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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.   

Dangote launches continental health coalition

Nigerian business mogul Aliko Dangote, through his foundation, the Aliko Dangote Foundation, today launched an African health coalition together with more than 10 companies joining the African Business Coalition on Health፡ "ABCHealth". 

On aftermath of controversy, Oxfam reignites activist role

A year after Oxfam admitted of making a “serious error” in the hiring of a dismissed employee stationed in Haiti and rehiring him in Ethiopia accused on sexual violations, the new country director of Oxfam Ethiopia, Gezahegn Kebede Gebrehana, said that the new process put in place has ended the prospect of someone being hired in its local operation.