The U.N. refugee agency praises the many rights granted by the Ethiopian government to refugees during the last three years. They include granting refugees the right to work and access social services ...
News Ethiopia Education: After Ethiopian-Israeli kindergarten scandal, ministry vows end to segregation
The Education Ministry has implemented new directives intended to prevent racial discrimination in educational institutions following widespread outrage over reports earlier this year that a ...
News Ethiopia Education: Bogaletch Gebre: Activist who defended Ethiopian women against female genital mutilation
Bogaletch Gebre nearly bled to death aged around 12 when, like almost all Ethiopian girls of her generation and before, she was subjected to the excruciating ritual now known as female genital mutilation. A man restrained her while two women held her legs and a third wielded the razor. Her mother cried as Gebre was led away for the cutting ceremony. She would have liked to
News Ethiopia Education: Ethiopia: Parenting in Ethiopia - Lessons On Raising Children Under Tough Conditions
Analysis - Investments made in early childhood last a lifetime, and the earlier in life, the greater the return, according to James Heckman who was awarded a Nobel Prize for economics. Conversely, shocks to child development also can last a lifetime. For example, children who were young at the time of the 1984 famine in Ethiopia are 5cm shorter at adulthood, have lower education and are more likely to have recently been ill.
Contrary to the belief that resource strained parents invest in academically stronger children, studies show that Ethiopian parents tend to invest more in the child with lower academic capabilities.
The local organizing committee says it — along with “partners and public institutions” — distributed the tickets in a “marketing outreach to embassies, employees, schools and higher education ...
News Ethiopia Education: International Businessman Robert Shumake Donates 3,000 Books for Orphans Living with HIV in Ethiopia
DETROIT, MI / ACCESSWIRE / October 2, 2019 / International businessman, Robert Shumake continues to make a difference in the world. Robert Shumake, his children and a group of friends made the trip to Addis Adaba, the capital of Ethiopia. During the 5-day trip, Robert Shumake and his group provided
This interview originated in VOA's Horn of Africa service. VOA Africa Division's Salem Solomon, Andrea Tadic and French to Africa's Thierry Kaore contributed to the story. Editor’s note: Ethiopian President Sahle-Work Zewde gave an interview to Solomon Abate of the Voice of America’s Horn of Africa service, in New York. She spoke in Amharic and English.
News Ethiopia Education: Ethiopia: New U.S. Investment to Help Ethiopia's Education System Prepare University Graduates for the Workplace
Press Release - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Save the Children and Ministry of Science and Higher Education announced $2 million in new institutional capacity development support to Ethiopian higher education institutions through USAID's Building the Potential of Youth Activity (POTENTIAL); a five-year project implemented by Save the Children.
Opinion - For obvious reasons, China has been the major source of external loan. Ethiopia is currently sitting at US$13.7 billion of Chinese loan, largely in the form of commercial loan and export credit.
Interview - Tiemert Shimelis is one of the founders of an Ethiopian movement - #MeTooEthiopia - geared towards fighting gender-based violence among Ethiopians. This new effort is an offspring of @ShadesOfInjera, an Instagram account that has hosted important discussions on vital social issues for the last seven years. Tiemert recently held discussions with The Reporter's Samuel Getachew on the movement, its importance, on some of the important yet symbolic gestures in the nation and on what the future holds when it co
Present at the sod-cutting ceremony was one of Ethiopia’s most celebrated visually impaired lawyers, Yetnebersh Nigussie. Despite being visually impaired, she strived to get an education and set out ...
News Ethiopia Education: Before Ethiopian Crash, Boeing Resisted Pilots’ Calls for Aggressive Steps on 737 Max
Less than four months later, an Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed ... global regulators to certify the updates on the Max and provide additional training and education to safely return the planes to ...
News Ethiopia Education: Boeing discovers flaw in sought-after 737 MAX simulator, the same kind that Ethiopian Airlines had
On Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 ... Along with changes to the anti-stall system, the fix will also include additional education for pilots. The company still has to submit the changes to regulators, ...