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Zemi Yenus : She Broke the Silence, Became a Voice for the Voiceless

Zemi Yenus : She Broke the Silence, Became a Voice for the Voiceless

When almost no one dares to talk about the issue, there was only one woman who dared to talk of it publicly, strived to curtail the outdated stereotype attached to the limitation through undertaking various activities whatever she could to change the life of her son and thousands of other Ethiopian children. Zemi yenus is […]

Women, Election and Gender Equality In Ethiopia

Women, Election and Gender Equality In Ethiopia

Needless to state, Ethiopia has finalized preparations to fairly as well as freely conduct the 6th National Election next June. Here, the role over half portion of the population–women–can play in making a difference during elections should never be overlooked. Women have not yet achieved equality in most societies, including in the electoral process as […]

Federal Troops Massacred Tigray Captives in Cold Blood

Federal Troops Massacred Tigray Captives in Cold Blood

International media stations have traced video footage of uniformed soldiers, allegedly Ethiopian federal troops, executing civilians in cold blood, as having been recorded near the town of Mahbere Dego in the Tigray region. Tigrai Media House, which describes itself as “a pro-Tigray subscription satellite TV and YouTube channel based in the United States” says it posted the […]

UK-Funded Chevening Scholarships Opening Doors for Women

UK-Funded Chevening Scholarships Opening Doors for Women

International Women’s Day was observed on March 8 under the theme “Choose to Challenge”. That theme resonates well with the UK government’s ambition to champion gender equality across the world. We are primarily doing so by equipping girls with the great equaliser that is education. We believe that educated women can and will challenge their […]

Pregnant Women Struggle to Find Support, Stability After Displacement From Tigray Region in Ethiopia

Pregnant Women Struggle to Find Support, Stability After Displacement From Tigray Region in Ethiopia

“When you think about your future, you never plan to be uprooted from the comfort of your home and find fragile safety in a tent,” said Hiwot*, 24, from Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray Region. Yet this is exactly where she found herself in early December, while she was seven months pregnant. Fighting intensified around her neighbourhood, […]

Continent’s Number of Covid-19 Cases Surpasses 3,5 Million

Continent’s Number of Covid-19 Cases Surpasses 3,5 Million

As of January 29, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 3,516,781. Reported deaths in Africa reached  88,985 and 2,990,354  people have recovered. South Africa has the most reported cases – 1,437,798  – and 43,105  people died. Other most-affected countries are Morocco ( 469,139 ), Tunisia ( 204,351 ), Egypt ( 164,282 ), […]

COVID-19 Takes Heavy Toll On Ethiopia’s Garment Workers

COVID-19 Takes Heavy Toll On Ethiopia’s Garment Workers

Even before COVID-19 struck, the women stitching clothes at Ethiopia’s Hawassa industrial park were among the world’s worst-paid garment workers – many making less than $30 per month. Today, pay cuts and forced overtime have become common in short-staffed factories abandoned by hundreds of former employees – some too scared of catching the coronavirus to […]

The Happenings In Ethiopia

The Happenings In Ethiopia

Accounts of civilian casualties have been emerging from Ethiopia’s war-torn Tigray region. Humanitarian organizations are increasingly worried about living conditions for the survivors of the conflict. There is little information about the situation in Shire, a town in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region. Telecommunications are shut down. Organizations can only speculate about the extent of casualties […]

‘Take Urgent Steps’ To Calm Intercommunal Violence In Ethiopia – UN Deputy Chief

‘Take Urgent Steps’ To Calm Intercommunal Violence In Ethiopia – UN Deputy Chief

Inclusive dialogue is crucial to diffuse tensions across Ethiopia, said the UN Secretary-General on Tuesday, following reports of dozens killed and injured during brutal attacks in the west of the country over the weekend. According to news reports based on eyewitnesses, more than 50 were killed, many after being rounded up and killed, while homes […]

Killing Of Civilians In West Wollega, Guliso Wereda & Govt Reactions

Killing Of Civilians In West Wollega, Guliso Wereda & Govt Reactions

  In the early hours of November 02, news began to emerge that dozens of peaceful civilians were killed in West Wollega zone, Guliso Werda, Gawwa Qanqa kebele of Oromia regional state. According to survivors who spoke to a YouTube channel called Amara Media Center, members of the Amhara community who were in area were […]

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