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Dagnachew B. Wakene @DagWakene   A person with visual impairment residing in Dire Dawa – Ethiopia’s second largest city in the Eastern part of the country – was recently reported to have set himself on fire in broad daylight and in public, apparently attempting to take his own life. His …

Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, June 11, 2020 – Mastercard Foundation has announced a partnership with a consortium of 11 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Ethiopia to repurpose their factories to manufacture personal protective equipment (PPE) in the fight against COVID-19. Mastercard Foundation will commit more than USD 3.2 million from …

By Bileh Jelan @BilehJelan Addis Abeba, June 11/2020 – Opposition parties Oromo Liberation Front (OLF), Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC) and Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) have opposed the decision of the House of Federation (HoF) on June 10 to extend the term limit of the ruling Prosperity Party (PP) until …