Jijiga (Ethiopia)

Type: City
Name: Jijiga (Ethiopia)
Country: Ethiopia
Latitude: 9.35
Longitude: 42.790001
population: 57,146
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

AFRICA/ETHIOPIA - Blessing of the nutritional and educational center in the Somali region of the Country

Gode (Agenzia Fides) – The missionary trip of Don Braulio Rodriguez Plaza, Archbishop of Toledo and Primate of Spain, to Ethiopia in the Ogaden Somali Region has just concluded. This was reported to Fides Agency by father Christopher Harthley Sartorius, ... [Published Agenzia Fides - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

"Until Recently Dhaanto was a Dying Art": An Interview with Aar Maanta

Soon after Aar Maanta arrived in the UK from Somalia in the mid-1980s as a child, his homeland changed dramatically. Civil war broke out and at one point the singer's own official nationality switched overnight from Somali to Ethiopian. This, as Maanta ... [Published Think Africa Press - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Ethiopia: Ethiopia Price Bulletin July 2014

Source: Famine Early Warning System NetworkCountry: Ethiopia The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWSNET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWSNET country and region, the Price Bulletin ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Ethiopia: Technical Skills Training Program Commences for Women

Roman Tesfaye, wife of the Prime Minster, inaugurated the launch of the first group technical skills training program - part of a project called Connecting 1,500 Women and Girls to the Export Market - on July 19, 2014.The project is supported by the Centre ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Ethiopia: ET Flies Daily to Four Additional Local Towns

Ethiopian Airlines starts daily flights to Arba Minch, Gambella, Jijiga and Assosa town up from July 1, 2014.Ethiopian Airlines, which was founded on December 21 1945, commenced operations on April 8, 1946 and expanded international flights in 1951.The ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Ethiopia: Trekking with Ethiopia’s Nomads, from Watering Holes to Pasture Lands, For a Better Life

Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: Ethiopia By William Lloyd-George SOMALI REGION, Ethiopia, Jun 30 2014 (IPS) - When he was a young boy, 20-year-old Abdi, who comes from a small pastoralist community in Ethiopia’s Somali Region, “knew about school, ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Ethiopia: Ethiopia Price Bulletin June 2014

Source: Famine Early Warning System NetworkCountry: Ethiopia Maize is the most widely consumed cereal by the rural poor. Sorghum is generally one of the cheapest cereals. Teff is also very importantthroughoutthe country. Themostimportant markets for ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Somalis in Ethiopia in pictures

Using double exposure photography, Leikun Nahusenay documents life in Jijiga, the capital of the Somali region of Ethiopia. Addis Rumble reportsSomalis in Jijiga, the capital of the Somali region of Ethiopia. Photograph: Leikun NahusenayLeikun Nahusenay ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Ethiopia: Dwellers in Jijiga Summon for Fiction Moan

Jijiga,June 23, 2014 – The Somali regional authority collected groups of elders and women who were brought from remote districts in the Ogaden and ordered them to watch a spectacle in Jijiga, insulting the Ogaden National Liberation Front [ONLF]. This ... [Published Mareeg News Online - Jun 23 2014]
First reported May 16 2014 - Updated May 16 2014 - 1 reports

Ethiopia: Desert Locust situation update 15 May 2014

Source: Food and Agriculture OrganizationCountry: Ethiopia, Somalia Swarm appears in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia An immature swarm appeared over Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 14 May. The swarm originated from breeding earlier this year on the northwest coast ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 16 2014]
First reported May 12 2014 - Updated May 12 2014 - 1 reports

Ethiopia: Life without a water tap – every drop counts

Source: HumedicaCountry: Ethiopia by Steven Hofmann, Martina Zelt, 2014/03/10 Water is part of our life and it is a blessing. Water for the coffee or tea at breakfast, for the cooking, for the shower, for washing our hands or laundry, for watering plants, ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 12 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Ethiopia: Desert Locust situation update 15 April 2014

Source: Food and Agriculture OrganizationCountry: Ethiopia, Somalia Swarms move into eastern Ethiopia At least ten immature and mature swarms have been reported appearing in eastern Ethiopia from adjacent areas of northwest Somalia on 5-10 April. The ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 15 2014]

