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  • A maestro for five decades

    Nobody fuses the sounds and rhythms of African, American and European music the way Mulatu Astatke does.

  • Defending the developmental approach

    Professor Go Shimada (PhD) is one of the Japanese scholars who have been advocating the introduction of Kaizen in Ethiopia.

  • Reviving the blossom

    Alem Weldegerima is director-general of the Ethiopian Horticultural Development Agency (EHDA), a government body solely dedicated to supporting the horticulture sector which incorporates flower, fruits and vegetables and the herbs sectors.

  • Exploring new frontiers

    Elman Abdullayev is Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and a Permanent Representative to the African Union (AU).

  • Brokering peace, deepening democracy

    Ambassador Seyoum Mesfin was a veteran and longest-serving Foreign Minister of Ethiopia.

  • Quality is the issue

    Kebour Ghenna is the founder and director of Initiative Africa, a non-governmental organization which strives to promote qualitative education in Ethiopia.


Business & Economy


  • Dakar: embodiment of the true African essence

    With their awesome West African hospitality and colorful vibe, Dakarians, are pleasant people and good company.

  • An unforgettable journey to the land of Kunta Kinte

    With a warm climate year round and an abundance of beaches, The Gambia has become a popular budget tourist destination in recent years.

  • The loss of a legend

    Getatchew Mekurya, 81, Jazz Saxophonist Known for an Imposing Sound and Presence” was the title of the story The New York Times published in its New York edition on April 12, 2016.

  • Art goes to the street

    Arguably Ethiopians are not very public by nature; perhaps socially speaking they are. And many people are public-shy.

  • Wine culture in Addis

    Wine evolved as part of life, culture and diet since time immemorial. As an enduring cultural symbol of fine life, the role of wine has evolved over time,

  • The perplexing nightlife during Lent

    On many occasions, finding a number of people guzzling juice and devouring vegetables after 7:00 in the evening is a somewhat uncommon trend to observe in Addis Ababa


  • Tirunesh returns to racing in Manchester

    Three-time Olympic gold medalist Tirunesh Dibaba will return to action at the Great Manchester Run on 22 May, having not competed since her victory at the 2014 edition of the IAAF Gold Label Road Race.

  • Federation sacks the embattled Walias coaching staff

    The Ethiopian Football Federation has sacked head coach of the Walias, Yoahannes Sahle, and his entire technical staff including Fasil Tekalign and Ali Redi, The Reporter has learnt.

  • Aberu to defend Ottawa Marathon title

    A year ago Aberu Mekuria lined up for the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon with little fanfare and almost no pressure before racing to victory at the IAAF Gold Label Road Race.