Selamta March-April 2019

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March/April 2019


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Mane ATTRACTION With less than 1,500 lions left in Ethiopia, a newly discovered population highlights the importance of their conservation






With less than 1,500 lions still living in Ethiopia, the recent discovery of a population living in the north-west of the country throws the spotlight on their conservation

A group of innovative, Africa-focused tech startups are among those being incubated at the Paris-based Station F, the world’s biggest startup campus

ON THE COVER One of the rare Ethiopian lions featured in this issue’s cover story Selamta brings Africa to the world and the world to Africa. Join us online for more of the adventure of travel, the vitality of business, and the richness of culture found in Ethiopia, Africa and the world. 4


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New developments in Ethiopia’s capital

Exciting new flights, awards and other recent accomplishments




Africa moves closer to becoming a free trade zone

20 DIPLOMACY & DEVELOPMENT The importance of mental health and human happiness in national development



Springtime jazz festivals around the world with a wide variety of live music, food and ambiance



From South Africa to Dubai, these international getaways have something to offer the romantic in everyone STYLE & SUBSTANCE

A growing number of international exhibitions are showcasing Ethiopian contemporary art









Horse safaris in the Inhambane Province, Mozambique, with horses rescued from Zimbabwe

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In-flight exercises to keep you limber, helpful pointers for travel to Ethiopia, and a quick introduction to Amharic






Meet four leading Ethiopian women scientists tackling the major issues in science and technology today

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Exploring the Rift Valley Lakes, from Addis to Hawassa



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Ethiopian Airlines inaugurated its state-of-the-art passenger terminal and Skylight Hotel on January 27, 2019. The ceremony took place in the presence of FDRE Prime Minister H.E. Dr. Abiy Ahmed, African Union Chairperson H.E. Mr Moussa Faki, Ministers, high level government officials, Ethiopian Airlines Board Members, Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines Mr Tewolde GebreMariam, Executive Management members and invited guests.

Ethiopian Connects Africa with Russia

Ethiopian Recognized as Company of the Year by All Africa Business Leaders Award

Women-Operated Flight to Mark Women's Day

On December 17, 2018, Ethiopian Airlines launched services to Russia’s capital, Moscow. The political, economic and cultural center of the country, Moscow is not only the most populated city in Russia but also in Europe.

Ethiopian Airlines was crowned Company of the Year by All Africa Business Leaders Award on 29 November, 2018 in Sandton, Johannesburg. Ethiopian Group CEO, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, was also listed as a finalist in the Business Leader of the Year Award category.

To mark International Women’s Day, Ethiopian Airlines will once again conduct an all-women operated flight on March 8, 2019, highlighting the airline’s commitment to equal opportunities.




Ethiopian Airlines is now offering free city tours for international passengers with extended layovers in Addis Ababa.



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As the continent’s premier carrier and a member of the prestigious Star Alliance, Ethiopian Airlines brings Africa to the world and the world to Africa. Selamta does the same, celebrating the adventure of travel, the vitality of Africa’s role in global business affairs, and the richness of culture across all of Ethiopian Airlines’ many, varied destinations. This complimentary copy is yours to keep.

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From the Group CEO

Welcome Aboard Dear Esteemed Customers,

የተከበራችሁ ውድ ደንበኞቻችን፣

It is a great pleasure to welcome you on board at a time when we are unveiling the Addis Ababa International Airport expansion project, which will triple the capacity of the passenger terminal! The revamped airport, colorfully inaugurated back in January in the presence of Ethiopian Prime Minister H.E. Dr. Abiy Ahmed, will enable us to cope up with the ever-increasing passenger volume at our main hub in Addis Ababa. With its latest technology and passenger-friendly amenities, the new facility is designed to provide you with a streamlined, hassle-free ground-to-air experience. We are determined to keep simplifying your travel experience using our digital platforms. The new self-check-in initiative we are implementing provides an easy check-in experience with self-service channels including mobile phone, web, kiosk and auto check-in. Travel to and from the world’s gateway to Africa, Addis Ababa, has never been easier, as the new Ethiopian mobile app enables travelers to secure an e-Visa within four hours from any part of the world and book flights, paying with credit or debit cards, mobile money, e-Wallet or bank transfer. The app also allows you to check-in for your flight, produce a boarding pass and save it on your mobile phone, then scan it on our readers at the airport terminal for a seamless self-boarding experience. To add to our end-to-end service, we have also inaugurated the ultra-luxurious Ethiopian Skylight Hotel, located within walking distance from Bole International Airport. With 373 rooms and many state-of-the-art amenities, the hotel will provide ease to passengers transiting through Ethiopia or visiting the country. Transit passengers staying for 6-8 hours at Bole International Airport will be treated to a free tour of Addis Ababa by our tour and travel service wing, ET Holidays. With no visa requirement, this free tour includes museum visits, a taste of Ethiopian coffee and souvenir shopping. All you need to do to be part of the tour is fill out a voucher at your origin station and bring it to Addis. As we keep expanding our global network to meet your demand, we will be restructuring our U.S. network as of summer 2019 to give passengers the best possible connectivity and shortest routes. With the restructuring, our flights to Washington D.C. will be increased from seven to ten weekly flights, adding three flights through Abidjan. Additionally, we will introduce Houston as our newest U.S. destination, replacing Los Angeles.

አዲሱን የቦሌ አለም አቀፍ አየር ማረፊያ ማስፋፊያ ፕሮጀክት እያስመረቅንና የመንገደኞች ማስተናገጃ/terminal አቅማችንን በሶስት እጥፍ ለማሳደግ እየሰራን በምንገኝበት በዚህ ወሳኝ ታሪካዊ ወቅት ከእኛ ጋር ለመብረር እንኳን ደህና መጣችሁ። የአዲሱ አለም አቀፍ አየር ማረፊያ ባለፈው የጥር ወር ክቡር የኢፌዲሪ ጠቅላይ ሚኒስትር ዶ/ር አብይ አህመድ በተገኙበት በታላቅ ድምቀት ተመርቋል። ይህ እጅግ ዘመናዊ ኤርፖርት ከጊዜ ወደጊዜ እያደገ የመጣውን የመንገደኛ ቁጥር በብቃት በማስተናገድ ደንበኞቻችን በኤርፖርቱ የሚያገኙትን አገልግሎት በማቀላጠፍና በማዘመን አውሮፕላን ላይ እስኪሳፈሩ ድረስ የሚኖራቸውን ቆይታ ምቹና አስደሳች ያደርግላቸዋል። ኤርፖርቱ በተገነቡለትና በተገጠሙለት የአቪየሽን መሰረተ ልማቶችና ቴክኖሎጂዎች አማካኝነት ለእናንተ ከጭንቅንቅ ነጻ የሆነና ምቹ ቆይታ እንዲኖራችሁ ያደርጋል። ያሉንን የዲጂታል አማራጮች ሁሉ በመጠቀም የእናንተን የክቡራን ደንበኞቻችንን የበረራ ሂደት ቀላል፣ምቹና ቀልጣፋ ለማድረግ ቆርጠን ተነስተናል። አዲሱ በራስ የበረራ ማረጋገጫ አሰራራችን/ self-check-in/ እርስዎ በግል በሚገለገሉባቸው እንደ የእጅ ስልክ፣ድህረገፅና ኪዮስክ በፈለጉት ሰአትና ቦታ እራስዎን እንዲያስተናግዱ እድል የፈጠረ ነው። የኢትዮዽያ አየር መንገድ በቅርቡ ተግባር ላይ ያዋለው የኢ-ቪዛ (e-visa) አገልግሎት መንገደኞች ባሉበት ሀገር ሆነው በ4 ሰዓታት ውስጥ ብቻ የኤሌክትሮኒክ ቪዛ የሚያገኙበትንና በረራቸውንም በራሳቸው የእጅ ስልክ የሚያስመዘግቡበትን ሁኔታ ፈጥሮላቸዋል። በዚህም ሳያበቃ የክሬዲትና የዴቢት ካርዶችን፣ የሞባይል ገንዘብ፣ኢዋሌትንና በባንክ ገንዘብ የማሰተላለፍ አሰራርን ተጠቅመው ክፍያ የሚፈጽሙበትን፣ የመሳፈሪያ ቅጻቸውን በስልካቸው በማስቀረትና ወደ አውሮፕላኑ በሚወስዱ በሮች በተገጠሙ ማሽኖች በማስነበብ በራሳቸው የሚሳፈሩባቸው አሰራሮች የዚሁ አዲስ አገልግሎት ትሩፋቶች ናቸው። የተቀናጀና አንድ ወጥ የሆነ የደንበኛ አገልግሎትን እውን ለማድረግ ከአዲስ አበባ ቦሌ አየር ማረፊያ/airport በቅርብ ርቀት ላይ 373 የተለያዩ ደረጃ ያላቸው መኝታ ቤቶችንና አንድ ባለ 5 ኮከብ ሆቴል ሊኖረው የሚገባ ዘመናዊ የሆቴል አገልግሎቶች የያዘ የኢትዮዽያ ስካይ ላይት ሆቴልን አስገንብተን ስራ አስጀምረናል። ይህም በአዲስ አበባ ለሚተላለፉትም ሆነ ኢትዮዽያን ለሚጎበኙ መንገደኞችና ቱሪስቶች የላቀ ምቾትን የሚያጎናጽፍ ነው። በቦሌ አለም አቀፍ አየር ማረፊያ ከ6 እስከ 8 ሰዓታት ቆይታ የሚኖራቸው ተላላፊ መንገደኞች ኢቲ ሆሊዴይስ በሚባለው የአየር መንገዱ የጉዞና አስጎብኚ አማካኝነት አዲስ አበባን በነጻ የሚጎበኙበት አሰራር ተዘርግቷል። ምንም አይነት ቪዛ በማይጠየቅበት በዚህ ነጻ የጉብኝት መርሀ ግብር እናንተ ክቡራን ደንበኞቻችን በኢትዮዽያ ብሄራዊ ሙዚየምና በአለም ተመራጭ በሆነው የኢትዮዽያ ቡና አማካኝነት የአፍሪካ የዲፕሎማቲክ መናኸሪያ የሆነችውን አዲስ አበባን እንድታጣጥሟት እንጋብዛችኋለን። የዚህ እድል ተጠቃሚ ለመሆን ከእናንተ ደንበኞቻችን የሚጠበቀው አንድ ቀላል ነገር ብቻ ነው፤ ጉዞአችሁን ከመጀመራችሁ በፊት ለዚሁ ዓላማ የተዘጋጀውን ቅጽ መሙላት ብቻ። የዓለም አቀፍ የጉዞ መዳረሻዎቻችንን ቁጥር በማሳደግ ይበልጥ ተደራሽ ለመሆንና የእናንተ የደንበኞቻችንን ፍላጎት ለማርካት ከመጪው የክረምት ወር ጀምሮ በአሜሪካ የበረራ መስመሮቻችንን በበለጠ የተመቻቸ እናደርጋለን። ይህም በአፍሪካና በአሜሪካን መካከል ለሚጓዙ መንገደኞቻችን መንገደኞች ተመራጭና አቋራጭ የሆነ ምቹ የበረራ መስመርን ይፈጥራል። ወደ ዋሽንግተን ዲሲ የምናደርገው እለታዊ በረራ በሳምንት ወደ 10 የሚያድግ ሲሆን፣ ከአስሩ ሶስቱ በረራዎች በምእራብ አፍሪካ በአቢጃን በኩል የሚደረጉ ይሆናል። ከዚህም በተጨማሪ ወደሎሳንጀለስ እናደርግ የነበረው በረራ በሂውስተን የሚተካ ይሆናል።

Thank you for choosing to fly with us!

ከእኛ ጋር ለመብረር እኛን ስለመረጣችሁ እናመሰግናለን! መልካም በረራ ይሁንላችሁ!

Tewolde GebreMariam

Group Chief Executive Officer, Ethiopian Airlines

ተወልደ ገብረማርያም ዋና ሥራ አስፈፃሚ MARCH/APRIL 2019


a c i r f A h t u So l Diary e v a Tr My

By Corey gilkey

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Johhanesburg Nelson Mandela Square in Sandton

About ME Name: Corey Gilkey Profession: Founder & CEO, Leaders 1354 Hometown: Chicago, USA Reason for Travel: I wanted to experience this amazing country, check out the local design scene and promote a new footwear line from my company, Leaders 1354 Destinations: Johannesburg & Cape Town Follow me: @LDRS1354

After taking the Gautrain from the airport, one of my first stops was Nelson Mandela Square in Sandton. So cool to stand next to the larger-than-life statue of the great leader that I've looked up to for so long. Lots of of other great things to do nearby. I can already tell there's not going to be enough time to see all that I want to see!

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Cape Town Amazing ocean views in Cape Town

Visiting Mandela House in Soweto Visiting Soweto was a major highlight of my trip. I loved everything: the food, the music, the art, and especially meeting new people. The history of creativity that has thrived here, in the midst of challenging circumstances, reminds me of my community back home.

Sneaker Exchange in Johannesburg

I had been warned that Cape Town would be beautiful, but wow! This city is truly breathtaking. The architecture and cultural diversity were really interesting, but I enjoyed the amazing food most of all. This is definitely a place I would like to come back to for a vacation.

Colorful streets in Cape Town

Authentic lamb potjie

Sneaker Exchange is a massive footwear marketplace that takes place annually in Johannesburg. I was here to launch a new, limitededition line of shoes that Leaders 1354 has developed with ENZI Footwear. The South African crowd really liked our products. I definitely need to come back again soon.

What a trip! I left South Africa inspired and full of new creative ideas. I can't wait to come back again soon!

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ETHIOPIAN ART ON DISPLAY A growing number of international exhibitions are bringing increasing attention to Ethiopian contemporary art.

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Around Addis

Greening The City Although Addis Ababa faces many of the challenges common to large cities, several initiatives are in progress that seek to make the capital cleaner, healthier and more sustainable

CAR-FREE DAYS Starting in December 2018, Addis Ababa and other cities across the country began recognizing monthly “car-free days.” In addition to reducing pollution from cars and the stress of traffic, these days have also become occasions to promote healthy lifestyles, with hundreds participating in public exercise, sports activities and free health screenings provided by Ethiopia’s Ministry of Health.



NEW GREEN SPACES Last year Mayor Takele Uma Banti announced plans to increase the amount of green space in Addis Ababa, including plans for the city to reclaim for the public several large undeveloped plots of land that had been fenced off for many years. The mayor responded positively to the #AradaPark social media campaign calling for a new major city park, saying on Twitter that these new green spaces would constitute “much more than a green roundabout.”

WASTE WATER TREATMENT After three years of construction, the new Kaliti Waste Water Treatment Plant was inaugurated last year, with a capacity to eventually treat over 100 million liters of wastewater daily. The massive project, which was built at a cost of $250 million, is expected to bring ten times the treatment capacity to the city’s water authority and will provide recycled water for irrigation and industrial usage.

INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIP FOR BETTER AIR QUALITY Addis Ababa’s Environmental Protection Authority has joined a U.S. government initiative to improve air quality management in major cities around the world. The Megacities Partnership, a project of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), seeks to help the Addis Ababa city administration to roll out a comprehensive air quality management plan within the next two years.

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19 nations


billion people


is the combined population of 54 African countries the CFTA will bring together

The CFTA will bring together nations with a combined gross domestic product of more than

3.4 trillion us dollars


of the AU’s 55 member states have signed the agreement



THE AFRICAN CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE AREA TAKES BIG STEPS TOWARDS BECOMING A REALITY Introduced at an AU meeting in Kigali, Rwanda last year, the African Continental Free Trade Afrea (AfCFTA) may soon bring the African continent together into a long-awaited single trade zone. This ambitious new agreement promises to introduce removal of tariffs on nearly all goods sold between African countries, giving a much-needed boost to intracontinental trade and investment levels. Once fully in place, the AfCFTA will be the largest free trade region the world has seen since the establishment of the WTO.

15% increase

The African Development Bank estimates that the agreement will increase the level of intra-African trade by 15%, and will lead to a net increase of $2.8 billion in “real income for Africans”

had ratified the AfCFTA as of February, 2019. Twenty-two nations need to ratify the treaty in order for it to come into effect

Financing of the Union: By Africa for Africa

The African Union has adopted a new financing strategy to assure reliable funding for its programmes and make it less dependent on external partners. The African Union has adopted a new financing strategy to assure reliable funding for its programmes and make it less dependent on external partners. The African Union (AU) was launched in 2002, succeeding the Organisation of African Unity (OAU, 1963–99), with the aim of driving Africa’s growth and economic development by focusing on increased cooperation and integration of African states. This marked a departure from the goals of the OAU, which had focused on the fight for decolonisation and ridding the continent of apartheid. The successful implementation of the AU programmes requires adequate, predictable and sustainable funding to better harness the continent’s vast natural and human resources to deliver future growth and development as envisioned in Africa’s Agenda 2063. Currently, activities are funded from contributions from treasuries of African states and developmental partners on a yearly basis. However 72% of the AU budget is funded by external partners, which creates risks associated with fiscal constraints experienced by the economies of these partners and overdependence, thereby undermining ownership of programmes by Africans. The goal is therefore is to have adequate, reliable and predictable financing, to implement the AU’s programmes. Resources mobilised from the continent through non-treasury means provide the alternative sources of financing required to reverse the current trend where external partners continue to inject more resources to fund the AU. In 2016 Heads of State and Government of the AU decided to adopt a new approach towards financing the programmes of the African Union. Structured within the concept of Alternative Sources of Funds (ASF) this change in strategy aims at easing the pressure faced by national treasuries by proposing binding and nonbinding non-treasury funds to be applied across all Member States. Funds collected from these sources will leverage treasury funds for supporting the running of the AU and fund its programmes.

Specifically, the decision on financing of the AU will: 1. Provide reliable and predictable funding for continental peace and security initiatives through the Peace Fund; 2. Relieve the pressure on national treasuries with respect to meeting national obligations for payment of assessed contributions of the Union; 3. Reduce dependency on partner funds for implementation of continental development and integration programmes; and 4. Provide an equitable and predictable source of financing for the Union. What is being proposed? In order to streamline the implementation of non-treasury resources and make it equitable and more efficient to collect, it is proposed that Member States agree to one common source to apply universally to all parties. For ease of collection and in terms of yield, an import levy of 0.2% will be imposed on eligible imports. This will yield up to $1.4bn annually with almost 50% of it to be retained at country level.

and rail infrastructure projects to improve connectivity. •

Funding national development initiatives: Where there is excess collection of nontreasury funds, member states will be allowed to retain 95% to be used at country level for developmental initiatives. The remaining 5% will be placed in a Reserve Fund. The excess collection will therefore leverage the treasury funds in financing important programmes at national level.

Supporting education: The Pan African University trains youth in various disciplines in a culturally diverse environment. So far 500 youth have graduated from the various campuses in the sciences and other disciplines.

Provision of e-services: The Pan African e-Network Project connects member states by satellite and fibre optic network and provides services of tele-education, telemedicine, and diplomatic communication, benefiting over 48 member states. To date, 20,000 students have been enrolled from 39 participating countries in various undergraduate and graduate disciplines in different universities. A total of 600 tele-medicine consultations are conducted annually, and about 4,600 continuous medical education sessions were done through the satellite network, saving thousands of lives across in the process.

Support for management of health crises: The establishment of the Africa Centres for Disease Control (Africa CDC), which will work to safeguard Africa’s health, is an indication of Africa’s determination to take charge of health-related matters on the continent by building the capacity and capability of member states to manage health crises

Advocating African common positions in the global arena on matters sensitive to the development and social stability of the continent, such as Climate change, migration and intercontinental partnerships.

An oversight and accountability mechanism that was approved by the Executive Council will be strictly implemented to ensure the proper utilisation of the funds. In addition, visibility to African citizens through various mechanisms will ensure that African citizens have a greater say in the use and accountability of the funds. Benefits of the new strategy Funds collected will form a pool to enable the AU to finance programmes of continental importance that would be less cost-effective to implement at individual country level or are of high policy relevance to the continent, especially in its dealing with international partners, and require unified action. These include: •

Financing peace and security operations: The successes of the AU-led African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is helping to contain the insurgent activities of Al Shabaab and other terrorist groups in Eastern Africa. Rolling out flagship projects: such as the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA), and energy projects, like the Grand Inga Dam, which if financed from pooled resources, could supply electricity to virtually the entire continent. Equally important are road

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ll The government of New Zealand is developing a new budget process that intends to align policymaking with the well-being of the nation’s citizens, rather than just relying on economic measures such as GDP. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has stated that for her government’s ministries to receive funding, they will need to explain how their policies will “improve the well-being of New Zealanders across generations.” Ms. Arden made headlines last year for becoming the first world leader to have a baby and take maternity leave while in office, demonstrating the importance of work-life balance for personal well-being, even for heads of government.

ll The annual World Happiness Report, prepared by an independent group of academics, ranks the nations of the world according to the results of the Gallup World Poll, which surveys people around the world about their lives and their views of the countries they live in. The resulting report, available online at, assesses factors such as migration, obesity, and even the availability of coffee on levels of happiness experienced in a society. A companion publication, Global Happiness Policy Report (downloadable at seeks to give specific guidance to policymakers and government agencies seeking to promote happiness and well-being in their countries. The report proposes over 100 practical solutions in areas such as good governance, education and health care.

ll A new collaboration between Yale University and Imo State University Teaching Hospital seeks to increase access to mental health services in Nigeria’s rural areas. The HAPPINESS Project (Health Action for Psychiatric Problems In Nigeria including Epilepsy and Substances), was founded last year by Thaddeus Iheanacho, a Nigerian professor at the Yale School of Medicine. So far, the project has trained over 36 primary care workers from across Imo State on how to provide basic treatment for mental illness. Dr. Iheanacho has plans to expand the reach of the program using mobile apps and telemedicine technology, which are currently in the pilot phase.



ll Government schools in New Delhi introduced a new “happiness curriculum” last year that was developed by the Dalai Lama. Consisting of short daily lessons, with no books or tests, the instruction seeks to inculcate moral values, integrity and mindfulness among the more than 800,000 students in the capital city’s school district. Some early reports have indicated that not just students, but the teachers also have reported positive effects from the program.

ll At this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, The Wellcome Trust, a British charity, announced a new $260 million fund for mental health research. The funding will be made available to researchers from around the world, with a focus on seeking more effective treatments for the over 600 million people worldwide who suffer from anxiety and depression.





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15-16 March, 2019 The world’s longestrunning jazz festival will take to the road this spring as part of its 60th anniversary celebrations. This performance, led by the event’s top artists, offers a taste of worldrenowned jazz for guests who can’t make it out to California for the annual event. These shows, hosted by the acoustically advanced Appel Room, are expected to sell out quickly due to the reputations of expert performers such as Cécile McLorin Salvant, Yasushi Nakamura, and multiple Thelonious Monk Competition-winners. 22




April, 2019 Popularly known as Sing Jazz, this annual festival takes place in one of the city’s most iconic multifunctional luxury hotels: The Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre. With stages in the Event Plaza and Convention Centre, Sing Jazz offers family-friendly day shows (with free admission for children 7 and under), along with the nightly adult-only Late Show. For three days, festival-goers can delight in the musical stylings of live performance artists along with DJ sets designed to introduce new jazz, blues, and swing music on the dancefloor.

Gearing up for its ninth year, the Washington Women in Jazz Festival is a celebration and showcase of female talent in the DC area. At this unique festival, young musicians are given the opportunity to perform and meet local jazz greats, while veteran stars collaborate to bring innovative shows to the bandstand. Jazz fans are treated to nine days of shows in some of the city’s most coveted venues, including the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Publik Playhouse, and Georgetown University’s McNeir Hall.


29-30 March, 2019 Fondly referred to as “A f r i c a ’s Grandest Gathering,” Cape Town International Jazz Festival is the largest musical event in sub-Saharan Africa. Boasting over 40 performances on five stages for more than 37,000 attendees, this twoday affair packs a musical punch. Along with soulful house, smooth jazz, and dazzling pop performances, this festival hosts exclusive off-stage events, including the Fashion & All That Jazz Gala Dinner and the Duotone Photographic Exhibition.


