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Feben Getachew When it comes to nutrition it can be very difficult to tell between what is a fact and what is a myth. Indeed, myths about nutrition have been around for so many years, that most of us have accepted them as facts. For this month I’m encouraging us …

Dr. Henok Wendirad (DVM) Mount Zuqualla is a 2,989 meter-high volcanic mountain not far from Addis Ababa and can be accessed through Debre Zeit (Bishoftu) or Dukem. A big fan of the place, I visit the place at least once a year to take a break from my city routine …

What was started as a simple idea for a cultural exchange has grown into a place where nearly everything happens.  Zela Gayle Established in January 1962, it was the first in Africa. Ethiopians who had studied in Germany had turned to their government and the German embassy requesting both for …