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News Ethiopia Social: Deputy UN Chief Hails Ethiopia for Exceptional Leadership in Women's Advancement

Published on: Monday 21 October 2019
Deputy UN Chief Hails Ethiopia for Exceptional Leadership in Women's Advancement
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201910220516.html

Kickstarting a joint solidarity mission to the Horn of Africa with the African Union's Special Envoy on Women, Peace and Security, Ms. Bineta Diop, Deputy UN Chief, Amina J. Mohammed participated in an early morning dialogue event on combatting the scourge of human trafficking with Ethiopian women leaders. Convened on the theme: The Transformational Role of Women in addressing Human Trafficking: Looking at Gender Dimensions, the forum was organized by the Norwegian Embassy to Ethiopia in collaboration with

News Ethiopia Social: Ethiopia to Host First Social Enterprise World Forum

Published on: Sunday 20 October 2019
Ethiopia to Host First Social Enterprise World Forum
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201910210461.html

Opinion - The Social Enterprise World Forum is coming to Addis Ababa for the first time. The week-long gathering is to be hosted inside the headquarters of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA).

News Ethiopia Social: An Israeli cop shot an unarmed Ethiopian teen. Here’s why American Jews should care.

Published on: Friday 05 July 2019
An Israeli cop shot an unarmed Ethiopian teen. Here’s why American Jews should care.
News source: https://www.jta.org/2019/07/05/opinion/an-israeli-cop-shot-an-unarmed-ethiopian-teen-heres-why-american-jews-should-care

the high concentration of Ethiopian residents in poor neighborhoods, systemic bias in the criminal justice system or broader social discrimination — such as Barkan Wineries’ eventually revoked ...

News Ethiopia Social: Healing Ethiopian anger

Published on: Thursday 04 July 2019
Healing Ethiopian anger
News source: https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Healing-Ethiopian-anger-594667

Even though Ethiopian Jews have among the highest levels of service in the army, one in four didn’t complete their conscription due mostly to social or integration issues. In 2011, 48% of male ...

News Ethiopia Social: Ethiopia: First Ever Kids TV Channel Goes On Air

Published on: Thursday 04 July 2019
Ethiopia: First Ever Kids TV Channel Goes On Air
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201907040606.html

Ethiopia Kids TV Channel ... mass communication, education and other social science fields, the first television station dedicated to children's programming was established with 30 million ...

News Ethiopia Social: LGBT tour operator faces death threats over Ethiopia trip

Published on: Wednesday 05 June 2019
LGBT tour operator faces death threats over Ethiopia trip
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2019/jun/06/lgbt-tour-operator-faces-death-threats-over-ethiopia-trip

A tour group visits Debre Berhan Selassie Church, Gonder, Ethiopia. Photograph: Gavin Hellier/Getty Images An LGBT tour operator has received death threats and hate messages on social media after ...

News Ethiopia Social: Ethiopia: Will Abiy Democratise Ethiopia or Take Advantage of Its Vulnerability?

Published on: Wednesday 05 June 2019
Ethiopia: Will Abiy Democratise Ethiopia or Take Advantage of Its Vulnerability?
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201906060304.html?bcmt=1

Increased ethnic conflicts led to nearly three million of internal displacements and became detrimental to social mobility. Can the new leadership bring hope? Politically, Ethiopia is ...

News Ethiopia Social: In Ethiopia’s Addis Ababa, Gullele Botanical Garden captivates city dwellers

Published on: Monday 03 June 2019
In Ethiopia’s Addis Ababa, Gullele Botanical Garden captivates city dwellers
News source: https://news.mongabay.com/2019/06/in-ethiopias-addis-ababa-gullele-botanical-garden-captivates-city-dwellers/

ADDIS ABABA — Five miles northwest of Addis Ababa’s thriving city center is the lush Gullele Botanic Garden (GBG), the first well-established site of its kind in Ethiopia that covers both forest and semi-forest vegetation. Of the more than 2,500 botanical gardens that exist in the world, only an estimated 4 percent are in Africa, […]

News Ethiopia Social: Ethiopian churches oppose gay travel company's tour plans

Published on: Monday 03 June 2019
Ethiopian churches oppose gay travel company's tour plans
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/ethiopian-churches-oppose-gay-travel-companys-tour-plans-153928255.html

Ethiopia's religious leaders on Monday urged the government to block a US gay travel company from touring the country's ancient sites, and one group warned visiting homosexuals could face violence. The Chicago-based Toto Tours, which describes itself on its website as "the only gay tour

News Ethiopia Social: The New Scramble for Ethiopia

Published on: Sunday 02 June 2019
The New Scramble for Ethiopia
News source: https://jacobinmag.com/2019/06/ethiopia-abiy-ahmed-meles-zenawi/

This year, however, the speech by Ethiopia’s new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, at the 2019 World Economic Forum was shared widely on social media. Its spread highlighted the pop-star-like status that ...

News Ethiopia Social: Ethiopia to Get U.S.$ 550 Million World Bank Loan

Published on: Monday 03 June 2019
Ethiopia to Get U.S.$ 550 Million World Bank Loan
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201906030394.html

Opinion - The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors on Wednesday approved a total of USD 550 million for Ethiopa in a bid to improve the livelihoods of pastoralists and the nation's ongoing power sector reforms.

News Ethiopia Social: After Cannes 2019, Priyanka Chopra heads to Ethiopia for THIS!

Published on: Sunday 19 May 2019
After Cannes 2019, Priyanka Chopra heads to Ethiopia for THIS!
News source: https://www.mid-day.com/articles/after-cannes-2019-priyanka-chopra-heads-to-ethiopia-for-this/20977154

Following celebrations at Cannes Film Festival 2019, Priyanka Chopra jets off to Ethiopia to further child education cause by UNICEF For fans on social media, Priyanka Chopra Jonas has been carefully ...

News Ethiopia Social: Ethiopian Citizens for Social Justice Elects Leaders

Published on: Thursday 09 May 2019
News source: https://www.msn.com/en-za/news/other/ethiopian-citizens-for-social-justice-elects-leaders/ar-AABbQnY

Addis Ababa May 10/2019 The founding forum for the establishment of the newly formed Ethiopian Citizens forSocial Justice has concluded its session by selecting party leaders today. BirhanuNega and ...

News Ethiopia Social: From vulnerable adolescents to Ethiopian city dwellers, Concordia’s newest Vanier Scholars counter adversity

Published on: Thursday 16 May 2019
News source: http://www.concordia.ca/news/stories/2019/05/16/from-vulnerable-adolescents-to-ethiopian-city-dwellers-concordias-newest-vanier-scholars-counter-adversity.html

Hone Mandefro Belaye is a PhD candidate in social and cultural anaylsis in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. He is examining developments in housing policy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The ...