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How British Tabloids Helped Kill a Women’s Aid Program in Ethiopia

The headline in Britain’s Daily Mail couldn’t have been more triumphant: “Aid: Now they’re listening,” it shouted in huge letters. The conservative paper was celebrating the

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Ethiopia’s Pop Girl Band to Continue Making Music Despite Losing Millions in British Funding

Yegna’s Managing Director Solome Tadesse said on Tuesday that the project would continue despite the UK Department for International Development (DFID)’s decision to cut its

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Yegna Continues Its Mandate to Spark Conversations About Girlhood in Ethiopia

Yegna is Ethiopia’s first teen brand and is, first and foremost, Ethiopian. It is rooted in Ethiopian culture, developed and delivered by and for Ethiopians.

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Ethiopian Music Group 'Yegna' Loses UK Aid Funding after Press Criticism

An NGO that uses music and radio to spread awareness about girls’ rights in Ethiopia has lost its UK aid funding after a negative press

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Fund for Ethiopia’s Yegna Band ‘Under Review’

The UK government’s funding for an “Ethiopian girl band” (Yegna) has been placed “under review”, the international development secretary has announced. Priti Patel promised MPs she

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Watch The Ethiopian Movie Yegna

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Yegna - Manifesto

Yegna - Manifesto 

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UK pay £4m to fund Ethiopian Spice Girls: New aid project, Yegna, ridiculed

UK taxpayers have picked up a £4million bill to fund Ethiopia’s own Spice Girls. Yegna, a five-strong group, have launched a radio show and released a

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‘Yegna’: The Voice for Voiceless Girls to be launched on Sunday, April 28, 2013

Yegna, the Sound of All of Us, created and funded by Girl Hub Ethiopia, a strategic collaboration between the Nike Foundation and the UK Department

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