Eleven killed in clashes in Ethiopia's Oromiya region, official says
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethnic clashes killed 11 people this week in Ethiopias Oromiya region, a regional government official said on Sunday, the latest unrest in a province that was wracked by violence in 2015 and 2016. Nearly 700 people died last year during one period of the violence in Ethiopias largest region...
Tsenat Interview with outgoing Ethiopian Ambassador to the USA, Amb Girma Biru. Ambassador Girma summarized his key achievements in the diplomatic front as well as over all engagement with the diaspora Ethiopian community. The ambassador said the much talked HR128 is not going to bring any meaningful change either-way despite the extremists campaign to promote the bill. He said his mission has helped many in the US Congress to understand Ethiopia and its challenges better. Amb Girma said there are issues with human rights and democratic rights in Ethiopia which his office has been forthcoming with those who wanted to help! Amb Girma also shared more on his upbringing and his rich bio with Solomon Tekalegn!
Populism vis-à-vis Professionalism in the Process of Nation Building
Tsegai Berhane (PhD)- The serious challenge in any nation building process (including our country) is how to strike a balance between populism (qualified in this short article as an appeal to emotions of the poor and uninformed section of the population or ethnic groups, desire for power ...
Ezana Sehay 2017-10-21 - Few months a go, Gayle Smith, the former head of the US Agency for International Development [USAID] and current president and CEO of ONE campaign, gave a remarkable speech in front of policy makers and analysts in which she assessed aspects...
After a young couple was killed, the alleged gunman fled to Ethiopia. He may never face trial.
The former college soccer player was gunned down in his own home, shell casings scattered around his body, police said. His friends body was found a couple of miles away, slumped against a tree with a bullet through her head.Authorities are confident they know who carried out the brutal double slaying in Northern Virginia last December
The Ethiopian government has to do something about this as soon as they could. They have to bring the individual to justice and it is the right thing to do. The public relations is gathering speed against Ethiopia in regard to this case. Aigaforum has received many comments in this regard and all wants to know why the Ethiopian government doesn't extradite the person!
The Fruits of Ethiopias Diplomacy
BAmen Teferi 10-20-17 - Ethiopia is burning the midnight oil to realize its Renaissance. It is really working hard to accomplish the daunting task of removing the ugliest impacts and the adverse effects of extreme poverty...
Flag Carrier Indeed
Gebru 10-20-17 - Recent reports stated that the Ethiopian Airlines entered a code share agreement with Azul Brazilian Airlines that is effective since October 01, 2017. The report states ...
George Soros transfers $18 billion to his liberal philanthropic foundation
Uber-liberal billionaire George Soros infused the bulk of his wealth -- $18 billion -- into his activist charity arm Tuesday, making the philanthropic organization second only to Bill and Melinda Gates' Foundation in U.S. assets and further extending and strengthening Soros' tentacles worldwide..
Knowing most if not all of the Orange Revolutions that have caused all kind of problems to many developing countries were one way or the other financed by this man should Ethiopia be worried? As you know Ethiopia is facing a serious growing pains! Ethiopia may have withstood the neo-liberal pressure so far but can it sustain the challenges going forward? Does EPRDF leadership know that George Soros may be watching with interest the current political landscape? Resignation and dysfunctional leadership at the top of a political organization is a fertile area for the likes of Geroge Soros to move in with force!
No War, No Peace, No Matter
Ethiopia-Eritrea relations today are no better than they were seventeen years ago with the signing of the Algiers Peace Agreement.It is a relationship defined by no war, no peace. Periodically fighting erupts along areas on the bordernot enough to declare escalation but enough to remind everyone that all is not well.
EXPANDING CANCER RESEARCH IN ETHIOPIA
ADDIS ABABA Inside Bereket Woldeabs office at Ethiopias Public Health Institute in Addis Ababa, two things stand out in an otherwise bare room. One is the impressive microscope on top of the desk. The other is the plethora of black hardcover files stacked everywhere.
Tsenat with W.ro Roman Gebreselassie from Hedase Dam Council.Roman stressed the Dam is progressing well and will be finished according to plan. She said public participation has been great but there is a need for a rigorous campaign to involve the public more in the coming years!