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Queuing for a drop of clean water

A global health conference in Addis Ababa attempts to address the issue of health equity. The host too has its own challenges to overcome Dr.Yohannes Damtew There is no lack of international conferences aimed at addressing pressing matters related to global health problems. October 21st 2011 marks a historic milestone …
Photo Addis Standard

Amidst recent security setbacks in the continent of Africa, one forum attempts to find homemade solutions Selahadin Eshetu In connection with the celebration of the first anniversary of the building of the Grand Millennium Dam over the Blue Nile, Ethiopians were given a rare opportunity to phone in and ask …
World economic forum

Can the host sustain it’s rank? With a population estimated at 85 million Ethiopia is the second most populous in the continent next to Nigeria, and a recent forecast by the Economist Intelligence Unit declared its economy is the third fastest growing next only to that of India and China.  …