Saturday, June 3, 2023

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Samuel Getachew

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No respite for low income residents, sanitation woes escalate

In a run down and dusty section of Addis Ababa - far from its skyscrapers that have defined its progress for the last decade...

Mudasser Siddiqui: the new man promoting child rights in Ethiopia

Mudasser Siddiqui is the new Country Director of Plan International Ethiopia. With over 15 years of experience in international development, he has worked in a number of countries in Asia, Africa and the Middle East on issues of children rights, gender issues, humanitarian advocacy and emergency, among others.

A scoop of Austria-Ethiopia relations

Just two years in the nation, he is excited with his posting that included a visit of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, shortly after his tenure began in 2018.

Digitizing Health

Pazion Cherinet is the Chief Executive of Orbit Health. Here, he reflects with The Reporter’s Samuel Getachew on the new company, on his vision of transforming the local healthcare system, on digitalizing it, on the new partnership with Mastercard Foundation and what inspired him to start the company and more.

Iconic Selamta magazine stops publication for good

Selamta, the in-flight magazine of Ethiopian Airlines, stopped its publication for good.

International scam hits local residents

An international scam known as ‘black money scam’ that has affected countless people around the world, is hitting local residents in Addis Ababa, according to police officers The Reporter spoke too.

Cascara Coffee & Cocktails

Cascara Coffee & Cocktails, inside Hyatt Regency is now one of the hottest spots in the capital.

A taste of D.C in Addis

From afar, Tryst coffee shop on the off street of the busy Bole road is as ordinary as the word ordinary can possibly get. Inside a room that is slightly bigger than a single parking spot, with no extraordinary features to lure one in, this particular cafe has become a meeting hub for the Diaspora as well as diplomats who seek to social and network, despite its space.

‘Discipline beats talent’

Fitsum Tilahun is a medical doctor based in New York. He is a co-founder of Yetenaweg, a self-described “evidence-based medical information” platform targeting Ethiopians everywhere.

The local tourism brand – Room Roaming

Tourism is one of Ethiopia’s important sectors bringing much needed foreign exchange and a chance to introduce Ethiopian culture to the world.


Tigray schools in ruins, 3,846 students, teachers killed in conflict

The conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region claimed the lives...

Ethiopian $50m E-commerce to deliver global goods to African doorsteps

Ethiopian Airlines Group is set to launch a cutting-edge...

World Bank funded Tigray recovery project in full swing

Restores education, health services The United Nations Office for Project...

Kenya’s GMO plans disrupted, but Ethiopia pushes forward with testing

The Kenyan government's move to import Genetically Modified Organisms...