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Ethiopians SENSATIONAL Acrobatics Get GOLDEN BUZZER on Spain's Got Talent 2018

'Significant' consequences if China takes key port in Djibouti: U.S. general
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. general for Africa told lawmakers on Tuesday that the American military could face "significant" consequences should China take a key port in Djibouti, as Beijing becomes increasingly muscular in Africa in an effort to expand its influence.Last month, Djibouti ended its contract with Dubai's DP World... Ethiopia must not loose sight on the bigger picture while it is wrestling with extremsits from within. It should try to fill in the void and assert its influence, there is an opening to take advantage in this region!

EPRDF Executive Committee to meet next Sunday

Senior Officials of the Ethio-South Africa Joint Ministerial Commission Meet in Pretoria
(Pretoria,March7/2018)Senior Officials of the Ethio-South Africa Joint Ministerial Commission held their 5th meeting on Monday and Tuesday this week (March 5 and 6) in Pretoria . The aim of the meeting was to review and evaluate all areas of mutual cooperation...

Populism Is Not Fascism But It Could Be a Harbinger
As right-wing movements have mounted increasingly strong challenges to political establishments across Europe and North America, many commentators have drawn parallels to the rise of fascism during the 1920s and 1930s. Last year, a French court ruled that opponents of Marine Le Pen, the leader of France’s National Front, had the right to call her... Ethiopia may not be in Europe or North America but it surley looks like it is becoming a victim of populist leaders!

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አለማየሁ አ 03-07-18

How a small African nation is beating AIDS
AS A middle-class Senegalese man, Salou (not his real name) was rather proud of his roundness in 2002. But by 2003 his clothes were falling off. He got tested and found he had AIDS. His pregnant wife was also infected with HIV.

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ዳዊት ምትኩ 03-07-18

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ይበልጣል ታማኝ ከሺሾ እንዴ ከተማ 03-07-18

Against All Odds, Ethiopia Can Still prevail
Selamu Alemu March 6, 2018 - Some five years ago, a sister magazine of Jeune Afrique, the African Report featured a special article on Ethiopia titled “The rise and rise of Ethiopia.” Today, to the regret of many that narrative is changing and changing not for the better but for worse. That is very unfortunate indeed.

Fatsi Health Center and Dr Tsegay Preparatory Hospital Status Report.
Tamrat Yemane travelled to Fatsi to interview the status of the two health facilities located near the Eritrean border. Listen to his interview to find out more!

Tiffany Haddish Honored Her Heritage With This Dress
The habesha kemis is an ankle-length dress typically worn by Ethiopian and Eritrean women to formal events. Habesha women usually wear a a shawl, called a netela, with the gown. The actress looked stunning in her cream habesha kemis, complimented with black accents and a coordinating black netela...

The Rule of law is Sacrosanct: Government should assume full Responsibility
By Abebe Awole March 5, 2018 - We are passing through a stormy and turbulent times in Ethiopia. Why this is happening now is a million dollar question. Many friends and partners are equally disturbed

World Bank Supports Ethiopia’s Endeavors to Provide all Citizens with Access to Electricity
The World Bank today approved a $375 million International Development Association (IDA)* credit to support Ethiopia’s goal of achieving universal electricity access by 2025. Ethiopia has the second highest available generation capacity in Sub-Saharan Africa with nearly 100 percent coming from renewable energy generation...

Time for the Status quo to be transcended or to die: A War of Orientations
Hayelom 03-05-18 - Even though the political objectives that are aimed to be achieved in this current chaotic political situation of the country are diverse in nature and do not have distinct patterns, the mechanisms that are being utilized have discernible strange attractor patterns

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Emergency Decree and EPRDF Govt-- According to our reliable source the passage of the emergency decree was a must for the government and the government could not be happier with the overwhelming success. The success of its own was a defeat of the extremists and some of the EPRDFites! Our source told us there was a feeling of dismay some of the EPRDF member parliamentarians joined hands to stop the passage!
Our source told us the decree is an instrument to enforce and maintain law and order. Unless the country is stabilized, the country cannot move forward with its political and other development agendas. The next step is, of course, completing the necessary preparations that will enable authorities to execute the decree in the entire country. It is then after that the government will be able to enforce the decree.
EPRDF is expected to start its own internal meeting to evaluate the evaluation conducted by each party. There must be a consensus on all evaluations made after EPRDF's evaluation said our source. Without such agreement, no one can say for sure what the future holds for EPRDF. The upcoming discussion will decide on matters of PM election but again there is no rush talking about the election now!
As you all know much international news outlet have been saying EPRDF will elect its chairman and PM this coming week.According to our source, there is no rush to nominate a PM! First thing first, EPRDF must reach a consensus on all issues raised during the deep renewal campaign and its outcome. It is only then the issue of an election will be discussed!
Our source told us also the extremists plan for some time to bring mayhem and destruction to Addis have been thwarted. Authorities are well prepared to foil any attempt going forward thanks to the decree! -- Aigaforum March 04, 2018

Russia's Foreign Minister, Lavrov To Meet United States' Secretary Tillerson
Moscow has proposed a face-to-face meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson while both are on Africa tours, a senior Russian diplomat said Monday."Issues we need to discuss are multiplying, so we have made a proposal (for a meeting) to the US side," said Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov, Russian agencies reported...

The State of Emergency in Ethiopia and the attitude of some MPs in the HoPR
ASHEBIR Amaro March 4, 2018 -The federal government of Ethiopia reinstated the State of Emergency two weeks ago after assessing the security situation of the country. Since the House was in recess, the SOE was enforced since decreed by the Cabinet. As per the provisions of the constitution the House called ...

Under a new state of emergency, Ethiopia is on the brink of crisis, again
On Friday, Parliament ratified the state of emergency. Although the ruling coalition controls all 546 seats, an unprecedented 88 deputies voted against the measure, and nearly 100 just didn’t vote. The state of emergency declared in October 2016 passed with a unanimous vote, by comparison. Hirut Zemene, a senior Foreign Ministry official, told the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva on Monday that the state of emergency is necessary...
It used to be the lords of poverty that always hammer Ethiopia with all kind of negative news every time the country faced drought! With nearly double-digit economic growth registered each year for the past 13 years and the many drought years it has overcome on its own, the lords of poverty are nowhere to be seen these days. Kudos to the late PM Meles Government!
Today, instead of the lords of poverty people, we have the color revolution proponents who are having a field day with the recent challenges Ethiopia is facing. This will pass too, by the way, mark my word!
The thing is why is the Ethiopian government ignoring the role of Shaibia and Egypt in the current disturbance? Why is the government not able to see the two are working hand and glove with people from within EPRDF circle? EPRDF must clean itself to save Ethiopia! Zeru Hagos 03/03/18

Thank You for Your Generosity
Mezgebe Gebrekiristos (PhD) 03-01-18 - Many of you have done just that when you donated your hard-earned money to the GoFundMeaccount created on behalf of Haleka Mieti Meles Beyene Alem (Tatek). After all transaction fees paid by donors, 50,448.00 Ethiopian Birr has been wired to the beneficiary (Tatek). During my phone conversation...

Sintayehu Girma 03-03-18
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