Remarks by Ambassador Michael Raynor at SolveIt Closing Ceremony

Michael Raynor  U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia at the SolveIt Closing Ceremony Addis Ababa August 19, 2019 (As prepared for delivery)   The Honorable Ambassador of Japan, Mr. Daisuke Matsunaga, The Chief Representative of the Japan International Cooperation Agency, Mr. Makoto Shinkawa, Distinguished guests, colleagues, and friends, And most importantly, the wonderful and very impressive participants in …

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U.S. Embassy Launches Ethiopia Hacks! During Global Entrepreneurship Week

The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa launched the first in a series of 12 hackathons under its Ethiopia Hacks! program as part of its annual Global Entrepreneurship Week celebration. Ethiopia Hacks! is conducted in partnership with the Google Developers Group (GDG- Addis) and the Centre for Accelerated Women’s Economic Empowerment (CAWEE). Each hackathon will challenge …

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U.S. Embassy Showcases Winning Projects from Solve IT! Competition

The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa wrapped up its SolveIT! competition with a public showcase of 31 innovative technology projects on September 22, 2018.  SolveIt! is a national innovation competition launched by the U.S. Embassy in collaboration with U.S.-based NGO Humanity plus (H+) and iCog Labs and an Ethiopian Artificial Intelligence (AI) company. The SolveIT! …

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Remarks by Ambassador Michael Raynor at Solve It! National Competition

Michael Raynor  U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia at Solve IT! National Competition Mosaic Hotel, Addis Ababa September 22, 2018 (As prepared for delivery)   Her Excellency, Ms. Efra Ali, State Minister for Science and Technology. Distinguished guests, friends and colleagues. Thank you very much for being here this afternoon, as we celebrate the fantastic results of an …

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U.S. Embassy Partners with Fulbright Scholar to Showcase how Efficient Cook Stoves Reduce Pollution, Save Fuel

U.S. Embassy Partners with Fulbright Scholar to Showcase how Efficient Cook Stoves Reduce Pollution, Save Fuel Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, August 7, 2018: The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa partnered with U.S. Fulbright Scholar, Professor Tsegaye Nega, to host a demonstration event to showcase efficient cook stoves that can eliminate more than 95% of indoor air …

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