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Unity or Front for EPRDF
ግንባር ወይስ አሃዳዊ ፓርቲ?

Berhane Berhe May 05,2016
Analysis with a commentary on the future of EPRDF- The constitution and Nation and Nationalities aspiration seen against a one party system vs a coalition/Front/

The Amhara Regional State Delegation held a fruitful discussions with Amhara Diaspora community members residing in Las Vegas
Las Vegas May 05, 2016

'Commission of Inquiry' Oversteps its Remit
Eritrea has received credible information that the "Commission of Inquiry" (COI) intends to publicly release its forthcoming "report" in advance... From now on things will not go well with the government of Eritrea.

A Glimpse at Corruption in the Construction Sector
Part I Part II
Bereket Gebru 05-06-16

Mekelle , Kombolcha Industrial Hub Construction Awarded to Chinese Companies
In spite of the bitter complaint by local contractors that the government should allow local contractors to participate in the bidding and building of these hubs the government is opting to go with known international companies.Nothing explains such decision except the government has concluded the local construction Industry has a long way to go to take such major construction even as a partner to international companies!...that can not be comforting to those of us who wish and think otherwise! The Local Construction Industry must look inward and see what is holding it from developing and maturing!

Ethiopia turns S-75 SAMs into self-propelled systems
Ethiopia has had S-75 systems since the 1970s, some of which are still deployed at three fixed sites around Addis Ababa, its S-125 (SA-3 'Goa') systems deployed closer to the Eritrean border to defend strategic locations.Self-propelled S-75 launchers would be far more mobile and quicker to deploy, especially in areas with poor roads...

Ethiopia: Transformation of 'Rain-fed Lootable Mining' Economy in Dead End?
Gezaey Desta, 5-5-16 - Worldwide, particularly in the developing countries, pushed by grinding poverty, artisanal (and small-scale) mining is alarmingly being practiced. This type of mining is either a strong predictor of large-scale mining or is another side ...

Ethiopian official calls for S. Korean investment in African country
Ethiopia has an attractive package of incentives for foreign investors including a 10-year tax holiday under its ambitious growth plan, a senior Ethiopian official said Tuesday, stressing that the African state aims to become the "next manufacturing hub."

(Aigaforum May 03, 2016) - The Ethiopian Diasporas particularly those living in the Western World have been vocal ever since EPRDF came to power. It is understandable why most of them are vocal against EPRDF. Some of them are left over of the Feudal regime, the Derge and the many hodgepodge political organizations that ceased to exist ...

Ethiopia's oilseed production to increase despite drought
WASHINGTON, D.C., U.S — Ethiopia’s oilseed sector, which is rapidly growing to meet both local and foreign demand, plays a vitally important economic role in generating foreign exchange earnings and income for the country, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) said in a April 22 report

Belg prospects improve with heavy rainfall in April, but Emergency likely to continue
This monthly report covers current conditions as well as changes to the projected outlook for food insecurity in this country. It updates FEWS NET’s quarterly Food Security Outlook. Learn more about our work here.

A Week in the Horn 29th April 2016
MoFA 05-03-16

የአገራችን የቆዳ ኢንዱስትሪ በቢሊዮን ዶላሮች ኤክስፖርት ማድረግ የሚችለው እንዴት ነው?
ተስፋዬ ለገሰ (የቆዳ አመራረት ቴክኖሎጂስት/ተመራማሪ) 05-03-16

Empowering the Youth to Advance the Socio-Economic Stride
Ahmed Jamal 05-02-16 - Recently, the Oromia regional state announced its plan to create almost a million jobs for youth, as well as 21,000 youth graduates of higher learning institutions. As reported in the media, the Oromia State of Ethiopia plans...

ከድርድር የሚገኝ አሸናፊነት!!
ይነበብ ይግለጡ 05-02-16

Good Governance - The Central Tenet of Transformation
Ezra Sahle 05-02-16 Simply put "governance" means: the process of decision-making and the process by which decisions are implemented. Governance can be used in several contexts such as corporate governance...

IGAD regional cancer center resource mobilization conference held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
The Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has held a resource mobilization conference for the establishment of a regional cancer center of excellence in Addis Ababa to strengthen and enhance cancer services in its member states has been held at the UN-ECA Africa hall in Ethiopia on 20-21 April, 2016.

Ethiopia's outsized importance to African security
Is Ethiopia a rising star in Africa? By some measures, yes: As the second most-populous country on the continent (after Nigeria), it has achieved GDP growth rates above 10 percent for a decade. It is home to the African Union headquarters ...

South Sudan: 32 Kidnapped Ethiopian Children Recovered
Authorities in South Sudan said they have recovered 32 of the 125 Ethiopian children who the Ethiopian government said were abducted from its Gambela region two weeks ago during a deadly cattle raid blamed on a South Sudanese militia.

Aigaforum May 2016
  • A Call for a Public Transportation in Mekelle

  • Professional suggestion to alleviate the water shortage problem of Mekelle city
    Alema Tesfaye, Washington DC 04-27-16
  • Allegations of HRW versus public witness
    Solomon Aynshet 04-26-16
  • Dr. Debretsion Gebremichael assured that Ethiopia will do everything possible to fulfill for the realization of the NCIP.
    Kampala 04-26-16
  • Challenges and Prospects of Good Governance in Tigrai-Ethiopia
    Maryihun Tsegay 04-26-16
  • Amhara State Regional Officials Conducted a Successful Meeting in Dallas/ Forth Worth

  • Understanding the Relationship Between Economic Growth and Food Insecurity in Ethiopia
    Teshome Adugan 04-24-16
  • Summary Report of Good Governance Campaign from Tigrai Region - April 2016
    Yared Tigrai Public Communication Office 04-23-16 (Report is in Amharic)
  • Massacre in Gambella, a result of immature secession in Africa
    W.Yilma April, 23/2016

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