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Vying for African support

African leaders met in Addis Ababa for the 33rd summit of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government which was held under the theme – Silencing the Guns: Creating Conducive Conditions for Africa’s Development. Silencing the Guns is a commitment that the leaders vowed seven years ago to end all wars and conflicts by 2020, but failed.

Ethiopian steps up passenger screening at Bole airport

Following the outbreak of the fatal Novel Coronavirus – now renamed COVID-19 by the World Health Organization (WHO) – Ethiopian Airlines announced that it has stepped up passenger screening and aircraft disinfection process at the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.

The Gates look back at 20 years of philanthropy 

Billionaire philanthropists, Bill and Melinda Gates in their 2020 Annual Letter, a review of the foundation’s activities every year, which they have released this week, has celebrated the progress made over the past two decades in alleviating poverty and tackling health issues across the world, where Ethiopia was cited as most progressive, The Reporter has learnt.  

Burger King to join Ethiopian market

Burger King, an American giant multinational fast food chain restaurant, with a dwindling market share in an ever health conscious and competitive American food market, has teamed up with Belayab Foods Production, owner of Pizza Hut chain restaurants for its operations in Ethiopia.

Canadian PM on rare visit to Ethiopia

Justin Trudeau is set to headline an important High-Level Meeting on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in Africa this morning at Sheraton Addis, The Reporter has learnt.