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UN boss opposes Ebola-affected countries isolation & quarantining volunteers

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UN boss opposes Ebola-affected countries isolation & quarantining volunteers

UN boss opposes Ebola-affected countries isolation & quarantining volunteers

  The two bosses at the Sheraton Addis briefing journalists on Monday October 27, 2014 evening - Photo Andualem Sisay Gessesse BY ANDUALEM SISAY GESSESSE The United Nations Secretary General Ban ki Moon, who stayed in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, this w...

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COMESA seeks end to food import, export bans

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Ethiopia’s challenge of balancing agriculture with environmental protection

Ethiopia’s challenge of balancing agriculture with environmental protection

Atnafu Endashaw, 12, travels on foot two hours every day from home to school. He is from the isolated Menja communities found in Sheka zone of Southern region of Ethiopia, 765 kilometers southwest of Addis Ababa. Unlike the members of Sheka tribe, Menja communities are mainly marginalized because they feed on leftovers of dead animals. Read more

May 06, 2011

Ethiopia struggles to clean up tanneries

Ethiopia struggles to clean up tanneries

BY ANDUALEM SISAY GESSESSE Kasim Yirga was only 19 when he was first recruited by Modjo Tannery some 30 years ago. Today, earning 1,000 birr per month — the equivalent to around $55 USD — he works in the tannery on a machine that removes hair and fats from the skin after soaking. Before Ethiopian currency gradually lost its purchasing power, he managed to get married and have two children who are now 22 and 17 years old. Read more

March 25, 2013

Captives of Tradition?

Captives of Tradition?

BY ELIAS GEBRESELAISE  Mlesse Liben an elder in his 60s in a village near the small town of Dubulke, less than 200 kms from the Kenyan Border has seen better times before.He reminisces that the pastoral way of life he grew up in has changed beyond recognition in some cases, notwithstanding his community’s efforts to  preserve their ancient livelihood. Liben who is an elder commonly known in the area as “Aba Kofee” under the Gadda system of the Borena community, which... Read more

December 02, 2013