What is behind clashes in Ethiopia's Oromia and Somali regions?
Thousands of people have fled Ethiopia's Somali region following deadly clashes in recent days between ethnic Somalis and Oromos. The BBC's Kalkidan Yibeltal looks at the cause of the conflict and whether it can be stopped.
[It is unfortunate none of the local media outlets -government owned or private, are informing the international community with the real picture of this conflict! Thanks to BBC the above analysis may help to debunk the extremists version of the cause for this conflict! Nowhere will you find a FAQ abut this conflict for the international community consumption by the government or the known big private papers, sad!]
Deconstructing Teddy Afro
Haile Tessema, Sept. 15, 2017 - There are two extreme views of Teddy Afro or Tewodros Kassahun (the names will be used interchangeably), which tend to either canonize or demonize him. And the singer appears to enjoy both typecasting as they simultaneously lead to the same ...
Complete Coverage of the recent conflict: Address by Somali Kilil President and Oromia Kilil president and More..
World Health Organization(WHO) Recongnized Tigrai for its NO Tobbacco Campaign - Sep 2017
(Mekelle) Sep 16, 2017- WHO awarded Tigrai regional government for its relentless campaign to minimize tobacco consumption and its campaign to create a tobacco free zone near restaurants and public places. The award was given by A WHO representative in Ethiopia in fornt of Federal and regional officials.
The veins of Ethiopia's growth
Ethiopia's "umbilical cord", Djibouti, could soon feel the pinch. After Ethiopia lost its lifeline to the Red Sea following the independence of Eritrea a quarter century ago, Djibouti has been land-locked Ethiopia's gateway to the outside world. The International Monetary Fund ranks Ethiopia as ...
Press Release: Ethiopian Somali Democratic Council
We, the Ethiopian Somali Democratic Council, urges the Federal Government of Ethiopia and international community to look into the atrocity that is going on in Somali Region of Ethiopia. The Oromo and Somalis in those regions live peacefully for century; however, the current distorted propaganda of Shabya, ONLF and OLF using ...
The dramatic increase of FDI in Africa
Bereket Gebru 09-15-17 - The
past quarter of a century witnessed the rise of trade relations between states and powerful non-state actors. Cross-border investments have become the order of the day in which private interests are provided with packages of incentives such as tax breaks ...
Wrapping up the last decade of development
Bereket Gebru 09-15-17 - We
have now embarked on the last year of the first Ethiopian decade into the third millennium. The world has changed a lot since the end of the last millennium with international politics and economics taking radical twists.
Ethiopia Mulls New Potash Partner After Failed Deal With Israeli Firm
Ethiopia is considering finding a new partner to develop a potash mine abandoned last year by Israel Chemicals Ltd., which has sought compensation at an arbitration court after accusing the government of failing to support the project.
[Ethiopia is not a banana republic. ICL should have consulted the authorities or at least ask Allan what it signed for before buying the company. Why did it pay so much for Allan? Did Allan own the land? Did it develop the mining area?]
Status Update on Mekelle Industrial Hub Progress
Aite Tilahun Tarekegn is Director of Small Scale Manufacturing. He was gracious enough to sit down for an interview.
Tamrat asked Aite Tilahun on the overall progress of the development of the industrial hub as well as overall progress....
The right approach to curb corruption
09-13-17 - Corruption is a global phenomenon that strikes hardest at the poor, hinders inclusive economic growth and robs essential services of badly needed funds. No exception for Ethiopia.The government has identified corruption and rent seeking activities as impediment...
Ethiopians' vow to strengthen peace, development
Gemechu Tussa 09-13-17 - The celebration of the millennium
was one of the hottest events in the history of the nation. All the nations,
nationalities and peoples of the country were able to reaffirm their commitment...
The Rise Of "Made In Ethiopia"- With The Backing Of Beijing
HAWASSA Peter Wan is smiling from ear to ear. The 50-year-old walks past huge warehouses, where dozens of Ethiopians are busy working on spinning and thread-dyeing machines. "We are in the production test stage," he says, at the Chinese factory of JP Textile...