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...Christopher. "We also went to visit the Archbishop of Addis Abeba, His Exc. Mgr. Berhaneyesus Demerew Soraphiel, and other bishops of the country. We were in the mission territories of Dire Dawa, Harar, in today's region of Harari and Jijiga, the capital of the Somali region, and we concluded the visit in Gode and Kalafo, a remote village about 200 km from the border with Somalia, where there were a group of young Spanish missionaries who came to the summer camp to give health care assistance to the local population, and now they have moved to Dire Dawa. There was great excitement for the blessing of the nutritional and educational center, where we have been working hard for a long time" , concluded Fr. Christopher. (AP) (Agenzia Fides 11/08/2
..."The borders that the Europeans drew up don’t relate to ethnicity," he said. "I don’t think there’ll ever be stability in the region as long as those divisions are there, but we have to be hopeful. I can go back to my homeland now, because that particular region is a lot more stable than it was."
"The predominant narrative of what these people want to do with their lives is a traditional, pastoral one, where their lives focus on raising animals and continuing in a tradition of pastoral transhumance little changed over centuries" notes , a joint report by the Red Cross, Oxfam and Save the Children
..."And we need more skilled female workers", says Ms Bizuanesh Mesert, Head of the Women Bureau in Addis Ababa. "There is a construction boom in the country, and there is a high demand for skilled construction labourers" , she continued. BoWCYA is also engaging micro-finance institutions that can give loans to the women who decide to set up their own business

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AFRICA/ETHIOPIA - Blessing of the nutritional a... [Published Agenzia Fides - Aug 11 2014]
"Until Recently Dhaanto was a Dying Art": An In... [Published Think Africa Press - Aug 07 2014]
Ethiopia: Ethiopia Price Bulletin July 2014 [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 01 2014]
Ethiopia: Technical Skills Training Program Com... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 30 2014]
Ethiopia: ET Flies Daily to Four Additional Loc... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 23 2014]
Ethiopia: Trekking with Ethiopia’s Nomads, from... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 01 2014]
Ethiopia: Ethiopia Price Bulletin June 2014 [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 27 2014]
Somalis in Ethiopia in pictures [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 26 2014]
Ethiopia: Dwellers in Jijiga Summon for Fiction... [Published Mareeg News Online - Jun 23 2014]
Ethiopia: Desert Locust situation update 15 May... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 16 2014]
Ethiopia: Life without a water tap – every drop... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 12 2014]
Africa: FY 2014 Funding Opportunity Announcemen... [Published Africa - Apr 25 2014]
Ethiopia: Desert Locust situation update 15 Apr... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 15 2014]
Ethiopia: Stranded Ethiopian Migrants Return Ho... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 04 2014]
Somalia: Desert Locust situation update 31 Marc... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 31 2014]
Somalia: Desert Locust situation update 25 Marc... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 26 2014]
Ethiopia: Ethiopia Price Bulletin March 2014 [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 20 2014]
Pastoralist Aspirations Versus Policy in the Ho... [Published AllAfrica.com - Feb 25 2014]
Somalia: Pastoralist aspirations versus policy ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 24 2014]
Ethiopia: Ethiopia Ministry of Women, Children ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 18 2014]
Ethiopia: Ethiopia Price Bulletin February 2014 [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 15 2014]
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Ethiopia: Ethiopia Price Bulletin July 2014 [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 01 2014]
Source: Famine Early Warning System NetworkCountry: Ethiopia The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWSNET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWSNET country and region, the Price Bulletin ...
Ethiopia: Trekking with Ethiopia’s Nomads, from... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 01 2014]
Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: Ethiopia By William Lloyd-George SOMALI REGION, Ethiopia, Jun 30 2014 (IPS) - When he was a young boy, 20-year-old Abdi, who comes from a small pastoralist community in Ethiopia’s Somali Region, “knew about school, ...
Ethiopia: Ethiopia Price Bulletin June 2014 [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 27 2014]
Source: Famine Early Warning System NetworkCountry: Ethiopia Maize is the most widely consumed cereal by the rural poor. Sorghum is generally one of the cheapest cereals. Teff is also very importantthroughoutthe country. Themostimportant markets for ...
Ethiopia: Desert Locust situation update 15 May... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 16 2014]
Source: Food and Agriculture OrganizationCountry: Ethiopia, Somalia Swarm appears in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia An immature swarm appeared over Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 14 May. The swarm originated from breeding earlier this year on the northwest coast ...
Ethiopia: Life without a water tap – every drop... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 12 2014]
Source: HumedicaCountry: Ethiopia by Steven Hofmann, Martina Zelt, 2014/03/10 Water is part of our life and it is a blessing. Water for the coffee or tea at breakfast, for the cooking, for the shower, for washing our hands or laundry, for watering plants, ...
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