Featuring more than 60 artists over three days, Java Jazz is one of the most diverse and widelyattended jazz festivals in the world. For 14 years this spectacular event has drawn musicians and audiences from far and wide, celebrating various subgenres of jazz under the motto, “Music Unites Us All”. This year’s 15th anniversary event promises special performances from the six-time Grammy Awardwinning band, Toto, Grammy-nominated artist, H.E.R., and popular R&B singer, Raveena.

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Mombasa, Kenya



For love birds seeking a more rustic, placid accommodation, Alfajiri offers a truly unique escape. Perched on the picturesque coast of Diani beach, Alfajiri’s three villas overlook the Indian Ocean, and each feature their own unique interior design. The Cliff, Garden, and Beach Villas are designed to be a “home away from home,”

offering utmost privacy and personalized, around-theclock service. Once guests arrive at the airport, the luxury treatment begins: Alfajiri whisks guests away to the Villas and pampers them for the duration of their stay. Upon arrival, couples are greeted by a personal chef and butler, who customizes the cuisine and timing of meals to suit the guests’ taste and schedule. Each Villa also has its own private veranda and pool, perfect for refined outdoor dining, sunbathing, and relaxing.

Washington, DC, USA

MANDARIN ORIENTAL Honeymooners and longtime lovers alike flock to DC during the spring to bask in the beautiful pink glow of the boughs at the National Cherry Blossom Festival. For couples seeking a convenient, cozy place to stay during the event, the Mandarin Oriental is hard to beat. This opulent hotel is just a 10-minute walk from 24


Dubai, United Arab Emirates

ATLANTIS, THE PALM Home to over 1,500 rooms and 65,000 marine animals, The Palm is a one-stop shop for romantic jetsetters from across the globe. World-class cuisine is served across 23 restaurants, including the iconic Ossiano, which features mesmerizing floorto-ceiling aquarium views. Couples can also bond through special shared experiences at The Palm’s onsite sea lion meet-and-greets, stingray feedings, scuba dive trips, and dolphin encounters. For guests who prefer an upbeat and flirtatious pace, Aquaventure Waterpark features a 9-story water slide, along with the Atlantean Flyer Zipline. Of course, for those seeking a little rest and relaxation, The Palm offers 700 meters of private beach, the ShiQui Spa, and decadent signature suites.

Cape Town, South Africa

TINTSWALO ATLANTIC Fondly known as Cape Town’s “hidden gem”, this award-winning boutique hotel is tucked away in Table Mountain National Park. For couples seeking a plush, private getaway, this swoon-worthy cliffside luxury lodge features 11 suites, 10 of which pay homage to distinct famous islands (from Zanzibar to Sicily), and one which honors Nelson Mandela. Once settled, couples can enjoy a quiet meal with breathtaking views on the dining room’s seaside deck, or sit inside

to be entertained by the interactive cooking at the open-plan kitchen. Local excursions include horseback riding and shark cage diving for adrenaline-seekers, along with whale watching and wine tasting for more reserved couples.

the Tidal Basin (the heart of the festival), Capitol Hill, and the city’s most treasured monuments. With options for views that overlook the city’s skyline or waterside, Mandarin Oriental’s suites feature luxury bathrooms and Club access, granting guests amenities such as garment pressing, all-day hors d’oeuvres, and chauffeured car service. MARCH/APRIL 2019


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April 27 - June 30, 2019, New York City


(March 6-10, 2019, New York City) Brooklyn-based abstract artist Tariku Shiferaw has become increasingly busy since graduating from Parsons School of Design in 2015, with numerous group and solo exhibitions in New York, Los Angeles, London and elsewhere. In 2018, he was one of 15 emerging artists to be selected by the prestigious Whitney Museum of American Art for its Independent Study Program. Tariku, whose work is known for its bold horizontal stripes marking and obscuring painted canvases, uses his art to comment on social injustices and experiences of immigrants and minorities in America. From March 6 through 10, Tariku will be presenting a solo show at the VOLTA New York 2019 contemporary art fair.

Modern Ethiopian Art on Display A growing number of international exhibitions are bringing increasing attention to Ethiopian contemporary art

One of the most critically acclaimed contemporary Ethiopian artists working today, Elias Simie uses recycled objects and traditional building materials to create visually complex artworks and installations. His work has been exhibited in museums and galleries around the world, and can be found in the permanent collection of New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. Elias is represented by James Cohan Gallery, who will be hosting a solo exhibition of his latest work, Noiseless, in New York City from April 27 through June 30.


until March 23, 2019, Addis Ababa Established in 2016 by Mesai Haileleul and Rakeb Sile, Addis Fine Art is a gallery based in Addis Ababa and London that focuses on promoting African contemporary art, with a particular focus on Ethiopian artists. The gallery’s third annual group exhibition, Addis Calling III, features new paintings and mixed media works from young talents, Yohannes Tesfaye, Tizta Berhanu and Frew Kebede. The show runs through March 23 at Addis Fine Art’s gallery on the 3rd floor of the Woldfiker Building in the Bole Medhane Alem area of Addis Ababa.

NEW BOOK SURVEYS HISTORY OF ETHIOPIAN MODERN ART As professor of critical theory and art history at the College of Performing and Visual Art and the Center of African Studies at Addis Ababa University, Elizabeth W. Giorgis is a leading expert on contemporary art in Ethiopia. Her extensive research on the subject is now available in a new book, Modernist Art in Ethiopia, which examines contemporary Ethiopian artistic expression in the context of local and international cultural and political histories. Published by Ohio University Press, the book can be ordered online in print and digital formats. 26


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There is no better time to visit Cape Town, than now. With Ethiopian Airlines offering almost daily flights from Addis Ababa, access to South Africa’s Parliamentary Capital is now a mere flight away.

Welcome! We invite you to share in the blessings of this wonderful country of ours. Allow us to introduce you to our places of wonder – places that not only fill us with great pride, but that take our breath away time and time again. Allow us to share our favourite hangouts, restaurants, markets, hidden treasures and historical sites, that tell our rich cultural stories. Found along South Africa’s south western coast, Cape Town – or the Mother City as it is fondly known - is the second-largest city after Johannesburg. It is home to Robben Island, Table Mountain, scenic winelands, magnificent beaches, world-class restaurants and cosmopolitan lifestyles. A trip to Cape Town is incomplete if you don’t visit one of the city’s two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Robben Island. UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee chose to mark this location for its “triumph of the human spirit”. Guided tours are offered by former prisoners, who give you a firsthand account of life on the island. Catch a ferry ride to “The Robben Island Museum”. The standard tour starts at the Nelson Mandela Gateway at the V&A Waterfront and the

tour will take around 3.5 hours in total (the boat ride is half-an-hour one way). The V&A Waterfront is situated in the heart of Cape Town, where the mountain meets the sea, and it has been a working harbour since 1860, when trade routes to the East transformed the seafront into a lucrative trading post. The V&A Waterfront is home to 450 retail outlets which offer everything from homeware and fashion to electronic gadgets and curios from local and international brands alike. And if the shopping becomes too much, you can enjoy some of the many other activities on offer. These include seal watching; a visit to the Two Oceans Aquarium or the Maritime Museum; boat trips around the harbour and along the coast; or an exciting helicopter tour!

Eating out in Cape Town is easy - the city’s natural abundance of land and sea combined with cultural diversity ensure that there are menus to suit all palates, religious dietary requirements and price ranges. However, if it’s a home away from home meal you crave, then the Little Ethiopia Restaurant, owned by Ethiopian national Yeshi Mekonnen on Shortmarket Street will soothe you with divine servings of fresh injera, shiro, tibs, doro wot and vegetarian dishes.

the beat of the continent follows – whether it’s a nightclub in Cape Town’s Long Street, an African jazz concert in the beautiful Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens or the thump of a township ghetto blaster – it is an eclectic meeting of colorful people, contagious energy and endless appeal. We South Africans can’t live without some kind of catchy beat in the background.

But, you’d be missing out if you didn’t try our homegrown cuisine – we’re talking about a good old fashioned braaivleis (barbequed meat) or chisa nyama with all the trimmings, a Cape Malay curry to make your heart sing or an enormous platter of piri piri prawns served up with a view of the ocean. And when it comes to song and dance, you’d be hard pressed not to feel the rhythm of Africa when you visit our shores. Wherever you go,

Getting here Ethiopian Airlines offers daily flights from Addis Ababa to Cape Town. Tourists from Ethiopia require a visa when travelling to South Africa. If you are travelling with minors (18 years old and younger) please be sure to visit the SA Embassy website to ensure you have the correct documentation prior to applying for your travel visa.

Languages English is the primary language, widely spoken as a first, second or third language here! But to really get a feel of our people and our way of life, try using the local slang like “lekker” (nice); “yebo” (yes); and “Mzansi” (a popular local term for South Africa).

Where to stay From Cape Town’s waterfront hotels to luxury apartments along the beachfront, a variety of star graded accommodation options are available to suit all preferences and budgets. Visit the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa’s website for a catalogue of all quality assured establishments in Cape Town

Getting around There are many welcoming and accredited tour operators who can assist you with all your land arrangements. Alternatively, you may hire a car at the airport car rental offices.

The City with its vibrant, fascinating and rich history, culture and heritage; is ready to be explored, photographed, loved and remembered by you and your family. Cape Town is where you will enjoy so much more, for far less than you thought possible. Malkam guzo yehunelachu.

Visit or to book your Cape Town holiday now – we can’t wait to meet you!

The Mane

ATTRACTION There are now less than 1,500 lions living in Ethiopia. The recent discovery of a population living in the north-west of the country throws the spotlight on their conservation







In the heart of Ethiopia’s Harenna Forest, Ziyad Kemal raises a piece of plastic drainpipe to his mouth, purses his lips and blows. The sound that reverberates through the lush Afromontane vegetation – a cross between a soft roar and a guttural woof – starts a family of alarmed giant forest hogs running for the dense undergrowth, while overhead a troop of black-and-white colobus monkeys sets up a chorus of chattering and barking. Across the dripping landscape, adrenalinefuelled hearts beat a little faster. Kemal’s impressively life-like efforts are staged, but the effect they generate is all too real. They may be secretive, but nothing brings the Harenna forest’s animal community to attention like the sound of a prowling black-maned lion.



“We hear these lions calling in the distance, and we often see their prints and scat, but we rarely see them,” says Kemal, who works as a guide in the nearby Bale Mountain Lodge. “There’s only one real road and a few trails running through the forest, so it’s hard to get to the places the lions usually frequent. I guess that’s why they stay there.” It’s little surprise that Harenna’s blackmaned lions are wary of humans. While they once represented former Ethiopian emperor Haile Selassie, and were immortalised in a song by reggae legend Bob Marley, today they have disappeared from much of Ethiopia, mirroring a decline across much of Africa. Over the course of the last century Africa’s lion population has declined by as much as 85%, and the cats have now disappeared from 26 countries altogether. “The lion is still considered a national icon and an important element of Ethiopian culture and identity,” says Dr. Zelealem Tefera Ashenafi, country head of UK-headquartered conservation group the Born Free Foundation. “Yet the truth is an increasing human population, habitat destruction and growing livestock numbers mean this majestic animal now faces multiple challenges to its survival.” NATURAL ADAPTATION Conservationists estimate there are now around 1,000 to 1,500 Ethiopian lions left in the wild. These can be found mainly in remote areas bordering South Sudan and Somalia, as well as in a scattering of national parks in the centre and east of the country. Lions are more adaptable than most people realise. While African lions typically prefer dry

Sunrise over the Harenna Forest (top); A colobus monkey in the Harenna Forest (bottom) MARCH/APRIL 2019




The intrepid guides of the Bale Mountains National Park

A lanner falcon takes to the wing in the Bale Mountains National Park (bottom left); The Ethiopian wolf, only found in Ethiopia and one of the rarest species in Africa (bottom right) MARCH/APRIL 2019


forest and savannah areas with thick bush and scrub, which offer sufficient cover for hunting, Ethiopia is home to several populations living in high altitude, Afromontane cloud forest. Their fur is thicker than savannah lions, due to the colder, damper environment, and scientists are still unsure whether they should be listed as a separate subspecies. While the manes of male lions can display a huge variation (those in hot climates may have almost no mane at all), those from the Ethiopian highlands are typically dark and heavy. “It has been proven that lions living in colder environments grow thicker, longer manes,” says Born Free’s Zelealem. “Female lions have also been shown to prefer males with darker manes, even when they’re short. Mane length may be an indication of the health of the lion, like mane colour, but length is probably more closely related to temperature and climate.” The 4,000 square-kilometre Harenna Forest is one of the largest in Ethiopia. Much of this falls within the boundaries of the Bale Mountains National Park, which is also famous for its population of endangered Ethiopian wolves. The cloud-wreathed landscape here is straight out of a Grimms’ fairy tale, with the gnarled limbs of giant 36


heather and fig trees swathed in carpets of moss and wisps of beard-like lichen. This is the kind of place where you feel the trees come alive and start whispering to each other every night. The Harenna Forest is currently thought to support around 50 lions, but Guy Levene, British owner of the popular Bale Mountain Lodge, believes the population may be significantly larger.

“This is a huge expanse of forest that has hardly been explored at all,” says the keen conservationist. “From the numbers of lions that we and our guests have encountered in the past, I would say there are probably more. But that doesn’t mean they aren’t under pressure and don’t need better protection.”

CATS IN CONFLICT As the sun dips, shadows claw their way across the floor of the Harenna Forest. Overhead, high up in the lichen-draped trees, barrel-shaped structures glow as they catch the last rays of a golden twilight. Wedged between mighty forks, these strange contraptions resemble the cocoons of some giant insect. They are, in fact, bamboo beehives. In the Bale Mountains, honey production is a pillar industry and those with many forest beehives have a high social standing. In the village of Rira, the main gateway to the Harenna Forest, the local honey is famous for its creamy texture and pale hazelnut colour. While honey production is a more-or-less sustainable activity, other activities carried out by communities such as Rira have a far more damaging impact on the Harenna Forest and its lion population. As with many of the other Ethiopian areas where lions exist, wildlife is threatened by excessive livestock grazing, firewood collection, agricultural expansion and wildfires. “There is increasing pressure on many areas of the park, including the forest,” says Aschalew Gashew, chief park warden of the Bale Mountains National Park. “There is a long tradition of

Residents of the village of Rira, gateway to the Harenna Forest (Top); Forest beehives of the Bole Mountains (bottom left); Natural honey from the forest beehives (bottom right) MARCH/APRIL 2019


ETHIOPIAN LION LOWDOWN Ethiopia is thought to have eight or nine separate lion populations. In 2015, a research team found evidence of lions residing in Dinder National Park in Sudan, and the adjacent Alatash National Park in Ethiopia. Between 100 and 200 lions could possibly exist between these two parks, with 27 - 54 in the Ethiopian section.

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raising livestock in Ethiopia, and the numbers of animals owned by local communities are increasing. We try to control grazing on park territory, but it isn’t easy.” Ish Teshome Nedi, the headmaster at Rira primary school, says residents of the village have always lived in harmony with the forest – and its lions – but more needs to be done to improve environmental awareness and living conditions. “The forest is our libsachininagursachin (clothing and bread),” says the well-respected teacher. “We don’t have a problem with the animals living there and we don’t hunt wild herbivores because we know these are the prey of the lions. But it would be good to see more investment in the village as a result of our efforts.” TIMELY REDISCOVERY Ethiopian lion conservation was given a welcome boost in late 2015 with the “discovery” of a lion population in the 2,600 square-kilometre Alatash National Park, in the northwest of the country. Led by Dr. Hans Bauer, a lion specialist with Oxford University’s Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU), a small expedition

managed to capture a picture of an Alatash lioness on a camera trap. The Alatash protected area borders the larger, 7,000 square-kilometre Dinder National Park in Sudan. A little like the Harenna Forest, this entire transboundary ecosystem is remote and remains little explored. Far more research needs to be carried out, but Bauer estimates the lion population in Alatash may be around 50 animals, with up to 200 across the entire Alatash-Dinder area. “The viability of such a small population (in Alatash) depends strongly on connectivity with the neighbouring population in Dinder,” says the Dutchman. “The main threats are prey depletion, killing by nomadic herdsmen and agricultural encroachment. It would be great to see increased law enforcement in the park, coupled with implementation of the park management plan.” Despite their confirmed presence in Alatash, today the future of Ethiopia’s lions hangs in the balance. More research and better protection is urgently required. This, coupled with the development of nature-based tourism, could see the country’s magnificent black-maned big cats yet stage a comeback. “Countries such as Botswana, Kenya and Tanzania have shown that lions and other iconic wildlife can support thriving, sustainable tourism industries,” says Born Free’s Zelealem. “As the forest lions of Harenna have shown, this is a resilient species. In Ethiopia, we must find ways to relieve the pressure on these beautiful animals and give them enough space in which to thrive.” MARCH/APRIL 2019





Station F startups From digital IDs to a ground-breaking neo bank, this group of innovative, Africa-focused tech startups are among those being incubated at the Paris-based Station F, the world’s biggest startup campus BY HARRIET COMPSTON







 Afrobytes brings together entrepreneurs, business executives, CEOs, academics, innovators, investors, venture capitalists, tech enthusiasts and media to explore business opportunities between the African tech ecosystem and players in the global tech world. Alongside consulting services and an acceleration programme, the main event is Afrobyte’s African tech conference in Paris, an annual marketplace gathering of the finest tech talents from across the world. Now deemed one of the most influential tech events in Europe, the conference is expanding in 2019, adding events in London, New York, San Francisco, Hong Kong, Nairobi and Addis Ababa.


prawling across 34,000 square meters, Station F in the 13th arrondissement of Paris is the biggest startup incubator in the world. Situated in a former rail freight depot, previously known as the Halle Freyssinet (hence the ‘F’ in Station F), the behemoth was extensively remodeled, now sporting 3,000-plus desks, 1,000 different startup companies, a 370-seat auditorium, multimillion-dollar art installations and La Felicità, Europe’s largest restaurant. Add to that, a unique living space of three towers containing 100 shared apartments, housing 600 people. The man behind the project is telecoms magnate, Xavier Niel. He noticed that the French ecosystem had many great startups, startup programmes and investors but they were very small and dispersed. So, Niel set about creating a big space to bring the ecosystem together. But, in addition to their nation’s own, Station F is also striving for international companies and socio-economic diversity. This led to the launch of the ‘Fighters Program’ dedicated to entrepreneurs from underprivileged backgrounds. Businesses are indeed blossoming within its walls. There are 31 international startup programmes alongside high-profile corporate partners such as Facebook, Microsoft and Naver. Hundreds of startups are also raising funds behind closed doors, largely because Station F has helped to put them on the map. And the word is spreading, with Station F considering opening in other countries, including Brazil and Tunisia.

Gravity Earth


About 1.5 billion people worldwide do not have an official proof of identity. Consequently, they lack access to basic

services such as insurance, loans and mobile

Headquartered in Ouagadougou, Burkina

communication. Based in France and Kenya,

Faso with subsidiaries in Senegal, Mali and

Gravity Earth have come up with a solution

the Ivory Coast, fintech company Julaya

that can be done using any mobile phone on

offers a new business model for mobile

the market, no matter the telecom operator

money transactions in Africa. Allowing

or type of phone. Their aim is to empower

people to transfer money without fees, the

populations at the "bottom-of-the-pyramid",

goal is to make advertising via SMS more

specifically forcibly displaced persons,

impactful and accessible to everyone. The

stateless populations and refugees. This

recipe used to reach this goal is

is done through reliable, secure and

simple. Companies and providers pool their

self-sovereign digital identity wallets

client databases files via Julaya. From there,

containing credentials pertaining to

a merchant can – without having direct

identification, educational, financial and

access to the files – launch an advertising

medical information.

campaign on a given number of leads. They

then pay according to the volume, while the original holder of the mobile numbers is paid in proportion to their contribution.



Rossini Energy

 With a vision to ‘take care of tomorrow’s environment’, Rossini Energy is a young


enterprise which creates value by charging

electric vehicles in an intelligent way in

Founded by Ugandan entrepreneur Stone

Africa. With solar parks in Benin, Namibia,

Atwine, Eversend is Africa’s first blockchain-

Chad and Kenya, the company works with

based digital-only banking alternative

electric cars, electric scooters and electric

built on a multi-currency e-wallet that is

forklifts, calling upon the sunny African

available on iOS and Android. The vision is

climate which is appreciated by battery

to be a simple, seamless, and integrated

technologies with plenty of solar energy

"neo-bank", making financial services in

available to recharge them in a clean way.

Africa more equitable and accessible to

This solution means that oil-importing

all. The company is currently focused on

countries could eventually reduce their

facilitating intra-Africa and out of Africa

dependence on imported petroleum. Clean

money transfers - to and from Eversend

solar power also promises to reduce the

wallets, bank accounts, and mobile money. It

risk and cost associated with delivering

is also building an integrated one-stop shop

petroleum products to remote areas.

for multiple financial services providing

access to products such as personal loans, virtual debit cards, and insurance.






Hailed as ‘Africa’s Etsy’, ecommerce

TripAfrique is disrupting Africa’s travel

marketplace Afrikrea offers a platform

industry. A clear, transparent and neutral

for emerging and established designers

comparison site for trips through Africa,

to advertise and sell their goods to over

this online portal saves customers time and

50,000 users from 175 countries. Showcasing

money by comparing prices for coaches,

extraordinary variety, creativity and

planes, trains and boats. As well as covering

innovation, buyers are spoilt for choice

the major cities, TripAfrique promotes little-

with over 40,000 products to choose

known tourist destinations, providing useful

from, including African clothing, jewellery,

information. Whether in Europe, America, Asia

homeware and accessories, with, at least,

or Africa, customers can also book tickets on

a thousand new items added every week.

TripAfrique before the ticket is sent through

Based in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, all colours,

by SMS or email with the option of paying

seasons, shapes and sizes are catered for

online or in cash directly on the day of the

be it a dashiki dress, men’s polo shirts, bridal

trip. Furthermore, for every ticket bought on

accessories or baby clothes. There is also, the company donates part of

an enticing selection of ethnic jewellery

the profit to African charities.

alongside handwoven fabrics, oil paintings

and artisan designs.




 Founded by three Congolese entrepreneurs in 2018, fintech WapiCash offers an electronic payment solution that will make exchanges


between banks and mobile money possible from Europe to Africa,

while allowing interoperability between different telephony operators.

A groundbreaking web-based

There’s also a Wapicash feature which allows companies to sell and

platform for caregivers and

buy on their smartphones without an internet connection – a boon for

caregiving teams, Alska goes

any country plagued by connection difficulties that weaken a section

beyond social connectivity

of the economy with strong potential. Additionally, the startup is

to include secure storage of

working to integrate cryptocurrency into its future transactions.

medical and legal documents, a shared calendar for task delegation and management and permission settings so patients decide what is shared


Blockchain Mali

with each carefully chosen care team member. Key vitals like blood pressure, weight and

oxygen saturation can be kept

Harnessing the power of blockchain technology, Blockchain Mali is

track of, too, to better manage

a management platform for Africa's construction industry. Working

chronic diseases like COPD, heart

with exceptional talent selected by leading African architects, the

disease and diabetes. Alska also

company focuses on the industrialization and security of real estate

improves access to care through

projects of Africans in the diaspora. Funded and mentored by Chain

virtual care team connection

Accelerator (the biggest blockchain accelerator in Europe), Blockchain

and collaboration in countries

Mali manages both traditional and innovative constructions,

like Rwanda where access to

particularly concentrating on the addition of services such as energy,

physicians is limited.

water and education.





