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KHAABBA is a private language service enterprise. The word KHAABBA is an acronym that is coined from initials of names of family members and when is read in Amharic as “ካባ”, it refers to a very respected and ceremonial traditional costume. The name signifies the high importance of language and communication skills in the modern day of business and life.


It aims to become a comprehensive solution to the linguistic-based needs of organizations and individuals in Ethiopia, Africa and beyond.

Our Services

  • Editing

“If language is not correct, then what is said is not what is meant”. Therefore, KHA-ABBA International works hard to help.

  • Translation

Our translators are native speakers of the languages they work with, highly qualified, experienced and are based in their home countries.

Simultaneous (conference) interpreting, and Consecutive (interview, dialogue or conversation) interpreting.

  • Training & Consultancy

We are always ready to entertain anyone who requests training on any language. We have multilingual/polyglot professionals.


Ethiopia is home to over 80 nationalities (ethnic groups), and each with a distinct language. KHAABBA handles translations into any of the Ethiopian languages from English, French, Arabic, etc. foreign languages into mainly Amharic, Af. Oromo, Tigrigna, Nuer and Somali.