Addis Ababa University Gets Global Recognition for Performance in Water Excellence Center

By Opeyemi Babalola  Addis Ababa University (AAU) has received international recognition for its educational and research activities carried out by the Center for Water Excellence. While reacting to the development, President of AAU, Professor Tassew Woldehana, said that the recognition of the University in water education and research programs will make the country more competitive in the water sector and ensures utilization of its water resources. “Ethiopia can be highly benefited from its rivers by creating a skilled workforce similar to that of Egypt and Sudan, which are known for…

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AAU provides relief items to war victims in northern Ethiopia

By Opeyemi Babalola Addis Ababa University (AAU) has donated relief materials worth ten million birr to the internally displaced people in northern Ethiopia.This was disclosed by the President of AAU, Professor Tassew Weldehanna, at a dispatching ceremony held at Sidist Kilo Main Campus.The relief materials donated to the IDPs include foodstuffs, cooking oil, several furniture and mattresses.Speaking at the dispatch ceremony, Weldehanna said the University, has over the past few years, provided financial and material assistance to the Ethiopian Defence Forces and other needy.“Last year, the administration and academy staff…

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AAU students get international recognition for innovating food solutions

By Opeyemi Babalola For innovating food solutions from fava bean and barley to alleviate child malnutrition and improper dietary practices, four pharmacy students from Addis Ababa University (AAU) College of Health Sciences (CHS) have received international recognition.The nutritionists, Kirubel Engidawork, Mussie Abraham, Naod Adugna and Yosef Taricu, are fourth year pharmacy students from AAU College of Health Sciences.Naod Adugna, one of the nutritionists, said that their observation of many children prone to stunting and other problems due to protein deficiency initiated the innovation.They said the way people eat barley and…

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Addis Ababa University holds Students’ Commencement at Friendship Park

Addis Ababa University (AAU) graduated more than 6,000 graduate and undergraduate students of the 2020/21 academic year with the presence of government higher officials at Friendship Park on the 9th of October 2021. According to the information from AAU Registrar, 3,604 Undergraduate, 2,390 Master’s and 169 doctors of philosophy (PhD) students graduated from the University, of which 30.1 present are female. H.E. Sahle Work Zewde, President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, mentioned AAU on her speech to continue as a source of problem-solving researcher landmark and pursue its national…

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