Ethiopia: The Paradox of Ethiopian Women – Increased Suffering, Higher National Profile, Muted Voices

[African Arguments] The appointment of women to 50% of ministerial positions by Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on October 2018 was welcomed and considered as a challenge to Ethiopia’s long-held tradition of patriarchal culture.[1]

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East Africa: Region Facing Cash Crisis After Delay in 2021 Budget Presentation

[East African] The East African Community is set to miss the annual budget reading deadline for the financial year starting on Wednesday, July 1, pushing the trading bloc into a financial crisis that could paralyse many of its operations.

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Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Re-Opens Schools for Examination Classes

[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced the re-opening of schools and colleges for public examination classes and final year students respectively in his Covid-19 national address at State House, Saturday.

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