Age Limit Bill Goes Through First Reading, Sent to Committee

[East African] The controversial Constitution Amendment Bill targeting to remove age limitations on the presidency and open the Constitution for President Yoweri Museveni to stand again in 2021 went through the first reading in parliament on Tuesday du…

[East African] The controversial Constitution Amendment Bill targeting to remove age limitations on the presidency and open the Constitution for President Yoweri Museveni to stand again in 2021 went through the first reading in parliament on Tuesday during a sitting of only the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) MPs.

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Ripping in the Bud Interethnic Clashes

[Ethiopian Herald] Self-determination of peoples has been a right that has taken center stage with the expansion of so called third generation rights. After World War II and the issuance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the issue of peace …

[Ethiopian Herald] Self-determination of peoples has been a right that has taken center stage with the expansion of so called third generation rights. After World War II and the issuance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the issue of peace and security of the world was seriously taken into consideration and some form of legal framework and arrangement was conceived. The liberal philosophy focuses on individual rights and according to such thought, it is from that stand point that the rest of rights should be ente

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Not to Waste the Waste

[Ethiopian Herald] Various encouraging efforts have been carried out to give Addis Abba a clean bill of health by modernizing the city’s waste management practices. In August 15, 2017 Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn and City Mayor Diriba Kuma stru…

[Ethiopian Herald] Various encouraging efforts have been carried out to give Addis Abba a clean bill of health by modernizing the city's waste management practices. In August 15, 2017 Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn and City Mayor Diriba Kuma struck a deal to improve service provisions in the city, and one important component in the service delivery is proper waste collection and disposal.

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Honor Disability Friendly Commitments

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia has strongly committed itself to realize disability friendly infrastructural and service provisions. This can be noticeable from the various laws, including the building code, which have enshrined provisions helpful to creat…

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia has strongly committed itself to realize disability friendly infrastructural and service provisions. This can be noticeable from the various laws, including the building code, which have enshrined provisions helpful to create accessible and safe urban centers. The GTP II, which is in line with the SDGs in many respects, clearly states ways and means to remove all kinds of barriers, and support PwD to equally access the various services. Diametrically opposite to this, not few of the facilities eve

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Society Calls for Improvement of Emergency Care Services

[Ethiopian Herald] Despite the expansion of health services and human resource development in the health sector, provision of emergency care is yet to see similar development due to various reasons, says Ethiopian Society of Emergency Medicine Professi…

[Ethiopian Herald] Despite the expansion of health services and human resource development in the health sector, provision of emergency care is yet to see similar development due to various reasons, says Ethiopian Society of Emergency Medicine Professionals (ESEP's)

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Disability Friendly Dev’t – Large On Paper, Small On Ground?

[Ethiopian Herald] Despite some improvements, most public sectors are far behind fulfilling commitments to help people with disability (PwD) enjoy physical accessibility, say Executive Board Members of Ethiopian National Association of the Physically H…

[Ethiopian Herald] Despite some improvements, most public sectors are far behind fulfilling commitments to help people with disability (PwD) enjoy physical accessibility, say Executive Board Members of Ethiopian National Association of the Physically Handicapped (ENAPH).

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Africa’s Biggest Trade Event Comes to Addis

[Ethiopian Herald] Africa’s leading and most high end exhibition and conference on cotton, textile, apparel, technology and footwear industry, wholesale, retail, boutique stores and the hospitality industry will be undertaken in Addis Ababa from Octobe…

[Ethiopian Herald] Africa's leading and most high end exhibition and conference on cotton, textile, apparel, technology and footwear industry, wholesale, retail, boutique stores and the hospitality industry will be undertaken in Addis Ababa from October 3-6, 2017.

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