In The News — Ethiopia

The "Revolutionary" Ethiopia | fortunegreece.com

Fortune Greece Magazine published an article: "A woman entrepreneur is changing the image of the country."

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The original idea of Bethlehem Aleman was rather humble. She just wanted to provide a decent living for herself and her family in their village, the Zanampegkourk , about 30 kilometers fromAddis Ababa .

Having the side of her husband-"my support," she says-her little brother Samuel and two artisans, opened a family shoemaking, in an area that lent her grandmother.

"He had no idea how shoes are made," describes today Samuel. "The first we made reminded more beds miniatures!". But thanks to the imagination and perseverance, Bethlehem Ethiopia quickly got wind of a young businessman.

He made ​​plans, choose colors, decide the materials to be used by the crafts of all-organic and recyclable-photographed handmade products and began to sell to Amazon .

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soleRebels walks into Barcelona with New Retail Store

soleRebels walks into Barcelona with New Retail Store

We've noticed our Barcelona store getting lots of attention, so we've gathered the best comments from articles for you to read.  dezeen writes: "Spanish firm Dom Arquitectura and Rwanda-based Asa Studio renovated...

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2012 World Economic Forum on Africa names soleRebels to official program

soleRebels , the planets fastest growing global African footwear brand, becomes 1st private African company to be showcased by Forum Davos, Switzerland / Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The World Economic Forum...

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soleRebels featured on News24 in article, "Ethiopian shoes find world market"

soleRebels has just been featured in an article on News24 titled, Ethiopian shoes find world market. Check out an excerpt from the great article below: "The shoe brand name is...

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soleRebels Video Feature from the 2011 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship

This video feature was played at the Gala Night for the 2011 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship, held in Nairobi. The Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship are sponsored by Legatum, the Omidyar...

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Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu wins Most Valuable Entrepreneur award at 2011 Global Entrepreneurship Week [GEW]

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu, founder & managing director of soleRebels, Africa’s fastest growing footwear brand, has been awarded the prestigious Most Valuable Entrepreneur (MVE) award during a...

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