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Addis Abeba, January 17/2019 – An estimated 36 million of a total population of 41 million children under the age of 18 in Ethiopia are multi-dimensionally poor, meaning they are deprived of basic goods and services in at least three dimensions, says a new report released today by the Central …

Caption: Left: Among those detained in the Kingdom’s two prisons, Jazan and Aseer prisons, 450 were brought home on Dec. 10. Right: SIRA App Addis Abeba, December 27/2018 – “SIRA”, a new App hailed to put “job opportunities in the palms of migrant returnees”, was launched yesterday in Ethiopia. A  …

Illustration: John Holmes for Human Rights Watch report on Jail Ogaden  Solomon A Dersso, PhD, Addis Abeba, December 14/2018 – Addressing the topic of transitional justice and reconciliation in today’s Ethiopia is perhaps one of, if not, the most difficult one. Transitions, which are characterized by political and institutional fluidity …