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Society & Economy

Society & Economy

Kassahun K. Suleman, @DrKassahun & Mulugeta F. Dinbabo Addis Abeba, May 15/2020 – Ethiopia, the second most populous country in Africa with an estimated population of 109.2 Million in 2018 – is regarded as an agriculture-based economy. The agricultural sector plays a critical role in the national economy, employing two-thirds …

Etenesh Abera @EteneshAb Addis Abeba, May 13/2020 – Zenit Yahyah, 16, is currently one of the staff members of Teki, “a social and environmental enterprise developed for and by the deaf community.” It’s an enterprise which prides itself for creating a “sustainable employment to empower deaf women while building a …

Bileh Jelan @BilehJelan  & Zecharias Zelalem @ZekuZelalem Addis Abeba, May 11/2020 – A little over three weeks into Ethiopia’s third state of emergency in as many years, albeit this time for a different reason, Ethiopians are struggling to cope with layoffs, a loss of income and the host of regulations …