February 11, 2020 (GCDC) - Public service working hours change introduced in the Gambella region of Ethiopia. The change is made due to the rise in temperature in the area.

The region’s council decided to introduce the changes, according to the state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporate Report.

The change is in effect starting February 09, 2020. The morning working hours used to be between 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Now it is changed to 7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and the afternoon morning hours will be from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (it used to be from 3:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.)

The change will remain in effect for the next three months except in the Majang zone and Godere districts where no working hour changes are introduced.

Currently, the temperature in the region is said to be between 39 and 40-degree Celsius.

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