Adam Reta

Adam  Reta with nom de plume Adam Reta is a writer of fiction. He has a postgraduate diploma in GIS, natural resource analysis from the Institute of Earth Sciences, the Netherlands, and a BA degree in Geography from Addis Ababa University. He has written six short story collections and three novels. His ninth book, a novel, is said to be the longest novel in the history of Ethiopian creative fiction. Two of his short stories have been made into films with some critical acclaim. Currently living in Ottawa, Canada, most of his works were published in Ethiopia while he was residing abroad. Adam has been busy in the Ethiopian literary scene for more than a quarter of a century. He is currently working on a new novel based on his brand of writing style called Hisinawinet. He is a recipient of multiple literary awards.

Amha Kebede

Amha Kebede is Program Director at the African Society of Laboratory Medicine (ASLM). He has a PhD in Biomedical Science from Addis Ababa University and Leiden University, the Netherlands. He has worked at the Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) for over 25 years as a full-time researcher. He was also the Director General for Research and […]

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Amare Gessesse

Amare Gessesse is an Associate Professor of microbial biotechnology at Addis Ababa University. He played a leading role in the establishment of the first biotechnology graduate training program at AAU that later evolved into the current Institute of Biotechnology. He also worked with other universities in Ethiopia contributing to the development of biotechnology training and research […]

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Alula Pankhurst

Alula Pankhurst is Ethiopia Country Director of Young Lives, a research project under the auspices of Oxford University. He was Associate Professor at Addis Ababa University, where he also served as Department Chairperson. He is member of a number of learned societies, and received several research awards, notably the ‘Research in Developing Countries Award’ Justus-Liebig University, […]

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