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Ethiopia gets first wetlands directory

The Ethiopian Wildlife and Natural History Society (EWNHS) in Collaboration with Wetland International (WI) have launched “A First Directory of Ethiopian Wetlands” at a workshop held at the Azzeman Hotel in Addis Ababa on October 10, 2019.

Mass protest hits Bahir Dar

Bahir Dar, the capital city of the Amhara Regional State, saw a rare mass protest in recent times where police had to use teargas to disperse protestors, The Reporter has learnt.

Affordable international brand set foot in Addis

Tulip Inn Olympia Hotel, the second brand of Louvre Hotels Group, has opened-up shop in the capital. A 3-star hotel located around the Meskel Square area of the capital, it will complement the Golden Tulip Hotel, a five star hotel located in Bole which opened in 2016.

Local baristas showcase talents

Inside the Hyatt Regency, an international barista competition was held last Saturday to help promote a coffee culture and give local baristas a chance to showcase their talent in the international arena.

A Nobel Laureate

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has given the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize to Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed (PhD). The historic win places the 43-year old among 99 candidates who won one of the most prestigious honors since it was founded in 1901.

Air force plane crash kills two

An Ethiopian Airforce Sukhoi SU27 fighter plane yesterday crashed immediately after takeoff from the Debrezeit air force base, Ethiopia’s main air force base located 50 km Southeast of Addis Ababa, killing two pilots.

Addis adds Unity Park to its attractions

Unity Park, built at a cost of five-billion-birr grant from various sources and initiated by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD, Nobel Laureate), was inaugurated and opened for visitors as of October 10, 2019.