THE LARGEST ETHNIC COMMUNITY IN ETHIOPIA, OROMO PEOPLE

The Oromo people are an ethnic group inhabiting Ethiopia. They are the largest ethnic group in Ethiopia and represent 34.5% of Ethiopia’s population. Oromo speak the Oromo language. Oromo language is part of the Cushitic branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family. The Oromo also are found in but they are about 30,000 in number. They […]

More than 3 billion people affected by water stress, data shows

3 billion people are now affected by shortages of fresh water ,data shows. About 1.5 billion people are suffering severe water scarcity or drought related calamities, with combination of climate change effects. Rising demands of water and agricultural produces has attracted cartels and corruption that seek to profit from the situation, making it hard to […]

The most spoken native languages in Africa

Almost 3,000 natives languages are spoken in Africa, making Africa the most muilt-linguistic continent. KiswahiliWith over 150 million speakers, Kiswahili is the most spoken native language in Africa. Kiswahili is a Bantu language believed to have originated from other Bantu languages in Africa and Arabic. Kiswahili developed due to historical Arabs engagement in trade along […]

Health crisis in Kenya as health workers down their tools

Health sector in Kenya is facing crisis as nurses and clinical officers at public hospitals went on strike amid rising coronavirus cases in the country. The striking workers announced they will strike last week due to lack of both protective gear and health insurance. So far 30 doctors, 10 clinical officers and 26 nurses have […]

Move to defund private universities raises concern in Kenya

The ministry of education and vice chancellors of public universities are recommending a proposal to stop enrollment of government sponsored students into private universities. If the proposal become into effect, most of the 34 private universities will either close down or scale down their operations as significant portion of their bugdet is supported through the […]

The Maasai people of Kenya and Tanzania, one of the most famous tribe in Africa

Maasai are Nilotic community inhabiting northern, central and southern Kenya. They are found also in northern Tanzania. They are the most famous tribe in East Africa because of their residence near many game parks and their style of dressing and customs. They are nomadic and semi -nomadic pastoralist community. The standard of wealth in Maasai […]

Schools in Ethiopia still lack basic means to contain Covid-19 as schools reopens

Research indicates that many schools in Ethiopia lack the hygiene facilities and infrastructure required to contain Covid-19 effectively. The two new research and policy reports, compiled by academics at the University of Cambridge in collaboration with Ethiopian partners, draws attention to the combined educational and practical challenges facing the country’s schools as they reopened. Many […]

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