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  • n. An administrative division of Ethiopia, managed by a local government.


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  • The report said that "36,888 people were displaced and three killed in the worst-affected woreda (a small district), Kelafo, in Gode."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "According to woreda (zonal) officials in Arero, limited availability of water for animal consumption is contributing to poor health of livestock and reported cases of diseases including: anthrax, black leg, bloody diarrhea and FMD," it said, adding that measles, malaria and low nutrition levels have also been reported.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The governor asked the woreda chairman to investigate.

    The Full Feed from

  • Villager in Abobo woreda district, May 2011 woreda did not want to go.

    The Full Feed from

  • The woreda reported to the region that farmers are refusing to accept.

    The Full Feed from

  • Late last week, the ruling regime in a press conference accused Medrek of attempting to kill one of its party members in the Ilan Gelan woreda in the Western Showa Zone of Oromia region.

    The Full Feed from

  • The handover ceremony at a government warehouse in Nazareth, attended by representatives from the Government of Ethiopia, the European Union Delegation to Ethiopia as well as WFP, was to be followed by a visit to a food distribution site in Iteya, in Hetossa woreda, where food commodities from a previous EU contribution are being distributed.

    ReliefWeb - Headlines

  • Nine circumcisers were recently arrested in Afar, with seven being sentenced to between three and five years in jail, Amibara woreda women's affairs office head, Fatuma Ali, told

    Spero News

  • Rural communities have begun to adapt, restocking herds and flocks by using a novel "revolving fund" approach with the help of an NGO in the Ofla woreda, 605km north of the capital, Addis Ababa.


  • And I am sure most of the traditional elders on that expedition must have met the same fait, I certainly know two from my woreda (Dhagehbur) the other Fowsi Mohamed Ali are currently in Woyane jail.



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