Japan Backs Secondary School in Hadiya

September 27 , 2020

Japan has given a 123,153-dollar grant to Ethiopia for the construction of a secondary school in Hadiya Zone, Southern Nations, Nationalities & People's Regional State. The new school, which is financed under the programme of Grassroots Human Security Projects, will be the construction of Lich GOOgo Secondary School in Kidigsa Kebele, Lemo Woreda. One school building will have four classrooms. The grant agreement was inked at the presence of the Ambassador of Japan to Ethiopia, Matsunaga Daisuke, Habtamu Abebe (PhD), president of Wachemo University, and Ergogie Tesfaye (PhD), minister of Labor & Social Affairs. More than 400 projects have been implemented since the Grassroots Human Security Projects was introduced in 1989.


UNDP Nods $2m for National Dialogue

United Nation Development Program (UNDP) has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Finance and National Dialogue Commission, allocating 2.2 million dollars for the upcoming national discussion. Managed by an independent trust fund, and in addition to the annual budget allocated by the Ethiopian government, UNDP is looking to set up a financial buffer scheduling to raise 32.8 million dollars in support funds from development partners over the next three years. The Dialogue Commission was est...


Street Snack

The rainy season is going to be missed for at least one reason: boiled corn on the cob. As the customer captured here, it has been an enjoyable street food for the city's residents to keep them warm. More importantly, it was a livelihood for many street vendors. ...


Stair Shop

A shop and a shoeshine stall have been set up under the stairs of an overhead bridge. In the most crowded parts of Addis Abeba, there is always some type of vendor selling everyday goods, serving the lower-income population...