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The Ethiopian boomtown that welcomes water firms but leaves locals thirsty
Towards the end of the day at the Abyssinia Springs bottled water factory near Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, workers hose down the car park liberally. Outside the gates, residents of the Sululta area trudge along the road with empty yellow jerrycans... [While waiting to hear what the Oromia and Federal Govt plans to do about this issue, we wonder if the Addis Ababa integrated plan that was shelved would have solved such problem! It is articles such as this the extremists are using to fill anger and to scare investors!]

The deep renewal process and its results
Dawit Miteku 03-09-17

ጊዜ የለንም!
ወንድይራድ ኃብተየስ 03-10-17

MSEs Instrumental in Alleviating Poverty
Fekadu W. 03-09-17

Ethiopian B787 Dreamliner Touches Down at Kaduna, Nigeria
March 9, 2017 Ethiopian Airlines, the largest and the leading Pan-African Airline has successfully landed its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft at the Kaduna International Airport on March 8, 2017.

ታሪክ ለባለታሪኩ
ከታደለ ኣብርሃም 29/06/2009 ዓ.ም

Africa’s First Ethiopian A350 to Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day
March 8, 2017 Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, proudly announces that it will be part of the annual Global Greening initiative of St. Patrick’s Day on March 17, 2017.

'If Ethiopia started to develop its coffee industry, it could trade its way out of poverty'
WHEN WE THINK about the products on supermarket shelves, there isn’t a level playing field. A big coffee-producing country like Ethiopia only earns €760m from coffee. Both are premium products, so what’s the problem?

UN report shows North Korea using Africa to slip sanctions
North Korean weapons barred by U.N. sanctions ended up in the hands of U.N. peacekeepers in Africa, a confidential report says.A month before that, the report says, a U.N. member state seized an air shipment destined for a company in Eritrea containing military radio communications items. It was the second time military-related items had been caught being exported from North Korea to Eritrea ... We all hope the government in Addis is paying attention to what is going on outside its radar.

Adwa Show-cased Ethiopia’s Magnanimity
Amen Teferi 03-06-17 - The battle of Adwa is a flagship event that draws attention to many issues in the modern Ethiopian and African history. The battle of Adwa illustrates the high-mindedness of the Ethiopian people

ኢህአዴግና መጪው የአካል ጉዳተኝነት አደጋ
ሰላምወርቅ ሁላገር ነኝ ከአዲስ አበባ 03-04-17

Factories in Hawassa industrial park to begin export
Addis Ababa, March 3, 2017 (FBC) –Factories located in Hawassa industrial park will begin exporting their products beginning form the end of this month, said the Ethiopian Investment Commission.Dr Belachew Fikre, deputy commissioner of Ethiopian Investment Commission, told ENA that the projected target of a billion US dollars foreign currency could be achieved if ... This is really astonishing! It was not long ago this idea was conceived, yet the idea has materialized already! EPRDF should reward people behind the development of such parks. Unless there is more to the story the public is not aware, the people behind the manufacturing hub development should be empowered to do more not less!.

Ethiopia, the “State of emergency” and the challenge ahead, particularly with Diaspora Ethiopian communities.
W.Yilma 3/4/17 - After the unrest in some part of Oromia, and Amhara regional states, various Diaspora Ethiopian extremist groups together with their foreign diehard supporters emboldened and became together to fulfill their ill-fated agendas by hijacking the questions ...

Relief Society of Tigray Came with the Future Generation of Power Source
Zesilase Geday ( Mekelle) 03-04-17 - When I got the invitation for inauguration ceremony entitled as ‘Big pump brings big change in the Remote Area’ my usual impression of novelty about Relief Society of Tigrai (RST) comes to my mind. One can assume that constructing of 76 solar panels set in deep gorge to generate ...

