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The emerging industrial parks luring more investment, jobs
Tesfaye Lemma 07-11-17 - The manufacturing industry, particularly the textile sector, in Ethiopia is laying a significant foundation to industrial development. It has been attracting celebrated and well known top international firms. Efforts are also exerted by the government to create an enabling environment in the country...

Mekelle Industrial Hub Inaugration Reportage
(Aigaforum) July 2017 - The Agricultural Led Development Ethiopia pursued over the last two decades has done wonders. Because of such early development, the country has managed to withstand the effects of many drought periods.Although the country has been growing by double digit each year for the past decade it is still considered poor country. The unemployment rate is too high and its industrial and manufacturing output has been dismal. To solve the chronic import export deficit and to solve the high unemployment rate the country has now tasked itself to become the manufacturing hub for all kind of products in Africa. Many western high end manufacturers are coming to the country thanks to Dr Arekebe relentless effort!

ሀይ ባይ !! የለም እንዴ ???
(ከሂሩተ- ሚካኤል - ባህር ዳር) 07-11-17

When Democracy is Messy: What Can Ethiopia Learn from the American Predicament?
Testimony by former F.B.I. Director James Comey before the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee last month riveted global audiences. What is being played out in front of billions of people worldwide cuts to the very heart of the American democratic process. Can the United States withstand this alleged assault on the press...

ዳደ ደስታ 07-10-17

Egypt's Best Friends in D.C.
Why is a PR firm working directly for one of Egypt's top spy services?On a Tuesday night in early May, all the big players in the public relations industry gathered at Cipriani 42nd Street, a lavish restaurant in Manhattan, for the annual "Superior Achievement in Branding Reputation & Engagement"

Mekelle University 2017 Graduation Reportage. July 2017
Mekellle University held 25th Commencement on July 5 ,2017 @ Adihaki Campus. The University Graduated 8,289 students in Phd,Master and Bachelor Degrees. ... Reportage

የኦሮሚያ ልዩ ጥቅምና የፊንፊኔ ህገ መንግሥታዊነት
ኢብሳ ነመራ 07-08-17
Dear Ibssa, thanks for trying to explain the constitutional right of Oromia to establish its headquarter in Addis! You said in simple term, it is so because the Oromia constitution say so and that the Ethiopian constitution does not prohibit such action explicitly ! Does that mean any thing the constitution does not prohibit can be legal in Ethiopia when it comes to Oromia going forward? What will be your argument against those who argue - if the constitution is ambiguous or not clear it is the Federation House that decides not someone else! Shouldn't Oromia govt ask the federation house to arbitrate on this since federal constitution supersedes regional constitution?

Ezana Sehay 07/07/2017 - It is hard to keep track of all the developments in the frenzied circus of tom foolery and gutter politics that is the Ethiopian Diaspora. But one thing is certain, it has become an embarrassing mess, a degrading and degraded spectacle, driven by rivers of frantic speculation, feeding on fake news, conspiracy theories...

Ethiopia's Danakil Depression is a window into another world
The Danakil Depression in northern Ethiopia is an extreme environment. The air is toxic with chloride from the volcanic springs and heat reaches temperatures upwards of 50 degrees Celsius....

ኢትዮጵያውን የጉዞ ሰነድ እየተሰጣቸው ነው
የውጭ ጉዳይ ሚኒስቴር ቃል አቀባይ ጽ/ቤት ሰኔ 30 ቀን 2009 ዓ.ም.

Museveni's Poetry of the Nile
Amen Teferi 07-06-17 - Most often than not, I find the speech of H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda, to be cogent and it is more so when he opts to deliver an unscripted speech, where he generously embellish

Nation to fill GERD rationally, further mutual benefit
G/Michael Asgedom 07-06-17 - The Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Electricity on June 26, 2017 said construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will not be halted, even for a moment. It stressed that the filling of the Dam will be carried out as per schedule, without long overdue...

