Some points of the Second Growth and Transformation Plan
Desata Hailu 04-11-17 - The second Growth and Transformation Plan (GTPII) aims at putting our country in the lower level middle income country by 2025. The plan is a continuation of the first Growth and Transformation Plan
Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice… Bereket Gebru 04-11-17
When I first heard of the dialogue and negotiation forum between the Ethiopian opposition parties and the ruling party, I foresaw a hard time filled with conflict. So, I wrote ...
The conspiracy on Ethiopia’s development Tesfaye Lemma
04-10-17 - Ethiopia has been striving to alleviate poverty and ensure sustainable economic growth, which could be witnessed by the achievements it gained in the past two decades. The socioeconomic and political developments in the country are ...
Why hospitality is at the heart of Africa’s economic development Whilst roads and logistics are crucial, high-quality accommodation and hospitality facilities are critical. Investors, policy-makers, and business travelers will always need somewhere to sleep – so hospitality is as much a practical necessity as it is a fast-growing industry sector and investment opportunity.
Welcoming repatriates home versus desiccating human trafficking
04-10-17 - The Administration for Refugee and Returnee Affairs (ARRA) on 04 April, 2017 stated that Ethiopia has decided to construct three industrial parks targeted to create job opportunities and benefit refugees camping in Ethiopia. The parks are anticipated to create 100, 000 jobs .
Bring Our Kids Home Duach R. Mach April 9, 2017 (SSNA) -- Cross- border abductions of Ethiopian children has been an ongoing issue. Nine Ethiopian villages were attacked by Murles from South Sudan, searching for young children ranging from the ages of o-12 years old have been stolen from their homes, classrooms, and from their Ethiopian wonderful Ethiopian lives.
Egypt's Sisi declares three-month state of emergency
CAIRO, Egypt — President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi declared a three-month state of emergency in Egypt following twin church bombings that killed dozens of people in two cities on Sunday.
Sisi announced the "state of emergency for three months" in a defiant speech at the presidential palace after a meeting of the national defence council.
Ethiopian band wins fans by melding rock with African sounds
At a hotel in Addis Ababa well-known for hosting jazz greats, thousands of fans lined up on a Saturday night to headbang along with what is still a rarity in Ethiopia's diverse music scene -- a rock band.Jano, named after a popular item of traditional clothing, has made a name for itself in Africa's second most populous country
Norfund Invests in a Beef Exporter in Ethiopia Oslo, Norway, March 31, 2017 (Newswire.com) – The Norwegian Investment Fund for Developing Countries (Norfund) today announces an investment of USD 7.4 million in Verde Beef Processing PLC, an Ethiopian beef producer.The capital provided by Norfund will help VBP become the largest cattle processing operation in Eastern Africa...
Interview with DPM Demeke Mekonen on the progress of Hedase Dam, the challenges faced so far and the untold success stories! April 2017 Part1
Part2 ዘአማን በላይ 04-08-17
By managing drought, Ethiopia now serves as a model for its neighbours The Horn of Africa is suffering its worst drought in decades, with devastating humanitarian consequences.
The drought has affected Ethiopia too. In 2015, it experienced its most severe dry spell in 50 years. Unlike Somalia and South Sudan, Ethiopia is doing something right... because of real economic progress, better preparation and a strong, timely response by the Ethiopian government...
Opinion: Who should lead WHO? Dr Tedros stands out as the most promising candidate to lead the World Health Organisation at this crucial time – with ever-increasing population, political, epidemiological and environmental challenges. My top three reasons reflect the facts that:
On Monday 27th of March 2017, more than 100 tourism professionals, tour operators, journalists, diplomats and investors gathered at the Press Club Brussels Europe to learn more about Ethiopia’s cultural and tourism developments, as well as about the emerging wine sector in the country. The event, organized by the Embassy of Ethiopia in Brussels in collaboration with Forbes Africa Magazine and the Brussels Press Club, aimed at promoting a good image of Ethiopia in Europe. It was also the occasion to unveil the new tourism brand of Ethiopia dubbed as “Ethiopia, The Land Of Origins.”