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The Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP) is a document by the government of Ethiopia highlighting an all-encompassing vision of an Ethiopa that rises to join the rank of the world’s middle income countries over the next 15-20 years and a commitment to achieve the Millennium Development Goals. Within that context the government has made a good progress in expanding access to safe drinking water and sanitation facilities and hygiene initiatives in recent years.

Emnet Assefa

The striving hotel industry in the capital Addis Ababa added an additional four star hotel, Saro-Maria Hotel, which was officially opened on July 30, 2013 even though it started providing services in May during the 50th founding anniversary of the Organization of the African Union and the African Union (OAU/AU).

Zela Gayle

Ethiopia is a country where coffee is known to have originated, one of the rare places in the world where you can find a wide variety of coffee plants in a wild natural state. For thousands of years each family has roasted its berries, ground them in a mortar and offered coffee to guests following a calm ritual involving symbolic displays of hospitality, friendship and respect.