Death toll in garbage dump landslide rises to 113
Addis Ababa, March 15, 2017 (FBC) The death toll from the garbage dump landslide occurred last Saturday on the outskirt of Addis Ababa has risen to 113.The cause of the accident will be investigated by professionals from Addis Ababa University and Americas University of Texas.
Some of you have asked us to check if the rumor about President Gedu propagated by ESAT is true. We are unable to ascertained the rumor but the Amhara regional parliament is in session and is expected to finish its meeting by tomorrow. Also, PM Hailemariam will brief the Ethiopian parliament tomorrow! In short we will know for sure if there is any development by tomorrow! However, if the rumor is true, it is one more confirmation ESAT has indeed penetrated the establishment there to get such information first and our assessment - that the extremists have managed to hijack the civil disturbance of last year!(Aigaforum March 15, 2017)
Genale-Dawa is coming
Ethiopia has abundant water resources, yet it has repeatedly suffered from drought and the aridity of much of its land. Very little has been done to date in harnessing the countrys water resources as engines to propel national economic and social development and these resources are yet to contribute more than ....
Burning the Floor with Demon
I read the callous piece Mr. Ismail Mohammed Abdi has written on the stubborn and intermittent conflicts between the inhabitants of the Oromo-Somali borderlands. Well, the sloppy article: Shedding Light on the Recent Violence in the Border Areas between Somali and Oromia Regions of Ethiopia has a skewed rendition of the reality that it intends to purport.
Breaking Down Ethiopia's Fast-Growing Economy
Special Adviser to the Ethiopian Prime Minister Arkebe Oqubay discusses the Ethiopian economy, their foreign exchange reserves and the country's infrastructure investment. He speaks to Bloomberg's Rishaad Salamat and Haidi Lun on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg).
Interview with Dr Hagos and Dr Markos on the closure of Markos Special Health Center in Mekelle
(Aigaforum) March 2017- Ethiopia's progress in the health sector front is incredible. The progress made so far in reducing maternity death and illness from preventable diseases is amazing.There are now more clinics and health post in the countryside where most people live. Recently a special health center in Mekelle was ordered to close due to 'failure' to meet standards. Although much has been done to improve the overall health service needs, the country is in a dire need for a special health center...For More
The Ethiopian boomtown that welcomes water firms but leaves locals thirsty
Towards the end of the day at the Abyssinia Springs bottled water factory near Ethiopias capital, Addis Ababa, workers hose down the car park liberally. Outside the gates, residents of the Sululta area trudge along the road with empty yellow jerrycans...
[While waiting to hear what the Oromia and Federal Govt plans to do about this issue, we wonder if the Addis Ababa integrated plan that was shelved would have solved such problem! It is articles such as this the extremists are using to fill anger and to scare investors!]