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News Ethiopia Tourism: How coronavirus dashed Ethiopia’s dream of hosting Africa’s first major AI conference

Published on: Thursday 21 May 2020
How coronavirus dashed Ethiopia’s dream of hosting Africa’s first major AI conference
News source: https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01530-2

A meeting planned for Addis Ababa in April was meant to diversify artificial-intelligence conferences, but the push for greater participation continues. A meeting planned for Addis Ababa in April was meant to diversify artificial-intelligence conferences, but the push for greater participation continues.

News Ethiopia Tourism: Thousands of Ethiopian domestic workers are stranded in Lebanon by the coronavirus crisis

Published on: Friday 22 May 2020
Thousands of Ethiopian domestic workers are stranded in Lebanon by the coronavirus crisis
News source: https://qz.com/africa/1859690/ethiopian-domestic-workers-stranded-in-lebanon-by-covid-19/

I was supposed to be back home in Ethiopia today. Because of the lockdown in Lebanon there are no jobs, I can’t even afford bread.” ...

News Ethiopia Tourism: Ethiopian migrants head home after brush with death in Mozambique

Published on: Thursday 14 May 2020
Ethiopian migrants head home after brush with death in Mozambique
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/ethiopian-migrants-head-home-brush-death-mozambique-111043390.html

As the truck travelled south, Yosef Moliso and the other Ethiopian migrants trapped inside its sealed cargo container pounded on the walls for help while struggling to breathe. "It was very hot inside, like a fire burning," recalled Yosef, one of just 14 survivors of the ill-fated attempt

News Ethiopia Tourism: Ethiopia: Camp Profile Gambella - Pugnido Refugee Camp (April 2020)

Published on: Wednesday 20 May 2020
Ethiopia: Camp Profile Gambella - Pugnido Refugee Camp (April 2020)
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/ethiopia/ethiopia-camp-profile-gambella-pugnido-refugee-camp-april-2020

English Situation Report on Ethiopia about Agriculture, Camp Coordination and Camp Management, Aged Persons, Children and more; published on 20 May 2020 by Govt. Ethiopia and UNHCR

News Ethiopia Tourism: Ethiopia: Desert locust Situation Report - Updated April 2020

Published on: Thursday 30 April 2020
Ethiopia: Desert locust Situation Report - Updated April 2020
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/ethiopia/ethiopia-desert-locust-situation-report-updated-april-2020

English Situation Report on Ethiopia about Agriculture, Food and Nutrition and Insect Infestation; published on 30 Apr 2020 by FAO ...

News Ethiopia Tourism: Ethiopian Survivors of Migrant Container Truck Tragedy Repatriated

Published on: Sunday 03 May 2020
Ethiopian Survivors of Migrant Container Truck Tragedy Repatriated
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/ethiopian-survivors-migrant-container-truck-tragedy-repatriated

The International Organization for Migration reports it has helped repatriate 11 Ethiopians who escaped death after having been locked in the container of a smuggler’s truck.  They and dozens of other migrants who did not survive were discovered after the truck crossed the Malawi-Mozambique border in March.   The operation was coordinated by the governments of Ethiopia and Mozambique, assisted by IOM and the EU-IOM joint Initiative for Migrant Protection and Reintegration in the Horn of Africa.

News Ethiopia Tourism: Q&A: How Ethiopia's health minister is preparing for coronavirus

Published on: Monday 04 May 2020
Q&A: How Ethiopia's health minister is preparing for coronavirus
News source: https://news.trust.org/item/20200504172943-5mjaz/

Lia Tadesse, Ethiopia's new health minister, talks to the Thomson Reuters Foundation about the measures being rolled out to keep the country safe ...

News Ethiopia Tourism: Flashback: WHO's Tedros was accused of covering up cholera outbreaks in Ethiopia

Published on: Wednesday 15 April 2020
Flashback: WHO's Tedros was accused of covering up cholera outbreaks in Ethiopia
News source: https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/flashback-whos-tedros-was-accused-of-covering-up-cholera-outbreaks-in-ethiopia

The director-general of the World Health Organization had been accused of covering up three cholera epidemics that occurred in Ethiopia while he was the health minister.

News Ethiopia Tourism: Egyptian FM kicks off regional tour to boost support in Ethiopia row

Published on: Monday 09 March 2020
Egyptian FM kicks off regional tour to boost support in Ethiopia row
News source: https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/03/egypt-foreign-minister-foreign-tour-renaissance-dam-ethiopia.html

The foreign minister’s travel comes amid escalating tensions between Egypt and Ethiopia over Addis Ababa’s construction of a giant dam on the Blue Nile. Ethiopia skipped the latest round of ...