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Mozambique Horse Safari From the highest sand dune in Inhambane Province, Mozambique, a stretch of sparkling white-sand coastline and azure Indian Ocean can be seen from the saddle perched on top of Black Beauty, a tall, dark and muscular horse PHOTOS AND WORDS BY TAT E D R U CK E R




t is a sight now familiar to Amanda and Patrick Retzlaff, who adopted over 100 horses during unrest in Zimbabwe, painstakingly leading them into Mozambique just over a decade ago. The Retzlaffs, who started with only six horses, watched their herd rapidly grow in numbers as friends and strangers alike brought their horses to them in the hopes that the Retzlaffs could take them in. The Retzlaffs eventually decided to take these horses into Mozambique in search of peace, which they eventually found in a quaint, coastal town called Vilanculos. Since the Retzlaffs arrived broke and empty-handed, Vilanculos has become a paradise and a haven for the couple and their herd. With their new farm located only 5km south from Vilanculos’ International Airport, they saw an opportunity to fill a niche and find a place for their family to settle. The Retzlaffs began offering horseback safaris that could appeal to either the most seasoned equestrians looking for an immersive riding holiday, or day-trippers and overnighters simply looking at horseback as a unique way to visit the local fishing communities and see the landscape. Today, Mozambique Horse Safari offers horseback safari packages for any budget, skill level and duration. Rides can range from simple one-and-a-half hour saunters down the beach, to a four-hour roundtrip to a village where traditional Mozambican cuisine awaits — such as grilled fish and succulent crab, a local peanut and cassava stew, and sweet coconut water poured out of freshly-cracked coconuts. There are also opportunities to spend a day

riding on idyllic Benguerra Island, as well as riding bareback in the placid, warm ocean, cantering up sand dunes, and trotting along trails snaking past emerald-green mangroves. Those who choose to stay overnight have the option of either the adjacent Archipelago Resort or the luxurious Vila de Sonhos. Both charming beachfront accommodations are on manicured properties with flowering bushes and baobab trees. A morning coffee or an afternoon beer is accompanied with porch views of swaying coconut trees

and turquoise ocean studded with lulling, vibrant sailboats. When watching these horses playfully roll in the water, dig at the sand, and nudge visitors’ pockets in an attempt to look for treats, it’s difficult to imagine what they went through before arriving where they are today. While walking through the quiet paddock where the horses laze in dapples of late afternoon sunlight, it’s obvious that the Retzlaffs have done something extraordinary — they built a sanctuary.

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On the Cutting-Edge: The Ethiopian Women Shaping Science



The Plant Pathologist

The Chemist Reinventing Fuel

Considered by Bill Gates as a ‘hero in her field’, Dr. Segenet’s passion for plants began as a child. Born to a farming couple in Finote Selam in 1957, Segenet sold her family’s produce at the local market. She saw both the difficult labor that went into producing crops as well as the effect disease had on the farm’s ultimate profitability. But it was when Segenet witnessed a swarm of locusts wipe out the crops in her village that the situation of regional hunger hit home, sparking her life’s research in molecular plant pathology. Since then Dr. Segenet has dedicated her life to improving the crops of Africa with a goal to end regional hunger in areas that have poor farming outcomes. She attended Addis Ababa University, graduating in 1979. She continued her studies at Montana State University, receiving her MSc in plant pathology and genetics before completing a PhD in Plant Pathology and Molecular Biology at Kansas State University. Dr. Segenet conducted her postdoctoral research in molecular deterrents of pathogenesis at Cornell University. In November 2013, Dr. Segenet was appointed Director General of the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, the first woman to head the institution. Based in Nairobi, Dr. Segenet focuses on studying the microorganisms that exist in plants growing across the plains of Africa to understand how plants survive the often-harsh weather patterns, which can lead to floods and persistent droughts. Dr. Segenet has received numerous awards and recognition for her work, including Outstanding Scientist of the Year (CIAT, 2013) and inclusion in Forbes’ Top 100 Most Influential African Women (2014). Her most recent accolade came in September 2018 with the Women of the Decade award, the highest recognition conferred by the Women Economic Forum. 54


Dr. Sossina Haile is a chemist who, in her own words, ‘likes to think big’. And she is living this edict out, revolutionizing the energy industry with her invention of the first solid acid fuel cell – an entirely new way to fuel our world, reduce pollution and give us our most precious resource as a by-product: water. Born in 1966 in Ethiopia, Dr. Sossina’s family fled to seek refuge in America during the mid-70s. She was raised in Minnesota and graduated from high school in 1983, going on to study at the Max Planck Institut fur Festkörperforschung in Germany. Sossina continued her studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology before attending the University of California in Berkeley and later returning to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for her PhD in Materials Science and Engineering. Dr. Sossina’s research into solid acid fuel cells began in 2008 when she had an idea on how to improve upon existing fuel cells. She invented a new type of compound, labeled ‘Superprotonic’, in order to supply the needed energy. While the prototypes were impressive and promising, Dr. Sossina needed to increase the energy output in order to achieve her goal of replacing the current fuel system in place. This led Dr. Sossina to found her own lab in Pasadena, Ca, where she created a fuel cell based on the mechanisms of plants, that harnesses all available sun rays and processes it into electrical output. This offers exceptional power densities combined with long-term stability. Currently a Professor at Northwestern McCormick School of Engineering near Chicago, Dr. Sossina continues to research and develop her fuel cell to allow for broad application in both residential and commercial use. This would enable significant powering of cars, lights, homes and businesses while reducing fossil fuel consumption and by-product pollution.


Meet four leading Ethiopian women scientists who are tackling some of the most important issues in science and technology affecting the world today



The Science Diplomat

The AI Innovator

Self-described ‘lover of science and tech, international affairs, equality, justice and adventures’, Dr. Mahlet Mesfin is at the forefront of Science Diplomacy. Her interest in the intersections of science, policy and society stretches back to her time at the University of Pennsylvania, where she was doing a PhD in bioengineering and studying traumatic brain injury. This included learning about the safety standards for football helmet design and demonstrating the role that science can play in addressing societal problems. About halfway through her PhD program, Dr. Mahlet started thinking about connections outside the micro world of proteins to the macro world of science-society issues. Dr. Mahlet’s life’s work began as AAAS S&T Policy fellow at the Department of Defense's Basic Research Office. She then moved on to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) in which she came in as a fellow and, two title changes later, lets as Assistant Director for International Science and Technology (S&T). She led the strategic planning, coordination and execution of the S&Tfocused bilateral and multilateral engagements under the responsibility of the President’s Science Advisor, strengthened international engagements across OSTP, and championed science and technology as an element of the broader U.S. government’s foreign policy agenda. Dr. Mahlet was also a policy fellow with the Committee for Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine at the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and Engineering and remains a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Dr. Mahlet is currently the Deputy Director of the Center for Science Diplomacy at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and executive editor of the open-access policy journal Science & Diplomacy.

Technical co-lead of the Ethical Artificial Intelligence Team at Google, Timnit Gebru is a Computer Scientist at the forefront of AI, working on algorithmic bias and data mining. She is also an advocate for diversity in technology and cofounder of Black in Al, a community of black researchers working in artificial intelligence. Born and raised in Ethiopia, Dr. Timnit emigrated to the United States to study at Stanford University, where she earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in electrical engineering. A stint at Apple followed, developing signal processing algorithms for the first iPad. Dr. Timnit then earned her doctorate under the supervision of Fei-Fei Liat Stanford University in 2017 where she used data mining of publicly available images. She was interested in the amount of money spent by governmental and non-governmental organizations in trying to collect information about communities. To investigate alternatives, Dr. Timnit combined deep learning with Google Street View to estimate the demographics of USA neighborhoods; showing that socioeconomic attributes such as voting patterns, income, race and education can be inferred from observations of cars. Dr. Timnit now works at Google on the ethics of artificial intelligence, looking to improve the ability of technology to do social good. She also collaborates with the MIT research group Gender Shades. Dr. Timnit worked with GhanaianAmerican computer scientist Joy Buolamwini to investigate facial recognition software; finding that black women were 35 % less likely to be recognized than white men. When Dr. Timnit attended an AI conference in 2016, she noticed that she was the only black woman out of 8,500 delegates. This led to Dr. Timnit founding Black in AI, an organization fostering collaboration and discussing initiatives to increase the representation of black people in artificial intelligence. MARCH/APRIL 2019




Hawassa Holiday Editor and author Aida Edemariam takes a family road trip from Addis Ababa to Hawassa, discovering nature, wildlife and history along the way


atermelons! Watermelons! Watermelons!” We are on the road to Bishoftu, just before Christmas, which is also, it seems, watermelon season: great mountains of striped green globes are piled onto straw mats every few kilometres along the road. Finally, we have to stop and get a few, and they roll around the floor of the car, cool despite the increasing heat. There are all sorts of trips one can take when visiting Ethiopia, and more appear all the time – community treks in the Simien mountains; foodie’s tours of Addis; the historic route, of course (Axum, Lalibela, Gondar), to which there are myriad guides and tours – but 56


if one is travelling with small children, especially children unfamiliar with Ethiopia, some of these experiences will go down better than others. And this one, a guided tour of Rift Valley lakes, arranged by Ethiopian Holidays (the Rift itself, as our knowledgeable guide, Alene Mirayo, points out, begins much further north, at the Red Sea, and continues down into Kenya), is ticking lots of boxes. There’s all the fruit and vegetables – watermelons, of course, but also papaya, mango, bananas, sugar cane, fresh chickpeas to pick and pod — I had remembered how tasty these were, from my own childhood, so when Alene jumps out to ask a farmer if he has any, they’re picked straight out of the

ground and handed over. Then there are the animals: zebu and sheep being driven to market, ragged lines of camels picking their way through the fields, patient donkeys, clattering, bouncing horse-drawn garris. And chickens, lots of chickens — piled in coops, hand-carried by small boys to market, or tied to the roofs of cars. Just outside Bishoftu, our calm driver, Mulugeta Demissie, stops at one of the many nurseries that front onto the main road. They’re packed with a vast variety of plants – everything from small succulents and lush flowering ground-cover to fan palms, bottle-brush, neem and flame trees. We buy a coffee tree, as a gift. (At Modjo, a small town not far away, there is an Israeli-run strawberry farm, another



attraction for families). In the fields, more oxen are threshing the recent harvest, and crops of garlic, onions, kale, are dark green against the dry-season dust. We’ll leave the volcanic crater lakes of Bishoftu for another trip, another day. On the road again, past vineyards, past the lake formed by Qoqa Dam (built with war reparations from Italy after the second world war; once wide and deep, the reservoir has become increasingly sedimented, and is, further, being taken over by invasive South American water hyacinth), to Lake Ziway, where we bounce down an unpaved road and then get out of the car. Already this feels very different from Addis and even Bishoftu: It’s warmer, for one thing. But also there are the birds: marabou storks everywhere, stalking through tussocks of grass like old, not especially welldisposed lawyers. African fish-eagles watching beady-eyed from the tops of trees, then taking off, wingspans like small airplanes, to hunt. Egrets, and hosts of smaller birds. A few flamingos inspect the still water (the place to see them properly, in their pink thousands, is Lake Abijatta, not many kilometres away). And at the end of the road there is a jetty, and the main lake, calm, reeded at its shores, smelling faintly of fish. There are islands in the distance. The story is that the Ark of the Covenant, now in Axum, was kept on Tullo Gudo island for 70 years, brought down from the north by priests fleeing the 9th-century wars of Queen Yodit. Lunch is in the stylish quiet of Sabana Lodge, looking down at the brown water of the Lake Langano, one of the six Rift

Valley lakes wholly within Ethiopia. Vivid birds fly among the tables, hopeful for scraps, and in the garden four slow tortoises bask in the sun. Down at the lakeshore, there is a playground, and volleyball net, and a floating swimming platform complete with slide. As this is the only one of the lakes in which it is possible to swim (we are told it’s free of bilharzia), we take full advantage. We drive through the busy crossroads town of Shashemene, past gated, wealthier houses, Bob Marley murals

Top right: Fishing boats on the edge of Lake Hawassa. Bottom right: Hawassa is home to a wide variety of birdlife, including this African fish-eagle with its freshly-caught meal

and T-shirts (Emperor Haile Selassie donated a plot of land to black people and especially Rastafarians across the world who had supported Ethiopia during the second world war; many still live here); half an hour later we arrive among the wide roads and tree-shaded sidewalks of the city of Hawassa, set on Lake Hawassa, another freshwater Rift Valley lake. There are many places to stay in this thriving town, but we are in a room with lake views at Haile Resort, one of a chain of hotels opened by the retired world record distance runner and Olympic gold medallist Haile Gebrselassie. Not only lake views, but views over an infinity pool, a vast old sycamore, and west, over the reeded water into the sunset. First thing the next morning, we are at the fish market. The catch has already been hauled in and the wooden boats pulled up onto the shore, where boys sit sorting the nets ready to cast out again late that afternoon. Storks stalk among them, tall as tall children, and egrets, and more fish-eagles, looking for the remains of tilapia (the main catch, of which each boat can bring in anything from a handful to 150 every morning), and of catfish. A flotilla of pelicans arrives, too, hovering watchful, but somewhat more kindly, in the water around the boats. On one side of the market, under the shadow of Tabor Mountain, is a mess of men fish-gutting; at the centre the fish are cleaned, often for restaurants but MARCH/APRIL 2019






a couple of stones up and demonstrates. It’s all volcanic, but some of it has been heated so much it’s light and porous, like charcoal made of stone; some of it is dense shiny obsidian that when knocked with another piece of obsidian splits easily into sharp shards usable as weapons, as knives, as fire-starters. This is what the first hominids who walked these plains did, millions of years ago, and what shepherd boys (as Alene himself was, before he put himself through school and tourism college) still do. After lunch at the town of Butajira, we drive across the plain. The landscape is strikingly different here from that

Aida Edemariam is an editor at the Guardian newspaper and the author of the criticallyacclaimed book "The Wife's Tale," recently released in paperback.


also for the row of nearby lean-tos in which women tend bubbling pots of fish stew for sale. Next to the market is a waterfront park, and so we stroll through huge old trees loud with birds, Zambian squirrels, grivet and guereza monkeys — some of whom are habituated enough they will jump up on your head or shoulders for a snack. But the undeniable highlight of the day is the boat trip we take in the late afternoon. The boatman motors out through a path cut in the reeds, past silent men patiently hand-fishing alongside tall cormorants doing more or less the same thing, into open water and toward a different section of shore. And there, dark knobbly shapes in the water, are hippos: five or six of them, two of the adults supporting a small baby hippo on their shoulders. They dip out of sight, rise again elsewhere, huff when we get too close; the boatman cuts the engine and rows, and we bob on the water, thrilled (and some of us, aware of how big and wild they actually are, slightly scared), watching them. We take a different route home, turning left at Ziway instead of toward Langano. It’s an intensely windy day, the dust picked up and swirled across the fields and roads so it’s hard to see a thing – but this is so unusual a state of affairs that it makes the news. The sides of the rift are occasionally visible as insistent small cliffs at the side of the road, and at once the car is climbing a winding road, and up into the highlands. Here we get out. The wind howls across the plains and threatens to knock us over. The ground is rocky, rubbled with black. Alene picks

Tiya is a world heritage site consisting of 36 stones, which mark graves of individuals who died around 700 years ago and were buried in the foetal position

through the Rift Valley. There’s more eucalyptus, more grasses, the air smells different: classic Ethiopian highlands. Not counting the holy mountain of Zuqwala, a huge extinct volcano topped by a crater lake which towers in the distance, there are at least three main points of interest between here and Addis Ababa: the Tiya stelae-field, the rock-hewn church of Adadi Mariam, and Melka Kunture, an important Stone Age archaeological site and museum. We haven’t time to see all of them before dark so we plump for the first two, and, for the adults at least, they are hugely rewarding. (All are accessible as day trips from the capital). Tiya is a world heritage site consisting of 36 stones, most engraved, marking the resting-places, about 700 years ago, of men and women buried in foetal position; the setting is high and beautiful, and the whole area has an old, quiet power. Adadi Mariam, with its 24 windows hewn out of the ground sometime between the 12th and 14th centuries, and its legends of having been built by Lalibela himself, who rested here on his way to pay his respects to Zuqwala, has none of the sheer scale of the churches at Lalibela, but is all the more moving for it: intimate, domestic, at the centre of its community. We pile back into the car, and watch the sunset as it climbs up the mountain, into the intense bustle of Addis Ababa.

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24 Hours in Dubai A day is a not nearly enough time to take in this larger-than-life city, but with a carefully selected itinerary, Dubai can be a perfect stopover destination


8 a.m. Dubai has numerous lodging

options, spanning every price range. While many tourists flock to hotels near the city’s most popular attractions, for visitors on a short stay, checking in to a hotel near the airport can save priceless minutes when trying to catch an early morning flight. The Egyptian-themed Raffles Dubai is not only a top hotel 60


in the Bur Dubai area, close to Dubai International Airport, it is also the number one rated hotel in the entire city, according to The hotel is also close to the historic Dubai Creek area, which is often overlooked by visitors seeking out the area’s many larger-than-life attractions. 9 a.m. While Raffles Dubai offers

several excellent options for breakfast, it’s worth taking a short cab ride to the XVA Cafe in Bur Dubai, reportedly celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay’s favorite café in the city. Known for its regionally-inspired vegetarian menu and “legendary” mint lemonade, XVA Cafe offers everything from hearty Arabian breakfast dishes to fruit-filled crepes and Turkish coffee. Conveniently, the cafe is located inside the XVA Gallery, one of the leading

contemporary art galleries in the Middle East, housed in the former home of a prominent local trading family. Take a stroll through the latest exhibitions before heading out, on foot, to your next destination. 10 a.m. Stroll down Al Fahidi Street

to the Dubai Museum, located in the 200-year old Al Fahidi Fort, believed to be the oldest building in the Emirate. With most of its galleries located underground, the museum offers a detailed overview of the history of Dubai, its people and Emirati culture. 11 a.m. Take a short walk to the Dubai

Old Souk Marine Transport Station, where for just 1 dirham (27 U.S. cents) you can take a ferry across the Dubai Creek, where traders from across the region have been trading goods for


ith its dizzying array of things to do, see and experience, Dubai can be overwhelming at first glance, but the abundance of choices makes it an excellent location for a quick visit. Here is our guide to spending a day in one of the world’s most popular urban holiday destinations.

centuries, to the bustling commercial district of Deira. Just a few blocks inland is the famous Gold Souk, where hundreds of shops lining a maze of narrow streets sell a seemingly endless selection of gold jewelry and precious stones. With enough searching and haggling, bargains can be found here, but even if you’re not interested in buying anything, it’s worth visiting. 12 p.m. After experiencing all that

old Dubai has to offer, it’s time to take in the ultra-modern side that the city is world-famous for. Take a taxi to the Dubai Mall, the biggest of the city’s many mega-malls, and the largest shopping mall in the world. This massive shopping emporium is a city unto itself, with over 1,200 stores selling virtually every kind of product. Before delving into more shopping, take a break for lunch at Tribes, a

popular restaurant and steakhouse featuring an eclectic, Pan-African menu, including peri-peri prawns, oxtail, and Madagascar chicken.

to one of the two observation decks on the 125th or 148th floor and snap a oncein-a-lifetime selfie. 4:30 p.m. From the bustle of downtown

1:30 p.m. After lunch take in some

shopping, or visit the Dubai Mall’s numerous world-class entertainment facilities: get up close with marine life at the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, go ice skating at the Olympic-sized Dubai Ice Rink, or visit the Kidzania children’s theme park.

Dubai, head to the beach for a change of pace and scenery. The Walk at JBR, located in the Jumeirah Beach Residence area, is a long beachfront boardwalk lined with shops and restaurants. Relax by the ocean, or take advantage of the running track and various fitness stations located along the beach to get in a workout before dinner.

3:30 p.m. Located adjacent to the Dubai

Mall is the world’s tallest building, the iconic Burj Khalifa. Take time to admire the 828 meter-tall structure from the ground, or take a rapid elevator ride up

The Dubai Museum is housed in a historic building that used to be a fort, dating back to 1787

6 p.m. Wander down the boardwalk to

the opulent beach-front Ritz-Carlton, Dubai to dine at Amaseena. Featuring authentic Arabic cuisine served under Bedouin-style tents with live Arab music performances, this outdoor restaurant offers a feast, not just of the palate, but for all of the senses. From over a dozen mezze plates to fresh grilled kebabs to a wide range of seafood offerings, the Amaseena menu promises a dining experience to remember. 8:30 p.m. After dinner, head back

down the boardwalk and over the walking bridge to the one of Dubai’s newest attractions, Bluewaters Island. Take in a late-night movie at Roxy Cinemas, which features retro decor and plush leather seats, or get your adrenaline pumping with immersive virtual-reality gaming at the high-tech recreation center, Hub Zero. End the night in memorable fashion by taking in spectacular views while riding on the Ain Dubai observation wheel, which is, in typical Dubai style, the largest and tallest in the world. MARCH/APRIL 2019



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These gentle exercises, which you can carry out easily during your flight, will help blood circulation and reduce any tiredness or stiffness that may result from sitting in one place for several hours. Check


with your doctor first if you have any health conditions that might be adversely affected by exercise.



Hunch shoulders forward, then upward, then backward, then downward, using a gentle, circular motion.

Lift feet off the floor and draw a circle with the toes, simultaneously moving one foot clockwise and the other foot counterclockwise. Reverse circles. Do each direction for 15 seconds. Repeat if desired.



Start with arms held at a 90-degree angle: elbows down, hands out in front. Raise hands up to chest and back down, alternating hands. Do this exercise in 30-second intervals.

Start with both heels on the floor and point feet upward as high as you can. Then put both feet flat on the floor. Then lift heels high, keeping the balls of your feet on the floor. Continue cycle in 30-second intervals.



With both feet on the floor and stomach held in, slowly bend forward and walk your hands down the front of your legs toward your ankles. Hold the stretch for 15 seconds and slowly sit back up.

Bend forward slightly. Clasp hands around the right knee and hug it to your chest. Hold stretch for 15 seconds. Keeping hands around knee, slowly let it down. Alternate legs. Repeat 10 times.



Raise both hands straight up over your head. With one hand, grasp the elbow of the opposite hand and gently pull to one side. Hold stretch for 15 seconds. Repeat on the other side.

Lift leg with knees bent while contracting your thigh muscles. Alternate legs. Repeat 20 to 30 times for each leg.



Reach right hand over left shoulder. Place left hand behind right elbow and gently press elbow toward shoulder. Hold stretch for 15 seconds. Repeat on the other side.

> For your own comfort, try to travel light.

> Avoid heavy meals during the flight.

> Wear loose clothing and elasticated stockings made of natural fiber.

> Take short walks once every two hours to improve circulation.

> Increase your normal intake of water and only drink alcohol in moderation.

> Try to touch your toes when waiting in the aisle, to stretch your hamstrings.


> Use moisturizing cream to keep your skin from drying out.

> Upon arrival at your destination, take a quick jog, brisk walk or a vigorous scrub to help stimulate circulation. Then, take a hot shower or a relaxing bath.

With shoulders relaxed, drop ear to shoulder and gently roll neck forward and to the other side, holding each position for about five seconds. Repeat five times.

> Take off shoes while on the plane to prevent your feet from swelling up, or wear shoes that will cope with expanding ankles.



Travel Tips

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TRAVELING IN ETHIOPIA LAND ► Ethiopia covers an area of 1,104,300 square kilometers (approx. 426,372 square miles). CLIMATE ► There are two seasons: The dry season, October–May, and the wet season, June–September. TOPOGRAPHY ► Ethiopia has an elevated central plateau varying in height between 2,000 and 3,000 meters. In the north and center of the country, there are some 25 mountains whose peaks rise above 4,000 meters. The most famous Ethiopian river is the Blue Nile (or Abbay), which flows north a distance of 1,450 kilometers from its source in Lake Tana to join the White Nile at Khartoum, Sudan. PEOPLE ► The population is estimated at 102,374,044. ECONOMY ► More than 70 percent of the population earns a living from the land, mainly as subsistence farmers. Agriculture is the backbone of the national economy, and the principal exports from this sector are coffee, oil seeds, pulses, flowers, vegetables, sugar and foodstuffs for animals. There is also a thriving livestock sector, exporting cattle, hides and skins.

