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Avoiding a return to civil war & preventing state failure in Ethiopia
Tesfai Hailu, Jan. 05, 2018 Opposition groups prone to taking orders from Minnesota and Washington D.C. are once more counting their chicken before they hatch; typically blowing their own horns; yet again announcing the demise of the regime; re-writing EPRDF...

Ceasefire and Transitional Security Arrangements Monitoring Mechanism (CTSAMM) welcomes the signing of the Agreement on the Cessation of Hostilities
The CTSAMM stands ready to engage the Parties in light of expansion of the CTSAMM mandate as stipulated by the Agreement. The CTSAMM is also deeply concerned about the recent allegations of breaches to the Cessation of Hostilities...

Ethiopia is among the 17 economies that will grow faster than China in terms of Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) in 2018, according to projections of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Global Economy Watch.The other countries include India, Ghana, and the Philippines, New Telegraph reported.

On Nation Building- From Sheger Radio Jan 2018

(A reading of Dade Desta and Medhaniye Taddesse taken from Discourse magazine!)

Exclusive Interview with-Ethio-Somali President Abdi Mohammed Umer - Jan 2018
Exclusive Interview with Ethio-Somali President Abdi Mohamed Umer. The president was gracious enough to give the extended interview to Aigaforum.
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TPLF and Federalism in the Age of Anxiety
Aynalem Sebhatu 01-01-18 - On the global stage, the proliferation of social media across poor and rich countries of the world has attracted the attention of countless nationalist movements, political extremists and fringe groups as their blunt instrument for advancing their projects. Indeed, I feel that Trump's victory of the American election, the withdrawal of the British from the EU (Brexit), the surging of Scottish...

Ethiopia to free jailed politicians to foster national reconciliation: PM
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia will release and pardon dissident politicians jailed on criminal charges, its prime minister said on Wednesday -- an unexpected shift in stance from a government routinely accused by rights groups of using security concerns to stifle dissent.Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, whose administration denies crushing peaceful opposition, said the move was intended to "foster national reconciliation". [The EPRDF govt is doing all it can to bend backward to move the democratic process forward!This is not the first time the govt is releasing " political prisoners"! Too bad its opponents are doing everything they can to derail the democratic space.

Macron wants anti-'fake news' law in 2018
PARIS (Reuters) - President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday he would overhaul French media legislation this year to fight the "fake news" spread on social media which he said threatened liberal democracies.Since he was elected last year, Macron has criticized Russian media...

"Smelling the Breeze" (Sham el-Nessim)
Amen Teferi 01-02-18 - Egypt and Ethiopia have a long history of rancor over the Nile River, but now they are trying to settle their longstanding disagreement through negotiations that is frequently punctured with tensions and suspicions.

Omo Kuraz #2 Sugar factory Started Production
Jan 1, 2018 - After a rain delay of six months the Chinese built sugar factor has started production. This will go along way to satisfy the growing demand of Sugar in the country.

Ethiopian Mobile Application is Up & Running
Addis Ababa, 2 January 2018 - Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, is pleased to announce that it has availed its mobile application in the apple store and Google Play for customer to download ...

Charming and Challenging Times
Amen Teferi 01-02-18 - Life under the EPRDF’s Ethiopia is both charming and challenging. It is charming because the federal-democratic system that EPRDF put in place has not only avoided the intractable civil war that has ravaged the country

The Ethiopian Multi-Millionaire Who Built Africa's First Marriott Hotel
With annual revenues of more than $100 million and a workforce of more than 2,000 people, Sunshine Investment Group is one of the largest indigenous companies in Ethiopia.I recently caught up with Samuel Tafesse in Addis Ababa and had a brief chat ...

Ethiopia: Crisis in the land of the economic miracle
Journalist Martin Plaut considers this to be the beginning of the problems facing modern Ethiopia. "The TPLF and Meles Zenawi were never prepared to allow democracy and real federalism," he told DW. But the focus on ethnic differences in the constitution has not been without consequence:"As soon as you increase the focus on ethnicity and make ethnicity the basis of the state, you basically stoke up ethnic tensions," said>

EPRDF Executive Official Statement - Dec 30,2017
ከኢህአዴግ ስራአስፈሚ ኮሚቴ የተሰጠ ድርጅታዊ መግለጫ

A Draft Proclamation that Would Potentially Infest "Addis Ababans" with Ethnic Viruses
Seifeselassie Gebre 12-30-17 - As it is known, Addis Ababa is a chartered city and the official capital city of FDRE and home to over five million Ethiopians comprised of about eighty ethnic groups. It is also the de facto diplomatic capital or hub of Africa and the headquarters of the African Union (AU) and has...

Bereket Gebru 12-28-17
  • Democracy and the Changing International Order
    Getachew Mequanent Ottawa, Canada December 27, 2017
  • Ethiopia:A land of unlimited opportunities
    Gemechu Tussa 12-26-17
  • Development stakeholders build confidence in Ethiopia
    Tesfaye Lemma 12-26-17
  • Way-forward to address the current political challenges in Ethiopia
    Temesgen Fikiru, Addis Ababa, 25 December 2017
  • We need a vigilant Government
    Amen Teferi 12-25-17
  • Ethiopia to set up 5 specialized cancer treatment centers
    ADDIS ABABA, Dec. 24 (Xinhua)
  • EPRDF Focus on House Cleaning

  • Amen Teferi 12-25-17
  • "One Ethiopia, One People and One Religion"
    Adal Isaw 12/23/2017
  • Embracing New Beginnings
    Samuel Estefanous 12-23-17
  • Wurayna Magazine Extended Interview with Major General Tekelebrhan (PhD) - Dec 2017
    Major General Teklebrhan Woldearegai Dec 2017
  • Lesson from an Experiment in Ethiopia: An Economic Review of Arkebe Ogubay's Case Study
    Asayehgn Desta, Sarlo Distinguished Professor of Sustainable Development Dec 21, 2017

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