To mark the formation of the African Union (AU), previously known as the Organisation of African Unity (PAU), May 25th is celebrated as Africa Day. It is extra special this year, with the body marking its golden jubilee. The official celebration will take place at the AU’s headquarters in Ethiopia’s [...]
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Sponsored by Ethiopian Airlines – Addis Ababa — or Addis as it is commonly known — is Ethiopia’s capital and the country’s largest city as it is home to at least 4 million people. It is often referred to as Africa’s diplomatic capital – the African Union (AU) is headquartered [...]
The times are changing in the Horn of Africa and the larger East Africa region. Ethiopia – once the byword for famine in the region – is now garnering attention from foreign investors. Sitting in the Sheraton Hotel in Addis Adaba, it is hard not to notice the number of private investors [...]
Gemini Health Care Group announced that it will hold its 5th Annual Fundraiser Gala on Saturday, March 9, 2013 from 7 PM to 12 AM at Sheraton National Hotel in Arlington, Virginia. The fundraiser will include awards recognizing notable Ethiopian physicians Dr. Taye Mekuria and Dr. Bekle Afessa. The U.S.-based [...]
From doctor turned fashion doyenne, a man of the cloth leading a mega church in Ghana, Africa’s richest woman who started her first business at age 24, and a First Gentleman who once participated in the Olympic Games – it’s no secret that Africa is filled with successful and inspirational [...]
Ethiopia and Haiti: these two counties hold their heads up proudly when it comes to defeating colonization. Ethiopia was able to avoid the land-grabbing by Europeans during the Scramble for Africa, and Haiti gained independence in 1804 after a revolution by slaves and former slaves.
(Click to read part I of our re-cap of the African Economic Conference in Ethiopia.)
In Addis, many Ethiopians talk about the former Prime Minister Meles Zenawi’s keen knack for mixing different aspects of China and the U.S. into modern-day Ethiopia. In other countries, locals often discuss what strategy of development to follow—China or the U.S.? This is not how we should pose the question.
Going to an Ethiopian restaurant is an interesting experience. It is not just about the food, which is delicious. It’s also about the surroundings, the community, and the touch-and-feel rhythm of eating food with your hands.