LANGUAGE ► Ethiopia is a multiethnic state with 83 languages and 200 dialects. Amharic is the working language of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, while Oromiffa, Tigrigna and Guragina are widely spoken.


Money transfers can be made through Western Union and MoneyGram. Both have representative branches in Addis Ababa and also make their services available from private and national banks. For courier services, DHL, Fedex, UPS, TNT and EMS have offices in Addis Ababa.

COMMUNICATIONS ► Telephones, fax machines and Internet access are available in Addis Ababa in most hotels and at private Internet service centers around the city. WORKING HOURS ► Government office hours are 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. and 1:30–5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Working hours on Friday are 8:30–11:30 a.m. and 1:30–5:30 p.m. Private and public businesses are often open on Saturdays. PUBLIC HOLIDAYS ► Public holidays are celebrated according to the Ethiopian ( Julian) Calendar (see “Time”). The calendar is seven years behind the Western or Gregorian Calendar, with the New Year falling in the month of September. January 7: Ethiopian Christmas (Genna) January 19: Ethiopian Epiphany (Timket) March 2: Victory of Adwa (1896) April 6: Ethiopian Good Friday April 8: Ethiopian Easter May 1: International Labor Day May 5: Ethiopian Patriots Victory Day (1941) May 28: Fall of the Dergue (1991) June 15: Eid Al-Fitir*

ELECTRIC SUPPLY ► Ethiopia uses

August 22: Eid Al Adha

220 volts 50 cycles AC. Plugs are European two-pin.

September 11: Ethiopian New Year

TIME Ethiopia is in the GMT +3 time zone. It follows the Julian calendar, which consists of 12 months of 30 days each and a 13th month of five or six days (on a leap year).

November 21: Birth of Prophet Mohammed (Mawlid)*

CURRENCY ► The units of currency are the birr and cents. Notes are 100, 50, 10, 5 and 1 birr. The 1 birr coin is also in circulation. ATMs (Automatic Teller Machines) are found in major Addis Ababa hotels, shopping malls and at the Bole International Airport. It is important to retain currency exchange receipts.

September 27: Finding of the True Cross (Meskel)

*Subject to moon sighting.

HEALTH REQUIREMENTS ► A yellow fever certificate is required for some African destinations. Vaccination against cholera is also required for any person who has visited or transited a cholera-infected area within six days prior to arrival in Ethiopia. CUSTOMS ► Duty-free imports are permitted for up to: a) 200 cigarettes, 100 cigars or 250 grams of tobacco

BANKING HOURS ► Banking hours are

b) 2 liters of alcoholic beverages

usually 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday to Friday and 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Saturdays. Most banks work through lunchtime; however, foreign exchange services are closed during lunch hours (noon–1 p.m.).

c) half a liter of perfume



d) souvenirs (by visitors) with a value not exceeding 500 birr

When it comes to currency: a) It is illegal to carry more than 200 birr when

entering or departing Ethiopia. b) Whether you are a transit passenger or your final destination is Ethiopia, you must declare to customs officials at point of customs crossing point (entry) any cash, checks or promissory notes that exceed the amount of USD 3,000 or its equivalent. Ethiopian customs rules also limit the amount of precious metals or minerals imported or exported for personal use to 1) 100 grams for gold and other precious metals; 2) 30 grams for precious stones; 3) 100 grams for semi-precious stones. Hence passengers who leave the transit area are required to declare valuables in excess of the above limit.


Visas are required for all foreign visitors to Ethiopia, with the exception of nationals of Kenya and Djibouti. Visa applications may be obtained at Ethiopia’s diplomatic missions overseas. Nationals of 37 countries are now allowed to receive their tourist visas on arrival in Ethiopia. Alternatively, nationals of these countries can apply for a tourist visa online at The list includes: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, North Korea, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom and United States.


The airport is about 5 kilometers from Meskel Square and Addis Ababa’s central business district. Self-service kiosks are available for guests checking in, and free Wi-Fi is offered throughout the airport. Free luggage carts and paid porters are also available in the baggage hall. All bags must go through X-ray check before you exit. When flying out of Bole International Airport, please note: Terminal 1 — all domestic flights and flights to Burundi, Djibouti, Rwanda, Somaliland, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. Terminal 2 — all other international flights. Taxis are readily available and may be ordered inside the terminal. Privately owned taxis are not metered, nor do they have fixed rates. Agree upon the fare in advance.

SECURITY ► Security at the airport is tight, and travelers need to produce their air ticket and passport to enter the terminal. All other visitors are required to pay a fee of 10 birr in the car park and may be required to show identification.

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LEARN AMHARIC ENGLISH-AMHARIC (PHONETIC) Learn some basic Amharic so that you can interact with the locals and enjoy your stay in Ethiopia by experiencing the rich culture of the Ethiopian people.

U SE F U L WO R DS Today Tomorrow Yesterday Now Quickly Slowly Mr Mrs Miss I


You He, She We

a as the a in father e as the e in set i as the i in ship o as the o in go u as the oo in boot gn as the gn in compagne (French) (M) Masculine; (F) Feminine; (P) Plural

They What? Who? When? How? Why? Which? Yes (all right) No Excuse me I am sorry Good Bad

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N U M B E RS Zare Nege Tilant Ahun Tolo Kes Ato Weyzero Weyzerit Ene Ersewo Essu, Essoa Egna Ennessu Min? Man? Metche? Endet? Lemin? Yetignaw? Eshi Aydelem /Ayhonem Yikirta Aznallehu Tiru / melkam Metfo

























Thirteen, etc.

Asra-sost, etc.



Twenty-one, etc.

Haya-and, etc.



Thirty-one, etc.

Selasa-and, etc.





One hundred

And meto

One thousand

And shi  


M E E T I N G AN D G R E E T I N G Hello


Good morning

Endemn adderu/ k(M)/ sh(F)

Good afternoon Good evening

Endemn walu/k(M)/ sh(F)


Endemn ameshu/ eh(M)/esh(F)



Dehna hunu/ hun(M)/ hugne(F)





Thank you


To sleep


How are you?

Tenayistillign/endemen not? eh(M)/esh(F)

To bathe

Galan metateb

Where is the toilet?

Metatebiya betu yet new? Yemiteta neger yet agengalehu?


Where? (Place)


Where is it?

Yet no?

Where? (Direction)





Awiroplan marefeya

Where is the hotel?

Hotelu yet no?

Where are you going?

Yet iyehedu no? eh (M)/esh(F)

I am going to . . .

Wede... iyehedku no

Turn right

Wede kegn yitatefu/ tatef(M)/tatefi(F)

Turn left

Wede gra yitatefu tatef(M)/tatefi(F)

Go straight

Ketita yihidu/hid(M)/ higi(F)

Please stop here

Ezih Yikumu/kum(M)/ kumi(F)

I am well, thank you (very much)

Dehna negn (Betam) amesegenallehu

You’re welcome

Minim aydel

Where may I get something to drink?

Please come in

Yigbu/giba(M)/ gibi(F)



Please sit down

Yikemetu/ tekemet(M)/ tekemechi(F)

One (cup of) coffee

And (sini) buna












Kum(M)/Kumi(F)/ Irdugn(P)






Irdagn(M)/irgegn(F)/ Irdugn(P)




Hakem bet





What is your name?

Simewo man no?h(M)/ sh(F)

My name is . . .

Sime . . . no

Where do you come from?

Keyet Metu? ah(M)/ ash(F) Hagero yet no?eh(M)/esh(F)

I come from . . .

Ke . . . metahu



My country is . . .

Hagere . . . no



Can you speak Amharic?

Amaregna yenageralu? tenageraleh(M)/ tenageriyalesh(F)





Only a little




I want to learn more

Yebelete memar ifelegalehu



To buy




How do you find Ethiopia?

Itiyopiyan endet agegnuat? hat(M)/ shat(F)

To sell








I like it here

Itiyopiya Tesmamtognal





How much does this cost?

Wagaw sint no?





That is quite expensive

Betam wood no







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Ethiopian Airlines Aircraft

Boeing 737 MAX 8

Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner

Boeing 777-200LR

Boeing 737-700

Boeing 737-800F







Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Boeing 767-300ER

Bombardier DH8-Q400





Airbus A350-900

Boeing 777-300ER

Boeing 737-800

Boeing 777-200LRF

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Boeing B737 MAX 8 The Boeing 737 MAX family joins the latest aviation technology with the most popular jet aircraft of all time: the 737. The 737 MAX — the fourth generation of the single-aisle aircraft — is designed to provide passengers with a comfortable flying experience and more direct routes to their favorite destinations, all while promising double-digit fuel savings. “The 737 MAX will form a key component of Ethiopian’s strategic vision, enhancing our single-aisle fleet and keeping us at the forefront of African aviation,” noted Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde GebreMariam.

Cargo Aircraft

Boeing 777-200LRF

Boeing 737-800F

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Passenger Aircraft

Airbus A350-900

Boeing B737 MAX 8

Boeing B787-8

Boeing B787-9

Boeing B777-300ER

Boeing B777-200LR

Boeing B767-300ER

Boeing B737-800

Boeing B737-700

Bombardier DH8-Q400

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Lomé Accra

Addis Ababa

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Bangui Yaoundé Kisangani



Entebbe Nairobi Kigali Kilimanjaro Bujumbura Mombasa Goma


Brazzaville Kinshasa




Dar es Salaam Luanda Lubumbashi

Moroni Ndola



Nosy Be

Blantyre Victoria Falls



Map Key

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Gaborone Johannesburg

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Cape Town

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Bahir Dar Dessie

Asosa Dire Dawa Jijiga Addis Ababa

Dembi Dollo Gambella Jimma



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Robe Kebri Dahar

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DESSIE Tel: 251-33-5400726 251-93-0012716 Email:

HAWASSA Tel: 251-322 387-3337 251-929 90 87 50 (CELL) Email:

LALIBELA Tel: 251 33 336 00 46 (CTO) 251 91 125 56 79 (CELL) Email:

ARBA MINCH Tel: 251 46 881 06 49 (CTO) 251 91 152 27 06 (CELL) Email:

DIRE DAWA Tel: 251-25 111-1766 251-915 32 04 05 (CELL) 251-915 32 04 06 (CELL) Email:

HUMERA Tel: 251-58-1110129, 251-91-1255437 E-mail:

MEKELLE Tel: 251-34-4415110 251-96-6215988 251-91-1255680 E-mail:

ASOSA Tel: 251 57 775 05 74 (CTO) 251 91 125 56 74 (CELL) Email:

GAMBELLA Tel: 251 47 551 00 99 (CTO) 251 91 125 56 77 (CELL) Emai:

AXUM Tel: 251-34-7752226 251-91-1255682 E-mail:

GOBA Tel: 251-90-3200844 E-mail:

BAHIR DAR Tel: 251-58 220 69 00 (CTO) 251-91 120 34 37 (CELL) Email: DEMBI DOLLO Tel: 251-96-6216769 Email: 72


GODE Tel: 251 25 776 00 15 (CTO) 251 91 152 28 63 (CELL) Email: GONDAR Tel: 251-58-1110129 251-91-1255676 E-mail:

JIJIGA Tel: 251 25 775 20 30 (CTO) 251 91 152 28 86 (CELL) Email: JIMMA Tel: 251-47-1117271 251-91-1255678 E-mail: JINKA Tel: 251-944 75 52 29 (CELL) Email: KABRI DAHAR Tel: 251-966216673 Email: KOMBOLCHA Tel: 251-33-8519022 251-93-0012716 Email:

SEMERA Tel: 251-33-6660481 251-91-1255413 Email: SHIRE Tel: 251344442224 (CTO) 251911255681 (CELL) Email: (CTO) (APT) (CGO) (CELL)

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Juba Entebbe Nairobi Kigali


Yaoundé Libreville Brazzaville

Lomé Lagos Enugu Abidjan Accra Cotonou Douala

Riyadh Jeddah

Addis Ababa


Khartoum Niamey Dakar Kano N’Djamena Bamako Ouagadougou



Sharjah Dubai


Mumbai Chennai


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City Office Tel: +257 2222 6038/6820 Airport Office Tel: +257 22 22 98 42 Email:,

ANGOLA Reino Agencia de Viagens and Tourismo Limitada; Largo 4 De Fevereiro Hotel Meridien Presidente; Luanda, Angola Email:, Tel: (244) 222310615, (244) 913608690

CAMEROON Doula 780 Rue Tobie Kuouh, Bonanjo, PO Box 1326 Tel: 00237 233 43 02 46, 00237 233 43 02 64 Mobile Area Manager: 00237 677 93 79 29 Email: Airport Office: 00237 677 93 72 29 Email:

ARGENTINA Buenos Aires Carlos Pellegrini 1063, Piso 10B Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina Tel: 4326-0362 / 64 Email: AUSTRIA AVIAREPS Airline Management Ges. Mbh, Untere Donaustrasse 11/3 OG, Vienna Tel: +43 (01) 585 36 30 30 Toll Free: +43 (01) 253 02 25 75 Email:, BAHRAIN Office No 13, Zamil Tower 1, P.O. Box, 1044 Manama Gate, Kingdom of Bahrain Phone: +973 17223315 Email: BENIN Lot 417 Face Cine Le Benin Maison Pereira Raphael, Quartier Mifonou Gou Cotonou-Benin Tel +229 66338585, +229 66338585 Email: BELGIUM Park Hill J. E. Mommaertslaan 16B 1831 Diegem Tel: 0032 2 712 05 86, 003227160072 Email: BOTSWANA Gaborone CTO Plot No. 28562, No. G16, Samora Machel Drive, Fairground Mall (Dada Mall), Gaborone Tel: +26776243467 Email: Plot 54354 Section 9 Unit 1 CBD Central Square, Gaborone Tel: +267 3111631 Cell: +267 75999547, +267 76243467 Email:,, Airport office Tel: + 267 3924042 Email: AllGBEETairportstaff@ Cargo Tel: +267 3111631 Email:; BRAZIL Rua Rafael de Barros, 210 – 4º andar, Cj 41 Paraíso, São Paulo, SP CEP 04003-040, Brazil CTO-Reservations : +55 11 4063 5199 CTO-Office : +55 11 3411 1874/5 APT: +55 11 2445 4103/ +5511 77 408 156 Area Manager: 0055 11 9919 22337 BURKINA FASO Avenue Kwame N`krumah; Bati 01 BP 4883 Ouaga 01, Ouagadougou Tel Office: 22650301024/25 Email:, BURUNDI Avenue de la Victoire no. 14C PO Box 573, Bujumbura



Yaoundé 1775 Rue Nouvelle Route Bastos Tel: 00237222209268, 00237678780452 Email: CANADA Suite 1912 - 365 Bloor Street East, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4W 3L4 Tel: +1416 962 0005 Toll-free: 1 800 445 2733 Mobile: +1416 988 9640 Airport Office Tel: +1 905 405 0040 Email:, CHAD Avenue Charles De Gaule P.O. Box 989, N’djamena Tel: 235 2523143/2523027 Airport: 235 522599 Mobile: 235 6 6896226 Email: CHINA Beijing Room 704, SK Tower, A6 Jianguomenwai Avenue, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100022, China Tel: 0086 010 65050315 Email: Reservation Tel: 0086 010 65050315 Call Center (China) Tel: 4008 071 787 Email: Beijing Capital International Airport Terminal 3 Tel: +86 150 1155 5744 Email: Beijing Cargo Tel: +86 010 64556409 Fax: 86 010 64558536 Email: Chengdu Room 802, North Tower, Baoli Centre, No 7 Lingshiguan Road, Wuhou District, Chengdu, China Tel: +862864402498 Email: Guangzhou Room 502, 5th Floor, Guangdong Int’l Hotel, 339 East Huanshi Road, GuangZhou, 510098, China Tel: +86 020 87621101 +86 87620836,, Call Center (China) Tel: 4008 071 787 Email: BaiYun International Airport Tel: +86 020 36067405 Email: Guangzhou Cargo Tel: +86 020 36066253 Fax: +86 020 36050345 Email:,

Shanghai Room 2110, 21st Floor, No.388 NanJing West Road HuangPu District, Shanghai, 200003, China Tel: +86 021 60509685 Mobile +8613661616645 Email:,

Ben Gurion Airport, Israel Tel :+972 54-4544655 Website: Absolom Ngari, Regional Manager Africa Anita Mirchandani, Manager Abidjan -

Pudong International Airport —Terminal 2 Room 2-A3-M02, International Arrival Corridors Duty Mobile : +86 1811 731 5785 Email:

DJIBOUTI Globe Travel, Angle de la Place du 27 Juin et de la rue Ras Mekonnen, PO Box 1181 Tel: 0025377804783, 0025377815479 Email:

Shanghai Cargo Tel: +86 021 6835 4522 Email:

EGYPT Concorde El Salam Hotel, 69 Abdelhamid Badawy Street, Heliopolis, Cairo Tel: (202) 2180 0935, Toll-Free: 080 0000 0411 Email: Airport Office: (00 202) 2265 4398 Email: Cargo: (00 202) 22672910-24150959 Email:

COMOROS Alliance Francaise Street, Rivka Building, 1st Floor, Moroni, 7731075 Email: Tel: +269 7731075; Mobile: +269 3674397 CONGO, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC Kinshasa Boulevard du 30 Juin No. 1525 Aforia Building-1st Floor Gombe, Kinshasa Tel: 243 817 006 585/810 884 000 Airport Office Mobile: 243 817 006 589, Email:,, Lubumbashi Alamdar Tours & Travels/Jeffery Travel, Lubumbashi, DR Congo Tel: 243 970 15 15 19 Email:, Goma 18 Boulevard Kanyamuhanga Central Ville, Goma - DR Congo Tel: +243851593238 Email: Kisangani Jeffery Travels SARL 16, Boulevard Mobutu, Immeuble Lengema, Commune Makiso, Kisangani, DR Congo Tel: +243 818 235 553 Email: Mbuji-Mayi Jeffery Travels SARL Avenue Inga #63, Cartier Masanka, Commune Diulu, Mbuji Mayi, DR Congo Tel: +243 816 546 523 Email: CONGO, REPUBLIC Brazzaville Euro World GSA, Avenue Foch Centreville, en face de Ministere Des Finance, Brazzaville Email: (reservations), (city office) Tel: +242065080490 Pointe Noire Tel: +242069281059 Email: COTE D’IVOIRE Avenue Chardy Immeuble Le Paris BP 5897 ABJ 01, Abidjan Tel: 00 225 20219332, 20215538/20219430 Email:; Airport Office Tel: 225 21278819; Email: Cargo Tal Aviation Cargo Ltd Representative: Mr Ilan Ezra (MD Cargo) Address: Swiss port Bldg suit 206

EQUITORIAL GUINEA Independence Avenue, Malabo Tel: 00240333090588 Email:, Airport Email: ERITREA Asmara Asmara City Center, St. 176 -13 Tel: +291 113990 E-mail: ETHIOPIA Main City Ticket Office; Churchill Road PO Box 1755, Addis Ababa Tel: 251 11 5517000/511931, 251 11 6656666 (Res.) Airport Office Tel: 251 11 5178320 E-mail: FRANCE 66 Avenue des champs-Elysées 75008 Paris - France Phone: 33 1 53 892102, 0 825 826 135 (ticketing) Email: Airport Office Tel: +33 1 74 37 04 80; +33 6 70 81 90 24 Email: GABON Glass - London, Parcelle no 176 Mailing address: P.O. Box 12802, Libreville, Gabon Tel: 24105931660; 24105322020; GERMANY Kaiserstraße 77, 60329 Frankfurt am Main, Germany Sales & Marketing Tel: 0049 (0) 69 770 673 053 Fax: 0049 (0) 69 770 673 235 Email: Reservations Tel: (0180-5) 355 600 Fax: 0049 (0) 69 770 673 028 Email: GHANA Kwame Nkrumah Avenue, Cocoa House, Ground Floor PO Box 3600, Accra Tel 233 302 664856/57/58 Mobile: 233 20 2011132 Email: APT Tel: 233 302 775168/233 302 776171 ext. 1322 Mobile: 233 20 2013588 Email:

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GUINEA Conakry, Guinée Voyage Quartier Almamyah, C. de Kaloum, République de Guinée Tel: +224 625 07 96 05, +224 628 22 01 23 Email:,,, HONG KONG Unit 1606,16/F, New East Ocean Center, 9 Science Museum Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong Tel: (852)3968 9030/2117 1863 Mobile: (852) 63485863 Email: INDIA Mumbai 104 Windfall, Sahar Plaza Complex Andheri Kurla Road Chakala Andheri East, Mumbai 400 059 Tel: Mumbai Ticket Office 28395247 Email:

Airport Office Tel: 254733666061 Email:

MOZAMBIQUE Avenida 25 De Setembro No. 270, Edificio Time Squre, Bloc 4, First floor No. 6 Tel: +258 21 314421

Nairobi Cargo Africa Direct Ltd. (ADL)-Cargo GSSA JKIA, Cargo Centre, 2nd floor, Entrance B, Room S51, PO Box 2459-00100, Nairobi, Kenya Tel: 254733203070 / 254732900764 / 254732900760 / 254721217141 / 254732900798 Email:

NAMIBIA Friends Travel & Aviation; Corner Independence Avenue & Garten Street, Windhoek, Namibia Email:, Tel: +26461256601; Mobile +264816005274

Mombasa TSS Tower, Nkrumah Road PO Box 94600-80115, Mombasa, Kenya Tel: 254412319977 / 9 / 254714618989 Email: Airport Office Tel: 254731044400 Email: AllMBAETAirportStaff@

Delhi STIC Travel Ltd., Alps Building, 1st floor, 56 Janpath, New Delhi – 110001 Tel: (011) 23312304 / 23320845 Contact: Ms. Kalpana Ganju Email:,

KUWAIT M/S Al-Sawan Company W.L.L PO Box 576, Alghazli St (Al-Rai), Kuwait Thunayan Al Ghanim Building, Fahad Al Salem Street, Sheraton Round-about Tel: +965 22270600 Ext. 2302, 2303, 2304,

INDONESIA Jalan Rasuna Said, Mega Plaza, 4th Floor, Kav C–3, Kuningan, Jakarta Selatan 12920 Tel: +62 21 5212128 Email:,

LEBANON Beirut Clemenceau St. Gefinor Center Bloc-D, 2nd Ground Floor, Beirut Tel: 961 1 752846/7 Fax: 961 1 752845 Email: Airport Office Tel: 961 1 629814 Email:

IRELAND Ethiopian Airlines; Mezzanine Floor Terminal 1, Dublin International Airport, Dublin, Ireland Tel: +35318125916; Admin Tel: +35318125919 Email: ISRAEL 1 Ben Yehuda Street Room 2016, Tel Aviv Tel: 972 3 797 1405; Fax: 972 3 516 0574 Email: Airport Tel: 972 3 9754096 Email: CGO Tel: 972-3-9004600; Fax: 972-3-9731082 Email: ITALY Rome Via Bissolati 54 Roma 00187 Phone: +39 06 48771370 Reservations: Milan Airport Office: Tel +390665954123 Email: JAPAN Global Service Agency Co. Ltd; 8F, SANKI Shiba-Kanasugibashi Bldg. Shiba 1-4-3, Minato-Ku, Tokyo 105-0014 Japan Tel: 813-6453-7577; Fax: 813-6453-7575 Email:, KENYA Nairobi Bruce House Muindi Mbingu Street PO Box 42901-00100, Nairobi Tel: 254202296000/254733666061/ 254734666066/254723786649 Email:

