• The resurrection of Lake Haramaya: Hope and Challenges

    January 15, 2020

    By Konjit TeshomeFirst published by Ethiopian Observer January 15, 2019 Once upon a time, one of Ethiopia’s beautiful and famous Lakes, Lake Haramaya, was a source of life for human beings and animals and a home of beautiful birds in the eastern part of the country. Recreational events, marriage ceremonies and public Holidays were held […]

  • Water Crisis – Spotlight on Ethiopia’s Boricha district

    June 13, 2016

    Zelalem Genemo in Hawassa Ethiopia June 13, 2016 In Boricha district of Ethiopia, women and children walk up to five hours to collect water from shallow and unprotected ponds which they share with animals. Sometimes water in these ponds is contaminated as rainwater washes wastes from surrounding areas into the sources. Often, children are left […]