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News Ethiopia Education: Thousands of Ethiopian migrants quarantined in universities wait to go home

Published on: Friday 01 May 2020
Thousands of Ethiopian migrants quarantined in universities wait to go home
News source: https://news.trust.org/item/20200501162621-34rrf/

Thousands of Ethiopian migrants deported from the Middle East are being quarantined in universities and schools ...

News Ethiopia Education: Turkey's Maarif supports Ethiopia in combatting virus

Published on: Saturday 02 May 2020
Turkey's Maarif supports Ethiopia in combatting virus
News source: https://www.aa.com.tr/en/turkey/turkeys-maarif-supports-ethiopia-in-combatting-virus/1826656

Turkey's educational Maarif Foundation put its campus in Ethiopia into the service of the local government to help its fight against the deadly coronavirus. Dormitory, cafeteria and health facility ...

News Ethiopia Education: Aunt told she can't adopt her sister's four teenagers from Ethiopia

Published on: Tuesday 31 March 2020
Aunt told she can't adopt her sister's four teenagers from Ethiopia
News source: https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/120732389/aunt-told-she-cant-adopt-her-sisters-four-teenagers-from-ethiopia

An Ethiopian-born New Zealand citizen has been refused permission to adopt her ... Only basic needs such as food and shelter were met but the court was told they had a strong bond with their aunt who ...

News Ethiopia Education: The Latest: Ethiopian election postponed because of virus

Published on: Tuesday 31 March 2020
The Latest: Ethiopian election postponed because of virus
News source: https://www.ksl.com/article/46736461/the-latest-ethiopian-election-postponed-because-of-virus

China\u2019s National Health Commission on Wednesday reported 36 new COVID-19 cases, one day after announcing that asymptomatic cases will now be included in the official count.

News Ethiopia Education: UN Seeks $600 Million for Ethiopian Refugee Effort

Published on: Saturday 25 January 2020
UN Seeks $600 Million for Ethiopian Refugee Effort
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/un-seeks-600-million-ethiopian-refugee-effort

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

Published on: Saturday 14 December 2019
After Ethiopian-Israeli kindergarten scandal, ministry vows end to segregation
News source: https://www.timesofisrael.com/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

Published on: Saturday 14 December 2019
Bogaletch Gebre: Activist who defended Ethiopian women against female genital mutilation
News source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/bogaletch-gebre-death-fgm-activist-female-genital-mutilation-domestic-violence-ethiopia-a9216881.html

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

Published on: Sunday 06 October 2019
Ethiopia: Parenting in Ethiopia - Lessons On Raising Children Under Tough Conditions
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201910070118.html

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.

News Ethiopia Education: Parenting in Ethiopia: lessons on raising children under tough conditions

Published on: Saturday 05 October 2019
Parenting in Ethiopia: lessons on raising children under tough conditions
News source: http://theconversation.com/parenting-in-ethiopia-lessons-on-raising-children-under-tough-conditions-124642

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.

News Ethiopia Education: The Latest: Ethiopia’s Desisa wins marathon

Published on: Saturday 05 October 2019
The Latest: Ethiopia’s Desisa wins marathon
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/the-latest-ethiopias-desisa-wins-marathon/2019/10/05/518b80ae-e7d5-11e9-b0a6-3d03721b85ef_story.html

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

Published on: Wednesday 02 October 2019
International Businessman Robert Shumake Donates 3,000 Books for Orphans Living with HIV in Ethiopia
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/international-businessman-robert-shumake-donates-153000266.html

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

News Ethiopia Education: Ethiopian President: ‘There is Nothing that a Woman or a Girl Cannot Do’

Published on: Saturday 28 September 2019
Ethiopian President: ‘There is Nothing that a Woman or a Girl Cannot Do’
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/ethiopian-president-there-nothing-woman-or-girl-cannot-do

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

Published on: Wednesday 25 September 2019
Ethiopia: New U.S. Investment to Help Ethiopia's Education System Prepare University Graduates for the Workplace
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201909250650.html

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.

News Ethiopia Education: Ethiopia: Changing Ethiopia's Dev't Finance Model - Easier Said Than Done

Published on: Monday 22 July 2019
Ethiopia: Changing Ethiopia's Dev't Finance Model - Easier Said Than Done
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201907230531.html

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.

News Ethiopia Education: Ethiopia: #MeTooEthiopia - Empowering Citizens to Demand Change

Published on: Monday 22 July 2019
Ethiopia: #MeTooEthiopia - Empowering Citizens to Demand Change
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201907230552.html

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

News Ethiopia Education: Ethiopia first lady champions school for visually impaired in Addis

Published on: Monday 06 May 2019
News source: https://www.africanews.com/2019/05/07/ethiopia-first-lady-champions-school-for-visually-impaired-in-addis/

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

Published on: Wednesday 15 May 2019
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/14/business/boeing-737-max-ethiopian-plane-crash.html

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

Published on: Friday 17 May 2019
News source: https://www.seattletimes.com/business/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, ...