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MADAGASCAR Ethiopian Airlines, Immeuble Ex Sicam, En face Cosmos, Analakely - Antananarivo Office Tel: +261 2230 732/33 Mobile: +26133296379, +261340763795, Email:,; Skype: Michaelbkl, ravi_manghnani Nosy Be Tel: +261 20 22 259 56, +261 2230 732/33, Email: MALAWI Lilongwe Kenyatta Drive, Mantion Filling Station, Near Food Worth, Lilongwe Tel: 00265 1772031 Airport: 00265 1700 782 Email: Cargo: Blantyre Chileka Airport: Tel +265882009925 Email: MALAYSIA Suite 1603, Level 16, Central Plaza, Box CP73; 34 Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Tel: 603 2141 2190/2142 0581/0582 Tel: 603 2142 2060 (Sales) Email: MALI Square Patrice Lumumba P.O. Box 1841, Bamako Tel: 00 223 20 22 60 36 Airport Office Mobile: 00 223 66 799 208 Email:

NIGER 1st Floor Euro World Building, Chateau PO Box 11110, Niamey Tel: 00227-20727272 , 00227-20727373 Mobile: 00227-91856720 Email: NIGERIA Lagos CVC Building 3, Idowu Taylor, Victoria Island PO Box 1602, Lagos, Nigeria Tel: 234 1 7744711/2; Fax: 234 1 4616297, Airport Office: 234 1 7744710/7751921/3 Email: Lagos Cargo NAHCO Cargo; Complex MMIA Ikeja Lagos Mobile: 234 7034065669 Abuja Suite 30, 1st Floor, Silverbird Entertainment Center, Plot 1161, Memorial Drive, Central Business District Tel: +234 9 2906844, +234 803 975 9711, Email: Airport Office, Nnamdi Azikiwe Intl Airport Tel: +234 806 755 1633 Email: AllabvetAirportStaff@ Enugu Polopark Mall, Polo Ground, Abakaliki Road, Enugu North, Enugu State, Nigeria Tel: 234 7033745716 Mobile: 234 8141543740 Email: Kano G63, Ado Bayero Mall, Zoo Road, Kano, Nigeria Email: Tel: 2348144282983, 2348085015334 Airport Office: Tel. 234 8144212215 Email: Kaduna Waff Road, NNDC mall, Office No.15, Kaduna, Nigeria Tel: +234 814 199 2990 E-mail: NORWAY Øvre Slottsgate 6 0157 Oslo, Norway Phone: +47 48 40 13 07 Email:; OMAN Ruwi, MBD Area, PO Box 962, Muscat Postal code 100 Sultanate of Oman Tel: +968 24816565; Mobile: +968 93891448 Email: PHILIPPINES Pan Euro International Inc, 12F Frabelle Business Center, 111 Rada St., Legaspi Village, Makati City, Manila Tel: 632 8480978 -79 Email:,

QATAR Diamond Hotel Biulding, Tariq bin Zayed Street, Old Al Ghanim 16, Doha, Ad Dawhah, Qatar Tel: +97444161010; Fax: +974 4441 4928 Email: RUSSIA Aviareps, Olympic Plaza, 39, Prospect Mira Bldg. 2, 129110 Moscow, Russia Tel: 7 495 937 59 50, 07 812 740 3820 Fax: 7 495 937 59 51, 07 812 740 3821 Email: Cargo GSA Russia Global Services Ltd. Amathuntos Avenue 8, Marina Complex Block A, No. 2, 4531 Limassol Cyprus Tel: 7 495 7953838 Mobile: 7 905 7801893v Email: RWANDA Union Trade Center (UTC) Building First floor, office No. 25, Kigali Tel: 250252570440/42, 2502525755045, Mobile: 250788562469 (Area Manager) Email:, Tel: (250) 788 380677(Mob) Email: Euro World Travel Services (250) 252570440/42 (Reservation & Ticketing)(Office) (250) 252570441 (Area Manager)(Office) (250) 788751585/788220220 (Reservation & Ticketing)(Mob) (250) 788220220(Sales Manager)(Mob) (250) 788562469 (Area Manager-Mob) (Sales Manager) (Reservation & Ticketing) (Area Manager) Cargo BOLLORÉ AFRICA LOGISTICS-RWANDA (250)788655645 Sales Representatives (250)783042095 Sales Representatives SAUDI ARABIA Jeddah Medina Road, Adham Center PO Box 8913, Jeddah 21492 Tel: 9662 6512365/6614/9609 Email: Airport Tel: 966 504301358 Email: Jeddah Cargo Tel: 966 2 6850756 / 6851041 Email: Riyadh Ticket Office: 966 505217168 Email: Dammam Silver Tower Building, King Abdul Aziz Street Al Khobar – Dammam Tel: 966 (3) 8984696 Fax: 966 (3) 8991539 Mobile: 966 0559540076 Email: SENEGAL Place de L’Indépendance-Immeuble la Rotonde, Rue Dr Théze BP: 50800 CP 18524 - Dakar Sénégal Tel: Direct: 33 823 8876, 221 33 823 5552/54 Airport Tel: 221 33 820 9396 Email:,



Sales Offices and General Sales Agents SEYCHELLES Michel Building, Revolution Avenue, Victoria, Mahe, Seychelles Tel: 248 428 88 88; Mobile: 248 2 616 536 Mason’s Travel (Pty) Ltd Revolution Avenue, Michel Building, Victoria, Mahe, Seychelles Mailing address: P.O. Box 459, Victoria, Mahe, Seychelles Phone: (+248) 428 88 88 Direct: (+248)428 88 07, 428 8809 Email:,, SINGAPORE 133 New Bridge Road, #14-05, Chinatown Point, Singapore 059413 Tel: +65-6538 5515 Email:

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Email: Tel: +211 956124802 (Cargo Manager) SPAIN AirTravel Management Calle Diego de leone, 69 40A-28006, Madrid, Spain Tel: 34 91 4022718 Email:, SUDAN 2 Square 2b Khartoum east Parliament Street, El Sheikh Mustefa El Amin Building, Khartoum Mobile: 249 1 83762063/88 Fax: 2491 83788428 Airport Office: 2491 8790991 Email:,

Singapore Cargo Ethiopian Airlines GSA-Worldwide GSA Group Unit No. 05-24, Cargo Agents Building D, 9 Airline Road, Changi Airfreight Centre, Singapore 819827 Tel: +65 6214 2136; Fax: +65 6214 2199

SWEDEN Kungsgatan 37, SE-11156, Stockholm Kungsgatan 37, SE-11156, Stockholm Tel: 46 0 8 440 0060/ 46 0 8 440 2900 Email:;, Airport Office: Tel: 46 859360170 Email:

SOMALILAND CI Maarat al Khayr Building, Hargessa Tel: 252 2 520681/528445 Mobile: 252 2 4427575 Email:

SWITZERLAND Geneva Route de l’Aéroport 33, 1215 Le GrandSaconnex Tel: 0041782543355 Email:

SOUTH AFRICA Johannesburg Unit 7- Ridgeview Office Park, 248 Kent Avenue, Ferndale, Randburg, South Africa Tel: +27113261190; Mobile: +27833251263 Fax: +27(0)11 781 6040 Email: Airport Office: Tel: +27 11 390 3819 Mobile: +2783 325 3347 Email:

TANZANIA Dar-es-salaam T.D.F.L Building Ohio Street PO Box 3187, Dar-es-Salaam Tel: 255 22 2117063 65 / 255 754 285 899 Area Manager: 255 786 285 899 Email: Airport Office Tel: 255-22 2844243 Mobile: 255 786285898 Email:

Cape Town 47 Strand Street, Cape Town Tel: +2721 879 1520; Mobile: +27 63 6922 790 Email: Airport Office: Tel: +27 (0)21-936-3667 Mobile: +27 (0)81 015 1875 Email: AllCPTETairportstaff@ Call Center: 0800-984023, + 27-218197028 Cargo Aero-Link Consulting, Warehouse 34, Foreign Airlines Cargo Terminal, OR Tambo Airport, Kempton Park, 1627 Tel: +27 87 150 1900 (Switchboard) Imports: Extension 606 Exports: Extension 607 Cargo Sales: Extension 600 Handling Email:, Sales Email: SOUTH KOREA 12F, Twin Tree Tower A, 6 Yulgok-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul Tel: +82-2-733-0325; Fax: +82-2-771-1157 Email:; SOUTH SUDAN Airport-Ministries Road, Panorama Building Ground Floor, Juba, South Sudan Tel: +211956988408 (Area Manager) Email:,
Airport: Tel: 00211955 555 392 South Sudan Cargo Agent David Njuguna Juba Raha Complex, Juba



Kilimanjaro Boma Road, PO Box 93, Arusha Tel: 255 27 2506167 - 2504231, 2509904 Mobile: 255-782-450224 Email:, Airport Office: 255 27 2554159 Email: Zanzibar Malindi (opposite Ijimaa Mosque) Tel: 255 774417070, 777667665 Email: THAILAND 140 One Pacific Place Building, Unit 1807 18th Floor, Sukhumvit Road, Klongtoey, Bangkok Tel: 66 0 26534366/7/8 Email:, Airport Office Tel: 66 0 21343062/3/4 Email: Thailand Cargo Tel: 66 0 22379207/8/9 Email: Cargo ILG Aviation APAC Co Ltd Representative: Hiran A. Samarasinha Tel: 02 245 3546-7, 02 245 3531 Fax: 02 245 3532 Mobile: +668 6830 9542 Email: TOGO Hotel Palm Beach, 1 Rue Komore, PO Box 12923, Lome, Togo Tel: +228 22217074 / 22218738, Email: Airport Tel: +228 22263039 / 92818030 TURKEY Panorama Havacilik Ve Turizm Ltd., Cumhuriyet Cad. Apt. 185/1, Harbiye 34373, Istanbul, Turkey Tel: 90 212 2315919 Fax: 90 212 2344999 Email:, Cargo Airmark GSA Tas. Ltd. Sti.Omar Avni mah, Dumen Sok., No: 11/4 34437, Taksim, Istanbul, Turkey Tel: 90 212 444 1 472 Fax: 90 212 249 474 8 Email: UGANDA PLOT 1 Kimathi Avenue, UAP Insurance Building, Kampala, Uganda Tel : +256414254796/7, +256414345577/8 Entebbe Airport Tel: +256414320570, +256752321130, Email: UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Ground Floor, Al Garhoud Complex (Lootah Building), Airport Road, Street No. 2, Community 214, Al Garhoud, PO Box 7140, Dubai UAE Tel: (9714) 223 6639/7963, Res. 800035702401 Email: Airport Office Departure Terminal One, Off No. 1018 & 1086, PO Box 7140, Dubai UAE Phone: (009714) 5049748, 5049750, 5049751 Email: Dubai Cargo Dubai Cargo Village, DNATA Building, FG1, Flat 3028 B, 3rd Floor, PO Box 7140, Dubai UAE Email: Phone: (009714) 2822880 UNITED KINGDOM 1 Dukes Gate, Acton Lane, W4 5DX Tel: +44 (0) 208 987 7000, +44 (0) 800 016 3449 (Reservations) Email: Airport Office L5.0170, Terminal 2: The Queen’s Terminal, Heathrow Airport Tel: +44 (0) 208 745 4235 Email: Manchester Airport, Terminal 2, Level 2, Room 2006 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Washington D.C. 3313 Mt. Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22305 Toll Free No: 800 445 2733 Tel: 703 682 0570; Fax: 703 682 0573 Email: Washington, Dulles Airport Office PO Box 16855 Washington, DC 20041 Toll Free No: 800 4452733 Tel: 703 572 6809, Fax: 703 572 8738 Email: Washington, Dulles Airport Office PO Box 16855 Washington, DC 20041 Toll Free No: 800 4452733 Tel: 703 572 6809, 703 572 8740

Fax: 703 572 8738 Email: Los Angeles 380 World Way, Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal Office, Los Angeles CA, 90045 Tel: 310 641 1235, 310 641 1206 Email: New York Newark Liberty International Airport 18 Terminal B, #418 Newark, NJ 07114 Toll Free No: 800 4452733 Tel Office: 973 353 0223 Email: Chicago O’Hare International Airport 5600 N Mannheim Rd. UL142, Chicago, IL 60666 Tel: +1 312 919 0989 Email: ZAMBIA Lusaka Katima Mulilo Road, Olympia, Lusaka, Zambia, Office No.201, 2nd Floor, Sun Share Tower, Plot No. 15584/22. Tel: 260 211 23641/02/03 Mobile: 260 969 236401 Email: Airport Office: Tel: 260 211 271141 Mobile: 260955271141 Email: Ndola Airport Office: Tel: 260 212 615368 Mobile: 260 954 081996 Email:, ZIMBABWE Harare 5 Lezard Avenue, Milton Park, P.O. Box 1332, Harare Tel: 263-4 795215/6, 790705 Email: Victoria Falls Ticket Office Landela Complex, Lawley Rd, stand 2 shop #21 Tel: 002632132841111, Airport Office Mobile: 00263 712 837247 Email: COUNTRY/ CALL CENTER NUMBERS Bahrain 973-16199205 Belgium 32 28948303 Canada 18004452733/18773408201 Egypt 800 000 0411/202-21600-006 Ethiopia 251116656666 France 0800901031 Germany 8001818982 Hong Kong 800905629 India 000 800 100 7947 Israel 972 3763 1052 Italy 39-0645230459 Lebanon 00961 142 7627 code 6247 North China 108007141635/864001589689 Saudi Arabia 800 814 0018 South Africa 0800984023 South China 108001401619/86-4001-589689 Sweden 46-850513549 Thailand 18001562069708 United Arab Emirates (UAE) 8 000 3570 2401 United Kingdom 0800 016 3449 United States of America 1800 445 2733 / 1877 340 8201

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ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES GENERAL SALES AGENTS ANGOLA Reino Comercio Geral, Rue Marques Das Minas No.4, Luanda Angola Tel: 00244 222 445 713 Fax: 00244 222 335 713 Email: ARGENTINA Buenos Aires Carlos Pellegrini 1063, Piso 10B Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina Tel: 4326-0362 / 64 Email: Praca da Liberdade, 130-10th F Suite 10011002, Liberdade, Sao Paulo-Brazil, CEP 01503-010, Sao Paulo, Brazil Tel: 551131063295/551186328697 Aviareps AG, Landsberg, Str. 155,80687 Munich, Germany Tel: 49 89 55 25 33 73 Fax: 49 89 54 50 68 42 Email: AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND World Aviation System Mezannine Level, 403 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000 Australia Tel: (02) 9244 2096 Fax: (02) 9290 3441 Email: Cargo MCH Holding Aviation Australia PTY LTD, Road Tullamarine Vic 304 Contact person: Borje Lindmark Email: Fax: 61383185101; Tel:+613 83185100 Mobile: +614-33344992 AUSTRIA & HUNGARY Aviareps AG, Josephspitalstr, 15, 80331 Munchen, Germany AVIAREPS Airline Management Ges. Mbh, Untere Donaustrabe 11/3. OGA-1020, Vienna, Austria Tel: +43 (01) 585 36 30 30 Toll Free: +43 (01) 253 02 25 75 Email: Aviareps Hungary Ltd., Borbely utca 5-7, 1/104, 1132, Budapest, Hungary Tel: 49 89 55 25 33 73 Fax: 49 89 54 50 68 42 Email: Cargo ATC Aviation ACC, Bldg. 262, Entr. 08, 3rd Fl, AT-1300 Vienna Tel: 43 1 7007 388 54 Fax: 43 1 7007 388 53 Email: BAHRAIN Bahrain International Travel Address: Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain P.O. Box: 1044 Tel: +973 17223315 Fax: +973 17210175 Email: Web: BELGIUM, LUXEMBOURG & NETHERLANDS Brussels Kales Airline Services, Park Hill, J.E. Mommaertslaan 18A, 1831 Diegem Tel: +32 2 716 00 60

Fax: +32 2 716 00 86 Email: Liege Cargo Liege Airport, Cargo Nord — Rue St Exupery 22, 4460 Grace, Hollogne Tel: +3242255131 Mobile: +32479592021 Fax: 0032-42255 134 The Netherlands Kales Airline Services BV, WTC Toren A Shiphol Boulevard 145-1118 BG Schiphol, The Netherlands Tel: +31 20 406 81 44 Fax: +31 20 405 46 50 Email: BENIN Afrriwings Ethiopian GSA Lot 417 Face Cine Le Benin, Maison Pereira Raphael, Quartier Mifonougou, Cotonou-Benin Tel: 00229 67022183 Email: BOTSWANA TIMBERLAKE PTY. (LTD) Plot 54354 Sections 9, Unit 1 CBD Central Square P.O. Box 60666, Gaborone, Botswana Tel+2673111631 Contacts: Abdul Nsgeyumva; +26771786186 Anand Kanniah; +26771538820 Gofaone Nyilongo +26777508443/+26777787153 Office Plot 54354 Section 9, Unit 1 CBD Central Square P.O. Box 60666, Gaborone, Botswana Warehouse Address: Block 3 Industrial Tel+2673111631 BRAZIL Praca da Liberdade, 130-10th F Suite 10011002, Liberdade, Sao Paulo-Brazil, CEP 01503-010, Sao Paulo, Brazil Tel: 551131063295/551186328697 Aviareps AG, Landsberg Str. 155, 80687 Munich, Germany Tel: 49 89 55 25 33 73 Fax: 49 89 54 50 68 42 Email: Heavyweight Express LLC, Rua: Funchal, 411 conj DBC-SL 39-40andar.Vila Olimpia-SP-Brazil Email: Rua Dr. Rafael de Barros, 210 – 4º Andar – São Paulo/Brasil BRUNEI Century Travel Centre Sdn Bhd, 20A First Flr, Darussalam Complex, Jln Sultan, BSB PO Box 747, BSB, BS8670, Brunei Tel: 673 2221747, Fax: 673 2227747, Email: BULGARIA Sofia 1000, Blvd. Atriarh Evtimii 36V, apt.51 Bulgaria Tel: +359-29819910 Email: BURKINA FASO Euro World Sarl (CSA) 01 BP 4883 Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso Representative: Chandra Prakash, CP Office Tel : +22625301024

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Mobile: 22674510006 Email:, CAIRO Cargo Tiffany Cargo Systems, 79, El- Moltaka El- Araby District Sheraton Heliopolis, Cairo Tel: +2 02 22667820, +2 02 22674066, Fax: +2 02 22667821, +2 02 22692121, Email: CAMBODIA ILG Aviation APAC Co Ltd, Phnom Penh/ Cambodia, Room (35), 3rd Floor, Anina Bldg., No.240, St.271, Sangkat Boeng Tumpun, Khan Mean Chey Tel: +855 23 213880 Mobile: +855 12/15 916728 CANADA Cargo Airlines Service International (ASI), 5160 Explorer Drive, Unit 4, Suite F, Mississauga, Ontario 4W 4T7 Tel: 905629 4522, Fax: 905 629 4651 Email: CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC Africa Discovery, Avenue B. Boganda, PO Box 1182, Bangui, Central African Republic Tel: 23675501260/70551136 Fax: 49-69-26952940 Email: CHILE Praca da Liberdade, 130-10th F Suite 10011002, Liberdade, Sao Paulo-Brazil, CEP 01503-010, Sao Paulo, Brazil Aviareps AG, Landsberg Str. 155, 80687 Munich, Germany Tel: 49 89 55 25 33 73 Fax:49 89 54 50 68 42 CHINA Beijing Megacap Logistics International Co. Ltd. Room 704, SK Tower, A6 Jianguomenwai Avenue, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100022, China Reservation Tel: +86 010 65050315 Email:, Call Center (China) Tel: 4008 071 787 Email: Beijing Cargo Megacap Logistics International Co. Ltd F225 Complex Business Office Building, No. 566-16 Shunping Road, Shunyi District, Beijing China Tel: +86 010 64556409/+86 010 64558536 Email: Guangzhou Megacap Logistics International Co. Ltd Room 502, 5th Floor, Podium Building of Guangdong Int’l Hotel, 339 East Huanshi Zhong Road, GuangZhou, 510098, China Reservation Tel: +86 020 87621101, Fax: +86 020 87620837 Email:,, Call Center (China) Tel: 4008 071 787 Email: Guangzhou Cargo Sino-Eth Logistics International Co. Ltd., Room 1615, Main Tower,Guangdong Int’l Bldg, No. 339, Huan Shi Road, East Guangzhou Tel: 0086 020 36066253 Fax: 0086 020 36050345 Email:

Shanghai Megacap Logistics International Co. Ltd. Room 2110, 21st Floor, Ciro’s Plaza, No.388 NanJing West Road, HuangPu District, ShangHai, 200003, China Reservation Tel: +86 021 60509685 Email: Call Center (China) Tel: 4008 071 787 Email: Shanghai Cargo Megacap Logistics International Co. Ltd. 325A No. 168 Suhang Road Pudong Int’l Airport, Shanghai, China Tel: +86 021 6835 4523 Fax: +86 021 68356537 Email: Hangzhou Cargo Megacap Logistics International Co. Ltd. Room 1809 Building 2, Qiangjiang Int’l Times Plaza, No. 111 Chengxing Road, Hangzhou Tel: +86 571 87960600 Fax +86 571 87960677 Email: Yiwu Cargo Megacap Logistics International Co. Ltd. 4972, Chouzhou North Road, Yiwu, Zhejiang, 32200 Tel & Fax: +86 579 85336515 Mobile: +86 182 1777 9264 Email: COLOMBIA Praca da Liberdade, 130-10th F Suite 10011002, Liberdade, Sao Paulo-Brazil, CEP 01503-010, Sao Paulo, Brazil Aviareps AG, Landsberg Str. 155,80687 Munich, Germany Tel: 49 89 55 25 33 73 Fax:49 89 54 50 68 42 COMOROS Matembezi Agency, Itsambouni, Moroni, Comoros Contact: Ali Mohamed Niza, General Manager Tel: +269 773 04 22 Mobile: +269 333 04 00 Email: CONGO REPUBLIC Brazzaville Euro World Sarl, Immeuble Arc-En face chambre de Commerce, 1st floor-Centre Ville, Brazzaville Tel: 242 6712020/6713037 Mobile: 971505589504 Fax: 31 020 655 3686 Email:, Brazzaville Cargo Bollore Africa Logistics Ltd. @ Congo BZV Tel: +242 05 115 0003 Email: Pointe-Noire Satguru International SPRL-GOMA (new GSA), Bralima Rond Pointe, Quarter Mont Goma Nord Kivu-Congo DRC Tel: +243 991 367 373 Fax:+243 891 437 132 Email: Pointe-Noire Cargo Bollore Africa Logistic, Pointe Noire Mobile: +242 05 675 08 87 Email: CONGO, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC Lubumbashi Alamdar Tours & Travels/Jeffery Travel, Lubumbashi, D.R. Congo



Sales Offices and General Sales Agents Tel: 243 970 15 15 19 Fax : 243 814182266 Email: Kinshasa Cargo: Bollore Africa Logistic, Kinshasa Mobile: (+) 243 995 901 899, (+) 243 991 004 890, (+) 243 995 901 859 Email:,, Kisangani Jeffery Travels SARL 16, Boulevard Mobutu, Immeuble Lengema, Commune Makiso, Kisangani, Democratic Republic of the Congo Tel: +243 818 235 553 Email: Mbuji-Mayi Jeffery Travels SARL Avenue Inga #63, Cartier Masanka, Commune Diulu, Mbuji Mayi, Democratic Republic of the Congo Tel: +243 816 546 523 Email: CYPRUS Orthodoxou Aviation Ltd., 4B Menandrou Street, Gala Tower, Shop Nbr 1, 1066 Nicosia, Cyprus Tel: 00357 22 765975f / 00357 22369810, Fax: 00357 22767670 Email:

