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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 …

by Mahlet Fasil @MahletFasil Addis Abeba, October 07/2020 – Yesterday morning, October 06, 2020, the Oromia Supreme Court allowed release on bail for Lidetu Ayalew which was already granted by the East Shewa Court in Adama. Accordingly, the court rejected prosecutor’s appeal against the bail and adjured his release on …

By Etenesh Abera @EteneshAb & Bileh Jelan @Bilejelan Addis Abeba, October 06/2020  – According to a report published by the UNDP on gender based violence (GBV), violence against women increases during every type of emergency be it conflict or war, economic crises and disease outbreaks. Data from neighboring Kenya show …