Kenya and Ethiopia join forces to advance peace, security, development and hope
Confronting the challenges of radicalization and terrorist threats in the region calls for a focused strategy on a compendium of socio-cultural, economic, political and psychological factors. While extremism and related violence have traditionally been driven by exclusion and poverty, this paradigm is no longer adequate. As shown during the attack at Kenyas Garissa University...
Final Communique of the people to people forum of the Amhara and Tigrai people, Mekelle Tigrai Ethiopia - July 22, 2017
Airlines losing traffic to Ethiopia on price, connectivity
International and domestic airlines operating in Nigeria are gradually losing passenger traffic to Ethiopian Airlines over the East African carriers relatively cheaper fares, easy connectivity and most recently, concerted efforts by the country at becoming a one-stop-shop
Italy and the Addis Ababa massacre
The Addis Ababa Massacre: Italy's National Shame. By Ian Campbell. Hurst; 478 pages; £30. To be published in America by Oxford University Press in August.NEAR the village of Affile, on a picturesque hillside east of Rome, stands a monument, unveiled in 2012 and built with public funds, to Rodolfo Graziani, one of Mussolinis most brilliant generals...
The Power of Football
07/21/2017 - Last Tuesday when the last whistle was blown by the referee, thus proclaiming Mekelle Football Team as winners of the Qualifier match that was held in Dire Dawa town, Mekelle town stood on its tips. Football is one of the few things that create unity ...
Addiction and intrigue: Inside the Saudi palace coup
(Reuters) - On Tuesday June 20 Mohammed bin Nayef, a powerful figure in Saudi Arabia's security apparatus for the past two decades and the next in line to the throne, was summoned to meet King Salman bin Abdulaziz on the fourth floor of the royal palace in Mecca.
Football Renaissance in Tigray
Yohannes Gebresellsie (Ph.d) Addis Ababa 07-19-17 - Football:The beautiful game as it is popularly called is the most popular and the most widely watched sport in the world. It is also a peaceful and descent sport.Everybody anywhere enjoy playing or watching football and every child almost anywhere grows up playing football...
Mekelle City Football Team Wins!
(Aigaforum) July 18, 2017 - After a long absence from the premier national football competition, Tigrai will have two teams to compete come next year! The city of Adigrat and Mekelle will each
have one team to compete with the big boys of Giorgis, Dedebit and Buna!...
China Disrupts WhatsApp Service in Online Clampdown
SHANGHAI The last of Facebook's major products that still worked in China was disrupted by the government on Tuesday, as Beijing broadly tightened its controls over the internet. The product, WhatsApp, a messaging app used across the globe, was partly blocked by Chinese filters, leaving many unable...
Ethiopia plans to offer firms shares in road projects -finance minister
ADDIS ABABA, July 18 (Reuters) - Ethiopia plans to offer shares in its road-building and maintenance projects to private investors, its finance minister said on Tuesday, the latest step to open up and modernize the state-led economy.The Horn of Africa country has over 113,000 kilometres (68,0000 miles) of paved roads...
Enhance the friendly environment for investment
Gemechu Tussa 07-18-17 - It is really incredible that a country which was supposed to dismantle and integrate has emerged as one of the fast economic growing country. However, the journey was not so smooth and regular.
Striving for a win-win solution
Tesfaye Lemma 07-18-17 - Many people believe Ethiopia and Egypt should work closely for a win-win solution, which is the only option that they have at this point of time. In fact, these two countries have to utilize wisely their shared resource.
Chinese, South Korean, Indian apparel makers landing in Ethiopia
ADDIS ABABA -- Ethiopia is fast developing into a dynamic apparel-sourcing hub as low labor costs lure international clothing makers to the African nation.Manufacturers from China, South Korea, India and other countries have opened new plants while a growing number of European and U.S. brands are sourcing garments there.
Economic benefits of the GERD to Nile riparian countries
Bereket Gebru 07-17-17 - Ethiopia has been a force of economic integration between African countries, especially those in East Africa, over the past decade. Its economic diplomacy based foreign policy has paved the way for it to forge stronger economic ties with neighboring countries.
Sitting on top of the world
Bereket Gebru 07-17-17 - The growth of the Ethiopian economy has received numerous complements at the regional
and the international stage over the last decade. We have seen Ethiopia being tipped as one of the sixteen countries set to replace...