$10.7 million Lotto Max winner Michael Gebru reportedly killed in Ethiopia

$10.7 million Lotto Max winner Michael Gebru reportedly killed in Ethiopia

By Dimetros Birku borkenaSeptember 19, 2019 Toronto – According to unconfirmed reports emerging in social media, a Canadian man of Ethiopian origin is killed this week in the Ethiopian capital – Addis Ababa. The victim, who is identified as Michael Gebru, was a winner of Lotto Max jackpot of 10.7 million from one of the […]

French project to rescue Lalibela rock-hewn churches kicks off

French project to rescue Lalibela rock-hewn churches kicks off

borkenaSeptember 18, 2019 Franck Riester, Minister of Culture of the French Republic, is in Ethiopia for two days official working visit. On Wednesday, he oversaw the official launch of project to rescue Ethiopia’s historical, cultural and religious treasure – the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela which was built sometime in the 12th century. A UNESCO registered […]

Ethiopia dismisses road closure to Kenya

Ethiopia dismisses road closure to Kenya

borkenaSeptember 16, 2019 A day after Kenya’s Standard Media reported about the closure of two feeder roads to and from Kenya in connection with a measure to control the proliferation of illicit trade in the region, Ethiopia is dismissing it as wrong information. The news of road closure was also circulating on social media, twitter, […]

Ethiopia,Egypt, Sudan Tripartite meeting underway in Cairo

Ethiopia,Egypt, Sudan Tripartite meeting underway in Cairo

MFAESeptember 15, 2019 The Tripartite meeting of Water Ministers of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia is underway in Cairo (September 15, 2019). The meeting is a continuation of the tripartite water ministers meeting held in September 2018 and February 2019 in Addis Ababa regarding the filling of and release of water from the Great Ethiopian Renaissance […]