Tag Archives: Amhara region

Economic laws fly out of the window in the face of Gedu Andargachew’s war against escalating prices

10 Jul

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

From Bahir Dar on June 9, 2014, ENA reported announcement at the 12th Regional Executive Council session of Amhara Region by President Gedu Andargachew Wednesday that he is prepared to take single strike action (“የማያዳግም እርምጃ”) on those escalating the prices of goods and services in the region.
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Preventable blindess in Ethiopia: Reaching the poorest of the poor

28 Apr

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory


Twenty-one million people are affected by trachoma, an eye infection that can leads to blindness. It is a bacterial disease spread from one eye to another through close contact mostly between mothers and their children, as well as by flies.

The Amhara province in the Ethiopian highlands has the highest prevalence in the world.
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በአማራው ሕዝብ ላይ የተፈጸመው የሰሞኑ ስድብ በአንድ ሕዝብ ክብር ላይ የተፈጸመ ጥቃት ነው

4 Feb

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

ጥር ፳፫ (ሃያ ሦስት) ቀን ፳፻፮ ዓ/ም ኢሳት ዜና :-የአማራ ክልል ም/ ፕሬዚዳንት እና የብአዴን ጽ/ቤት ሃላፊ የሆኑት አቶ አለምነው መኮንን “የአማራው ህዝብ ሰንፋጭ የሆነ ትምክተኝነት የተጠናወተው በመሆኑ በቤንሻንጉልና በሌሎችም ቦታዎች ለመሰደዱ ምክንያት ሆኖታል” በማለት፣ ለብአዴን ነባርና አዳዲስ ካድሬዎች ተናግረዋል።
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State council preoccupied with escalating food prices in Amhara Region

8 Mar

Translation from the Amharic news report by the Ethiopian News Agency

The State Council of Amhara Region on 8 March requested all the relevant government offices to address the worsening food shortage across towns in the region and provide urgent solutions without any further delay, according to the Ethiopian News Agency (ENA). This request was made from Bahr Dar, where the council has been holding its session.
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Finland adopts human rights and human security-centered development policy; coalesces Nordic states towards forging common policy

17 Feb

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin

On 16 February 2012, Finland’s parliament approved human rights and human security-centered international development cooperation policy. Its overarching themes are: (a) poverty reduction, (b) tackling the problems of inequality and (c) promotion of human rights.
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