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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 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 organisations 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) 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, Oromiffa and Tigrigna..



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Teaching, Training and coaching in any languages you need For all levels with interactive computer-based learning materials Amharic for Foreigners with in-company materials Editing and proofreading in both English and Amharic Translation from/to English-Amharic, Oromiffa, Tigirgna and other major Ethiopian languages Transcribing audio or video texts into written texts (transcription)


LEULTAZ Building 5th Floor, Office No.503 (+251) 0912 786 468 (+251) 0911 747121 Email:khaabba_ils@hotmail.co.uk or info@khaabbalanguages.com 110307 Addis Ababa Ethiopia. www.khaabbalanguages.com


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