Restored Bete Golgotha Mickael Church to be inaugurated

An inaugural ceremony would be held on November 21 for the completion of a preservation project at the rock-hewn church of Bete Golgotha Mickael in Lalibela, Ethiopia’s Authority for Research and Conservation of Cultural Heritage (ARCCH) disclosed. The renovation work,…
Designer showcases collection at UNESCO fashion show

Ethiopian up-and-coming designer showed off a range of her designs at the Africa Fashion Reception which was held at the UNESCO headquarter in Paris on November 7. The 26-year-old designer Selamawit Mulugeta was selected to represent Ethiopia at the prestigious…
Memories of Asnakech Worku

Memories of Asnakech Worku by Hailu Mergia The legendary singer Asnaketch Worku’s self-titled album, “Asnakech”, which was released back in 1975, has been remastered and reissued by Awesome Tapes From Africa and will see the light of the day on…
Senior military and intelligence officers arrested

About 63 senior officials of Ethiopia’s Metals and Engineering Corporation (MeTEC) and key intelligence officers were arrested over the weekend on charges of corruption and human-rights abuses, according to Ethiopia’s attorney general. “Twenty-seven officials have been arrested for alleged corrupt practices, while…
Ethiopians flee to Sudan after ethnic based attack

A fresh outbreak of violence in north-western Ethiopia state has caused hundreds of Tigrayan and Kimant ethnic groups to flee to Sudan. About 300 members of Tigrayan and Kimant ethnic groups have fled to neighbouring Sudan after several people were…
French telecom giant eyes Ethiopian telecom sector

France’s formerly state-owned telecom company Orange is eyeing opportunities in Ethiopia, the company CEO,  Stéphane Richard told La Tribune Afrique, following the Ethiopian government’s announcement of its intention to liberalise the telecommunications sector. The Ethiopian government announced on June it…