Alisa Kaps, a researcher at the Berlin Institute for Population and Development, was in Ethiopia last week, releasing a timely report titled: “From Land of Famine to Land of Hope” Will Ethiopia Become a Model for an African Upswing.
Nathenael Feleke Aberra was one of the members of the once banned Zone 9 blogging group in Ethiopia. He spent a year-and-a-half in prison, including the infamous Ma’ekelawi for his political beliefs and activism.
Carsten Spohr, the Chairman of the Executive Board of Lufthansa, was in Addis Ababa a month ago, meeting the local management of the company, highlight the importance of Ethiopia as it attempts to expand its African routes and meet with customers, as it marks its 50th anniversary of serving the Ethiopian market.
DemisChanyalew (PhD) is a seasonedand well- published scholars in the agricultural economics field of study. He took part in various research projects and led many studies including the Comprehensive Africa Agricultural Development Program (CAADP) basedon which African governments had decided to invest a chunk of their national budgets for the neglected agricultural sector.
NagatoNatsume (Prof.)is a well-acknowledged dentist and specialized surgeon of cleft lips and palates. Currently, he is the director of Japanese Cleft Palate Foundation. In fact, he leads several medical establishments in his capacity both in Japan and abroad.
PanosHatziandreasi s the co-founder and director of Lebawi International Academy,aneducation initiative by Ethiopian-American Diasporas, togetherwith Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation head for Ethiopia, HaddisTadesse.
Ambassador BehzadKhakpour is the head of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s mission to Ethiopia since 2017. He also serves as Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the African Union as Well as IGAD. Before assigned as full-fledged ambassador to the post he also served as a Secretary of the Embassy of Iran here in Addis Ababa.