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The Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest Nobel Prize Laureate, Malala Yousafzai, was in Ethiopia last week. Addis Standard’s Nasredin Mohammed and Mahlet Fasil had the opportunity for this exclusive interview shortly before she left. Excerpts: Addis Abeba, July 19/2019 Addis Standard – Tell us about the purpose …

Addis Standard staffs Addis Abeba, November 01/2018 – Ethiopia has witnessed another historic milestone following today’s appointment of Meaza Ashenafi, a prominent law professional and women’s rights activist, as the first female President of the Federal Supreme Court.  Solomon Areda Waktolla, another respected law professional, was appointed as vice president …

Ethiopian women holding the highest offices have gathered together at the launching ceremony of Jegnit Yared Tsegaye Addis Abeba, October 31/2018 – A national campaign dubbed “ጀግኒት” (Jegnit), loosely translated “She, the Brave One”, was launched yesterday at the Hilton Hotel in Addis Abeba in the presence of senior women …