Ethiopia held by Lesotho at home

Lesotho were too good for dominant Ethiopia in their FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 preliminary round qualifier first leg tie played in a packed Bahir Dar National Stadium as the Crocodiles hold the Waliyas to a goalless draw.  Ethiopia’s winless streak in the World Cup qualifier encounter soar to four games as Lesotho went back with a convincing result in what was Coach Thabo Senong’s first atContinue reading “Ethiopia held by Lesotho at home”

Ethiopia’s Rophnan to play in Kenya

Electronic music fans in Nairobi can look forward to seeing Ethiopian DJ and producer Rophnan at the Alchemist Bar on 14 September 2019. The evening will also feature performances by Kenyan DJ and producer Suraj and DJ B-Town. “I am excited towards this show in Kenya, more than any other country outside Ethiopia,” Rophnan said. “I believe that the musical connectionContinue reading “Ethiopia’s Rophnan to play in Kenya”

CECAFA U15: Uganda easily defeated Ethiopia 3-0

Uganda national team of U-15 kicked off their CECAFA championship with 3 points won after beating Ethiopia 3-0 in the opening group B game played on Saturday, August 17, 2019, at Asmara International stadium, Eritrea. Uganda Young Cranes Winger Devis Ogwal scored the opening goal for Uganda to set an early lead, after nodding aContinue reading “CECAFA U15: Uganda easily defeated Ethiopia 3-0”

Is The Building Of The Gibe III Dam In Ethiopia Helping Or Hindering Development?

The building of the $1.8 billion dam, the Gilgel Gibe III dam, in Ethiopia, began in 2006 and has since become an international point of contention. The government has branded this development project as setting the people in the Lower Omo Valley of Ethiopia on the path to development and modernity. However, it has been reported thatContinue reading “Is The Building Of The Gibe III Dam In Ethiopia Helping Or Hindering Development?”

Ethiopia needs a new rallying point instead of recycling its painful past

Ethiopia has survived several dark epochs in its long history. One of them is known as Zemene Mesafint – the era of princes. This period, between the mid-18th and mid-19th century, got its name from the Bible because it mimics the biblical “period of judges” in Israel’s history. Joshua, who guided Israel in the last and criticalContinue reading “Ethiopia needs a new rallying point instead of recycling its painful past”

My 13-Year Odyssey Through the Ethiopian Tech Industry

After having worked at Addis Ababa University — as a fresh graduate of Computer Science — for only two years, I decided to strike out on my own into the fledgling IT private sector. In 2005, along with my friend and co-founder, we set up a Private Limited Company (PLC) that was to provide aContinue reading “My 13-Year Odyssey Through the Ethiopian Tech Industry”

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If your work involves or planning to work on one or more Microsoft products this is the perfect time to get free ebook downloads from Microsoft. I am talking about Microsoft Azure, Windows Server, Microsoft SQL Server, Office 365, Windows 10, Office 2016, Power BI, Windows 8.1, Office 2013, SharePoint 2016, SharePoint 2013, Dynamics CRM,Continue reading “Largest FREE Microsoft eBooks Download”


This dish is super easy to cook and works really well as an introduction into Ethiopian food, it’s flavour is subtle and you can pretty much serve it alongside anything. I cook this dish a lot especially when beets are in season.  INFO: Beets are a great source of many essential vitamins and minerals, high inContinue reading “KEYSIR BEETS & CARROTS”

Ethiopia Plants a Remarkable 350 Million Trees in One Day

As forests around the world continue to shrink, reforestation efforts have begun gaining momentum. “In a record-breaking day this week, at the Gulele Botanical Garden in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia launched an [sic] historic tree planting campaign. Over 350 million trees were planted in an ambitious move to counter the effects of deforestation and climate change,” reported the United Nations (U.N.) Environment organizationContinue reading “Ethiopia Plants a Remarkable 350 Million Trees in One Day”

Ancient grain a remedy for food insecurity in E. Africa?

Experts call for more scientific research on ancient grain to find solution to food insecurity in Horn of Africa ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia It is a tiny seed varying in color from deep reddish brown to amber, silvery and white — the ancient Ethiopian grain known as “Teff”. Currently a staple for tens of millionsContinue reading “Ancient grain a remedy for food insecurity in E. Africa?”