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Premier holds discussion with residents in Amhara state
Addis Ababa, February 4, 2017 (FBC) –Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has held discussion with representatives drawn from west and east Gojam and Awi nationality administrative zones as well as Bahir Dar town.

Ethiopian-Somali community press conference
"The Ethiopian Somali Community of N.California had a press conference to denounce and reject the meeting organized by the anti-democratic and anti-peace elements of the Genobot 7, OLF and ONLF held in Stanford University. The chairman of the Ethiopian Somali community of Northern California, Mr. Ahemd Heban, stated that the Ethio-Somali community is standing for peace, co-existence, democracy of the people of Ethiopia"

Message from Union of Tigreans in North America(UTNA)
UTNA 02-04-17
Ethiopian Received its Third Airbus A350 XWB
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest and fastest growing African airline, proudly announces that it received its third Airbus A350 XWB on February 1st, 2017...
Ethiopian Starts Services to Guinea, Conakry

Ethiopian Premier, a China Ally, Calls Beijing a Model for U.S. on Job Growth
Hailemariam Desalegn, in a rare interview, praises domestic focus, says he wants to boost cooperation against terror, urges Trump to keep Africa trade deal.The prime minister said President Donald Trump’s “America first” message is following the lead of key Ethiopian ally China in looking to stimulate domestic job growth...

Government Officials and Journalist Discussion on Tax Amendment - Jan 2017.

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Historic Commitment from African Heads of State to Advance Immunization in Africa
31 January 2017, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Today, Heads of State from across Africa adopted a Declaration on Universal Access to Immunization in Africa, in which they endorsed the Addis Declaration on Immunization, a historic and timely...

The Ethiopia Democracy and Its Challenges and Achievements.
Tewolde-B (Leipzig –Germany.) Jan.2017 - The democracy in Ethiopia when we compare to its past History , challenges and third world countries, in General, it is a flourishing and growing Democracy. This is my view! ...
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ከታጋይ ካሕሳይ ቃሉ Feb. 01/2017

Ethiopian shoe designer hopes for repeat success with coffee
Bethlehem Alemu's shoes have been sold worldwide by Amazon (AMZN, Tech30), Urban Outfitters (URBN) and Whole Foods (WFM). When she started her business the Ethiopian accountant had much more modest ambitions.

AU in “De-globalizing” World
Amen Teferi 01-31-17 - As plans for the 28th ordinary session of the assembly of the heads of state and government of the African Union (AU) were being contemplated, there was specter of skepticism whether Ethiopia meets or not the security standards to host the 2017AU Summit...
Gazing Into Danakil Depression's Mirror, and Seeing Mars Stare Back
New York Times-10 hours ago DANAKIL DEPRESSION, Ethiopia — In oppressively dry heat and a miasma of sulfur and chlorine, the rocky landscape sprouts patches of...

Implication of Youth Population of Africa: Demographic Dividend or Burden
Tsegaye Tegenu, PhD 30-01-2017 - Today, 30-01-2017, the 28th ordinary session of the assembly of the African Union, launches the theme “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in the Youth”. It is very gratifying to see AU finally...
Ex-Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warns that countries are preparing for World War 3
Mikhail Gorbachev has warned that the world looks as if it is preparing for World War Three amid a new nuclear arms race.The former Soviet leader ruled the Communist Party towards the end of the Cold War when Russia and the US were at constant threat of escalating tensions and engaging in a global war.

MBA students help Ethiopia tackle the impact of urbanisation
For Ria Tobaccowala, a Chicago native studying in New York, arriving in the fast-growing southern Ethiopian city of Hawassa was a revelation.

Rural Tigrai: Earth Dam Changing Lives!
(Aigaforum) 01-28-17 - Most visitors’ first impression about Ethiopia is based on what they see in the cities and towns they travel. That is why most news about Ethiopia is filled with awe about Addis expansion and the many high rise buildings! I happen to be raised in the countryside and every time I visit Ethiopia I am more interested to see the trees and shrubs and the development work in the countryside.[updated!]
ገቢዎችና ጉምሩክ አራት ተከሳሽ ድርጅቶች በመንግሥት ላይ ያደረሱት ጉዳት የለም አለ
This case has been litigated for long. We understand public perception has no place in the court but the government must start to worry about the perception! If these folks are jailed for other reasons we think the lesson(s) learned so far may be enough. The government must help the court to transform itself and close cases in time by directing its attorneys to review cases that are taking long time for no good reason to drop!!![Aigaforum Jan 2017]

Best Beers Of Ethiopia
The following are the highest rated beers brewed in Ethiopia as they appear in the ranks at Raya Beer the latest entry to the market is rated third best! Very surprised some of the old brands are not rated high!
The Ethiopian woman helping to bring Chinese to her homeland
Beijing’s skyline wowed Lina Getachew Ayenew when she arrived in the Chinese capital five years ago, but she was surprised to find the pedestrian bridges looked just like those in her native Addis Ababa.
WHO Executive Board announces Dr Tedros Adhanom of Ethiopia as one of the three finalist to the post of WHO Director-General
Five candidates were interviewed by Member States today prior to the vote. The names of the 3 nominees were announced at a public meeting on Wednesday evening, 25 January 2017.
Ethiopian ShebaMiles to Launch Platinum Tier level
January 25, 2017 Ethiopian Airlines, the largest and fastest growing African airline, proudly announces that it will introduce a Platinum tier level in its frequent flyer loyalty program, ShebaMiles, as of January 2017.

DisCourse:Quarterly Journal

Addis Ababa 25 January 2017 - DISCOURSE, a quarterly journal debating African issues, has been launched on 19 January 2017 at the National Museum in Addis Ababa. Published under the auspices of the Ethiopian Foreign Relations Strategic Studies Institute, DISCOURSE is run by a team of professionals...
Eritrea comprehensively covered in the recently launched DISCOURSE Journal.
A new quarterly journal called DISCOURSE launched on Thursday 19 January 2017 featured contents that focus on the relations of the Horn and the Gulf, with particular emphasis on unsettled issues between Ethiopia and Eritrea. Professor David Shinn of George Washington University, Alex de Waal of World Peace Foundation...

Bereket Gebru 01-23-17
  • Can what happened to the Tegaru, in 2016 be used as a wakeup call?
    Yared G/hiwot Bairu Colorado, USA 01-23-17
  • Gebeya IT Academy Set to Graduate its First Professional Class in March 2017
    (Addis Ababa) Jan 17
  • Research is Verification or Nullification But Not ….
    Mismak from Tigray 01-19-17.
  • New Dynamics in the Horn
    Amen Teferi 01-17-17
  • Ethiopia Can Meet the Case
    Amen Teferi 01-17-17
  • Major issues of the PM’s briefings
    Bereket Gebru 01-17-17
  • The Somali regional state of Ethiopia Diaspora: between Today and Yesterday
    Hussien Mohamed Yusuf 01-15-17
  • The Somali regional state of Ethiopia Diaspora: between Today and Yesterday
    Hussien Mohamed YusufnJan 2017

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