The reality of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)
(MoFA) 02-20-17 - Ethiopia commenced the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Abbay River, the Blue Nile, at Guba in the Benishangul Gumuz Regional State in 2011. The decision to build the Dam followed the signing of the Nile Cooperative Framework Agreement (CFA) a year earlier by the countries of the Nile Basin ...
A Tale of Two Journalists: Graham Peebles and William Davison on Ethiopia
February 18, 2017 - In this Opinion Roundup, we present our views on how the international media writes about Ethiopia using two examples: Graham Peebles and William Davison. Why Graham Peebles and William Davison? We think (again, our opinion) that the two represent two faces of the same phenomenonone writes blatant opinion that is passed off as fact and the other is more tempered in his approach but succeeds in falling short of good journalism.
Open Letter to the Secretary General of the UN Mr. Antonio Guterres
February 18, 2017 - Dear Mr. Antonio Guterres,First of all, I would like to congratulate you on your new appointment as UN Secretary General.
Dear Sir, The practice of genetically modifying seeds and patenting them as unique inventions has now been going on for decades...
Ethiopian Airlines Aviation Academy Graduates 184 Aviation Professionals
February 18, 2017 - Ethiopian Airlines Aviation Academy (EAA), ICAO TRAINAIR Plus member and IATA authorized global training center, has graduated 184 aviation professionals at a ceremony held at the Academys Commercial and Cabin Crew Training Building on Saturday, February 18, 2017. Among the total graduates, 145 are females
Fake news: How can African media deal with the problem?
At a time when fact-based reporting is increasingly being undermined by fake news, the BBC's Dickens Olewe looks at the lessons for the media in Africa.
Can some one compile all the fake news and pictures the extremists have been posting through the years and forward to BBC and Facebook! Even-though Ethiopia has been complaining to these institutions about all the negative news they carry about Ethiopia based on what the extremists say they have not been listening! Perhaps now they will since President Trump is calling them all "Fake News"
Ginbot 7 and the Ethiopian Diaspora: Next Steps
Berhanu Nega, leader of Ginbot 7, a self-described terrorist group committed to overthrowing the Ethiopian government by any means necessary, is back in the United States. Why? Presumably, the economist turned military commander of a 200-man army based in Asmara is here to raise money and the flagging hopes...
Setting non-partisan agenda on Nile, GERD
Fekadu Wubete 02-16-17 - Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn had discussd with President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi of Egypt on the sideline of the 28th African Union (AU) summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.The two leaders had held thoroughly discussion focusing on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) ...
The Future is Bright
Teferi Mekonnen 02-13-17 -On 12 It is not a calling in favor but the world-famous economist, Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz had pronounced that Ethiopias economy is doing well. He wont hesitate to repeat...
Ethiopian Outperforms in Flight Punctuality
Africas largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, ranked 11th worldwide in flight on-time performance for the month of January 2017, according to FlightStats, the leading provider of real-time global flight data to companies and individuals across the travel ecosystem.