February 2016


On the morning of the last day of this year German Week in Mekelle the signing ceremony of the documents about the twin towns Mekelle - Ethiopia and Witten - Germany took place in the town hall of Mekelle. The Mayor of Mekelle, Daniel Afessa signed the documents already signed by the Mayor of Witten. During this, the German visitors sang in chorus a traditional German miners song from the Ruhrgebiet "Glück auf der Steiger kommt".



Handover of ambulance car from Witten Germany to Ayder Hospital Mekelle Ethiopia

The chairman of the association Etiopia Witten today, on 22 02 2016, handover the two fully functioning ambulance cars from Witten to the Dean of the Medical School of the University Mekelle,  Dr. Loko Abrahan. The car is part of the Emergency Department of the Ayder Referral Hospital Mekelle.


The delegation of members and supporters of Ethiopia Witten Association arrived well after a strenuous night flight from Frankfurt Airport via Addis Abeba in Mekelle. They were warmly welcomed by the Dean of the Medical Faculty of Univeristät Mekelle, Dr. Loko Abraham.



This year 30 members and supporters of the association Etiopia Witten are visiting Mekelle - Ethiopia
during the "German Week" from 20 to 27 February 2016 .

Remembering the German Week in 2014 in Mekelle

Remember German Week 2015 in Mekelle


Storz headlight for physcians - donation -

The otorhinolaryngology doctors in the team Etiopia Witten are happy. The medical-instruments company Karl Storz in Tuttlingen donates for the ENT OP in Ayder Hospital Mekelle medical equipment worth over 5,000 euros.

Storz company Tuttlingen Germany

The home of Karl STORZ medical equipment company in Tuttlingen Germany