Freweini Mebrahtu is an Ethiopian chemical engineer who designed and patented a reusable menstrual pad and founded the Mariam Seba Sanitary Products factory where these are manufactured. For her work and efforts towards period equity in Ethiopia, she has been named a 2019 CNN Hero.
After first blaming the pilot of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302, Boeing has publicly accepted responsibility for the error that caused the crash.
Ethiopian Airlines was honoured for its excellence at the recent Africa CEO Forum, hosted in Rwanda.
Beserat Debebe, the creator of Ethiopia’s superhero comic “Jember” and the founder of Etan Comics, brings to life the country’s first female superhero comic, “Hawi”. The comic tells the tale of a young Ethiopian woman, named Ement Legesse, who has to rescue her mother after she is abducted.
Following flight ET302 crash, the Washington Post and New York Times continue to blame Ethiopian Airlines, questioning the training, and competence of its pilots. Ethiopian Airlines has dismissed the reports as “baseless and factually incorrect allegations”, and demanded that the Washington Post “remove the article, apologize and correct the facts”.
African journalists and media should take seriously their role in changing the way in which African deaths are reported, locally and internationally.
Ethiopia is a storytelling nation in which Emperor Tewodros has a special place.
Locks of hair belonging to the widely revered Ethiopian emperor Tewodros II will be repatriated after a request from Addis Ababa, the National Army Museum in the United Kingdom has announced.
Ethiopia’s teff plant is gluten-free and demand is growing. The country needs to upgrade its harvesting to reap the rewards.