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Road Links Gojjam to Wollo for the First Time

A new 319Km road, connecting Gojjam and Wollo for the first time was inaugurated yesterday, November 15, 2014. The road shortens the former road distance to the Port of Djibouti through Mille, with...

Revealed, the happiest countries in the world

•   A new map of 151 countries has revealed exactly which parts of the world deliver long and happy lives for citizens•   The map was compiled using data from latest Happy Planet Index (HPI)...

African musicians sing homegrown alternative to Geldof’s Band Aid 30

As the latest Band Aid single becomes the fastest-selling single of the year so far, concern is simmering over the style of the fundraising drive, just as it did 30 years ago.Band Aid’s original...

Monaco press points – Genzebe Dibaba

Genzebe Dibaba is aiming for 5000m honours in 2015, the 23-year-old Ethiopian revealed ahead of the 2014 World Athletics Gala in Monaco where she is one of three athletes short-listed for the...

Ethiopian Airlines’ Sales Hit by Ebola Fears

Carrier Is Losing Around $8 Million a Month in Sales As Travelers Cut Back on TripsANTWERP, Belgium—Ethiopian Airlines is losing around $8 million a month in sales as travelers cut back on African...

Addis Abeba to Host Annual Diplomatic Bazaar

The annual diplomatic bazaar of the Diplomatic Spouses Group of Ethiopia (DSGE) will be held on Saturday November 22, at the Millennium Hall in Addis Abeba. The bazaar will be a one day event.The...

Arms and the African

The north-eastern Nigerian town of Chibok is spared little. Earlier this year fighters from the extremist group, Boko Haram, abducted more than 200 local schoolgirls. In the past week insurgents and...

UNICEF names rapper as Ethiopia ambassador

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Thursday appointed Abelone Melesse, a young Norwegian rap star of Ethiopian descent, as its new national ambassador to Ethiopia.“As national ambassador, Abelone...

Ethiopia Determined to Provide Renewable Energy for Africa

Ethiopia has been working with determination to increase the provision of renewable energy for Africa, Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.Speaking at the 3rd Annual Powering Africa Ethiopia meeting...

Police investigating Hanna Rape and Murder Case

Ministry of Women, Children and Youth denounced with the strongest terms the kidnapping, rape and murder of a 16 year old high school student Hanna Lalango in Addis Ababa last week.The Minister,...

A traffic accident killed thirteen in Afar region

Thirteen people have been killed in the traffic accident in the Afar region’s Gewane woreda.The accident has occurred on the night of November 20th, 2014 when a minibus carrying thirteen passengers...

Haile Gebrselassie: From athletics to the boardroom

Haile Gebrselassie is the most famous man in Ethiopia. The double Olympic gold medallist and five-time world champion over 10,000m had a glittering athletics career and is now a successful and busy...

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