Ethiopia : PM Abiy Ahmed Shuffled Cabinet. Appointed first female defence minister

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has given half the cabinet posts to women Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has appointed the country’s first female defence minister in a new cabinet in which half... Read more »

Ban Ki-Moon Appointed Ethiopian for UN Assembly and Conference Management

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Tegegnework Gettu of Ethiopia as the new Under-Secretary-General for General Assembly and Conference Management (DGACM), it was announced today. With about 1,200 staff... Read more »
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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Appoints Ethiopia Representative

SEATTLE — The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced the appointment of its first official representative in Ethiopia. Haddis Tadesse, who has worked as an external relations officer for the foundation... Read more »

Former Ethiopian Airlines CEO Girma Wake to Advise Rwandan Government

Addis Ababa, –The Rwandese government has appointed former CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, Girma Wake, as advisor to the Rwandese Ministry of Transport on aviation matters and also as board chairman of the... Read more »

President Obama Honors Dr. Solomon Bililign and 8 Others at The White House

President Obama Honors Outstanding Science, Math, and Engineering Mentors WASHINGTON, DC – President Obama today named nine individuals and eight organizations recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and... Read more »
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President Obama Honors Physicist Solomon Bililign With Presidential Award for Excellence

WASHINGTON, DC (TADIAS) – When Ethiopian American Physicist Solomon Bililign was a young teacher imprisoned in Ethiopia during the “Red Terror” era, he never imagined that he would one day receive a... Read more »
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Korean professor to lead Ethiopian university

A retired professor of Seoul National University has been appointed president of Adama Science and Technology University in Ethiopia, making him the first South Korean university president in Africa. Lee Jang-gyu, 65,... Read more »

Molla becomes first Ethiopian-Israeli deputy Knesset speaker

If both President Shimon Peres and Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin were out of the country, Molla could serve as Israel’s president. MK Shlomo Molla (Kadima) was elected deputy Knesset speaker on Wednesday,... Read more »

Universal Music Group to Appoint Ethiopia Habtemariam to Lead Motown Records

Universal Music Group, the world’s largest music company to appoint Ethiopia Habtemariam to lead the company parent record label Motown as early as next week according to the news report from The... Read more »

Ethiopian Rahel Kebede Wins National Scholarship Award

Ethiopian College Student Rahel Kebede Wins Prestigious National Scholarship Award. Source: Montgomery College and Montgomery College students Susan Wu and Rahel Kebede have won the highly competitive Jack Kent Cooke Foundation... Read more »