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Society & Economy

Addis Abeba, April 24/ 2020 – EthioLease, the first foreign-owned leasing company, received 44 tractors as part of a collaborative Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) the company signed in February 2020 with the Ministry of Agriculture(MOA) and the Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA). The agriculture equipment will help ATA farmers’ mechanization centers which …

Teshome Hunduma Addis Abeba, April 23/2020 – In 2015, the government of Ethiopia opened up the country to genetically modified organisms (GMOs) by loosening the safeguards built into the 2009 biosafety law that were meant to protect against the risks posed by GMOs, and in 2018 approved commercial cultivation of …

Ayele Woubshet @ayelewoubshet Addis Abeba, April 15/2020 – For most of us living in Addis Abeba, it is neither uncommon nor surprising to see children from rural areas working as domestic laborers. We see it in our family gatherings, our friends’ homes or even use such labor in our own households. …