News Ethiopia Tourism: We should aggressively promote sports tourism in Kenya, Ethiopia

Published on: Saturday 07 March 2020
We should aggressively promote sports tourism in Kenya, Ethiopia
News source: https://www.nation.co.ke/sports/talkup/We-should-promote-sports-tourism-in-Kenya-Ethiopia/441392-5482524-iflsx9/index.html

The economic impact sports tourism can have on our economies can be enormous. Consider, for instance, that the 2015 London Marathon contributed 128 million pounds of economic benefits to the city ...

News Ethiopia Tourism: How South African Tourism Can Get Its Mojo Back

Published on: Tuesday 04 February 2020
How South African Tourism Can Get Its Mojo Back
News source: https://skift.com/2020/02/05/how-south-african-tourism-can-get-its-mojo-back/

Also, as emerging countries like Namibia, Senegal, Ethiopia, and Rwanda make a compelling and persuasive sell for intrepid tourist dollars, they take share away from South Africa. It’s always hard to ...

News Ethiopia Tourism: World Tourism Up 4%, Fastest-Growing Countries Include Iran, Myanmar

Published on: Tuesday 04 February 2020
World Tourism Up 4%, Fastest-Growing Countries Include Iran, Myanmar
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelgoldstein/2020/02/04/world-tourism-up-4-fastest-growing-countries-include-iran-myanmar/

Worldwide travelers grew 4% in 2019 to 1.5 billion, with some of the fast-growing destinations forbidding countries like Iran and Myanmar.

News Ethiopia Tourism: Ten killed in seating collapse at Ethiopian festival

Published on: Monday 20 January 2020
Ten killed in seating collapse at Ethiopian festival
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/ten-killed-seating-collapse-ethiopian-festival-145812454.html

At least ten people were killed Monday and scores injured when a seating area collapsed during a major Orthodox Christian celebration in Ethiopia, with fears the death toll could rise. The accident occurred just before 8am (0500 GMT) Monday in Gondar, a historic city in the country's north, where

News Ethiopia Tourism: Ghanaian and Nigerian team experience Ethiopia’s Timket Festival

Published on: Wednesday 22 January 2020
Ghanaian and Nigerian team experience Ethiopia’s Timket Festival
News source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/entertainment/Ghanaian-and-Nigerian-team-experience-Ethiopia-s-Timket-Festival-845383

2020-01-22 - A team of Ghanaian and Nigerian tour operators, media personnel and tourists took part in the 2020 edition of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church’s epiphany celebrations in the country’s capital of Addis Ababa last Monday.

News Ethiopia Tourism: These Habesha Creatives Curated An Unforgettable Experience To Highlight The Greatness Their Homeland Holds Through ‘Destination Ethiopia’

Published on: Sunday 05 January 2020
These Habesha Creatives Curated An Unforgettable Experience To Highlight The Greatness Their Homeland Holds Through ‘Destination Ethiopia’
News source: https://www.blavity.com/these-habesha-creatives-curated-an-unforgettable-experience-to-highlight-the-greatness-their-homeland-holds-through-destination-ethiopia

helping to unify all event organizers and create a balanced itinerary that helps promote Ethiopia as a viable tourist and travel destination. Nate wholeheartedly agrees — and believes that the western ...

News Ethiopia Tourism: 8 Countries, 21 Days, 1 Private Planet: The Ultimate Travel Bucket List Trip

Published on: Thursday 31 October 2019
8 Countries, 21 Days, 1 Private Planet: The Ultimate Travel Bucket List Trip
News source: https://www.townandcountrymag.com/leisure/travel-guide/a29390070/private-jet-tour-tcs-world-travel-black-planes/

We are at the start of a journey to Africa (Zurich is the kickoff point) organized by a company called TCS World Travel. It will take us, over 21 days, to eight countries—Ethiopia, the Seychelles, ...

News Ethiopia Tourism: Deadly Ethiopia unrest poses fresh challenge to Nobel winner

Published on: Thursday 24 October 2019
Deadly Ethiopia unrest poses fresh challenge to Nobel winner
News source: https://www.wavy.com/news/world/deadly-ethiopia-unrest-poses-fresh-challenge-to-nobel-winner/

Ethiopia’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister Abiy Ahmed faced the most serious ... U.S. regulations prohibit Americans from engaging in tourism in Cuba. Travel with special purposes, like ...

News Ethiopia Tourism: From Ethiopia to Australia, the Promises and Pitfalls of Tourism for Good

Published on: Monday 28 October 2019
From Ethiopia to Australia, the Promises and Pitfalls of Tourism for Good
News source: https://www.voanews.com/economy-business/ethiopia-australia-promises-and-pitfalls-tourism-good

The opening of Ethiopia's once-secretive imperial palace complex has been hailed as symbolizing a new era of openness for the east African nation, but it also has another aim — job creation. The Menelik palace and its 40-acre Unity Park compound overlooking Addis Ababa opened to the public this month after being closed for more than a century when it housed emperors but was also used as a torture site under the communist Derg regime. It was established in 1887 by Emperor Menelik II and given back to the city by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who came to power 18 months ago.