For Your Information
In light of what happened in Europe - the arrest of Tadesse Kersmo, people who reside in the USA should be aware of The Neutrality Act of 1794 US Law! ... "Whoever, within the United States, knowingly begins or sets on foot or provides or prepares a means for or furnishes the money for, or takes part in, any military or naval expedition or enterprise to be carried on from thence against the territory or dominion of any foreign prince or state, or of any colony, district, or people with whom the United States is at peace, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than three years, or both"
See Also:
1. Neutrality Act 1794


Tadesse Kersmo, 51, has been charged with attending a terrorist training camp.
Tadesse Kersmo, 51, was arrested at Heathrow airport in January and was last night charged with eight counts of possessing articles containing information likely to be useful to terrorists.The offences allegedly relate to activity abroad and the charges are understood not to relate to an Islamist group or ideology....
(Update 7-5-17:16:23:00) - Thank you to all who contacted us by email to confirm the story. We do appreciate your help! This is a watershed moment in fighting terrorism! The west has been giving deaf ear to poor countries woes when it comes to terrorism. Kudos to the British government to call a spade a spade! Ethiopia has been a victim of many uncalled acts of terror orchestrated by people living and residing in western capitals!

Ethiopian to Include Kaduna in its Vast Global Network
July 6, 2017, Addis Ababa - Ethiopian Airlines, the largest and the leading Pan-African Airline, has finalized preparations to start scheduled thrice weekly services to Kaduna, Nigeria, as of August 1st, 2017

We need Flameproof Regional Boundary
Amen Teferi 07-06-17 - For a long time, war, famine and oppression were the hallmark of Ethiopia. Unable to create a conducive political environment that accommodates the diverging views, Ethiopia had repeatedly failed to address its political problems through peaceful ...

Africans must back up talk with deeds
Egypt's Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and Ethiopia’s Hailemariam Desalegn had joined their host, President Yoweri Museveni, for the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) heads of state summit at State House, Entebbe.Their counterparts from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Sudan, South Sudan, Burundi, Kenya and Tanzania opted to send representatives, instead.

Call to All Tigraian Scholars and Potential Stake Holders
Proposal for Tigrai Grand Regional Conference
Global Society of Tigraian Scholars-GSTS 07-05-17

Taking on the hard task of harnessing demographic dividend in Africa
Bereket Gebru 07-05-17 - Those of us in Addis are once again in that part of the year when the AU holds its annual summit. The time marks increased business activity for some sectors of the economy ...

Seeking economic prosperity out of conflict
Bereket Gebru 07-05-17 - Economists explain that a war economy is a very productive one in which everything is geared towards the war machine. The demanding nature of this ...

Subotic in Ethiopia: 'I can't just sit on the beach thinking I've made it'
Every summer, Borussia Dortmund defender Neven Subotic visits Ethiopia to learn about the work his foundation is doing in some of the world's poorest communities. He says it feels like a second home.

Woyin Interview with Aboy Sebhat - Part1
The interview covers a wide range of issues from Good Governance issues to Deep Tehadeso and current as well as old Ethio-Eritrea relationship. In Part1 he covered, TPLF and democratic process: Hinfishfish period and Gebru Asrat position then,the process Dr Aregawi and Gidey Zeratsion left TPLF and upcoming EPRDF Congress!

Tesfaye Lemma 07-04-17
  • Untiring endeavor to scale up GDP, FDI with time
    Fekadu Wubete 07-03-17
  • Ethiopian Graduates 337 Aviation Professionals
    June 30, 2017, Addis Ababa
  • Ethiopian Inaugurates State-of-the-Art Cargo Terminal-II
    June 29, 2017
  • Spark of Hope from Entebbe
    Amen Teferi 06-29-17
  • Industrial Parks are Agents of Transformation
    Amen Teferi 06-29-17
  • Using the high energy of graduation
    Bereket Gebru 06-28-17
  • Federal Government of Ethiopia Statement about Oromia Special Constitutional Rights in Addis Ababa
  • The two faces of migration in Ethiopia
    Bereket Gebru 06-28-17
  • Neway Gebreab is Ethiopia's Candidate for African Union Economic Commission Post
    June 2017
  • Concerted effort is needed to exploit Diaspora contribution
    Gemechu Tussa 06-26-17
  • Nile Basin States Summit in Entebbe
    on 22 June 2017
  • Climate Change increases the need for regulating the flow of the Nile River
    MoFA June 25 2017
  • MU to establish ties with NPU, China
    June 19, 2017
  • Ethiopia striving to be preferable destination of Chinese investment
    Fekadu Wubete 06-23-17
  • Witnessing the Starting of Economic Revolution in Oromia National Regional State
    Dr. Teshome  06-22-17

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