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Fitewrari Muuz on Tigrai old boundary - Jan 2019

 


 


Ethiopia - Discussion on current issues in Ethiopia with Mersea Kidan. Jan 2019

 


President Gedu and Debretsion Joint statement after a brief private discussion on current issues. Jan 15 2019

 


 


Dr. Debretsion as Never Before:
Speaking to national religious and civic elders, he said, the people have been patient and want the current madness to come to a stop. He promised them his party and government will be supportive but admonished them to call a spade a spade and deal with the issue. He said his government or party will not accept a blank condemnation and blame going forward.

 


TV Tigrai: Dr Debretsion on Current Issue - Jan 2019

 


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Temsgen Kebede 1-10-19

 


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ኢዮብ ከጮማ እምኒ 1-8-19

 


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It was not a long ago we run out of hope Abiy was going to mature and grow -up into his new role! Nothing seems to convince us otherwise since then. Ke detu wede Matu.! Does he know what DNA is? My God!! It is sad to see there are Ethiopians who have no problem to hear such rubbish talk and continue to serve in this government. Never imagined TPLF would lead and be part of such government!l ህዝቢ ትግራይ መክፈቲአፍ ኮይኑ.

Mining sector challenges in developing countries, Tigray, Ethiopia and inspirational success stories from Australia
Dr. Yohannes Yihdego 1-18-19-Tigray has got rich mineral resources, which include gold, copper, silver, iron, zinc, lead and nickel, as well as oil shale (Yihdego et al., 2018a). Asbestos, silica sand, kaolin, graphite, gypsum, gemstone, marble, granite, slate, limestone, and dolomite are among the non-metallic minerals that also exist in Tigray


Tigrai grand conference will be held from July 29-August 2/3, 2019 in Mekelle, Tigrai
As per the resolution of the first Tigrai grand conference-2018 and subsequent follow-ups, the upcoming (2nd) Tigrai grand conference will be held from July 29-August 2/3, 2019 in Mekelle, Tigrai. The conference, which is being prepared by the Global Society of Tigraian scholars (GSTS) in collaboration with the Government ..



Ethiopian rebel group accuses government of airstrikes

An Ethiopian rebel group recently welcomed back to the country accuses the reformist government of targeting it with airstrikes. The government denies it. Tensions are growing with the Oromo Liberation Front, which a year ago was in exile and listed as a terror group after waging a deadly guerrilla war for self-determination. It was among a number of groups invited home to take part in political dialogue as part of sweeping reforms under Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. He took office in April.





Why are Gulf countries so interested in the Horn of Africa?

ACROSS THE Horn of Africa evidence is mounting that relations with Gulf countries are growing stronger. Last month representatives from Djibouti, Sudan and Somalia gathered in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, to discuss the creation of a new Red Sea security alliance. Three months earlier the prime ministers of Ethiopia and Eritrea signed a peace deal that Saudi Arabia helped to broker. In the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, a property developer ...





Call For Papers: Six Tigrai Languages Symposium

Six Tigrai Languages Symposium Jan 2019

Displaced Tegaru Relief Fund has received $2,500 donation from United Tegaru Youth in North America
(January 15, 2019)-Displaced Tegaru Relief Fund is excited to announce it has received $2,500 donation from United Tegaru Youth in North America. These funds will support Displaced Tegaru Relief Fund’s initiative to support internally displaced Tigrayans from different parts of Ethiopia..


Kenya attack: DusitD2 siege over as attackers killed
A deadly siege by suspected militants in Nairobi has ended after all the attackers were "eliminated".\, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has said.Gunmen attacked a compound in the Westlands district of Kenya's capital on Tuesday, killing at least 14 people.The Somalia-based militant group al-Shabab said it was behind the attack.Two people believed to be linked to Tuesday's siege on the complex, which houses the luxury DusitD2 hotel, have been arrested, officials said

Displaced Tegaru Relief Fund has received $2,500 donation from United Tegaru Youth in North America
(January 15, 2019)-Displaced Tegaru Relief Fund is excited to announce it has received $2,500 donation from United Tegaru Youth in North America. These funds will support Displaced Tegaru Relief Fund’s initiative to support internally displaced Tigrayans from different parts of Ethiopia..


