s Day : As We Celebrate Our Heroines

Throughout Ethiopia’s history, many Ethiopian women have contributed their shares for the social, economic and political makeup of the country, and have become icons to the present generation and the coming ones. During times when women portrayed as inferior to men and supposed to fulfill merely domestic responsibilities, such as caring for children, preparing food, […]

Preparations Finalized To Mark Women’s Day In Ethiopia – Demitu Hambissa

Preparations Finalized To Mark Women’s Day In Ethiopia – Demitu Hambissa

Preparations have been finalized to mark March 8 at national level with several events, including a discussion on peace that involves over 1,500 participants drawn from all parts of the country, Women and Children Affairs Minister Demitu said. In a press briefing she gave today, Demitu Hambissa stated that the ministry has conducted different public […]

Ethiopian Women Urged To Work Towards Nation Building Via Commitment And Courage

Ethiopian Women Urged To Work Towards Nation Building Via Commitment And Courage

In Ethiopia, women have great roles in their families well being and betterment. They have also been playing key roles in the sovereignty of the nation. However, they were mistreated had no economic right. They were forced and limited to household activities for centuries in the previous political systems of the country. As a result, […]

EU Boosts Aid In Ethiopia Amid Worsening Humanitarian Situation

EU Boosts Aid In Ethiopia Amid Worsening Humanitarian Situation

 Additional EU assistance of €15 million will help scale up the response to surging humanitarian needs in the drought-stricken country. The European Commission has announced new emergency assistance of €15 million to help people in Ethiopia who are facing increasingly dangerous levels of food insecurity due to severe drought, bringing total EU humanitarian funding in […]

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 […]