The Road to Empowering the Youth

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian government has launched numerous packages in its Second Growth and Transformation Plan to benefit the youth in social and economic aspects. For instance, different capacity building training on entrepreneurship had been…

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian government has launched numerous packages in its Second Growth and Transformation Plan to benefit the youth in social and economic aspects. For instance, different capacity building training on entrepreneurship had been offered to more than 2.7 million youths in both urban and rural areas. Various workshop and retailing spots had been assigned to more than 128 thousand youths in the urban areas of the country.

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Exporting Energy – Exemplary Move to Socio-Economic Development

[Ethiopian Herald] Exporting electricity, for Ethiopia, is surely becoming a profitable business and helps to establish itself as a major power hub in Africa. Since 2014, the country has provide prime attention towards exporting electricity to neighbou…

[Ethiopian Herald] Exporting electricity, for Ethiopia, is surely becoming a profitable business and helps to establish itself as a major power hub in Africa. Since 2014, the country has provide prime attention towards exporting electricity to neighbouring countries such as Djibouti, Kenya and Sudan. It is also establishing grid links to South Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and Yemen. Egypt has shown an interest to purchase electric power from Ethiopia. Selling electricity to both local and foreign beneficiaries, the countr

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Govt On the Move to Curb Illegal Migration

[Ethiopian Herald] Migration had been practiced for centuries. According to United Nations Population Fund 2015 report, over 244 million people or 3.3 per cent of the world’s people live outside their country of origin. The majority of migrants cross b…

[Ethiopian Herald] Migration had been practiced for centuries. According to United Nations Population Fund 2015 report, over 244 million people or 3.3 per cent of the world's people live outside their country of origin. The majority of migrants cross borders, seas and oceans in search of good living standards, peace and stability. They also flee their country revolted by dictatorships, fearing military conscription and averse to oppression. Researches show that those who are living in third world countries are more vulnerabl

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Promoting Pro-Poor Development

[Ethiopian Herald] It is understood that as a developing country the nation’s economy relies on natural resource-based agriculture, characterized by small-scale and rain-fed system. Almost all citizens earn their living from this sector which is charac…

[Ethiopian Herald] It is understood that as a developing country the nation's economy relies on natural resource-based agriculture, characterized by small-scale and rain-fed system. Almost all citizens earn their living from this sector which is characterized by a hand to mouth life. Hence, to buoy up the population income and living status, addressing poverty is a priority agenda for the government. Cognizant of this fact, the government has geared up to execute pro-poor agendas. In so doing, it has achieved tangible result

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The Necessity of Reducing Climate Change Hazards

[Ethiopian Herald] Climate change remains inextricably linked to the challenges of disaster risk reduction (DRR). And according to the head of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), Robert Glasser, the reduction of greenhouse g…

[Ethiopian Herald] Climate change remains inextricably linked to the challenges of disaster risk reduction (DRR). And according to the head of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), Robert Glasser, the reduction of greenhouse gases is "the single most urgent global disaster risk treatment".

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State Makes 300 Mln. Birr Revenue From Tourism

[Ethiopian Herald] South Nations Nationalities and Peoples State Culture and Tourism Bureau said over 184,000 tourists visited the state in the first half of this fiscal year, the number doubling itself compared to last year.

[Ethiopian Herald] South Nations Nationalities and Peoples State Culture and Tourism Bureau said over 184,000 tourists visited the state in the first half of this fiscal year, the number doubling itself compared to last year.

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Premier Meets UN Human Rights Commissioner

[Ethiopian Herald] The UN Human Rights High Commissioner, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein said he had a very engaging discussion on human right issues with Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn.

[Ethiopian Herald] The UN Human Rights High Commissioner, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said he had a very engaging discussion on human right issues with Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn.

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Call for Climate Change Resilient Technologies for Agricultural Productivity

[Ethiopian Herald] As climate change and related problems have been posing a serious challenge to the agricultural productivity, farmers are in desperate need of climate change resilient technology, said the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resource.

[Ethiopian Herald] As climate change and related problems have been posing a serious challenge to the agricultural productivity, farmers are in desperate need of climate change resilient technology, said the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resource.

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Federation Striving to Ensure Youth Participation, Benefit

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian Youth Federation said it would strive effort to actively engage and ensure benefits of the youth from available opportunities in the country.

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian Youth Federation said it would strive effort to actively engage and ensure benefits of the youth from available opportunities in the country.

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