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Society & Economy

Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, December 19/2019– The number of Ethiopian women in the national legislative and executive branches has grown significantly since Ethiopia conducted its first parliamentary election in 1995. However a lot more needs to be done to make sure women are proportionally represented in political decision making. This …

Addis Abeba, december 17/2029 –After months in Yemen, Fuad Faris returned to Ethiopia in 2018. He had spent his savings in a bid to reach Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in search of a well-paying job. His dreams were, however, shattered after being intercepted in Yemen for irregularly crossing into the country.  “I …

Etenesh Abera and Bileh Jelan Addis Abeba, December 10/2019 – According to the UN environment body, UNEP, globally “one million plastic drinking bottles are purchased every minute and Five trillion single-use plastic bags are used worldwide every year.” In total, half of all plastics produced annually are designed to be …