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US and Ethiopia train AMISOM soldiers

Monday, March 20, 2017 @ 10:22 pm

(Vanguardngr) The U.S. and Ethiopia Military on Monday began training soldiers from the African Union mission in Somalia (AMISOM) aimed at countering the threat from the radical Islamist group al-Shabaab. The Justified Accord Exercise 2017, the [...]

Dr. Tedros Adhanom, “Together for a Healthier World”

Thursday, February 23, 2017 @ 12:18 am

“I envision a world where everyone can lead healthy and productive lives, regardless of who they are or where they live.” Dr. Tedros’s vision if he is elected to be the Director General of the World Health Organization. This year 2017, the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Ethiopia: The Cry is Bigger than for A Dead Billy Goat!

Friday, November 4, 2016 @ 2:53 am

(Mohamed Olad) I was watching a recent viral video clip in which Abdi Mohamud Omar, the Somali Regional State President, was retelling a legendary Somali story in a briefing to members of Jig-Jiga University staff that puts the current national [...]

Five Takeaways from PM Hailemariam’s new Cabinet

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 @ 4:44 am

Just a year after forming a new government, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn returned to parliament to announce a reshuffle. On Tuesday, the Premier presented a new cabinet to the parliament, entirely populated by the ruling party EPRDF [...]

List of PM Hailemariam’s new Ministers

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 @ 7:18 pm

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn presented the much-anticipated cabinet reshuffle today. Though the ruling party formed government last year, it was forced to launch a “deep reform” following political turmoil that shook its [...]

Tigray’s problem is “sikifta” not narrow nationalism

Friday, October 7, 2016 @ 4:03 am

(Gebremedhin Gebru) There is no visible sentiment of narrow nationalism among the people of Tigrai; rather our “Culture of Excessive Sikifta” has hampered our developments. I didn’t get the exact English word to the Tigrigna term Sikifta. [...]

Development & Democracy – Two sides of the same coin

Sunday, September 18, 2016 @ 4:21 am

(Berhanu Tsegay – from MOFEC) If a country is awash with corruption, rent-seeking, lack of good governance and rule of law, it will unreservedly be out of the democracy and development domains. In this case, the upward spiral of corruption [...]
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