Edo Govt Mulls Jail Term for Perpetrators of Violence Against Children

[This Day] To halt the incidence of violence against children in the state, the Edo State Government is set to launch a policy document that stipulates jail terms for perpetrators of any form of violence against children.

[This Day] To halt the incidence of violence against children in the state, the Edo State Government is set to launch a policy document that stipulates jail terms for perpetrators of any form of violence against children.

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Keep Shaping Minds, Producing Entrepreneurs

[Ethiopian Herald] It was as crowded as usual. Three prominent speakers were assigned in their respective seats at the front. The one smiling at the left was Haile Gebresillasie, better expressed by the organizers as a ‘champion of choices.’ Fitsum Are…

[Ethiopian Herald] It was as crowded as usual. Three prominent speakers were assigned in their respective seats at the front. The one smiling at the left was Haile Gebresillasie, better expressed by the organizers as a 'champion of choices.' Fitsum Arega, Ethiopian Investment Commission Commissioner, sat next to Haile with 'Challenge Presenter' title which sounded strange to me. The third happy looking person was Tewodros Tadesse, shortly introduced as Founder and Chief Executive Officer of xHub-Addis among his different exp

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Encouraging Democratic Ways to Entertain Grievances

[Ethiopian Herald] Last month has seen renewed violence and protests in some areas of Oromia and Amhara States whose ramification led to the reinstatement of a six month long State of Emergency (SoE). While there are very serious and legitimate demands…

[Ethiopian Herald] Last month has seen renewed violence and protests in some areas of Oromia and Amhara States whose ramification led to the reinstatement of a six month long State of Emergency (SoE). While there are very serious and legitimate demands, the question however is about making concerns and voices heard peacefully.

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Constructive Dialogue is the Best Way Forward

[Ethiopian Herald] Since recent times, Ethiopia’s progress in various social, economic and political spheres has created a demanding society that pursues additional development and quality good governance. As the demands are complicated, there is a nee…

[Ethiopian Herald] Since recent times, Ethiopia's progress in various social, economic and political spheres has created a demanding society that pursues additional development and quality good governance. As the demands are complicated, there is a need for complex and multifaceted mechanism to respond to them.

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Political Cacophony and the Realpoltik of Ethiopia’s State of Emergency

[Ethiopian Herald] In a popular parlance and legal technical perspectives, a state of emergency emanates from a governmental declaration made in response to an extraordinary situation posing a fundamental threat to a country.

[Ethiopian Herald] In a popular parlance and legal technical perspectives, a state of emergency emanates from a governmental declaration made in response to an extraordinary situation posing a fundamental threat to a country.

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Shoring Up Productivity to Transform Agriculture

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia has given due attention to transforming agriculture, creating stable macro economy and sustaining economic growth. The success of the agricultural sector is instrumental to achieve stable macro-economy and sustainable econom…

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia has given due attention to transforming agriculture, creating stable macro economy and sustaining economic growth. The success of the agricultural sector is instrumental to achieve stable macro-economy and sustainable economic growth.

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Office to Effectuate Patent Right Proclamation

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office (EIPO) announced that it has prepared a draft Social Knowledge and Biodiversity Proclamation to upgrade patent inscription, protection and promotion at home and abroad through database managemen…

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office (EIPO) announced that it has prepared a draft Social Knowledge and Biodiversity Proclamation to upgrade patent inscription, protection and promotion at home and abroad through database management system.

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Smart Urbanization to Realize Middle Income Status Aspiration

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia’s urban population, which was estimated at 17.3 percent in 2012, is one of the lowest in the world and even below the Sub-Saharan average of 37_percent. But this is set to change dramatically. According to the Ethiopian Cent…

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia's urban population, which was estimated at 17.3 percent in 2012, is one of the lowest in the world and even below the Sub-Saharan average of 37_percent. But this is set to change dramatically. According to the Ethiopian Central Statistics Agency, the urban population is projected to nearly triple with annual growth rate of 3.8 percent. This means, it will reach 42.3 million by 2037.

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Riparian Countries Celebrate Nile Day

[Ethiopian Herald] 12th Regional Nile Day will be celebrated today with the theme “Shared Resource and Collective Action”. Close to 500 diplomats, youth, scholars, from all the nine riparian countries are expected to attend the celebration.

[Ethiopian Herald] 12th Regional Nile Day will be celebrated today with the theme "Shared Resource and Collective Action". Close to 500 diplomats, youth, scholars, from all the nine riparian countries are expected to attend the celebration.

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