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Why Addis Ababa Shouldn’t Criminalise Children Who Beg On Its Streets

“Why Addis Ababa shouldn’t criminalise children who beg on its streets,” by Tatek Abebe, Norwegian University of Science and Technology Over half of Ethiopia’s 100 million inhabitants are Orthodox Christians and a third practice Islam. Begging, in the form of almsgiving, … Continue reading

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Begging: An Art, A National Pastime Or A Nasty Habit? Last Resort?

Begging – an activity that is abhorrent to me. What exactly classifies as begging? According to the Oxford dictionary, to beg is to: ask (someone) earnestly or humbly for something. ask for something, typically food or money, as charity or … Continue reading

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