Wednesday, July 17, 2024

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Samuel Getachew

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Deadly trash

More than 110 people died after the colossal Koshe landfill, which has been around for decades servicing Addis Ababa, collapsed on Saturday night. The...

Ethiopians to get a taste of Guinness

Diageo, the largest liquor company in the world, is set to reintroduce Guinness, the world’s famous stout beer, to the Ethiopian beer market.

A gloomy week for Addis

Saturday’s collapse of a mountain of garbage buried makeshift mud-and-stick homes inside the Koshe landfill on the outskirts of the capital.

DanceMotion performs in Addis

DanceMotion USA, an initiative of the United States Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), made a visit to Ethiopia earlier this week.

Achievement against all odds

Like the brilliant American Economist, Robert Reich, whom former American President Bill Clinton once observed his short stature on a voyage to Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar,

Fighting wildlife crime

The US Embassy and Mission to the African Union hosted an event on March 1st titled, “Impacts of Illegal Wildlife Trade on the Tourist Sector in Ethiopia”.

Italian companies showcase products at fair

The week-long Multi-Industry Addis Chamber International Trade Fair (ACITF) concluded on Wednesday with more than 50 Italian companies in attendance.

Richard Pankhurst – a titan of Ethiopian history

Richard Pankhurst (Prof.), a British national and one of the founders of the Institute of Ethiopian Studies of the Addis Ababa University and a true friend of Ethiopia, passed away this week. Pankhurst, who was born into a family of activists, recently suffered from a case of pneumonia, and had been battling Parkinson’s disease for some time.

Tourism sector still faces challenges, yet promising

In the midst of challenges faced by the tourism industry in the country, Ethiopia attracted 800,000 visitors last year, earning the country much-needed foreign exchange to the tune of USD 5.6 billion, a report revealed.

The making of Sami Dan

He is in his 30s, and Ethiopia’s latest music sensation, Sami Dan, is fast becoming one of east Africa’s most promising young musicians. A reggae artiste, Sami Dan is now carving out a successful career with his band, Zewd Band.