Ethiopia’s current crisis and the Democratic Developmental State debate: Are we asking the right questions?
MTA, PhD March 2017 - Ever since the ruling EPRDF party and its government chose, as part of the country’s strategy, a state-led development, advocates of the neoliberal political economy have been expressing their disagreements. I do not claim to be an expert ...

No work means Ethiopia is no home for refugees - report
ADDIS ABABA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A ban on Eritrean refugees working in Ethiopia is hampering efforts to reduce illegal “secondary” migration, with tens of thousands risking violence and drowning in pursuit of a better life, the Overseas Development Institute said on Thursday.. We wonder if allowing work permit to Eritreans in Ethiopia is part of the people to people relationship effort argued by some to solve the ethio-eritrea issue!

Ethiopia foils attempt to attack GERD
Addis Ababa, March 1, 2017 (FBC) –Ethiopian security forces have destroyed and arrested members of so called Benishangul Gumuz People Liberation Movement while they were attempting to attack the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Zadig Abrha, State Minister of Government Communication Affairs Office (GCAO) told FBC today that 20 members of the Movement, who came from Eritrea, have been destroyed while they were heading to the dam site to attack it. While we applaud the Ethiopian Security forces for foiling the current attempt we think the Ethiopian govt is giving too many chances for the mad man in Eritrea to succeed! What is the Ethiopian govt waiting for?

Nigerian engineer handed written test at New York airport
A software engineer from Lagos, Nigeria, is claiming that he was made to sit a written test by US airport immigration officers because they weren't convinced he was telling the truth about his skills.

Russia, China block U.N. sanctions on Syria over gas attacks
Russia on Tuesday cast its seventh veto to protect the Syrian government .China backed Russia and cast its sixth veto on Syria. Nine council members voted in favour, Bolivia voted against, while Egypt, Ethiopia and Kazakhstan abstained... Egypt voted earlier plan by Russia to save the Syrian govt and got in trouble with the Saudi govt! Abstaining the current one that will certainly exacerbate its relation with the Saudi!

February 28, 2017
  • The Battle of Adwa: Campaign Plan and Combat Actions
    Tsegaye Tegenu February 27, 2017
  • Dashen Beer Donated 50 million birr towards Bahirdar Stadium Improvement!
    Feb 28, 2017 club
  • Have Your Say!: New Policy Towards Eritrea What Would Work?
    Aigaforum March 2017
  • An open letter to the South African President, Jacob Zuma:
    Yared G Bairu 02-27-17
  • "Facts are Sacred"
    Amen Teferi 02-27-17
  • Let Us Waste No Time
    Teferi Mekonnen 02-27-17
  • Enhancing export through capable industry parks
    Fekadu Wubete 02-27-17
  • Adwa: An Ever-shining Victory
    Amen Teferi 02-27-17
  • Drought in the Horn, Ethiopia’s experience
    Gemechu Tussa 02-24-17
  • Dr. Tedros Adhanom, “Together for a Healthier World
    Zeray Hailemariam 02-22-17
  • The reality of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)
    (MoFA) 02-20-17
  • Uncovering the ill intent behind HRW's article on Lake Turkana
    (MoFA) 02-20-17
  • Ethiopian Airlines to Host ICAO Global Aviation Training and TRAINAIR PLUS Symposium
    February 20, 2018
  • Ethiopia’s Stand on major issues of the UNSC & its Priorities
    Berhanu Tsegay, Yekatit/2009 E.C
  • Reply to ‘Challenges of Sustaining Peace beyond the Emergency Decree
    Habtu 02-20-17
  • Open Letter to the Secretary General of the UN Mr. Antonio Guterres
    February 18, 2017
  • Ethiopian Airlines Aviation Academy Graduates 184 Aviation Professionals
    February 18, 2017
  • Challenges of Sustaining Peace Beyond the Emergency Decree
    Mulumar Kiros /Gondar/ 02-18-17
  • TPLF CC Statement on the Occasion of 42nd Anniversary of Lekatit 11!
    TPLF Office 02-17-17

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