Stable development partnership

  Matthias Rompel is the head of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in Ethiopia, the implementing agency for German development cooperation in the country. He has held this position for the last one year. Recently, he sat down with The Reporter’s Samuel ...

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Better days ahead for grain

Micheal G. Francom is an agricultural counselor and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) liaison to the African Union. He has been in Ethiopia for more than three years visiting remote areas to understand better the agricultural practices in Ethiopia. Back in March, Francom, who was ...

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Ethiopia and Russia: kindred spirits

Vsevolod Tkachenko is the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Ethiopia. After graduating from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR in 1983, Tkachenko started his diplomatic career the same year. He served in diplomatic missions ...

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Renewing an old partnership: Ambassador Torbjorn Pettersson

Ambassador Torbjorn Pettersson, the Swedish ambassador to Ethiopia and the African Union, has been a representative of an important partner to Ethiopia. He is also no stranger to the continent, having spent some time in South Africa at the end of the apartheid era and in Tanzania. Here he ...

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Inside Ethiopia