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EQUATORIAL GUINEA Avio Cargo GE S.L Address: Km 5 carretera,Malabo II Malabo, Equatorial Guinea Contact: Mr. Luis Francisco Ondo Ntongono (Country Head) Email: Tel:+240222046081 Mr. Francisco Martin Sierra Navarro (Head of Operations) Email: Mr. Wondwossen Kifle Tekeleab (Ramp Operations Manager) Email: Tele: +240555604611 ESTONIA, LATVIA & LITHUANIA Baltic GSA, Skolas iela 21-203a, LV -1010, Riga, Latvia Tel: 371 67889984 (Latvia) / 372 6225980 (Estonia) / 370 52054794 (Lithuania) Fax: 371 6601 2055 Email: FINLAND Tour Planner Matkantekijat Oy — Tourplanners Ltd, Insinoorinkatu 7B, 00880, Helsinki, Finland Tel: 358 9 687 7890 / 358 40 7340911 Email: Kales Airline Services Contact: Robert Christensson Email: Fax: 46 8 594 41 190 Tel: 46 8 584 42 244

CZECH & SLOVAK REPUBLICS, POLAND Tal Aviation Poland, UL Ujazdowskie, 20 Street, 00478 Warsaw Tel: 48-22-6250467 Fax: 48-22-6253146 Email: rgrabski&

FRANCE Air promotion group (APG) 66 Avenue des Champs-Elysées75008 Paris - France Tel: 33 153 771316 Fax: 33 1 53 77 13 05 Email:

Tal Aviation Poland Ltd. Tel: 48 22 627 2259, Fax: 48 22 625 3146 Email:

ATC Aviation Services SA BP 13 526 95709 Roissy CDG Cedex / France Phone: +33 1 7003 8040 Fax: +33 1 7003 8050 Mobile: +33 6 7227 3871 Email : Web:

DENMARK, NORWAY, LITHUANIA & LATVIA Khyber International, Vester Farimagsagade 3, DK-1606 Copenhagen V Denmark Tel: 45 33121188 Fax: 4533933799 Email: SITA: CPHZZET Cargo Kales Airline Services DK - 7190 Billund Denmark Tel: 45 75354511 Fax: 45 75354569 DJIBOUTI Globe Travel, Angle de la Place du 27 Juin et de la rue Ras Makonen, PO BOX 1181, Republic de Djibouti Tel: 0025377804783 Fax: 00253 21354848 Email: Freight in Time Group (CSA) 2nd floor, GXA Bldg rue Clemenceau, Djibouti ville Djibouti Representative: Mr. Charmake Tel : 25321357423/25377063981 Email: Web: EASTERN EUROPE Starways Group Contact: Markus Biber Email: Tel: + 43 1-7007-36698



GERMANY Munchen Aviareps AG, Josephspitalstr, 15, 80331 Munchen, Germany Tel: 49 89 55 25 33 73 / 49 89 54 50 68 42 Email: Frankfurt Ethiopian Airlines, Kaiserstraße 77, 60329 Frankfurt am Main, Germany Sales & Marketing: Tel: 0049 (0) 69 770 673 053 Fax: 0049 (0) 69 770 673 235 Email: Reservations: Tel: (0180-5) 355 600 Fax: 0049 (0) 69 770 673 028 Email: Frankfurt Cargo ATC Aviation, Cargo City Süd, Geb.641, 60549 Frankfurt/Germany Tel: 49 0 69 698053 47 Fax: 49 0 69 698053 20 Email: GHANA McDan Shipping (CSA) Block #10, Aviance Cargo Village KIA Airport - Accra, Ghana Tel: +233 204287921/+233 302 762280

Email:, Web: GREECE Gold Star Aviation,34 Filellinon St.and Amalias Ave, 105 58 Athens, Greece Tel: 30 210 324 6706, Fax: 30 210 324 6723 Email: GUINEA GUINEE-VOYAGES, EI CISSE Amacif Bldg Conakrey Guinea, P.O.Box 5842 Tel: 0022463260554/62650181/64260554 Mobile: 00 224-60260554/ 60340144/60212320, Fax: 224-30478063/22430012611 Email: EI CISSE Amacif Bldg Conakrey Guinea Tel: 22460212320/340144 Fax: 224-30478063/22430012611/ 00224-30477734 Email: ELITE CARGO (CSA) Cargo Village -Aérogare de fret B 32-34 Tel: 224,622,652,511 Email: l, HONG KONG Pacific Air (HK) Limited 1608 New East Ocean Center, 9 Science Museum Road, Tsim, Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong Tel: 852 39689088 Fax: 852 23012127 Email: Cargo: Pacific Air (HK) Limited Tel: 852 2759 4578 Fax: 852 2759 4316 Email: INDIA STIC TRAVELS PVT. LTD., Alps Building, 1st floor, 56 Janpath, New Delhi – 110001 Tel: (011) 23312304 / 23320845 Fax: (011) 23329235 Contact: Ms. Kalpana Ganju Email: STIC TRAVELS PVT. LTD., No 3-5-874/A, Ground floor, Vipanchi Estate, Hyderguda, Hyderabad – 500029, Andhra Pradesh Contact: Mr. Unni Ashok Kumar Tel: (040) 66618755 / 23231451 / 23210131 Fax: (040) 66612966 Email:, STIC TRAVELS PVT. LTD., G-5, Imperial Court, 33/1 Cunningham Road, Bangalore – 560052, Karnataka Contact: Mr.Vinod / Mr. Shankar Tel: (080)22267613/22202408/22256194 Fax: (080) 22202409 Email: STIC TRAVELS PVT. LTD., Room No 53, 5th floor, Chitrakoot Building, 230A, A.J.C. Bose Road, Kolkata – 700020, West Bengal Contact: Ms. Sudeshna Tel: (033) 22890440, 22890441, 22890442 Fax: (033) 22890443 Email: STIC TRAVELS PVT. LTD., Temple Tower, 672, Anna Salai Nandanam, Mount Road, Chennai – 600035 Contact: Mr. Rajesh Pandian Email: Mobile: 9840105460 Tel: (044) 24330211 / 24351829 / 24330659 / 24330098 Fax: (044) 24330170

Benzy Holidays Pvt Ltd, 101 Crystal Arcade, C. G. Road, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad 380 006 Tel: (079) 26403525, 30013430/32 25404557 Fax: 26403414 Email:,, Explore Himalaya Travel Inc., Amrit Marg, Bhagawan Bahal, Thamel Kathmandu, Nepal Tel: (020) 41227999, 26056451 or 26131647 Fax: (020) 26130782 Leonard Travels Pvt Ltd, Tej House 1st floor, 5 Mahatma Gandhi Road, Pune 411 001 Tel: (020) 26056451, 26131647 Fax: (020) 2613782 Manager: Vandana Hasabnis 9960231082 or 9623346382 Email: Rhythm Tours & Travels Ltd House 28, Road 01, Sector 06, Uttara, Dhakka, - 1219, Bangladesh Tel: +880258957519 Fax: +88028931005 Email: VMS Aviation Air Services Pvt Ltd, 48 A Sir Lester James Peiries Mawatha, Colombo 5, Srilanka Tel: 0094112502149, 011252209 Fax: 0112580737 Email: Mobile: 0094777752328 Sharaf Cargo Pvt. Ltd. MSC House, Ground Floor, Andheri Kurla Road, Andheri (East), Mumbai - 400059 -India Contact person: Nomita Kothari Email: Fax: 91 22 6731 3006 Tel: +91 22 6731 3000 Mobile: +91 98203 32154 INDONESIA Jalan Rasuna Said, Mega Plaza, 4th Floor, kav C–3, Kuningan, Jakarta Selatan 12920 Tel: +62 21 5212128 Fax: +62 21 5212148 Email: M/S PT. Aviaventura Aero Agensi Mega Plazza 4/F, Jalan HR Rasuna Said Kav C-3 Karet Kuningan, Jakarta Selatan 12940 Tel: (62-21) 5212152, (62-21) 5212128 Fax: +(62-21) 5202102 Email: Cargo: PT Global Sarana Angkasa Aeropolis Commercial Park ACP A1.06 Jl. Marsekal Suryadharma Neglasari, Tangerang 15129 Contact: Iat Email: Fax: 62 - 21 5572 1107 Tel: 62 - 21 5572 1146 /+62-21 5572 1147 Mobile: 62 - 878 7513 6696 ISRAEL Opensky Cargo Ltd Tel: 972 3 972 4338 CTO Tel: 972 3 7971405 Central Reservation Office Tel: 972 3 7971400/1403/1404 Reservation Agent Tel: 972 3 7971407, ShebaMiles & Group desk Email:

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ITALY Rome Via Bissolati 54 Roma 00187 Phone: +39 06 48771370 Reservations: Group booking: ShebaMiles:, Sales:, Administration: AIRCONSULT Contact: Bruno Miggiano, Cargo Manager Tel: +39/ E-mail: Fax: +39/ Website: JAPAN Global Service Agency Co. Ltd; 8F, SANKI Shiba-Kanasugibashi Bldg. Shiba 1-4-3, Minato-Ku, Tokyo 105-0014 Japan Tel: 813-6453-7577; Fax: 813-6453-7575 Email:, U-Transport Global Inc. 2-2-21 Shiba Koen, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0011 Japan Contact: Massano Iida Email: Fax: 81-3-6435-6613 Tel: 81-3-6435-6611 JORDAN Passenger & Cargo Seven Seas Group Abd Alhamid Sharaf Street Building number 61, ground and 1st floor, Amman, Jordan Tel: +962 6 5667100, Alpha International Abd Alhamid Sharaf Street, Stand Building, ground and first floor Amman, Jordan Fax: +00962 6 5667102 Tel: +0096265667100/00962778400001 Email: KENYA Cargo Freight In Time PO Box 41852-00100, Nairobi, Kenya Email: Tel: 254 020-827044/827248 Fax: 254 020-822709 Mobile: 254 721 217141 KUWAIT M/S Al-Sawan Company W.L.L PO Box: 576, Alghazli St (Al-Rai), Kuwait Thunayan Al Ghanim Building, Fahad Al Salem Street, Sheraton Round-about Tel: +965 22270600 Ext. 2302, 2303, 2304, 2305, 2306 Fax: +965 22270606 LEBANON Cargo Beirut International Cargo Logistics Beirut Parallel Center Bloc B, PO Box 17-5040 Phone: +961-1-496120 * 480007 – Ext: 310 Fax: +961-1496119 Email: MADAGASCAR Friends Travel & Aviation, Rue Jean Jores AU RC Immeuble Louys Freres TF Christian Madagascar Tel: +261-20 22 30 732 Email:

Nosy Be Address: Immeuble Assurance Aro, en face shampion, Hell Vill- Nosy be Phone: Reservations +261 34 92 494 65/66 E-mail: Mampionona@ Airport Office Nosy Be International Airport Immeuble Assurance Aro, en face shampion, Hell Vill- Nosy be Phone: Mobile +261 34 92 494 64 E-mail: Cargo Friends Travel & Aviation Friends Travel, Al Nakheel Street, naif, Deira, Dubai Contact: Mr. Jai Kishan Tewani Tel: +971565664624 Email: MALAYSIA Abadi Aviation Services Sdn. Bhd. 1st Floor, 79 Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Tel: 603 21 489500, Fax: 603 21486462 Email: Cargo Abadi Aviation Services S/B, Lot GFM-5D Malaysia Airlines Advanced Cargo Centre, Free Commercial Zone, Kuala Lumpur International Airport, 64000 Sepang, Selangor, Malaysia Tel: (+603) 87871198/1179 Fax: (+603) 87871108 Email: MALTA APG Malta Ltd., 1st floor, Aviation Center, St. Thomas Street, Luqa, Malta Email: MAURITANIA ATLAS GSA Mauritanie Avenue Gamal Abdel Nasser, BP 3592, Nouakchott, Mauritania Fax: +222 45282944 Tel: +222 45282943 MAURITIUS TNS Analysis, 1st Floor Ebene Skies, Rue de L’institut, Ebene, Mauritius Fax: +230 467 6416 Tel: +230 202 0055 Mobile: +230 5 251 8255 Email: MEXICO Praca da Liberdade, 130-10th F Suite 10011002, Liberdade, Sao Paulo-Brazil, CEP 01503-010, Sao Paulo, Brazil Tel: 551131063295/551186328697 Aviareps AG, Landsberg Str.155,80687 Munich, Germany Tel: 49 89 55 25 33 73 Fax: 49 89 54 50 68 42 Email: MOZAMBIQUE Maputo Lusoglobo Tours, LDA Ethiopian Airlines GSA, Edificio Time Square, Bloco 4, Av. 25 de Setembro No.270, 1o andar Tel: 258 21 314421 / 21 321441 Mobile: 258 82 3144211, 258 84 5072366, Airport office: 258 84 5072366 Email:,

Sales Offices and General Sales Agents

MYANMAR Cargo ILG International Aviation, No. 126 1st Floor, Bogalayzay Road, Botataung Tsp, Yangon, Myanmar Tel: +66 0 2 126 8026 Fax: +66 0 2126 8080 Email: AVIAREPS Myanmar Co.,Ltd. #01-06, 1st Floor,Yuzana Business Tower, No.25, Dhammazedi Road, Myaynigone, Sanchaung Township, Yangon, Myanmar. Phone: +95 1 539484 , +95 9 450050898 , +95 9 450050908 Email: NAMIBIA Friends Travel & Aviation Corner Independence Avenue & Garten Street, Windhoek, Namibia Email:, Tel: +26461256601 Mobile +264816005274 Cargo Lucky Sky Travel & Tours Address: Unit 34, Town Square, Standard Bank Shopping Center PO Box 996067, Maruea Mall, Windhoek Contact: Abdul Nsengiyumva, Director Tel: 00264 818 325 075 Fax : 00264 61 401105 Email:, Web: NETHERLANDS Cargo Global Airlines Services BV Amsterdam Airport Columbus Gebouw 1 Folkstoneweg 34 NL-1118 LM Amsterdam Airport Tel: 0031 20 653 71 00 Fax: 0031 20 653 55 04 Email: NEPAL Explore Himalaya Travel Inc., 745 Amnt March, Bhagbanbahal Thamel, Kathmandu Nepal Tel: 977 1 4418100 NIGER Horizon Distribution (Satguru Travel and Tourism) BP 1114, Rond Point Maourey RCCM: NIA-NI2008-B-1889, Niamey, Niger Tel: 20727272 / 20727373 Fax: 20736934 Email: NIGERIA DHL Global Forwarding Nigeria Limited Plot 8, Block H, Cowbell Road, Isolo Industrial Estate Off Oshodi-Apapa Expressway Isolo, Lagos, Nigeria Representative: Mrs. Heather Frankle Tel: +234 4625200 Email: Web:

PAKISTAN Maheen Travels Shop #20, Ground Floor Hotel Metropole Building, Karachi Fax: +92 21 35220610 Tel: +92 21 35640057 Karachi Tel: 9221 3566 1712-13-14 & 16 Fax: 9221 3566 1715 Lahore Tel: 9242-3630-5229, 9242-3636-5165 Fax: 9242-3631-4051, Tel: 2823040/2823350 Fax: 2824030 Tel: 6305229/6365165 Fax: 6314051 Cargo Inter-Fret Consolidators (Pvt.) Ltd. (Pakistan), Suite No. 814-815, 8th floor, Park Avenue, Shahra-e-Faisal, PECHS, Karachi-74500, Pakistan Tel: +92 21 111 111 432, +92 21 3432 6658 Fax: +92 21 345 405 94 Email: PERU Praca da Liberdade, 130-10th F Suite 10011002, Liberdade, Sao Paulo-Brazil, CEP 01503-010, Sao Paulo, Brazil Tel: 551131063295/551186328697 Aviareps AG, Landsberg Str.155, 80687 Munich, Germany Tel: 49 89 55 25 33 73 Fax: 49 89 54 50 68 42 Email: PHILIPPINES Pan Euro International Inc, 12F Frabelle Business Center, 111 Rada St., Legaspi Village, Makati City, Philippines Tel: 632 8480978 -79 Fax: 632 8481859 Email:, Globalair Lynx, Inc. 3rd Floor E-307 Export Wing PAIR PAGSS Center, NAIA Avenue, Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines 130 Contact: Mr. Alan D’Lima Email:, Fax: 632 877 8483 Tel: 632 800 7433 PORTUGAL Av. 5 de Outubro, 115 – 1º E 1050-052 Lisboa, Portugal Email: Tel: +351 215 933 234 Mobile: +351 910 409 299 QATAR Fahd Travels, Doha, Qatar Tel: 00974-4432233, Fax: 00974-4432266 Email:

NORWAY Oslo Øvre Slottsgate 6, 0157 Oslo, Norway Phone: +47 22 06 44 01 Email:

Cargo Fahd Cargo Dar Al kotob area, Diamond Hotel Bldg, Doha, Qatar Fax: 00974 4431 1010 Tel: 00974 4441 4928 Email:

OMAN National Travel & Tourism, Postal Code 100 Sultanate of Oman Tel: 00968-246 60300 Fax: 968 24566125 Email:

ROMANIA AND REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA Nicolae Balcescu Blv No 21 Bucharest, Romania Tel: 004 021 3151359, 307 91 75 Email:



Sales Offices and General Sales Agents RUSSIA Aviareps, Olympic Plaza, 39, Prospect Mira Bldg. 2, 129110 Moscow, Russia Tel: 7 495 937 59 50, 07 812 740 3820 Fax: 7 495 937 59 51, 07 812 740 3821 Email: RWANDA Euro World Sarl, Kigali, Satguru International Tel: 250 570440/570442 Fax: 250 570441 Email: Cargo Cathy Kayitesi Tel: +250 788 46 8120 Email: Web: SAUDI ARABIA Al Zouman Aviation, Jeddah Tel: 966 2 6531222 Fax: 966 2 6517501 Email: Alkhobar Tel: 966 3 8649000 Fax: 966 3 8941205 SERBIA, SLOVENIA, CROATIA CAT Aviation, Knez Mihajlova 30 Tel: 381 641135735 Email: SEYCHELLES Mason’s Travel Pty. Ltd. Revolutgion Avenue PO Box 459 Victoria Mahe Seychelles Tel: 0024 4288888 Fax: 248 4225273/248 4288820 Email: SIERRA LEONE IPC Tours, 22 Siaka Stevens Street, P.O. Box 1434, Freetown, Sierra Leone Tel: 00 232-221481 Fax: 232 22 227 470 Email:, SINGAPORE Maple Aviation Pte.Ltd 133 New Bridge Road #14-05 China Town Point, Singapore 059413 Tel: (65) 6538 6860/ 3787/ 2678 Fax: (65) 6538 3183 Email: Orient Air Pte. 9 Airline road, Changi Airfreight Center Cargo Agt Bldg D, #05-24 Singapore 819827 Contact: Mr. Shu Jin Goh, Ms. Kashie Sekaran Email:,, Fax: 65 6214 2199 Tel: +65 6542 1833, +65 6214 2136 SOMALIA Hargeisa National Travel & Tourism Agency (HANTTA), Makkah Mukarah Road, Mogadishu, Somalia Tel: +2521604934, +252634426033, +252615388888 Email: Rugsan Travel and Tourism Agency NL Building KM5, Afgoie Street, Mogadishu-Somalia-MGQ Mr. Abdirizak I.Ido Position: managing director Email: idoa@me.vom Telephone: +252699960125 SOMALILAND 26 June Main Street, Derro Mall Building Ground Floor, Hargeisa, Somaliland Tel : 252 2 528445 Mobile : 252 2 4427575/252 2 634832350 Email



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SOUTH AFRICA Cape Town 47 Strand Street, Cape Town Tel: +2721 879 1520; Mobile: +27 63 6922 790 Email: Airport Office: Tel: +27 (0)21-936-3667 Mobile: +27 (0)81 015 1875 Email: AllCPTETairportstaff@ Call Center: 0800-984023, + 27-218197028 SOUTH KOREA Sharp Aviation K, Inc. 9 seorindong, 22 Jonro, Seoul, Korea Contact: Mr. Alan D’Lima, Mr. Soon Suk Paik Email: Fax: 02-775-1975 Tel: 82-2-7247081

Airnautic AG, Peter Merian Str.2 CH-4002 Cargo: Basel Switzerland Basel Tel: 41 61 227 9797 Fax: 41 61 227 9780 Email:

UNITED KINGDOM Cargo Air Liaison Ltd - Heavyweight Air Express Group Tel: 44-1753 210 008 Fax: 44-208 831 9309, Email:

SYRIA Passenger & Cargo: Al Tarek Travel & Tourism Fardous St, PO Box 30185 Tel: 963 11 2235225 Fax: 963 11 2211941 Email:

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Abu Dhabi Salem Travel Agency, Abu Dhabi, UAE PO Box 346, Abu Dhabi UAE Tel: +9712 2 6273333, +971 2 6218000 Fax: 009712-6268337 Email:

TAIWAN Apex Travel Services Ltd., 6F-3 No. 57, Fi Shin N. Rd Taipei, Taiwan Tel: 886 2 2740 7722 Fax: 886 2 2740 5570 Email:

Ajman National Travel Agency LLC Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Street, Al Sawan, Ajman, United Arab Emirates P.O. Box: 641 Fax: +971 6 7427537 Tel: +971 67422300/399/+971 50 92254

SPAIN & PORTUGAL AirTravel Management: Calle Diego de leone, 69 40A-28006, Madrid, Spain Tel: 34 91 4022718 Fax: 34 91 4015239 Email:,

Golden Foundations Logistics Ltd. Suite 502, No. 142, Sec. 4 Zhong-Xiao East Road, Taipei, Taiwan/ Post Code 10688 Phone: +886 2 2773-3266 ext. 137 Call Centre: +86 4008-071-787 Fax: +886 2 2776-5704 Email:

Cargo AD Aircargo Address: C/Chile 4 28230 Las Rozas (Madrid), Spain Contact: Juan Carlos Ruiz (CEO) Email: Mobile: +(34) 652.99.42.11 Web

Cargo: Global Aviation Service (Taiwan) Inc. Tel: 886 2 2658 0255 Fax: 886 2 2659 7610 Email:

SRI LANKA VMS Aviation Air Services (Pvt) Ltd No.48A, Dr Lester James Peiris Mawatha, Colombo 05, Sri Lanka 00500 Tel: 0094 114366990 Fax: 0094 112580737 Email:, SUDAN Blue Water Logistics Khartoum International Airport, Cargo Village, Khartoum, Sudan Tel: +249 9 287 11111 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 Email: Web: Blue Water Logistics Co. Ltd. (GSSA) Office B16 Khartoum Airport Cargo Village Africa Road, Khartoum, Sudan Mobile: +249 9287 11111 / +249 9287 22222 / +249 9287 33333 Short Dialing Code: 2949 Email: Website: SWEDEN Cargo: Kales Airline Services Tel: 46 40 36 38 10 Fax 46 40 36 38 19 Cargo: Kales Airline Services Tel: 46 8 594 411 90 Fax: 46 8 594 42244 SWITZERLAND Airline Center/Aviareps Airline Center, Badenerstresse 15-8004, Zurich, Switzerland Tel: 4122 91 98999 Fax: 4122 91 98900 Email:

TANZANIA Cargo Bollore Africa Logistic PO Box 1683, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania Tel: +(255) 22 2842 850 Mobile: +(255) 784 784 144 Fax: +(255) 22 2 842 181 THAILAND Cargo Oriole Travel & Tours Co., Ltd. 5th Floor 141/4 Surawong Rd. Bangrak, Bangkok10500, Thailand Email: Fax: 02 237 9200 Tel: 02 237 9207-9 TURKEY Panorama Havacilik Ve Turizm Ltd., Cumhuriyet Cad. Apt. 185/1, Harbiye 34373, Istanbul, Turkey Tel: 90 212 2315919 Fax: 90 212 2344999 Email:, UGANDA Kampala Acacia place, Upper ground floor Plot 6 Acacia Avenue, Kololo Kampala –Uganda Tel: +256 778 619 572 +256 784 522 478 +256 788 785 548 Email: Cargo Freight in time (U) Ltd Cargo Terminal Building Entebbe International Airport Room 98 Tel: +256 775770696; +256 702525581 Email:

Dubai Asian Air Travel & Tours Agency Ground Floor, NR Lootah Bldg, Clock Tower, Port Saeed Rd, Deira, Dubai PO Box: 65006, Dubai UAE Phone: 009714 2980111 Fax: 009714 2999883 Email: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Cargo: Heavy Weight Air Express (HW) Toll Free Tel: 800 445 2733 Tel: 630 595 2323/571 480 5200 Fax: 630 595 3232 Email: VENEZUELA Praca da Liberdade, 130-10th F Suite 10011002, Liberdade, Sao Paulo-Brazil, CEP 01503-010, Sao Paulo, Brazil Tel: 551131063295/551186328697 Aviareps AG, Landsberg Str.155,80687 Munich, Germany Tel: 49 89 55 25 33 73 Fax: 49 89 54 50 68 42 Email: VIETNAM Cargo Pacifik Air HK Limited Email: Vector Aviation (PAX) 62 Nguyen Cu Trinh str., Pham Ngu Lao Ward, Dist. 1st., Ho Chi Minh City , Viet Nam Tel: (+848) 3838.6918 Fax: (+848) 3838.9025 Skype: ethiopianairlines_pax YEMEN Marib Travel & Tourism, 40 Meter Rd., AlSaeeda Building (next to CAC Bank), P.O. Box 7298, Sana’a, Yemen Tel: 00971-426833 Fax: 009671-426836 Email: ZAMBIA EAS Zambia Ltd Bid Air Cargo Representative: Mildred Musonda, Key Accounts Manager Tel: +260 211 271178 Fax: +260 211 271140 Mobile: +260962936172, +260964319290 ZANZIBAR Passenger & Cargo: Marhaba Hotels Travels & Tours Ltd Tel: 255 24 2231527-28 Fax: 255 24 2231526 Email:

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Reward yourself every time you fly Ethiopian

Enjoy free inflight entertainment on your smartphone, tablet and/or laptop aboard our B767-300 (ET- ALP, ALJ) Now available on your flight, stream a selection of movies, TV shows, music and games on your personal mobile device for free. Use the following instructions to access free inflight entertainment on your own smartphone, tablet and laptop.

