Category Archives: Travel

East Africa: Tanzania to Sign 400MW Power Purchase Deal With Ethiopia

Tanzanian authorities said on Saturday that the country will sign a 400 megawatts power purchase agreement with Ethiopia in the coming weeks.   Felchesmi Mramba, Managing Director of state-owned Tanzania Electric Supply Company, said the official signing of the power

Ethiopia: Citizens Shave Heads to Mourn Fallen in Oromia, Amhara

As protests continued to engulf parts of Ethiopia’s Amhara and Oromia regions this month, citizens have been shaving their heads as a sign of solidarity with jailed opposition leaders.   People posted videos online of themselves shearing off their hair

The Secret to Ethiopia’s Counterterrorism Success [analysis]

After the fanfare accorded to the United States President Barack Obama by Kenya, the last stop was Ethiopia. Of grand symbolic importance, Obama's visit to East Africa was clearly historic, as he is the first sitting US president to do so. A

Viable Move Against Terrorism [editorial]

Terrorism poses a threat to the social and political values that are directly or indirectly related to the full enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedom. Irrespective of the entity that perpetrates them whether a state or group of individual...

Financing Conference Brings Opportunity for Tourism

The Third International Conference on Financing for Development held in Addis Ababa last week has brought good opportunity for the country's tourism sector, an official said. In an exclusive interview with Ethiopian News Agency, CEO of the Ethiopian...

The Sky’s the Limit

Reopened in January 2015, after a year and a half of permit issues, Abyssinia Ballooning is back on track and is offering customers the astonishing chance to discover the earth from above. To enjoy an incredible aenture, you need to

Bienvenue! Little Paris in Addis [opinion]

Opened 8 months ago, the Louvre Grand Hotel is a French islet installed next to the British embassy, writes Cyrielle Bouju. Paris… the city of lights and fashion, home of good cheese and perfect wine! Paris… cradle of democracy and

The Biggest Threat of Civilization and Humanity [opinion]

Twenty first century terrorism has changed its face and nature with its broadening reach across continents and countries. We have arrived at a point where its forms differs from country to country, and humans are massacred the same way as