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 ...
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!.
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?
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!
Ethiopian Wins African Cargo Airline of the Year Award
February 28, 2017 - Ethiopian Airlines, the largest cargo operator in Africa, has been awarded the African Cargo Airline of the Year Award during the 2017 Air Cargo Africa Conference held in Johannesburg from 21st to 23rd 2017.
The Battle of Adwa: Campaign Plan and Combat Actions
Tsegaye Tegenu February 27, 2017 - In spite of communication and transport problems, in a matter of two months after the call for total mobilization on September 17, 1895, more than 100,000 soldiers were assembled in the specified areas (Addis Ababa, Were Illu, Ashenge, and Mekele). Of these troops, about two-third were raised by the Gebar Madäriya system. The emperor himself mobilized around 35000 troops ...
An open letter to the South African President, Jacob Zuma:
Yared G Bairu 02-27-17 - Forgive me to say that what is being witnessed in your country (South Africa) is so unforgivable, so embarrassing, shocking beyond comprehension and deeply sickening. How on earth can you be that heartless and a person with a least humanity to ignore the innocent human slaughtering...
"Facts are Sacred"
Amen Teferi 02-27-17 - Dear Editor, I read the report published on Feb. 12, 2017, titled How long can Ethiopias state of emergency keep the lid on anger? bylined - William Davidson. I hope the aforementioned report is not a sacrosanct statement of truth scribbled by a journalist who has the monopoly of truth
Enhancing export through capable industry parks
Fekadu Wubete 02-27-17 -
Reuters on February 16, 2017 reported that Europe's largest hotel group, AccorHotels, will open three hotels in Ethiopia by 2021, becoming the latest international chain to tap into the growing business and tourism sectors in the country.
Adwa: An Ever-shining Victory
Amen Teferi 02-27-17 -
This week we will celebrate the 120th anniversary of the battle of Adwa. The victory at Adwa shocks the world. And it all began with the treaty of Wuchale which was signed between Ethiopia and Italy on May 2, 1889.
Have Your Say!: New Policy Towards Eritrea What Would Work?
PM Hailemariam said his government is nearly finished a study on how to deal with the one man government in Eritrea. As you all know ever since the last war ended the two government were following a no war no peace policy to guide their relationships. Despite the no war no peace policy the one man government in Eritrea has been trying to ...For more and to
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Amazing Ethiopia:Intrepid photographer, Francesco Pandolfo, from Italy, navigated the area and managed to avoid stepping into pockets of boiling water to capture these incredible images
GERD increases installed generation capacity to 6,450MW
Addis Ababa, February 25, 2017 (FBC) Following the upgrading of generators, the installed hydropower generation capacity of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) has been increased to 6,450MW.Initially, the dam was designed to generate 5,250MW. However, due to the upgrading made on the power plant, its generation capacity has been raised...
With one of the worlds oldest civilizations, Ethiopia offers a wealth of cultural attractions that tend to receive more attention than its environmental ones. The natural side of Ethiopia, though, is an invaluable asset for its tourism industry, and inextricable from its cultural and historic features. Sustainable tourism, while preserving Ethiopias natural environment, also serves to preserve the nation's rich cultural heritage.