Addis Abeba -The Benishangul-Gumuz Regional State kicked of Culture and Zumbara Festival celebrations today; the festival will take place for the next three days until 29 May, the regional state said.
Zumbara is a distinctly unique cultural music by the Benishangul (formerly Berta) community, a small
Ristu Yirda, President of SNNP regional state. Pictures: regional communication bureau
Addis Abeba - Ristu Yirda, President of Southern Nations, Nationalities and People's (SNNP) regional state, said the region will be taking "irreversible action" against forces that are "destabilizing the peace of the people" in
Khat, a mild stimulant plant grows mainly in Ethiopia, Kenya and Yemen. Picture: Parts Unknown
Addis Abeba - The Ministry of Trade and regional Integration said it has revoked 830 business licenses of Khat exporters who are allegedly "involved in illegal activities" including failure to renew