Skip to main content

400 shops torched in Gondar

More than 400 shops and business centers in Gondar, a historical town in Northern Ethiopia and the epicenter of recent political unrest and protests, have been burnt down to the ground on Thursday with 100 million birr (provisional estimates) in properties vanishing into thin air in a single day.

Life-changing project

Imaging this; you were born in a pastoralist family living in the rural parts of Ethiopia. The community has its own traditions and way of living.

Ethiopian theatre legend Abate Mekuria passes away

Abate Mekuria, a renowned Ethiopian director, choreographer, and producer who worked in film, television, and theatre passed away this week of prostate cancer at the age of 76. Abate was one of the few directors who made a real impact on Ethiopian theatre.

Turkey claims groups linked with Gulen operate in Ethiopia

The coup attempt that has engulfed various cities of Turkey last week has been claimed to be linked to the Fethulah Gulen Movement (FETO), which the Turkish government labeled as terrorist group. However, now, the Turkish government is also claiming that the groups linked with the FETO are operating here in Ethiopia.   

Panasonic donates 2,400 solar lanterns to IDPs affected by El Niño

Panasonic Corporation, a Japanese multinational electronics company, donated 2,400 solar lanterns to the International Organization for Migration Special Liaison Office in Ethiopia (IOM/SLO) to be distributed to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Ethiopia, specifically to the communities affected by the impact of El Niño.