Ethiopia to give ID cards to Rastafarians long stateless
News/ Current Affairs

Ethiopia to give ID cards to Rastafarians long stateless

Ethiopia will issue national identity cards for the nearly 1,000 Rastafarians who long have been seen as stateless in the East African nation, the government announced Thursday. The decision means they can enter without visas and live without residence permits. The move also affects Ethiopian Jews and foreign nationals who have made positive contributions to … Continue reading

​Farewell has colors: Adam Reta’s “Colors of Adios”
Features/ Reviews

​Farewell has colors: Adam Reta’s “Colors of Adios”

By Mulugeta Alebachew ______________ Mulugeta Alebachew is a translator and an aspiring writer based in Addis Ababa. He occasionally contributes articles about Ethiopian literature, translated short stories and book reviews to Amharic journals and magazines. He has recently published a collection of Amharic short stories titled “Mehareben Yayachihu” (2017). Mulugeta has studied English literature at Addis … Continue reading

​Ethiopia to launch its first satellite in two years. 
Arts

​Ethiopia to launch its first satellite in two years. 

Ethiopia is going to launch its first satellite into space on 2019.  According to Dr. Engineer Getahun Mekurai, the country’s Minister of Science and technology, the satellite which is being built with the support of the Chinese government, weighs 65kgs, it’s disclosed on Thursday July 13. He said Ethiopian engineers are participating in building the … Continue reading