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“Sound of a generation”

Elias Melka, the legendary songwriter, guitarist and composer of some of the most popular Ethiopian Musicians such as Tewodros Kasahun a.k.a. Teddy Afro, Zeritu Kebede, Michael Belayneh, Gossaye Tesfaye, Aster Aweke and Eyob Mekonen; and a major player in the music industry of the country in the past two decades and composer of more than three dozen albums passed away last weekend. 

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.

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.

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.

A dawn of hope for resuscitated CSOs

It would not be an overstatement to say that prior to the year 2005, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) were relatively vibrant and thriving throughout Ethiopia. According to reports, CSOs operating in the country between 1991 and 2005 were in a much better position in terms of finance and human resources.