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The Military Base put Somaliland in Jeopardy

Friday, January 13, 2017 @ 5:10 am

(Kudos Nahur – Berbera, Somaliland) The potential UAE military base in Berbera has seen controversy even within Somaliland presidency and its cohorts. Apart from these, there are various stakeholders connected to the port militarization [...]

The Impact of China on Western’s Policy towards Africa

Thursday, January 12, 2017 @ 4:57 am

Berhanu Tsegay (from MoFEC) [Oct, 2013] Abstract Driven by its own energy demands that are exponentially increasing as a result of its booming economy China has already begun extensively to play the field in Africa by offering a mix of loans on [...]

Rescuing Postgraduate Studies from the Downward Spiral of Shame

Saturday, January 7, 2017 @ 7:57 pm

(Tesfai Hailu) Anyone who has ever been enrolled in a postgraduate study at a credible university would know how demanding, exhausting and time-consuming it is. Prior to admission, not only does a prospective student have to earn above average [...]

Arabs dirty game in Somaliland once again

Friday, January 6, 2017 @ 5:06 am

(Kudos Nahur – Hargeysa, Somaliland) Somaliland’s delegation has been in United Arab Emirates (UAE) negotiating with DP World for the management of Berbera Port. But all of a sudden, local media reported that the Somaliland delegation [...]

Isaias Afeworki shooting to all directions – To achieve what?

Thursday, December 22, 2016 @ 7:35 pm

This piece of article is to examine the hostile foreign policy of Eritrea, under President Isaias Afeworki, in the last 25 years: the motive behind and the realization of the intended goals. Eritrean scholars are welcomed to respond to this article [...]

Teachers and Democratisation of a Nation

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 @ 4:48 am

(Ephrem Tekle Yacob – Heidelberg University) In Ethiopia, the gap between the learner and the teacher is so wide that both entities do usually not dare to cross it. It looks like the relation between the two is characterised by their roles as [...]

PR and Media Works:  The Most Misguided Profession in Ethiopia

Saturday, December 10, 2016 @ 4:32 am

It is estimated that the emerging importance of public relation begun in the late 19 century. However, it has begun to be taken seriously as one instrument of success by different organizations lately in the 1970s. Various scholars around the world [...]

Briefing: What is Oromo’s Gada system?

Thursday, December 1, 2016 @ 5:17 am

The UNESCO have announced on Wednesday (Nov. 30, 2016), the Gada system have been added to the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The following is a brief description of the Gada system extracted from the [...]

Ethiopia’s crisis: Things fall apart: Will the center hold?

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 @ 3:46 am

(René Lefort) Almost exactly a year ago, Ethiopia entered its worst crisis since the arrival of the regime in 1991. Last month, a state of emergency was proclaimed. These two events have generated a flood of commentary and analysis. A few key [...]

Ethiopian-Somali, in defence of the multinational federalism

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 @ 5:06 am

(Ahmed Deeq Hussein) Ethiopian Somali region is either 1st or 2nd largest region, constitutes 1/3 of the country, and 3rd largest ethnic group with an estimated total population of 5 million. The region has more 3000 sq km international border [...]

Ethiopian diaspora among the most polarized

Thursday, November 10, 2016 @ 3:20 am

(Haftu Gebrezgabiher) Presently, the remittance income of Ethiopia hits over four billion USD. Its diaspora community has contributed over 37 million USD to the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) so far. Diaspora investment [...]
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