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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 …

Addis Abeba: September 17/2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic threatens to accelerate the global trends of democratic backsliding and weakening respect for human rights. It is intensifying existing inequalities, hitting those who are already marginalized, subjected to discrimination and living in poverty the hardest. The Nordic governments advocate international cooperation, solidarity, …

Addis Abeba, September 08/2020 – In 2020, Ethiopia’s humanitarian needs have increased due to the impacts of COVID-19 and other health outbreaks such as cholera, the persisting desert locust invasion (since June 2019) impacting livelihoods and exacerbating food insecurity, and recent conflict and flood-induced displacements in parts of the country. …