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Shashemene Referral Hospital gets new outpatient wing

Ethiopia’s biggest partner in development, the United States government, through its Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and with the funding from the George W. Bush era legacy project,“the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR),”has inaugurated a new state-of-the-art outpatient department within the Shashemene Referral Hospital.

Meta tosend team for Maltavator Challenge in SA

Meta Abo Brewery, the Diageo owned company, has picked half a dozen people to represent Ethiopia as part of the Season 2 Maltavator Challenge. The annual event will take place in South Africa and is to be broadcasted across the continent with Pan-African TV.

US English Language Fellows mark their 50th anniversary

The English Language fellows of the US Department of State tasked with helping the teaching of the English language in different parts of the globe marked their 50th anniversary at a conference held in Addis Ababa with the gathering of fellows in Africa.

Addis pilots riverside park project

The Addis Ababa City River Side City Park Project has been launched on a pilot project basis on Thursday, February 21, 2019, at a place in front of Sheraton Addis in what has formerly been the Federal Police Garage and Sheraton Hotel expansion plot.

Annual bag show to showcase local designers, aid charity

The third annual Bag show is set to start next Friday. It is set to showcase 11 local designers’ latest collections and support a local charity, “Our Father’s Kitchen,” headed by a noted local entrepreneur and art curator, Yasser Bagersh. 

Stemming Neglected Tropical Diseases

A new statistics released during the gathering of the African Union summit this week has indicated an improvement of Ethiopia’s effort in tackling Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), known as the “disease of poverty” in the country.  However, the same report highlights the need to do more to eradicate the disease which is affecting millions of people.

Dangote Foundation plans to set foot in Ethiopia

The Nigerian business mogul and billionaire, Aliko Dangote, is considering stretching his philanthropic foundation to Ethiopia in order to reach vulnerable communities with the likes of health, education and nutritional supports.