Ethiopian News



Ethiopian food to rule the world very soon

The large round dish is big enough to cover the width of the table, its woven round wicker “hat” covers the plate - adding to the intrigue of what is hiding underneath, giving off this heavenly aroma, thick with spices. When at last it is uncovered you can see that the tray is covered in a sourdough-risen flatbread with a unique, slightly spongy texture. On it are a variety of vegetable dishes, lentil dishes, “wat” or “we’t” and milder “alicha” stews that vary in colour from yellow to deep browns tinged with red. Other dishes come along, dry grilled meats and thick “shiro” which can only be described as an earthy fla...



ABB to power new railway line in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa: November 12, 2014 (FBC) - ABB has won orders worth around $16 million to supply traction substations and auxiliary power supply for a new rail corridor in Ethiopia. The Awash-Kombolcha-Weldia line is part of a five-year growth and transformation plan being implemented by the Ethiopian Government to provide efficient mobility, facilitate trade and strengthen the economy. The order was booked in the third quarter. The contract was awarded by Yapı Merkezi Construction and Industry Inc., a leading Turkish transportation infrastructure company. The project is scheduled for completion in 2017. ABB will design and supply en...



Ethiopian Maid who fell from 4th floor in Beirut speaks

Birtukan, our sister who fell from 4th floor speaks to Journalist Nebiyou sirak. She told him that she is ok , except a little injury in her face. She also said that , right before the jump, she had been arguing with her employer and she was mad at the time and she was not aware of what she was doing when she jumps from the building balcony. On another source, it is reported that she was saying that she missed her family and her country so much and she didnt want to live in Beriut. Her Employer also said that he tried to send her back home before the incident happened. Admas Ethiopia



Ethiopian Student Wins Global Childrens Zero HungerDesign Competition

The winning entry was one of 16 finalists selected from a short-list of 135 drawings submitted by primary schoolchildren in 27 countries who receive WFP school meals. The children were asked to imagine and depict a world without hunger as part of the 2014 Global Childrens Art Competition. Today Gebrehiwot was presented with his prize of US$100 for himself, and US$200 for his school to purchase stationery and art materials. Gebrehiwot was also presented with an additional Birr 1,000 (US$50) from Tigray Bureau of Education. "All of us at WFP congratulate the young artist for creating such unique and inspiring work, and for being one of t...



NASA offers support for Ethiopias science sector

The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Agency (NASA) has said it would provide assistance to various institutions in Ethiopia in the areas of science and engineering. The assertion came at a meeting between visiting NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Ethiopian Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom at the conclusion of the U.S. officials weeklong visit to Ethiopia. "Most of the discussion was about collaboration between NASA and various institutions here in Ethiopia, particularly in the science arena," Bolden told reporters following the closed-door meeting with Adhanom. "We talked about assisting in the operation of two new telescop...



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