To access the Wi-Fi: 1. Please go to setting on your personal device. 2. Choose Wi-Fi and select any one of the ET -networks from the list relevant to your seating area. 3. Open an internet browser page such as (Safari, Chrome, and Internet Explorer). 4 Type and press enter. 5. All options (movies, audio and game selections) will be displayed.

Have a pleasant flight!








BUMBLEBEE This prequel to the Transformers movies, set in the 1980s, tells the tale of a teen who discovers an abandoned robot in a junkyard and forms a unique bond.

Action / PG-13 / 114 min Hailee Steinfeld



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Life or Something Like It Comedy / PG-13 / 101 min

The LEGO Ninjago Movie Animation / PG / 101 min

Kong: Skull Island Action / PG-13 / 118 min

Dolphin Tale Drama / PG / 113 min

Bohemian Rhapsody Biography / PG-13 / 134 min

Blade Runner 2049 Drama / R / 164 min

Bumblebee Action / PG-13 / 114 min

Big Momma's House Action / PG-13 / 97 min

The Golden Compass Adventure / PG-13 / 113 min Ice Age Family / PG / 81 min

Ralph Breaks the Internet Animation / PG / 98 min

The Greatest Showman Biography / PG / 104 min

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Adventure / PG / 152 min

The Favourite Biography / R / 119 min

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Comedy / R / 115 min

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Adventure / PG / 104 min

Yes Man Comedy / PG-13 / 97 min

Epic Animation / PG / 102 min

Run, Fatboy, Run Comedy / PG-13 / 100 min

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Family / G / 100 min

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Adventure / PG-13 / 134 min

Widows Crime / R / 129 min Can You Ever Forgive Me? Biography / R / 106 min First Man Biography / PG-13 / 141 min A Star is Born Drama / R / 136 min Mail Order Monster Drama / PG / 89 min Crazy Rich Asians Comedy / PG-13 / 120 min Smallfoot Animation / PG / 96 min The House with a Clock in Its Walls Comedy / PG / 105 min The Predator Action / R / 107 min Bad Times at the El Royale Mystery / R / 144 min Venom Action / PG-13 / 112 min The Darkest Minds Sci-Fi / PG-13 / 105 min The Meg Action / PG-13 / 123 min Ocean's 8 Action / PG-13 / 110 min

X-Men: Apocalypse Action / PG-13 / 142 min Joy Biography / PG-13 / 124 min Ocean's Twelve Crime / PG-13 / 125 min The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Comedy / PG-13 / 124 min We Bought A Zoo Comedy / PG / 124 min Assassin's Creed Action / PG-13 / 115 min

Spy Action / R / 119 min Never Let Me Go Drama / R / 103 min Barbershop: The Next Cut Comedy / PG-13 / 111 min War For the Planet of the Apes Action / PG-13 / 140 min Lord Of The Rings 3: The Return Of The King Action / PG-13 / 201 min

Cool Hand Luke Crime / PG-13 / 126 min

King Arthur: Legend of The Sword Action / PG-13 / 127 min

Australia Adventure / PG-13 / 165 min

Interstellar Sci-Fi / PG-13 / 169 min

Juno Comedy / PG-13 / 94 min

Avatar Action / PG-13 / 161 min

Fantastic Mr. Fox Animation / PG / 87 min

Valentine's Day Comedy / PG-13 / 125 min

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Comedy / PG / 92 min

The Bridges of Madison County Drama / PG-13 / 135 min

X-Men: Days of Future Past Action / PG-13 / 129 min Little Women (1949) Drama / G / 122 min Father Figures Comedy / R / 113 min Wonder Woman Action / PG-13 / 141 min Everything, Everything Drama / PG-13 / 96 min The Shape of Water Adventure / R / 123 min Independence Day Action / PG-13 / 126 min Die Hard Action / R / 120 min Fantastic Four (2015) Action / PG-13 / 99 min Mad Max: Fury Road Action / R / 120 min Vacation Adventure / R / 96 min Hot Pursuit Action / PG-13 / 87 min Run All Night Action / R / 114 min Horrible Bosses 2 Comedy / R / 108 min Blended Comedy / PG-13 / 117 min The Great Gatsby Drama / PG-13 / 142 min Batman Begins Action / PG-13 / 140 min The Legend of Tarzan Action / PG-13 / 110 min Phat Girlz Comedy / PG-13 / 99 min Suicide Squad Action / PG-13 / 123 min

Contagion Drama / PG-13 / 106 min

Goli Soda 2 Drama / PG-13 / 128 min

This Means War Action / PG-13 / 103 min

Home Drama / PG-13 / 101 min

Green Lantern Action / PG-13 / 114 min

On Your Wedding Day Romance / PG-13 / 110 min

Arthur Comedy / PG-13 / 110 min

Midnight Bus Drama / PG-13 / 157 min

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Adventure / PG-13 / 140 min

Killing for the Prosecution Mystery / PG-13 / 123 min

EUROPEAN A Man in a Hurry (Un homme pressé) Drama / PG-13 / 100 min Alad'2 Comedy / PG-13 / 98 min Paul Sanchez is Back (Paul Sanchez est revenu!) Drama / PG-13 / 110 min The Trouble with You (En liberté) Comedy / PG-13 / 108 min In the Aisles (In den Gängen) Drama / PG-13 / 125 min Adam and Evelyn (Adam und Evelyn) Drama / PG-13 / 96 min Champions (Campeones) Comedy / PG-13 / 124 min Joel Drama / PG-13 / 99 min Let Me Introduce You To Sofia (Ti presento Sofia) Comedy / PG-13 / 98 min If Life Gives You Lemons (Un giorno all’improvviso) Drama / PG-13 / 89 min ASIAN Golden Job Action / PG-13 / 100 min

AFRICAN Lara and the Beat Drama / PG-13 / 110 min The Promotion Romance / PG-13 / 90 min Love in Sight Drama / PG-13 / 92 min My Wife and I Romance / PG-13 / 122 min The Conductor (L'oeuvre du destin) Drama / PG-13 / 107 min Wahenga Documentary / PG-13 / 93 min Bale Bet Comedy / PG-13 / 99 min Gudaya Comedy / PG-13 / 104 min Fekren Yayachu Drama / PG-13 / 85 min Godana Drama / PG-13 / 104 min HINDI Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi Comedy / PG-13 / 136 min Fukrey Returns Comedy / PG-13 / 137 min Tumhari Sulu Comedy / PG-13 / 150 min

Go Brother! Comedy / PG-13 / 115 min

Shaadi Teri Bajayenge Hum Band Comedy / PG-13 / 140 min

When Sun Meets Moon Romance / PG-13 / 95 min

Qaidi Band Drama / PG-13 / 119 min

Men of Honor Biography / R / 119 min

Forever Young Drama / PG-13 / 139 min

Golmaal Again!!! Action / PG-13 / 140 min

Date Night Comedy / PG-13 / 82 min

The Door Comedy / PG-13 / 92 min

Gifted Drama / PG-13 / 101 min

The Island Comedy / PG-13 / 134 min

The Rocker Comedy / PG-13 / 100 min

Lobster Cop Comedy / PG-13 / 94 min

Black Mass Biography / R / 123 min

Big Brother Action / PG-13 / 101 min

Office Space Comedy / R / 87 min

House of the Rising Sons Biography / PG-13 / 100 min

Jailhouse Rock Drama / PG-13 / 96 min

Men on the Dragon Comedy / PG-13 / 92 min

The Shawshank Redemption Crime / R / 120 min

Sudani From Nigeria Comedy / PG-13 / 123 min

Tag Comedy / R / 100 min CLASSICS

He's Just Not That Into You Comedy / PG-13 / 129 min 84



Flower (Poomaram) Drama / PG-13 / 152 min

ARABIC Al Fondouq Thriller / PG-13 / 85 min Volubilis Drama / PG-13 / 116 min BRAZILIAN Landscape Documentary PG-13 / 71 min Maybe a Love Story (Talvez uma História de Amor) Comedy / PG-13 / 101 min

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Blindspot Back to the Grind; Enemy Bag of Tricks / 60 min

Gotham The 100

The 100 Eden; Red Queen / 60 min

The Flash

The Flash The Flash Reborn; Mixed Signals / 60 min

The Mentalist COMEDY

Bones The Final Chapter: The New Tricks in the Old Dogs; The Final Chapter: The Price for the Past / 60 min

The Big Bang Theory The Collaboration Contamination; The Proton Regeneration; The Geology Methodology / 30 min

Major Crimes Sanctuary City: Part 1; Sanctuary City: Part 2 / 60 min

Fresh Off the Boat No Thanks-giving; WWJD: What Would Jessica Do?; The Taming of the Dads / 30 min

Animal Kingdom The Killing; In the Red / 60 min DOCUMENTARY

2 Broke Girls And the Two Openings: Part One; And the Two Openings: Part Two; And the 80's Movie / 30 min

How To Build...Everything Drone Revolution / 30 min Origins: The Journey of Humankind Spark of Civilisation / 60 min

The Middle Vive La Hecks; Please Don't Feed the Hecks / 30 min

Pavarotti: Pop Tenor One-Off / 60 min

Come Home Love: Lo and Behold Episode 21; Episode 25 / 30 min

Mind Over Money Episode 1 / 30 min Dogs: The Untold Story Running Free / 60 min


Africa's Hunters The Trials of Olimba / 60 min

24: Live Another Day 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.; 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. / 60 min

Bear Grylls: Extreme Survival Caught on Camera Roads / 30 min

The X-Files My Struggle III ; This / 60 min

Video on Demand

Year Million Never Say Die / 60 min

The Silk Road China: Xi'an / 30 min

House of Dreams Episode 8 / 60 min

A Season at the Juilliard School The New School Year / 30 min

The Big Picture with Kal Penn Fantasy Sports / 30 min Idris Elba: Fighter Weakness / 60 min Chef Nic Episode 7 (Shanghai) / 60 min Heaven & Earth / 48 min Ethiopian Airlines 100th Fleet Milestone One-Off Special / 8 min Ethiopian Airlines Airbus A350 Xwb The Magic Of Flight One-Off Special / 60 min Flight Over Africa One-Off Special / 60 min Discover Ethiopian Wild / 36 min Journeys in Africa Episodes 1-12 / 25 min LIFESTYLE A Date with Lu Yu Chow Yun-fat / 30 min World Vision by Magnificent Li Shangri-La / 30 min Simply Nigella Episode 3 / 30 min


Hollywood's Best Film Directors Francis Ford Coppola / 30 min

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Voyagers / 5 min

Elena of Avalor The Jewel of Maru / 30 min

Business Traveller The Wellness Revolution / 30 min

Animaniacs De-Zanitized / Monkey Song / Nighty Night Toons / 30 min

Top Tables, Top Cities Paris / 30 min Metropolis Barcelona / 30 min

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Stayin' Alive / 30 min

Eyes For The Job Episode 1 / 30 min

The Lion Guard Babysitter Bunga / 30 min

2 Dudes & A Kitchen Good Morning Sunshine! / 30 min

Austin & Ally Seniors and Señors / 30 min

Close Up Tom Hardy / 30 min

Andi Mack 13 / 30 min

Cake Boss Wine and Waltzes / 30 min

Green Bird / 5 min DESTINATION VIDEOS The Best of Irish Cities / 5 min The Best Places For Coffee in Europe / 5 min Discover Maboneng, Johannesburg / 5 min Introducing Amsterdam / 5 min Introducing East Africa / 5 min Introducing Africa / 5 min

SHORT FILMS Game Changer / 5 min

National Icons Episode 41 / 30 min

The Lion / 5 min

Epic Trails Australia, Northern Territory / 30 min

The Tables / 5 min New Years Eve / 5 min

Homage Zlatan Ibrahimovic / 30 min

The Bigger Picture / 5 min The Present / 5 min

Chef Yohanis Journey to Hawassa / 17 min

Bear With Me / 5 min

Ethiopia Land of Origins Episodes 1-7 / 3 min

Outdoors / 5 min

Mainscreen Listings



See summaries on pages 86-90.

See summaries on pages 86-90.

Addis to Africa/West Asia HOLLYWOOD MOVIE


Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Adventure / PG-13 / 134 min

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Adventure / PG-13 / 134 min

Bumblebee Action / PG-13 / 114 min

Bumblebee Action / PG-13 / 114 min

AFRICAN MOVIE The Promotion * Romance / PG-13 / 90 min TELEVISION

HINDI MOVIE Tumhari Sulu * Comedy / PG-13 / 150 min TELEVISION

Africa/West Asia to Addis

India to Addis



Bohemian Rhapsody Biography / PG-13 / 134 min

Bohemian Rhapsody Biography / PG-13 / 134 min

Ralph Breaks the Internet Animation / PG / 98 min

Ralph Breaks the Internet Animation / PG / 98 min

AFRICAN MOVIE Love in Sight * Drama / PG-13 / 92 min TELEVISION

HINDI MOVIE Qaidi Band * Drama / PG-13 / 119 min TELEVISION

The Big Bang Theory The Collaboration Contamination / 30 min

2 Broke Girls And the Two Openings: Part One; / 30 min

Fresh Off the Boat No Thanks-giving / 30 min

The Middle Vive La Hecks / 30 min

How To Build...Everything Drone Revolution / 30 min

Pavarotti: Pop Tenor One-Off / 60 min

Origins: The Journey of Humankind Spark of Civilisation / 60 min

Mind Over Money Episode 1 / 30 min

A Date with Lu Yu Chow Yun-fat / 30 min

Simply Nigella Episode 3 / 30 min

World Vision by Magnificent Li Shangri-La / 30 min

The Silk Road China: Xi'an / 30 min

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BLOCKBUSTERS Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald The second installment of the "Fantastic Beasts" series set in J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World featuring the adventures of magizoologist Newt Scamander. Bohemian Rhapsody A chronicle of the years leading up to Queen's legendary appearance at the Live Aid (1985) concert. Bumblebee On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie, on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battlescarred and broken. Ralph Breaks the Internet In Disney’s Ralph Breaks the Internet, Ralph and Vanellope risk it all by traveling to the world wide web—which may or may not survive Ralph’s wrecking. The Favourite A bawdy, acerbic tale of royal intrigue, passion, envy and betrayal in the court of Queen Anne in early 18th century England. Widows Set in contemporary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities, take fate into their own hands, and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.


Bad Times at the El Royale Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe's El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one fateful night, everyone will have a last shot at redemption - before everything goes to hell.

CLASSICS Men of Honor The story of Carl Brashear, the first African-American U.S. Navy Diver, and the man who trained him. Gifted Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother.

Can You Ever Forgive Me? When Lee Israel falls out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception.

Venom When Eddie Brock acquires the powers of a symbiote, he will have to release his alter-ego "Venom" to save his life.

First Man A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.

The Darkest Minds Imprisoned by an adult world that now fears everyone under 18, a group of teens form a resistance group to fight back and reclaim control of their future.

A Star is Born A musician helps a young singer find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.

The Meg After escaping an attack by what he claims was a 70-foot shark, Jonas Taylor must confront his fears to save those trapped in a sunken submersible.

Mail Order Monster A girl seeks help and guidance from a robot monster to cope with the bullies at school and her father's new girlfriend.

Ocean's 8 Debbie Ocean gathers an all-female crew to attempt an impossible heist at New York City's yearly Met Gala.

Jailhouse Rock After serving time for manslaughter, young Vince Everett becomes a teenage rock star.

Crazy Rich Asians This romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's family.

Tag A small group of former classmates organize an elaborate, annual game of tag that requires some to travel all over the country.

The Shawshank Redemption Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.

The Rocker The story of a failed drummer who is given a second chance at fame. Black Mass The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf. Office Space Three company workers who hate their jobs decide to rebel against their greedy boss.

The House with a Clock in Its Walls A young orphan named Lewis Barnavelt aids his magical uncle in locating a clock with the power to bring about the end of the world.



He's Just Not That Into You This Baltimore-set movie of interconnecting story arcs deals with the challenges of reading or misreading human behavior. Life or Something Like It A reporter interviews a psychic, who tells her that she's going to die and her life is meaningless. Kong: Skull Island A team of scientists explore an uncharted island in the Pacific, venturing into the domain of the mighty Kong, and must fight to escape a primal Eden. Blade Runner 2049 A young blade runner's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years. Big Momma's House In order to protect a beautiful woman and her son from a robber, a male FBI agent disguises himself as a large grandmother. The Greatest Showman The Greatest Showman celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.

Smallfoot A Yeti is convinced that the elusive creatures known as "humans" really do exist.

The Predator When a young boy accidentally triggers the universe's most lethal hunters' return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled science teacher can prevent the end of the human race.

Date Night In New York City, a case of mistaken identity turns a bored married couple's attempt at a glamorous and romantic evening into something more thrilling and dangerous.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit.


X-Men: Apocalypse After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, the worlddestroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.

Yes Man A man challenges himself to say "yes" to everything for an entire year. Run, Fatboy, Run Five years after jilting his pregnant fiancée on their wedding day, outof-shape Dennis decides to run a marathon to win her back. Joy Joy is the story of the title character, who rose to become founder and matriarch of a powerful family business dynasty. Ocean's Twelve Daniel Ocean recruits one more team member so he can pull off three major European heists in this sequel to Ocean's 11. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than advertised, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways. We Bought A Zoo Set in Southern California, a father moves his young family to the countryside to renovate and re-open a struggling zoo. Assassin's Creed Callum Lynch explores the memories of his ancestor Aguilar de Nerha and gains the skills of a Master Assassin, before taking on the secret Templar society. Cool Hand Luke A laid-back Southern man is sentenced to two years in a rural prison, but refuses to conform. Juno Faced with an unplanned pregnancy, an offbeat young woman makes an unusual decision regarding her unborn child. Fantastic Mr. Fox An urbane fox cannot resist returning to his farm raiding ways and then must help his community survive the farmers' retaliation.

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Australia Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot.

Lord Of The Rings 3: The Return Of The King Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid The adventures of a teenager who is fresh out of elementary and transitions to middle school, where he has to learn the consequences and responsibility to survive the year.

King Arthur: Legend of The Sword Robbed of his birthright, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy - whether he likes it or not.

The LEGO Ninjago Movie Shunned by everyone for being the son of an evil warlord, a teenager seeks to defeat him with the help of his fellow ninjas. Dolphin Tale A story centered on the friendship between a boy and a dolphin whose tail was lost in a crab trap. The Golden Compass In a parallel universe, young Lyra Belacqua journeys to the far North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from terrible experiments by a mysterious organization.

Interstellar A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival. Avatar A paraplegic marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home. Valentine's Day Intertwining couples and singles in Los Angeles break-up and makeup based on the pressures and expectations of Valentine's Day.

Ice Age Set during the Ice Age, a sabertooth tiger, a sloth, and a wooly mammoth find a lost human infant, and they try to return him to his tribe.

The Bridges of Madison County Photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson, for four days in the 1960s.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

X-Men: Days of Future Past "The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants.

Never Let Me Go The lives of three friends, from their early school days into young adulthood. The Shape of Water In a 1960s research facility, a mute janitor forms a relationship with an aquatic creature. Independence Day The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, humankind's best weapon is the will to survive. Die Hard John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save his wife Holly Gennaro and several others after they are taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles. Fantastic Four (2015) Four young outsiders teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Mad Max: Fury Road A woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in postapocalyptic Australia in search for her home-land with the help of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshipper, and a drifter named Max. Hot Pursuit An uptight and by-the-book cop tries to protect the sexy and outgoing widow of a drug boss as they race through Texas pursued by crooked cops and murderous gunmen.

Epic A teenager finds herself transported to a deep forest setting where a battle between the forces of good and the forces of evil is taking place. She bands together with a rag-tag group of characters in order to save their world -and ours.

Vacation Rusty Griswold takes his own family on a road trip to "Walley World" in order to spice things up with his wife and reconnect with his sons.

This Means War A pair of C.I.A. operatives wage an epic battle against one another when they discover they are dating the same woman.

Run All Night Mobster and hitman Jimmy Conlon has one night to figure out where his loyalties lie: with his estranged son, Mike, whose life is in danger, or his longtime best friend, mob boss Shawn Maguire, who wants Mike to pay for the death of his own son.

Green Lantern Reckless test pilot Hal Jordan is granted an alien ring that bestows him with otherworldly powers that inducts him into an intergalactic police force, the Green Lantern Corps.

Horrible Bosses 2 Dale, Kurt and Nick decide to start their own business but things don't go as planned because of a slick investor, prompting the trio to pull off a harebrained and misguided kidnapping scheme. Blended After a bad blind date, a man and woman find themselves stuck together at a resort for families, where their attraction grows as their respective kids benefit from the burgeoning relationship. The Great Gatsby A writer and wall street trader, Nick, finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Batman Begins After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from corruption. The Legend of Tarzan Tarzan, having acclimated to life in London, is called back to his former home in the jungle to investigate the activities at a mining encampment. Phat Girlz Two plus-sized ladies meet the men of their dreams in the most unexpected of ways.

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Security guard Larry Daley infiltrates the Smithsonian Institution in order to rescue Jedediah and Octavius, who have been shipped to the museum by mistake.

Suicide Squad A secret government agency recruits some of the most dangerous incarcerated supervillains to form a defensive task force. Their first mission: save the world from the apocalypse. Contagion Healthcare professionals, government officials and everyday people find themselves in the midst of a worldwide epidemic as the CDC works to find a cure.


Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory A poor but hopeful boy seeks one of the five coveted golden tickets that will send him on a tour of Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory.

Little Women (1949) A group of sisters experience life's difficulties and its pleasures while growing up in nineteenth-century America.

Spy A desk-bound CIA analyst volunteers to go undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent diabolical global disaster.

Father Figures Upon learning that their mother has been lying to them for years about their allegedly deceased father, two fraternal twin brothers hit the road in order to find him.

Barbershop: The Next Cut As their surrounding community has taken a turn for the worse, the crew at Calvin's Barbershop come together to bring some much needed change to their neighborhood.