Sudan's al-Bashir Defiant in Face of Weeks of Unrest
CAIRO - Sudan's longtime ruler was defiant Monday in the face of more than three weeks of protests demanding his resignation, reiterating at a rally in the west of the country that a change in leadership can only come through the ballot box.In power since 1989, Omar al-Bashir is already one of the region's longest serving leaders.



The Gulf States Are Playing a Dangerous Game in the Horn of Africa
Gulf states with deep pockets and big appetites are asserting themselves in the Horn of Africa as never before. The flurry of new economic and military investments is reshaping geopolitical dynamics on both sides of the Red Sea, as two formerly distinct regions are fast becoming one. The emergence of a common political and economic arena...

Ethiopia army executing airstrikes against OLF in western Oromia
The Ethiopian army on Sunday morning (January 13) started an aerial operation targeting areas in western Oromia believed to be he held by ex-rebel group, Oromo Liberation Front, OLF.The Addis Standard portal cited an unnamed military source as confirming the air strikes in Qellem Wellega and surrounding areas...
Simply pure madness! If these airstrikes are targetted against villagers and innocent civilians in the name of hunting the OLA, it is criminal! In the era of "medemer" and knowing the history behind Hawzien, we are dumbfounded why the Abiy government is doing this and why the TPLF political leaders are not standing up against such cruelty! Ere be Higi Amlak!

The Sun Rises in the West!
Tadis Aregay 1-14-19 - TThese days anything is possible. The Sun rises in the West, if you have doubt ask the new scientists, the old ones are fake! And so it goes, hard to believe one's own eyes watching a Fake-News of would be Face-Book TV channel presenter, accompanied by amateur ensembles walking in to the residence of former General Kasaye Tsemeda...


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ዶር. ዮሃንስ አበራ አየለ 1-14-19


The Agreement between ODP and OLF and Its Outcome
Assefa A. Lemu 1-13-19 - Following the change of head of Government in Ethiopia from Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn to Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed in April 2018, the Government of Ethiopia (GOE) released thousands of political prisoners, allowed free media to operate in the country, and invited opposition political organizations that were operating from foreign countries to come back to Ethiopia and peacefully conduct political activities in the country.


Is this what we really want?
TeKa Kassa. 01-13-19 - My name is TeKa, an Ethiopian born and raised, mainly, in Eritrea (Asmara). I am not a writer (you can tell), I am just another concerned Ethiopian who is looking for some answers to what is happening in Ethiopia. To give you some perspective on why I sound so ..


Mining sector challenges in developing countries, Tigray, Ethiopia and inspirational success stories from Australia
Yohannes Yihdego, Hilmi S. Salem ,Benard Ayongaba , Zarko Veljkovic - The urge to make wealth, reduce unemployment, and improve the living conditions of its people pushes the Ethiopian Government to regulate the mining legislation to favour investment in the sector. The external perception is that some aspects of doing business in Ethiopia are too difficult, and they increase stakeholders’ investment’s risk and undermine potential benefits. Changes allow for business incentives that include security of tenure, the right to sell minerals...


Taoiseach says visit to Ethiopia changed his perspective on refugee camps
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said his first visit to a refugee camp had changed his perspectives on the issue but also argued it would still be mistaken to dismiss people’s concerns about migration.The Taoiseach visited the Mai Aini refugee camp close to Ethiopia’s border with Eritrea on the last day of his three-day visit to Ethiopia

Ethiopia's federation needs reviving, not reconfiguring
History and theory conspired to bring about the demise of the Ethiopian unitarist state in 1991 and the emergence of a pluralist polity known as a multinational federation. This claim might suggest ideological bias, but it also reflects an important reality.The current political system is not an intellectual ideal; it was an arrangement prompted by unfavorable political conditions. No attempt is made here to venerate ...
What a wonderfully written insightful analysis! Must Read!!




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