Police gear up for combing operation to nab illegal expats Jeddah — Nearly a month is left before the end of the three-month grace period given to illegal expats to leave the Kingdom without any fines or facing any penalties as part of “A nation without violator” campaign. The authorities have drawn up plans for daily combing operations to nab illegal workers after the end of amnesty... [If you know any Ethiopians still failing to heed this call, please call them and inform them. The Ethiopian Embassy is willing to help them return safe! It is really sad to know there are people living illegally in that country after what happened last time!!!
Joint NGO Letter Addressing the Pervasive Human Rights Crisis in Ethiopia The undersigned civil society organisations write to draw your attention to persistent and grave violations of human rights in Ethiopia and the pressing need to support...
As the UN Human Rights Council (UN HRC) prepares to convene for its 35th session from 6 – 23 June 2017...[We think it is good idea for the Ethiopian government to call a meeting with these NGO/institutions. At the very least the Ethiopian Human Right Commission should meet them to explain their findings on the recent civil disturbance! Ethiopia is a sovereign country but it is also a responsible and transparent country! There is nothing to hide about last year's unrest. The unrest was hijacked by extremists and foreign agents and people were killed. No country in the world would allow anarchy and lawlessness to be the norm! That is what was happening in Ethiopia until authorities intervened !
Dr Tedros Adhanom first press briefing after his election to lead WHO. VOA Tigirgna May 26, 2017
DrTedros Interview with his online supporters from Europe after his election as WHO Director - May 25, 2017 ------Interview
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: The Ethiopian politician who landed the WHO top job (CNN)An African national has been voted to head the World Health Organization for the first time in the agency's history.
Ethiopian Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was voted as the Director General of the World Health Organization after winning over 66% of the required votes defeating his closest challenger, UK's David Nabarro.
Sudan Bashir accuses Egypt of supporting Darfur rebel attack May 23, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir Tuesday has accused Egypt of supporting the armed movements that recently entered Darfur from Libya and South Sudan.
On Friday, fierce clashes erupted in North and East Darfur between government forces and the Sudan Liberation Movement...Egypt supports Darfur rebel groups hoping to put pressure on Khartoum to stop its support for the Ethiopian government ...
Looking back on some of the positive reports on Ethiopia Bereket Gebru 05-24-17 - Although it has been quite a few years now since Ethiopia started to receive rave reviews about its economic wonders from international organizations, media and non-state actors, the trend still feels...
Preventing corruption Bereket Gebru 05-24-17
Various studies have shown Ethiopia to be among the least corrupt countries in Africa. The individual encounters people in Ethiopia have with corrupt practices are generally perceived ...
Ethiopia tipped to be top recipient of private equity A UN report has tipped Ethiopia to be the biggest recipient of private equity in eastern Africa, beating Kenya thanks to its friendly business environment and favourable industrial policy.
Ethiopia has promoted the development of industrial parks...
DR Tedros Elected as the next Director-General of the World Health Organization (Aigaforum) May 23, 2017 - The woyanay spirit is contagious. It is a spirit filled with a can do attitude. It was the same spirit that enabled seven of the young idealist from the TPLF to try the impossible! Dr Tedros Adhanom who has been an agent of change everywhere he was assigned is now WHO director! He was elected with the support of 133 countries vote!
A fossil find with real backbone It may have taken 13 years to get her all cleaned up, but a toddler's fossil named Selam has finally be separated from the sandstone in which she was entombed.Selam, a name that means "peace" in the Amharic language of Ethiopia, was first found in Dikika, Ethiopia thirteen years ago by Zeresenay Alemseged
Boosting the manufacturing sector Desta Hailu 05-23-17 -
It has now been close to two years, since the second Growth and Transformation Plan, GTP II started to be implemented. It can be said that, the works that have been planned and carried out within these time are going well.
Ethiopian Federal System: gains amidst challenges Gemechu Tussa 05-23-17 -
Ethiopian Federalism has become one of the arguable issues. Some argue the federal system weakened the unison of the people and broaden jingoism and chauvinism among the people.