Wonder Woman When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.

War For the Planet of the Apes After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind.

Everything, Everything A teenager who's spent her whole life confined to her home falls for the boy next door.

Movie Summaries

Arthur A drunken playboy stands to lose a wealthy inheritance when he falls for a woman his family doesn't like. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 As Harry races against time and evil to destroy the Horcruxes, he uncovers the existence of three most powerful objects in the wizarding world: the Deathly Hallows. EUROPEAN A Man in a Hurry (Un homme pressé) Alain, a powerful and respected businessman, suffers a stroke which jumbles his speech, making everything he says difficult to understand and often hilarious. In order to save his career, he needs the help of a young speech therapist named Jeanne. Alad'2 When a horrible dictator, Shah Zaman, announces that he has come to capture Baghdad and marry the princess, Aladin has no choice but to flee and try find his old genie. Paul Sanchez is Back (Paul Sanchez est revenu!) The reappearance of notorious criminal Paul Sanchez becomes an obsession for a young police officer who will do anything to catch him. The Trouble with You (En liberté) Yvonne is a police detective in a town on the French Riviera and the young widow of police chief Santi, a local hero. One day, she learns that her husband was in fact a crooked cop. In the Aisles (In den Gängen) Christian begins to work as a shelf stacker at a supermarket and finds himself in a new, unknown world: the long aisles, the bustle at the checkouts, the forklifts.




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Adam and Evelyn (Adam und Evelyn) Summer 1989, East Germany. Adam works as a tailor, Evelyn as a waitress. They are planning a vacation together when Evelyn finds out that Adam is cheating on her and decides to leave for the holiday on her own.

HINDI Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi Bumbling kidnappers accidentally pick up the wrong woman at the airport. Fukrey Returns Just out of jail, a don is ready to get back at the four friends who conned her.

Champions (Campeones) A basketball coach is sentenced to community service and is forced to work with a team of mentally disabled players.

Tumhari Sulu Sulu is an ambitious housewife with a loving husband and a happy family. Things start changing for her when she accidentally lands a job as a radio jockey and her show becomes an instant hit.

Joel Unable to have kids of their own, Cecilia and Diego get a call from the adoption agency they registered with. The sudden arrival of Joel, a 9 year old with a very hard backstory, will change the course of their lives. Let Me Introduce You To Sofia (Ti presento Sofia) Whenever his friends introduce Gabriele to a potential new girlfriend, all he does is talk about his daughter, thus killing off any chance he has of getting lucky.

Shaadi Teri Bajayenge Hum Band Nunu, against his father's consent, ends up marrying a girl. However, a hilarious situation arises when he, along with his friends, tries to hide the same from his father. GOLDEN JOB

If Life Gives You Lemons (Un giorno all’improvviso) Antonio is seventeen years old and has a dream: to play soccer for a big club. However, the situation is complicated by his mother.

On Your Wedding Day The story of a man who receives a wedding invitation from his first love. Killing for the Prosecution Two prosecutors try to prove a man, who previously testified in another murder, is guilty of one himself.

ASIAN Golden Job A group of mercenaries come together to pull off an epic heist. Go Brother! A teenage girl wishes her annoying brother away.



When Sun Meets Moon In 1992, a heavy rainstorm caused massive power outage in Hong Kong. The very same night, two young astrology enthusiasts, Moon and Sun, meet under the starry night by the seaside.

The Island A cataclysmic event causes a man, who dreams of winning the lottery, to become stranded on an island with his co-workers. Lobster Cop Four police officers open up a lobster restaurant as a cover in order to catch a notorious drug dealer, only to find their secret recipe is more popular than they expect. Big Brother A soldier-turned-high school teacher uses unusual methods to reach a class of poor students, while dealing with a greedy entrepreneur and his gang of fighters as well as the government. Men on the Dragon With massive layoffs expected at their company, Lung, Tai, Suk-yi and William sign up for the newly formed dragon boat team. 88


The Promotion A hardworking insurance agent is given a near impossible task in order to earn a promotion.

Volubilis A recently married couple's relationship is tested by a violent incident.

The Conductor (L'oeuvre du destin) A teenage boy who has lived most of his life in an orphanage is adopted by a family in Lagos, but upon arrival he discovers that a tragedy has wiped out the family and he is left alone to survive in a big city. SUDANI FROM NIGERIA

House of the Rising Sons The musical biography of the 1970s Hong Kong rock band The Wynners. Sudani From Nigeria The story of an African football player and a local football club manager from Malappuram, Kerala. Flower (Poomaram) Two rival colleges go all out to win the Mahatma Gandhi University Youth Festival. Goli Soda 2 Three young friends struggle to make it big in the real world.

Home 12-year-old Jun-ho takes care of his 7-year-old half-brother of a different father. One day, his mother is in a car accident and Jun-ho ends up living at Sung-ho’s father’s house. Midnight Bus Riichi Takamiya moves back to his hometown of Niigata from Tokyo where he works as a driver for a long-distance night bus. One day, as he is about to drive the bus from Tokyo to Niigata, a woman gets on the bus - his ex-wife Miyuki.


Lara and the Beat A coming of age movie about the young and beautiful Giwa sisters, who are caught in the centre of a financial scandal with their late parents' Media Empire.

My Wife and I An unhappily married couple swap bodies, forcing one to understand the other.

The Door A working-class auto mechanic discovers a magical door to an alternate world where he is a wealthy playboy who seemingly has it all.

Golmaal Again!!! The gang encounter some spiritual bodies and find out the truth about the Jamnadas Orphanage where they were brought up.

Al Fondouq A man suspicious of his wife's strange behavior starts spying on her and follows her to a hotel she is staying in. He thinks he has caught her infidelity, only to find out that the truth is far worse.

Love in Sight A blind village girl goes out of her way to save the life of a stranger who she unexpectedly falls for.

Forever Young The story of four generations spanning a hundred years of modern Chinese history.

Qaidi Band Seven youngsters under trial form a band in prison and become popular through social media. They try to use the power of their music to secure release.

Wahenga John Kitime, an energetic musician in his 60s, puts together a band to revive the dying sound of Tanzanian Zilipendwa. Bale Bet The life of a family starts falling apart. Gudaya The story of three people in the town of Desse. Fekren Yayachu Love will always win. Godana Separated from his girlfriend, a young man chooses to become a refugee.

BRAZILIAN Landscape A sensory journey through the recollections, travels and gardens of the Brazilian landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx. Maybe a Love Story (Talvez uma História de Amor) After another day at work, Virgílio turns on the answering machine at home and hears a disturbing message from Clara, communicating the end of their relationship although he has no idea who the woman is.

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COMEDY The Big Bang Theory The Collaboration Contamination Amy and Howard work in the lab together causing Sheldon, Bernadette and Raj to feel jealous and lonely. Penny and Leonard use a parenting book to control Sheldon's behavior. The Proton Regeneration Sheldon and Wil Wheaton both go head-to-head for the role of the new Professor Proton, Meanwhile Penny takes care of Halley when Bernadette and Howard are on bed rest. The Geology Methodology Bert asks Sheldon to collaborate on a project with him, Sheldon becomes dubious others finding out because he thinks geology is beneath him. Raj begins dating Bernadette's Indian coworker. Fresh Off the Boat No Thanks-giving Louis and Jessica decide to open Cattleman's Ranch on Thanksgiving, inspiring Emery and Evan to get into the restaurant business. WWJD: What Would Jessica Do? Sundays are usually reserved for Jessica and Evan's weekly Costco run, but Jessica is thrown for a loop when Evan decides to go to church instead. The Taming of the Dads To celebrate their one-year anniversary, Eddie reluctantly agrees to take Alison to the see a modern remake of Romeo and Juliet. 2 Broke Girls And the Two Openings: Part One Max copes with the aftermath of her breakup with Randy, as the finishing touches are made on their new Dessert Bar; Sophie and Oleg prepare for the baby's birth. And the Two Openings: Part Two Sophie finally has her baby. And the 80's Movie Max and Caroline plan to attract a more sophisticated clientele to their dessert bar, until a team of arm wrestlers become their latest patron; Oleg helps Max write sexy messages to Randy. The Middle Vive La Hecks Axl returns home from his summer trip to Europe, sporting a man-bun and embracing a new, chill European outlook on life. Please Don't Feed the Hecks Frankie gives away unused items from the house in the hope of getting food in return. Sue and Lexie find their apartment is being inhabited; Axl's new job as a bus driver gives him the opportunity to look after Brick. Come Home Love: Lo and Behold Episode 21 Hung Sum-yue is busy with examinations and forces the family to keep silent in order for her to study. Episode 25 Hung Shu-kan offers a helping hand to his friend but his family thinks he is cheating. DRAMA 24: Live Another Day 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. An unlikely duo joins forces to forestall an impending attack. The terrorist reveals her demands. The President orders a military lockdown, but it may be too late.


Television Summaries

DOCUMENTARY How To Build...Everything Drone Revolution In this episode, watch as the team shows the steps to build your very own car shredder, land speed racer, and bomb disposal suit. Origins: The Journey of Humankind Spark of Civilisation The story of how fire transformed our biology and carried us from the savannah to the Moon. Pavarotti: Pop Tenor One-Off A celebration of the greatest and most popular opera singer in history – the Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti.

Arrow Following the devastating explosion on Lian Yu that left his team in jeopardy, Oliver Queen returns home to begin a new chapter in his life where he will confront a challenge unlike any he’s ever faced: fatherhood.

Supernatural In Season 13 things have turned from bad to worse, with the return of Lucifer and the surprising revelation that the Devil is expecting a child. Now, Sam and Dean find themselves facing a creature of almost unimaginable power.

Riverdale Based on the characters from Archie Comics, Riverdale gives a subversive take on small-town life. As a new school year begins, the town is reeling from the tragic death of high school golden boy Jason Blossom.

Dogs: The Untold Story Running Free Man once lived alone on earth, but 33,000 years ago we found a friend - the dog. Today, the jungles we once called home have been replaced by urban jungles, but for strays, the same tough laws of survival apply.

4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Tensions between Heller and PM Davies boil over, and one of them decides to take matters into his own hands. Jack proposes a plan to locate Margot by using someone unexpected as his bait. The X-Files My Struggle III Mulder and Scully learn that they aren't the only ones desperately searching for their long-lost son, William. The very fate of the world may depend on the outcome. This A chilling secret is revealed when an old friend reaches out to Mulder and Scully in a seemingly impossible way. Blindspot Back to the Grind 18 months after parting ways under mysterious circumstances, the FBI team is brought back together by a new crisis. Enemy Bag of Tricks As the team adjusts to their new dynamic — and the new tattoos — they battle a dangerous foreign power that is trying to hijack a satellite. The 100 Eden Clarke struggles to survive on a desolate, scorched earth while her friends in space come across a long awaited beacon of hope.


Mind Over Money Episode 1 A look at how our Money Personality can predict what we do with money, and perhaps even more interestingly… why we do what we do.

Africa's Hunters The Trials of Olimba In the heart of Zambia’s Luangwa Valley lies one of the best leopard territories going and it’s the domain of an audacious young female called Olimba.


Red Queen Octavia is forced to take guidance from an unlikely ally when the future of the bunker and all those inside it is jeopardized. Bones The Final Chapter: The New Tricks in the Old Dogs The team experiences retirement home drama when they find the body of an old man in an acid dump site. The Final Chapter: The Price for the Past The team investigates the murder of someone Booth and Brennan knew, while Aubrey's father returns.

The Flash The Flash Reborn Barry is brought out of the Speed Force to help fight an armored villain, but he isn't the same person. Mixed Signals Barry deals with the ramifications of abandoning Iris while facing a meta who can control technology. Major Crimes Sanctuary City: Part 1 Three fifteen-year-old boys vanish during a school field trip causing Asst. Chief Mason to consider the case a critical missing person for Major Crimes. Sanctuary City: Part 2 While the search for the missing boys continues, the squad faces off with an untrustworthy priest, an angry ex-husband, and threats from the FBI Rusty startles Flynn and Sharon with a surprising request. Animal Kingdom The Killing Baz clings to life as Cody and the boys determine their next move following the shooting. Smurf gets some surprising news while in jail. In the Red J struggles to keep the family business afloat; Deran makes some moves on his own; Pope learns parenting on-the-fly while caring for Lena; Craig makes enemies in Mexico.

Bear Grylls: Extreme Survival Caught on Camera Roads In this episode, Bear Grylls presents unbelievable clips of extreme survivors on the world’s highways. Year Million Never Say Die Will we one day stop the aging process? How would a dramatically protracted life change not only the fabric of society but what it means to be human? House of Dreams Episode 8 On each episode of House of Dreams, an interior designer is invited to a family’s home to help them redesign it. The Big Picture with Kal Penn Fantasy Sports Kal Penn takes to the field to put together the ultimate fantasy sports franchise. Kal will boil down all the numbers and statistics to assemble Team Big Picture. Idris Elba: Fighter Weakness Idris Elba’s journey to becoming a professional fighter continues as he tries to fit his kickboxing training around filming his latest movie in South Africa. Chef Nic Episode 7 (Shanghai) Nicholas and guests Aarif Rahman and Fu Yuanhui visit Shanghai. They enjoy traditional and new style cuisines. MARCH/APRIL 2019


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New Years Eve Muddled in ambiguous relationships, a Mumbai-boy paces through the streets, trying to find a partner to spend New Years Eve with.

LIFESTYLE A Date with Lu Yu Chow Yun-fat Host Chen Luyu visits Hong Kong for a day to hike with Chow Yun-fat, take the MTR and ride the Star Ferry.

The Bigger Picture This stunning animation beautifully illustrates the struggle of looking after an ageing parent.

World Vision by Magnificent Li Shangri-La Benny visits Shangri-La in this episode. He explores the beauty of Nixi pottery, enjoys the great view of Jinsha Jiangda Guaiwan and talks to the Tibetan people. Simply Nigella Episode 3 Relaxed, inspiring and as mouthwatering as ever, Nigella Lawson's latest series Simply Nigella shows us that what and how we cook really can make us feel better and more alive. The Silk Road China: Xi'an Alfred arrives in Xi’an - in the province of Shaanxi. The Silk Road caravans used to end their long journey in this millenary city. A Season at the Juilliard School The New School Year It’s the start of the school year for the 800 students of the Juilliard School in New York, one of the most prestigious conservatories in the world and one of the most selective (only 8% of students who try for a place get one). Hollywood's Best Film Directors Francis Ford Coppola Hollywood's Best Film Directors is a half hour show that offers a distinctive peek inside the creative minds of Hollywood's best directors. Business Traveller The Wellness Revolution The leading magazine for the frequent business traveller. Top Tables, Top Cities Paris Paris, the Olympus of fashion, romance, and of course, cuisine. When it comes to food, the City of Lights, is the undisputed capital of the world. Metropolis Barcelona Metropolis explores the history and development of cities and regions through their architecture, design, and urban style.

The Present Jake spends most of his time playing video games indoors until his mother decides to give him a present. THE FLASH

his childhood days, when his own grandfather made homemade wine. Buddy decides he's not just making the cake he's going to make his own wine! National Icons Episode 41 The biggest names in sport take on the greatest legends – head to head. Epic Trails Australia, Northern Territory An exciting and inspiring series that follows host, Eric Hanson, as he explores the people, places and adventures along the world’s top trails. Homage Zlatan Ibrahimovic The timeless series that pays homage to those who raise their game to make an even greater sense of occasion. Chef Yohanis Journey to Hawassa Chef Yohanis travels to Hawassa, a city located 273 km south of Addis Ababa. In this city he discovers a unique Ethiopian lifestyle with fish as a core ingredient in the society’s daily meal. Ethiopia Land of Origins Episodes 1-7 Discover the wonders of Ethiopia through Ethiopia Land of Origins.

2 Dudes & A Kitchen Good Morning Sunshine! The boys have slept in and are coming off a big night out and they don't want to get dressed up to go out for brunch.

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Stayin' Alive The Guardians discover that Thanos' asteroid, Sanctuary, is being kept in an Avengers' secured facility.



SHORT FILMS Game Changer A macho toy arcade prize is quick to judge a young girl who wants to win him and goes on a life changing journey in attempt to stop her from winning enough tickets and taking him home. The Lion The world of corporate video is paved with demanding talent and meddling clients. The Lion is based on real (and very painful) experiences directing corporate voiceovers. The Tables A look at the powerful connection between a pair of outdoor ping pong tables in the heart of New York City and the unlikely group of people they've brought together, from homeless people to investment bankers to gangbangers.

Outdoors A very old apartment dweller steps out of her cage and into the big city after her pet bird is accidentally set free by the little girl next door. Voyagers A tiger, escaping his hunter, ends up in a space station occupied by an astronaut and his goldfish… Green Bird A green bird lays its first egg. It’s going to try everything to make it hatch. DESTINATION VIDEOS The Best of Irish Cities Visitors to Ireland are often drawn by its breathtaking views and stunning landscapes, but its character can be found in its cities. Take a tour through the engaging and historic cities of Belfast, Cork, Galway and Dublin to see why. The Best Places For Coffee in Europe Looking for a holiday with an extra buzz? Try one of these European destinations for the ultimate


Animaniacs De-Zanitized / Monkey Song / Nighty Night Toons The Warner brothers, Yakko and Wakko, and their sister, Dot — three inseparable siblings, have a great time creating havoc and mayhem in the lives of everyone they meet.

Cake Boss Wine and Waltzes The crew crafts a cake for a local "do-it-yourself" winery. This cake has Buddy remembering

Andi Mack 13 Andi's world turns upside down when her older sister, Bex, returns home on her 13th birthday and reveals a family secret.

Elena of Avalor The Jewel of Maru On the Day of the Dead, Elena tries to keep Victor and Carla from stealing a powerful Maruvian jewel.

Eyes For The Job Episode 1 Hosted by do-it-yourself enthusiasts Chris Judge, Rebekah and Alex, this show shares DIY projects and home renovations with an accessibility twist.

Close Up Tom Hardy The story, the glamour, the cinematography, and the gossip of your favorite Hollywood stars.

hold when Austin learns that he's a credit short and has to retake a Spanish test.

Bear With Me Margot is forced to spend her summer holidays with her grandfather she has never met. She is left in the high mountains with Alphonse, who is not only old and grumpy, but also a bear, a real one with fur and claws.

Discover Maboneng, Johannesburg This once-gritty neighbourhood in Johannesburg has reinvented itself, with cool coffee shops, cultural spaces and a vibrant street-art scene. Introducing Amsterdam Start exploring Amsterdam with Lonely Planet’s video guide to getting around, when to go and the top things to do while you're there. Introducing East Africa Start exploring East Africa with Lonely Planet’s video guide to getting around, when to go and the top things to do while you're there. Introducing Africa Start exploring Africa with Lonely Planet’s video guide to getting around, when to go and the top things to do while you're there. DOCUMENTARY Heaven & Earth “Heaven & Earth” is a 50min documentary film dealing with the factual account of the history of church education and monastic life in Ethiopia and its effect and relationship with contemporary educational development in Ethiopia. Ethiopian Airlines 100th Fleet Milestone One-Off Special From DC-3 to a New Height of Luxury. From its humble beginning in the 1940’s to an Aviation Powerhouse, Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s Largest Airline Group, currently takes you to over 112 international Passenger and Cargo destinations. Ethiopian Airlines Airbus A350 XWB The Magic Of Flight One-Off Special Be on board and witness an Ethiopian Airlines new A350 flight encircling Mount Kilimanjaro special for this program... Flight Over Africa One-Off Special The diverse Ethiopian landscape is an awe inspiring sight that needs to be experienced firsthand to fully appreciate the inherent beauty of this East African country. Discover Ethiopian Wild This film shows the remarkable features of Ethiopian landscapes, wildlife in action and different Ethiopian national parks. The country that is located in the horn of Africa has a lot of offer for the world when it comes to human history and wildlife.

The Lion Guard Babysitter Bunga When Muhimu the zebra asks Bunga to babysit, his unorthodox style soon catches on, and he is put in charge of several more young Pride Landers. Austin & Ally Seniors and Señors The foursome's plans to enjoy their senior year together are put on

coffee break – from Istanbul, where sweetened Turkish coffee is Unesco-listed, to Turin, where the espresso was invented.


Journeys in Africa Episodes 1-12 Join Bill Ball as he explores Africa's wildlife and culture. Watch a lion, buffalo and hyena battle for control of Ngorongoro Crater, witness the greatest migration on earth in the Serengeti, and discover the lost kingdom of Kilwa. Each episode brings a new adventure in Africa into your living room.

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Enjoy a channel alive with only the best songs from Ethiopia. Artists perform a collection of satisfying sounds epitomizing the harmonious talents of Ethiopia today.



Enjoy a selection of albums brimming with sounds from the heart of Africa. Listen to collections from Yabba Funk, Victor Deme, Angelique Kidjo and many more. Ethiopian Traditional Music (Music From Ethiopia)

Ethiopian Instrumental

Ethiopian Instrumental is an elaborate and expressive collection of instrumental pieces.

Enjoy collections from some of the greatest artists in Ethiopia today. Artist like Jamboo Joote, Tikue Weldu and Mohammed Tawil. Sit back and appreciate. Ethiopian Classic

All That Jazz

All That Jazz is a concoction of every character within jazz; a handful of artists give warming performances in this mix.

Easy Listening

Easy Listening allows you to switch off and recline, as a very laid-back medley of tunes sing you into total serenity.

Chart Hits

Chart Hits is a channel solely dedicated to the latest chart-toppers in pop and rock. If you want to be upto-speed with the most current hits in music today, then tune into Chart Hits! Country

This channel offers a blend of cooling Country sounds. With hits from both classic and modern artists, you are sure to experience the refreshing flavours of authentic country music.

Here, enjoy albums full of world-renowned performers, orchestras and soloists, performing major works from some of history’s greatest composers: Bach, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven and many more. Ethiopian Country

Here, a fusion of Country albums for you to enjoy. A range of artists, from Buddy Miller to Sara Evans, are here to share a collection of their hits with you. Ethiopian Hip Hop/R&B

A melodic mix of Hip-Hop tunes and R&B hits, with a large selection of albums for you to listen to. This includes artists such as Snoop Dogg, Tinie Tempah and Jennifer Hudson. Ethiopian Instrumental

Here, we offer an expressive and inspiring collection of Instrumental albums for you to enjoy.

Ethiopian Jazz

From old classics to smooth contemporary, here you will find an excellent collection of Jazz albums. You’ll find every great Jazz musician, from Miles Davis to Billie Holiday to Louis Armstrong. Ethiopian Kids

World Hits

Here, a cheerful compilation of albums, full of upbeat songs for all your little ones to enjoy.

World Hits is an eclectic collection of music from all over the globe. This channel allows you to experience all ranges of talent in all ranges of music; the most diverse channel here.

Ethiopian Oldies

Classical Collection

Enjoy taking a trip down memory lane through this extensive collection of nostalgic albums. This includes some of the greats, such as Al Green, Elvis Presley and Fleetwood Mac.

Classical Collection showcases world-renowned performers, orchestras and soloists, performing major works from some of the best composers in history.

Ethiopian Pop

If you’re looking for the latest hits, then enjoy this medley of the most current Pop albums out now. This includes albums from Beyonce, Lady Gaga and David Guetta.

Classic Rock

Rife with roaring riffs and smooth bass lines, Classic Rock is a channel wholly dedicated to true rock n’ roll. Here, some of the the best rock legends play a handful of the greatest rock songs in history. Golden Oldies

Take a walk down memory lane with a compilation of nostalgic hits. Listening to this string of classics will take you right back back to when they were number one.

Ethiopian Rock

Relish in a sea of Rock, with albums from legendary rock n’ rollers to the latest stars — Bob Dylan, The Strokes and The Black Keys. Ethiopian World

Here, enjoy a diverse collection of hit albums from all over the globe! Amplify your cultural consciousness through sounds from Ely Guerra, Ocean Hai and Oliver Haidt.



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