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Efforts to Empower Gambella Women: Girmachew Gashaw

March 05, 2015 (GMN) - Women with no doubt constitute over half of the population particularity in developing economies like ours. Unlike the previous times, they are not helpless in face of existing challenges as the government and other organizations advocating women empowerment started working closely with one another and facilitating conditions accordingly.

Ethiopia: Gambella is moving in right direction in 21st century

Gambella, February 15, 2015 (GMN) - More than 6,000 candidates have been registered for the upcoming national election, the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia said. NEBE Public Relations Director, Demisew Benti, told news media that 57 parties got registered the candidates of the total, 1,884 candidates will contest for seats in the House of Peoples Representative (HPR) and 4,166 for regional councils. Over 1,308 of the candidates are women, it was indicated. Out of the total candidates, 11 are independent candidates contending for seats in the HPR, while two got registered to contest for seats in regional councils, the director pointed out.