Mekelle University Prepares to Host the 2018 All Africa University Games (+Video)
By Dawit Kebede
Awramba Times (Mekelle, Tigrai) – Mekelle university, one of the top higher educational institutions of Ethiopia, announced that it has finalized its preparations to host the All Africa University Games 0f 2018, in the beautiful northern star of Mekelle city, next July.
Professor Kindeya Gebrehiwot, president of the Mekelle university, told awramba times in an exclussive interview that the oppprtunity to host this glamerous continental multi-sport event will have a pivotal role not only in building positive image towards our country and region on the minds of those young Africans who will flock from all across the African continent to Ethiopia, but also designed with an intent to promote the quarter century-old university, as part of attaining the university’s intense passion and strategic goal to be listed among the top 25 universities of the continent in the next few years.
According to Professor Kindeya, the week-long sport festival will on its sideline include visits of numerous historical and archaeological sites of northern Ethiopia, the place widely considered as the ideal destination of ancient civilization of human kind.
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