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Fighting the silent killer

In a country where medical assistance, quality and service at a reasonable price is hard to come by, chronic diseases like kidney failure and its unending trips to the hospital for dialysis is a tough ask for anyone.

Ethiopian names track star Tirunesh Dibaba Brand Ambassador

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa, named Tirunesh Dibaba, three times Olympic Gold Medallist, as its Brand Ambassador on March 8, International Women Day, while the airline launched its debut flight to Buenos Aires, its 6th gateway to the Americas, with an all women operated flight.

Adwa to erect memorials for war heroes

The Adwa town administration in Tigray Regional State unveiled a project to build mausoleums and statues costing over 260 million birr to glorify the patriots who took part in the Victory of Adwa that saw the defeat of an Italian army that attempted to colonize Ethiopia.

Efforts Launched as women entering fields of science dwindels

With small and dwindling statistics on Ethiopian women entering fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics a.k.a. STEM fields; the annual ‘Ethiopian Challenge Girls Making app’ has been launched in an effort to appease the next generation of girls that choose to enter the male-dominated fields in the capital.

Akon in Ethiopia, speaks at AU

Akon – the self-described “pan-Africanist” pop star is in Ethiopia until Tuesday. In what is expected to be a jam-packed schedule, including a visit to the ancestral town of his Ethiopian fashion designer wife, Rozina Nigussie in Gondar, Amhara Regional State and commemorate the Victory of Adwa.