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By Siyanne Mekonnen @Siyaanne Addis Abeba, October 08/2020 – Coronavirus or COVID-19 has brought an unprecedented strain on Ethiopia’s already frail healthcare system and the workers in it. Healthcare professionals have long been voicing their complaints about unfavorable working conditions in the face of the pandemic. The federal ministry of …

In the aftermath of the COVID-19 first report in Ethiopia back in March 2020, the Ethiopian government shut down schools and universities as part of its measures to partially lockdown the country to contain the virus. Many schools in the capital Addis Abeba and elsewhere were subsequently converted into centers …

By Mahlet Fasil @MahletFasil Addis Abeba, September 18/2020 – Judges at the Federal First Instance Court Arada Branch ordered the release of 19 individuals many of whom journalists, editors and technical support staff from Oromia News Network (ONN), who were detained after the police raided Kaku Mame Oromo Traditional Cuisine …