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Recovering sector earns USD 2.5 bln

Still in recovering mode following the recent political turmoil in the country, the tourism and travel sector has slowly begun to turn a profit, to the tune of USD 2.569 billion by the end of the third quarter, from 686,223 foreign visitors.

Koshe victims left hanging dry

By Dawit Endeshaw and Shahida Hussien Two months after the garbage hill slide that happened in Koshe Open Garbage Dumpsite in Addis Ababa, the tragedy appears to be far from being over as the survivors of the incident are suffering from unfulfilled promises which were made to rehabilitate them.

Morocco aspiring to be hub of innovation

With the quality of education allegedly deteriorating in many institutions of higher learning, and ensuring food security remaining an elusive goal in several African countries, Morocco is becoming a center of excellence in the field of fertilizer research and technology, reports Yonas Abiye from Ben Guerir, Morocco.

Astronomy workshop opens

By Wagaye Berhanu Space scientists, astrophysicists, and academics from institutions in Africa, Europe and the US have gathered at Axum Hotel Monday for a two-week-long workshop dubbed the 39th International School for Young Astronomers (ISYA).