Ethiopia

Ethiopian Airlines Wins Two APEX Passenger Choice Awards

Ethiopian Airlines Wins Two APEX Passenger Choice Awards

Ethiopian Wins 'Best Entertainment' and 'Best Wi-Fi' in Africa at 2024 APEX Passenger Choice Awards Ethiopian Airlines Group, Africa’s largest airline group, is pleased to announce that it has been crowned as the winner of the ‘Best Entertainment in Africa’ and ‘Best Wi-Fi in Africa’ awards for yet another year at the APEX Passenger Choice Awards 2024. Ethiopian Airlines has collaborated with multiple service providers to cater to the diverse demographics and passenger tastes. Ethiopian introduced onboard Wi-Fi connectivity using the latest state-of-the-art broadband satellite technology (Ka-band), allowing passengers to enjoy reliable connectivity for sending emails, shopping online, or even…
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Government Suspends Banking Services in Amhara Region

Government Suspends Banking Services in Amhara Region

Banking services have been suspended in several districts of the North Showa Zone in the Amhara region, areas currently controlled by the Fano forces and described as rugged. This suspension marks a significant escalation in the ongoing conflict between Fano militants and government security forces, a war that has been ongoing for over a year following the federal government's decision to reorganize the regional special forces. As a result of the conflict, the region was under a state of emergency for ten months. Although this state of emergency officially expired on June 6, 2024, the area continues to be managed…
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Ovid Group Celebrates Its Progress on Awar CSR Round 4 Project

Ovid Group Celebrates Its Progress on Awar CSR Round 4 Project

Ovid Construction Leads the Way in Community Development with Major CSR Initiative Chairman and CEO Commend Team's Dedication and Highlight Importance of CSR Projects Ovid Group, a leading conglomerate in various sectors, including construction and real estate, celebrated the remarkable progress of the Awar CSR Round 4 project with a performance appreciation lunch on June 8th. The project, commissioned by the Prime Minister's Office, is being executed by Ovid Construction, a subsidiary of Ovid Group, and underscores the company's commitment to excellence and community development. The Awar CSR Round 4 project involves the construction of five blocks, each comprising B+G+11…
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Government Security Forces Kills at Least 18 in Jiga City, Amhara Region

Government Security Forces Kills at Least 18 in Jiga City, Amhara Region

National defense forces had taken bank workers, a mentally ill woman, a teacher, and other city residents from the hotel and shot them on the side of the road In Jiga City, located in the West Gojam Zone of Ethiopia's Amhara Region, government security forces reportedly killed at least 18 people, including bank employees, teachers, and a mentally ill woman, according to residents. The Ethiopian National Human Rights Commission (EHRC) announced it had received information about the incident and is currently investigating. Witnesses said the tragic event occurred last Sunday evening, June 16, 2024. Eyewitnesses described that around 5:00 PM,…
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EU Awarded Erasmus+ MA Scholarship to 48 Ethiopian

EU Awarded Erasmus+ MA Scholarship to 48 Ethiopian

European Union awarded Erasmus+ Masters scholarship for 48 Ethiopian studentsThe European Union has awarded full Masters Scholarship to 48 Ethiopian students for the academic year of 2024-2025 through the EU’s flagship education initiative, Erasmus+ European Scholarship Programme. The students will spend 2 years full time in prestigious European Universities and will be studying at various higher institutions in 12 European countries. The Master’s degrees are offered by university consortia, including universities from at least two EU Member States.The European Union’s Erasmus+ programme aims to enhance quality in higher education through scholarships and academic co-operation between the EU and the rest…
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Radcliffe Fellowship Program

Radcliffe Fellowship Program

Radcliffe Fellows are distinguished scientists, writers, scholars, public intellectuals, and artists whose work significantly impacts their professional fields and the broader world. Located in Radcliffe Yard—a serene enclave at the heart of Harvard University—fellows become part of a uniquely interdisciplinary and creative community. A fellowship at Radcliffe provides the opportunity to step away from everyday routines and deeply immerse oneself in a project. With access to Harvard’s unparalleled resources, Radcliffe Fellows develop new tools and methods, challenge artistic and scholarly conventions, and illuminate our past and present. Our online application for the 2025–2026 fellowship year is now available. The deadline…
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Ethiopian Inaugural Flight Lands at New Nekemte Gudina Tumsa Airport

Ethiopian Inaugural Flight Lands at New Nekemte Gudina Tumsa Airport

Ethiopian Airlines Group, the largest airline group in Africa, and one of the fastest growing airline brands globally, launches its thrice weekly flights to Nekemte, Gudina Tumsa Airport while simultaneously inaugurating the completion of airport airfield and passenger access projects in the airport. Ethiopian Airlines new flights to Gudina Tumsa Airport will be operated per the schedule below. Addis Ababa (ADD) to Nekemte (NEK) on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays with flights from Nekemte (NEK) departing on the same days. Regarding the inaugural, Ethiopian Airlines Group Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Mesfin Tasew said, “Our joy is doubled as we celebrate the…
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Ethiopia Selects Athletes to Represent the Nation at the Paris Olympics

Ethiopia Selects Athletes to Represent the Nation at the Paris Olympics

This year’s Olympic Games, held once every four years, will take place in Paris, the capital of France, from July 26, 2024, to August 11, 2024. Ethiopia is among the countries participating in this prestigious event. In the field of athletics, the selection of athletes to represent Ethiopia was made last night in Nerja, Spain. According to the Ethiopian Athletics Federation, qualifiers were held in the 10,000 meters for both genders, the 1,500 meters for men, and the 800 meters for men. To qualify for the men's 10,000 meters race at the Paris Olympics, Ethiopia set a minimum qualifying time…
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The sixth IWPG love and peace art competition held in Addis Ababa

The sixth IWPG love and peace art competition held in Addis Ababa

The sixth IWPG Love and Peace Art Competition were held in Addis Ababa, organized by the International Women's Peace Group (IWPG) at the main campus of Addis Ababa University. Students from various schools in Addis Ababa participated, presenting paintings, poetry, and other literary works to the audience. The competition focused on the peace situation and hopes of Ethiopia, with children and teenagers showcasing their artworks. Dr. Sewalem Tsega, the head of gender studies at Addis Ababa University and the guest of honor, highlighted that Ethiopia has experienced long periods of peace. She emphasized that the primary cause of peace issues…
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Ethiopian Aviation University Graduates Nearly 800 Professionals

Ethiopian Aviation University Graduates Nearly 800 Professionals

Ethiopian Aviation University, Africa’s premier aviation training institution, has celebrated the graduation of nearly 800 aviation professionals, including international trainees from eight African countries and one from Asia. The graduation ceremony, held at the university’s facility, was attended by Ambassadors, African officials, executives from Ethiopian Airlines Group, and the families and friends of the graduates. The graduates completed various programs offered by Ethiopian Aviation University, including Pilot, Aviation Maintenance, Cabin Crew, and Commercial Training programs. Mr. Mesfin Tasew, the Chief Executive Officer of Ethiopian Airlines Group, congratulated the new aviation professionals. He stated, “We are delighted to witness the fruits…
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