Nile Basin States Summit in Entebbe
The Nile Basin States summit convened by the President of Uganda Yoweri Kaguta Museveni was held for the first time in Entebbe, Uganda, on 22 June 2017. President Museveni was appreciated for convening this meeting...
The walled city of Harar in eastern Ethiopia
Harar, Ethiopia- With 368 alleys squeezed into just one sq km, the old walled city of Harar in eastern Ethiopia is a colourful maze that begs exploration. Its thick, five-metre-high walls were erected in the 16th century as a defensive response...
MU to establish ties with NPU, China
On Monday June 19, 2017 the MU delegation visited the Northwestern Polytechnic
University (NPU) located in Xian city, China. The delegation held a roundtable discussion
with the management members, deans of selected colleges and schools of NPU.
Arab states issue list of demands to end Qatar crisis
Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries that have cut ties to Qatar have reportedly issued a list of demands to end a major Gulf crisis, insisting that Qatar shut down the Al Jazeera network, close a Turkish military base and scale down ties with Iran.
Dangote Cement May Shut Ethiopian Plant Over Mining Disputes
Dangote Cement Plc, controlled by Africas richest man, Aliko Dangote, said it may shut its operations in Ethiopia if authorities in the central state of Oromia dont reverse an order to cement makers to hand over control of some parts of their businesses to local young people....
Authorities must be very mindful here! Dangote in the first place was lured to solve FDI flow, cement shortage and to solve the unemployment! "የ ቆጡን አወርድ ብላ የብብትዋን ጣለች እንዳይሆን"! The federal government must solve this issue before it scares other incoming foreign companies! There must be another way to solve the Oromia youth unemployment problem!
Witnessing the Starting of Economic Revolution in Oromia National Regional State
Dr. Teshome 06-22-17 06-22-17 - Few writers are frightening the assertion of economic revolution by OPDO (Oromo People
Democratic Organization) in particular and the Oromo people in general. I can categorize these
writers in to two groups: The first group includes those scholars who consider the economic
revolution in Oromia as ...
Indefatigable effort to sustain economic dynamism
Fekadu Wubete 06-23-17 - Ethiopia is indeed galloping ahead! High time for friends of Ethiopia and well-wishers to say gee up! According to recent document published by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Investment (UNCTAD), Ethiopia has ...
The Horn and GCC Political Spat
Amen Teferi 06-22-17 - The Gulf state, Qatar, had been acting as mediator in a border dispute between Djibouti and Eritrea. However, Qatar is believed to have pulled out after both countries sided with Saudi Arabia in a diplomatic row. AS Qatari peacekeepers withdrew on June 12 and 13, on the same day, there were Eritrean military movements...
See Roots of Islamic Radicalism
Amen Teferi 06-22-17 - Now, religious fanaticism is no more a subject that only attracts experts with academic interests who at times engage themselves in expounding inconsequential details. Rather, religious fanaticism is a subject that requires ...
MU to work with UIBE, China
June 21,2017 - As part of the partnerships expansion to China, MU has marked the starting of an official collaboration agreement with the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) in Beijing, China.
Rays of Hope from Omo
Melkamu Tekle 06-20-17 - Have you ever imagined sugar needs an axe than a spoon for consumption? But this had happened in earlier days of sugar production. Had you lived that time you would have first used a sugar axe first and thereafter a spoon to stir your cup of tea or coffee.
Strain free state of emergency
Bereket Gebru06-20-17 - Although it came as a relief for all peace loving Ethiopians, the neutralization of the unrest in various parts of the country almost a year ago angered those who saw the situation as an opportunity to promote their political interests.
Exclusive Interview with Azeb Mesfin, Chief Executive Officer of EFFORT
(Aigaforum) June 14, 2017 - In an exclusive interview with Aigaforum, Azeb Mesfin, CEO of EFFORT(Endowment Fund for the Rehabilitation of Tigrai), shared the Successes and Challenges of EFFORT and her vision for the coming years.EFFORT was established in 1995 with an initial seed money from the TPLF. TPLF(Tigray Peoples Liberation Front) fought for 17 years to topple the then dictator government of Mengistu Hailemariam of Ethiopia. During the armed struggle years, TPLF as a resourceful and popular political organization waged a successful effort...