As the First Finance in Common Summit was held in Paris between November 9th and 12th, Valerie Tehio, the AFD Ethiopian Director to Ethiopia (AFD) converses with The Reporter’s Samuel Getachew on the gathering, on the work on AFD in Ethiopia, on developmental banks in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and on the long term vision of development.
Aron Yeshitila is a playwright and filmmaker now based in Switzerland. His new play The Possibilities ("Die Möglichkeiten") is currently on view in Zurich. He is also the screenwriter and director of the film Mizewochu.
Salah Francis Elhamdi was appointed as Algerian Ambassador a year ago. This is his second time serving his nation in Ethiopia having served in Ethiopia more than a decade ago. Here, he converses with The Reporter's Samuel Getachew on a referendum set to take place in his nation this week, on his career, on trade, partnership and on how to make the historic relationship between Ethiopia and Algeria move forward.
Senait Bitew is a public health professional with a nursing background. She has worked in the health sector for more than 15 years and has managed programmes for the safer surgery non-profit - Lifebox - for the past three years.
Sara Yirga is the founder & Manager of YA Coffee Roasters and is emerging as one of the most passionate promoters of Ethiopian coffee. Here, she talks to The Reporter’s Samuel Getachew reflecting on her local brand, on Ethiopia coffee, promoting it in the world and on helping Ethiopian women coffee entrepreneurs.