Ethiopia to launch first satellite next year

By ANDUALEM SISAY Ethiopia is set to launch its first earth observatory satellite in September 2019, joining a list of few African countries that have put the devices into orbit. “The satellite... Read more »

Ethiopia gets its first female supreme court president

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s parliament on Thursday swore in the country’s first female supreme court president, building on efforts by reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to achieve gender parity in government.... Read more »

Ethiopia appoints first female president in its modern history in latest reform

Washington Post ADDIS ABABA, Ethi­o­pia — Ethiopia’s Parliament on Thursday approved the East African country’s first female president, Sahle-Work Zewde, a veteran of the United Nations and the diplomatic corps. The position... Read more »

By fixing spines, these doctors are saving children’s lives in rural Ethiopia

A team of surgeons from Israel fills a much-needed void in spinal care in the impoverished African country. Mekelle is a town of almost 300,000 people in northern Ethiopia. The only hospital,... Read more »

Sophia the robot meets Ethiopian PM :: Kenya

She shot to fame after becoming the first robot to gain the citizenship of a country Sophia, the famous humanoid robot, has finally met Ethiopia’s prime minister after her lost body parts... Read more »

Ethiopia’s tech hub is open for investment

There’s a wave of artificial intelligence sweeping through Ethiopia and, it’s causing disruption among futurists in Sheba Valley. There’s a wave of artificial... Read more »

Blast rocks Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s rally | Emmerson Mnangagwa News

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has survived a blast at a ruling ZANU-PF party election campaign rally in the city of Bulawayo, in an apparent attack which wounded dozens, including one of the country’s... Read more »

Blast rocks Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s rally | Emmerson Mnangagwa News

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has survived a blast at a ruling ZANU-PF party election campaign rally in the city of Bulawayo, in an apparent attack which wounded dozens, including one of the country’s... Read more »

South Sudan’s Salva Kiir and Riek Machar embrace at dinner hosted by Ethiopia PM – africanews

Aljazeera.com South Sudan’s Salva Kiir and Riek Machar embrace at dinner hosted by Ethiopia PMafricanewsSouth Sudan’s president and rebel leader met on Wednesday for the first time since 2016, when a peace... Read more »

How Ethiopia’s top femtrepreneur is paving the way for African women

How Ethiopia’s Hadia Mohamed Gondji is changing the narrative for all of Africa’s women in business. Pan-African journalist, Lee Kasumba is on a... Read more »