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Iranian Protesters Attack Saudi Embassy After Prominent Shiite Cleric Executed
DUBAI/RIYADH, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Iranian protesters stormed the Saudi Embassy in Tehran early on Sunday morning as Shi'ite Muslim Iran reacted with fury to Saudi Arabia's execution of a prominent Shi'ite cleric.

U.S. Military Stops Launching Drones From Ethiopia, Embassy Says
The U.S. military has stopped flying drones from the southern Ethiopian town of Arba Minch, which they had used since 2011, a spokesman for the U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia said. The two countries agreed that a U.S. presence in Arba Minch isn’t needed at the moment, the spokesman, David Kennedy, said in an e-mail on Saturday.

China firm completes gas appraisal wells in Ethiopia
China’s POLY-GCL Petroleum Group Holdings Ltd has finished drilling two appraisal wells in Ethiopia’s southeast and will soon know the size of gas deposits there, a senior Ethiopian official said. Ethiopia says the wells in the Calub and Hilala fields in the Ogaden Basin...

Aigaforum received an article dealing with potential mismanagement of public funds raised in Humera town as well as unnecessary delay of implementing public work projects. We asked the government of Tigrai to comment and they have done so. Below are the complaint as well as the comment from the government side. We are glad both the public and the government are serious in finding a remedy to some of the good governance issues. There are many local issues the government can easily address without waiting for a long campaign; although, many of the good governance issues will not be resolved overnight and needs long campaign! We understand extremists are trying to exploit such issues but we think the best way to deny extremists from exploiting such issues is to be open and be proactive always!

Hailemariam Desalegn is 2015 AfricaWorld Man of the Year
It is remarkable how Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has sustained economic progress in Ethiopia after the sudden death of his predecessor in 2012.Moments after the Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn was re-elected

A meeting of the Sudanese and Egyptian presidents will be perfunctory
Recent events have brought tension back into the relations between Egypt and Sudan, so Khartoum has increased its statements regarding a summit meeting between Presidents Omar Al-Bashir and Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi.

Ethiopia's dam: a source of conflict or cooperation? The government of Ethiopia is spending billions of its own money to build the Grand Renaissance dam.When it's finished, it will be Africa's largest hydroelectric power plant and will help solve a national energy crisis in Ethiopia.

The Follies and Delusions of the Professor
Yosef Yohans Dec 31, 2015 - I wondered as I was reading his most recent article in what state of mind the Professor was when he made some preposterous and ludicrous claims. Perhaps the Professor’s behaviour is understandable and can be attributed to the recent setbacks...

Berhane Aregay was born on September 02, 1953 in Asmara, Eritrea to Bashai Aregay Asgedom and W/ro Dinquan Gebremedhin.Berhane Attended Elementary school in Enticho Town and did his Secondary Education in Adwa town of Tigray Reginal state, Ethiopia. Upon finishing high school...

The Developmental State versus Neo-Liberal Market “Priests” Divide In Ethiopia: Unending Policy Debates and Alternatives on Land Tenure System
Gezaey Desta, Lecturer Dec 31, 2015

The public should expose the anti-peace elements!
Kebede Kassa 12-31-15 - Recently some narrowest, chauvinist and rent-seeking opposition politicians, labeled by the House of peoples’ Representatives as terrorists, have created an agenda of malice whilst...

Ethiopia, a treasure trove of history and culture
Ethiopia generally has two seasons: the long dry season from September to February and the rainy season from March to August. It is generally cold in the mornings and evenings and cool in the day.

A Lesson for Ethiopia to Learn from Russia–Ukraine Relations to Deter the Looming Threat from Eritrea
Haile Tessema Dec 29, 2015

Restrictive Ethiopia cuts an economic dash
Birds shriek as they swoop down to collect items from the heaps of waste. Human scavengers, faces grey with dust, pick through the filth. All this against the background of a modern cityscape, the skyline thick with construction cranes as the capital's building boom races on. Samuel, who does not look much older than 24, tells me...

Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan sign new Grand Renaissance Dam agreement
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan signed an agreement on Tuesday finalizing the two firms tasked with carrying out studies on the potential impact of Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam on the flow of the Nile, their foreign and water ministers said.

Ginbot 7 News: Lonely Dr Berhanu Nega
Aigaforum Dec 28, 2015 -The loss of Andargachew has been a very costly one to Ginbot 7. Dr Berhanu the chairman of the organization has been trying to re energize his followers... Neamin Zeleke who used to run ESAT TV has lost his top post. Although Shaibya media outlets announced his departure in advance, to insinuate...

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Tesfahun Abay 12-25-15
  • Islands of Prosperity” in the Sea of Poverty: A Critical Reflection on the Peripheral Mineral Sector in Ethiopia
    Gezaey Desta (MA in Peace and Security Studies) Dec 27, 2015
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    Adem Ibrahim 12-28-15
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    Getachew Mequanent December 25, 2016
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    Genenew Assefa 12-24-15
  • Drought crisis under government control.
    Gemeda Tussa 12-25-15
  • Is Ginbot 7 Dead or Alive: An Update!
    Aigaforum Dec 23, 2015
  • An ad hoc Coalition of Adversaries!
    Gebre Selassie Araya 19 Dec. 2015
  • An Opportunity Must not Miss on the Questions Raised on the Integrating Development Plan of Addis Ababa
    Kassay Areki Dec 22, 2015
  • Coffee means business: a view from Vietnam
    Jessica Summers Dec 21, 2015
  • A Week in the Horn of Africa 18th December 2015
    Horn Dec 22, 2015
  • Fostering the development and governance of Ethiopia's cities
    Hana Akalu Dec 20, 2015
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