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The sour taste of sugar in Ethiopia. Corruption, incompetence and empty hope

22 Nov

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Samuel Bogale, Addis Standard
Addis Abeba, November 21/2017 – On October 26/2017 at least ten people were killed and 20 more were wounded by security forces during a fresh round of protest that started two days earlier in Ambo city, 125 km west of Addis Abeba, and one of the epicenters of the 2014-2016 Oromo protests.

As the confusions on what caused this latest protest in the city began to clear up, news came out that it began two days earlier when a group of young men from the city surrounded and blocked three trucks allegedly loaded with sugar and were passing by the city.
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Wide-ranging job opportunities for graduates announced: Response to cobblestone?

21 Jul

Addis Ababa, ENA, July 21/2012

The Ministry of Education said there are wide-ranging opportunities to enable graduates of higher learning institutions engage in different activities.

Public Relation Expert with the Ministry, Ahmed Siraj told ENA that there are wide-ranging job opportunities for skilled human power.

Ahmed said the government is providing support to enable the graduates engage in various activities in governmental offices, NGOs as well as in enterprises owned by individuals or groups.

He said as part of such supports the government is providing loan service to the graduates to enable them become successful in their activities.

The existing education policy enables graduates to become entrepreneurs, he said.

Ongoing activities in implementation of infrastructure development and promotion of investment alternatives in the country during the five-year Growth and Transformation Plan period help graduates get access to jobs, Ahmed said.

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