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U.S. Embassy supports Ethiopian journalists training – etbaba.com

On February 8, 2021, the United States Embassy in Addis Ababa launched the first of 25 week-long media trainings throughout Ethiopia to enable the journalists cover the upcoming general elections of the country professionally. This comprehensive media capacity project will train approximately 500-700 journalists across the country. The U.S. Embassy has invested $450,000 (17,730,000 million […]

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Ethiopia approves new media proclamation – etbaba.com

The Council of Minister of Ethiopia today approves the news media proclamation that also governess internet-based media outlets, including newswire, syndicates, and social media, among others. Unlike previous media laws of Ethiopia, the new law avoids unnecessary intervention and violations of press freedom by the government, according to Solomon Goshu, one of the lawyers engaged […]

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Ethiopia to distribute 50 million facemasks to schools – etbaba.com

As the country is set to open schools as of end of October, the Ministry of Education of Ethiopia said it will distribute 50 million facemasks to schools across the country as schools for free. This is indicated on Wednesday at the handover ceremony of some 5 million facemasks produced in Hawassa Industrial Park to […]

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Ethiopia set to reopen schools in October – etbaba.com

The Minister of education of Ethiopia gave green light for schools closed because of the global pandemic, coronavirus, to be reopened in October. In its statement, the Ministry stated that three weeks is given for schools to make all the necessary preparations and meet preconditions of the Ministry to welcome their students. The schools are […]

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Nile Basin Initiative marks World Youth Skills Day – etbaba.com

PRESS RELEASE – On the 15th of July 2020, the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI), the Eastern Nile Technical Regional Office (ENTRO) and the Cooperation in International Waters in Africa (CIWA) programme will join the global celebrations to mark World Youth Skills Day (WYSD). The aim of World Youth Skills Day is to recognise the strategic […]

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UNESCO says 40% poorest countries failed to support learners – etbaba.com

UNESCO says 40% poorest countries failed to support learners PRESS RELEASE – Fewer than 10% of countries have laws that help ensure full inclusion in education, according to UNESCO’s 2020 Global Education Monitoring Report: Inclusion and education – All means all. The report provides an in-depth analysis of key factors for exclusion of learners in […]

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Addis to double school feeding to 600,000 students – etbaba.com

The Addis Ababa City Administration is set to double the number of students benefiting from its school feeding program from 300,000, to 600,000 by next education year expected to begin in September 2020. This is indicated by Deputy (Acting) Mayor of Addis Ababa City, Eng. Takele Uma on Thursday, during an award ceremony of outstanding […]

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Ethiopia mobilizes local leaders against COVID-19 – etbaba.com

In the wake of the COVID-19 induced state of emergency in Ethiopia, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is mobilizing its network of local community leaders to help with awareness and prevention activities designed to stop the spread of the disease. The so-called ‘community conversation facilitators’ – who have reached more than five million people […]

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