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News Ethiopia Oromia: Ethiopia Price Bulletin November 2019

Published on: Tuesday 03 December 2019
Ethiopia Price Bulletin November 2019
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/ethiopia/ethiopia-price-bulletin-november-2019

Bahir Dar is a major town in a surplus producing area. Gondar is a major town in North Western Ethiopia and Metema is a border town between Sudan and Ethiopia in northwestern Ethiopia. Hosan is in ...

News Ethiopia Oromia: Ethiopia is making maps to help improve soil health

Published on: Tuesday 03 December 2019
Ethiopia is making maps to help improve soil health
News source: http://theconversation.com/ethiopia-is-making-maps-to-help-improve-soil-health-123101

Maps for 300 woredas (districts) of Oromia regional state and the Benishangul-Gumuz and Gambella regions were also completed. The Afar and Somali regional state maps are under production. Ethiopia is ...

News Ethiopia Oromia: Abiy Ahmed: Meteoric rise of the man trying to remould Ethiopia

Published on: Friday 11 October 2019
Abiy Ahmed: Meteoric rise of the man trying to remould Ethiopia
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/abiy-ahmed-meteoric-rise-man-trying-remould-ethiopia-091905535.html

The son of poor villagers who became a spy boss, and now the man behind dizzying attempts to reform Africa's fastest-growing economy and heal wounds with Ethiopia's neighbours, Abiy Ahmed has seen an unpredictable and peril-strewn rise to fame. Another chapter was added to his remarkable tale

News Ethiopia Oromia: Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed has won this year's peace prize

Published on: Friday 11 October 2019
Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed has won this year's peace prize
News source: https://www.clickorlando.com/news/international/ethiopias-abiy-ahmed-is-a-favorite-to-win-this-years-peace-prize

"Prime Minister Abiy has done a wonderful job in bringing peace with and within the neighboring countries," Mohammed, the executive director of the Oromia Media Network, told CNN. "However, he has to ...

News Ethiopia Oromia: WFP Ethiopia Country Brief, April 2019

Published on: Tuesday 28 May 2019
WFP Ethiopia Country Brief, April 2019
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/ethiopia/wfp-ethiopia-country-brief-april-2019

WFP continues to support targeted supplementary feeding programme for treatment of moderate acute malnutrition among conflict-induced IDPs in Oromia Region and Southern Nations and Nationalities ...

News Ethiopia Oromia: Political shake-up and localism can edge Ethiopia forwards

Published on: Tuesday 28 May 2019
Political shake-up and localism can edge Ethiopia forwards
News source: https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/political-shake-and-localism-can-edge-ethiopia-forwards/

Would it not be appropriate for it to also be driven from the grassroots? There is, after all, a strong tradition of capable local self-rule in Ethiopia. Oromia has its well-known Gadaa system and in ...

News Ethiopia Oromia: Ethiopia PM launches 4 billion tree planting project, starting in Oromia

Published on: Sunday 26 May 2019
Ethiopia PM launches 4 billion tree planting project, starting in Oromia
News source: https://www.africanews.com/2019/05/27/ethiopia-pm-launches-4-billion-tree-planting-project-starting-in-oromia/

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed over the weekend kicked off what is meant to be a mission to plant four billion trees across the country – Africa’s second most populous nation. The initiative ...

News Ethiopia Oromia: Ethnic violence in Ethiopia has forced nearly 3 million people from their homes

Published on: Thursday 30 May 2019
Ethnic violence in Ethiopia has forced nearly 3 million people from their homes
News source: https://www.latimes.com/world/la-fg-ethiopia-ethnic-violence-millions-displaced-20190530-story.html

Similar disputes have flared on Oromia’s eastern border with Ethiopia’s Somali region. In southern Ethiopia, Guji and Gedeo groups have periodically clashed over access to productive farmland, but the ...

News Ethiopia Oromia: Ethiopia: Abiy's first year as prime minister, review of freedom of expression

Published on: Wednesday 01 May 2019
News source: https://www.ifex.org/ethiopia/2019/05/01/abiy-free-expression/

Many blogs and websites run by Ethiopians in the diaspora were blocked inside Ethiopia. The government pressured satellite companies to drop the US-based Oromia Media Network (OMN), which disseminated ...

News Ethiopia Oromia: In Ethiopia, a community leans on customs to save an antelope from extinction

Published on: Monday 06 May 2019
News source: https://news.mongabay.com/2019/05/in-ethiopia-a-community-leans-on-customs-to-save-an-antelope-from-extinction/

SENKELE, Ethiopia — In the tall-grass woodland of ... Today it rests on 58 square kilometers (22 square miles) of land shared between Oromia and the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples ...

News Ethiopia Oromia: Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Published on: Tuesday 30 April 2019
News source: http://www.ipsnews.net/2019/04/abiy-ethiopias-media-freedom-challenges-remain/

At a press conference, journalists from state media and the Oromia Media Network, an outlet previously banned and accused of terrorism, sat side by side. Mesud Gebeyehu, a lawyer who heads the ...

News Ethiopia Oromia: 'Better to kill us': Ethiopian residents fear evictions from satellite towns

Published on: Wednesday 24 April 2019
News source: http://news.trust.org/item/20190425094603-yoz46/

There would be no compensation. The news sparked worry and anger among residents, many of whom had arrived in the boomtown in Ethiopia's Oromia region a decade or so ago, but never formally ...