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Ethiopian Long Jumper - Nibolo Uguda Print E-mail


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Ethiopian Long Jumper - Nibolo Uguda - YouTube 

Nibolo Uguda is one of the very few Ethiopian field event athletes, specialized in Long Jump and Triple Jump 

WHO, Wayna, Teddy Afro and Berbera Port Print E-mail


Ethiopia's Tedros becomes first African to head WHO.

Tedros won 133 votes to Nabarro's 50 in the third round of voting.

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General-Elect, with Dr Veronika Skvortsova, Minister of Healthcare of the Russian Federation, and Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General 

Press release  

The Executive Board of the World Health Organizatin shortlisted Dr Tedros as the front runner out of six candidates through two rounds of secret voting. He collected the most votes during both rounds.  On May 23, 2017 Dr. Tedros was elected as the next Director-General for the World Health Organization


The Ethiopian politician who landed WHO top job





 Top five priorities in his new job are :

  • Advancing universal health coverage
  • Ensuring WHO responds rapidly and effectively to disease outbreaks and emergencies 
  • Putting the wellbeing of women, children and adolescents at the centre of global health and development
  • Helping nations address the effects of climate change on health
  • Making the agency transparent and accountable






 Wayna is a GRAMMY-nominated, Ethiopian-born, singer/songwriter based in Washington, DC, who left a job as a Writer in the Clinton White House to pursue music.

 Wayna | Wayna Music

 Amazing - YouTube




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Popular Ethiopian singer Tewodros Kassahun, Teddy Afro, has become the first Ethiopian singer that gets #1 rank on Billboard’s World Albums category with his newly released album, Ethiopia. 

 Teddy Afro - ETHIOPIA - ኢትዮጵያ - [New! Official single 2017] - YouTube 


New York Times

Teddy Afro on CCTV!!! - YouTube 






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Ethiopia gains access to Berbera Port - JOC.com

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