Golf Travel Egypt launched at the International Golf Travel Market (IGTM)

Egypt Golf

Press Release Golf Travel Egypt was launched at the International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) on Tuesday with the stated objective of implementing a national golf tourism strategy and thereby driving golf tourism to Egypt’s established golf destinations in ever increasing numbers. Golf Travel Egypt is a private sector Destination Management Company, set up by CTT […]

New York Marathon 2014: Will to Win Returns After Training Partner’s Death

Buzunesh Deba, left, with Tigist Tufa, was second in the 2013 New York City Marathon, months after her friend Meskerem Legesse died. Credit Michelle V. Agins/The New York Times -

By LINDSAY CROUSE, New York Times On the international odyssey of elite running, from Ethiopia to the United States, Buzunesh Deba and Meskerem Legesse were training partners, roommates and best friends. When Legesse died of a heart attack at 26 last year, recovering from the grief proved harder for Deba than winning any marathon. “I […]

USAID and Ministry of Education Launch a National Mother Tongue Reading Program

Mr. Dennis Weller, USAID Ethiopia Mission Director, handed over a sample of the new reading curriculum textbooks to Ato Shiferaw Shigute, Minister of Education, at the READ Launching Ceremony. Photo Credit : USAID/READ TA

Press Release Hawassa, Ethiopia. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in collaboration with the Ministry of Education (MOE) launched a national mother tongue reading curriculum to improve the reading skills of 15 million primary school students in Ethiopia.  Minister of Education Shiferaw Shigute and USAID Mission Director Dennis Weller opened the event on […]

Celebration of the ancient Aksumite Civilisation

Aksum Obelisks

Press Release London, UK – Ethiopia will celebrate World Travel Market week with an event on the ancient Aksumite civilisation at the Royal Geographical Society(IBG) on Wednesday 5th November at 6.30pm (doors open at 6). Professor David Phillipson, who was the first professor of African archaeology at Cambridge University, will give an illustrated talk on […]