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Instead of a wall, an open door: Why Ethiopia welcomes an enemy's refugees
APRIL 17, 2017 BADME, ALONG THE ERITREAN-ETHIOPIAN BORDER —When Yordanos and her two young children slipped safely across the Mereb riverbed between Eritrea and Ethiopia late one recent night, they thought the worst of their journey into exile was over. The smuggler had done his job, and they were safely over the border.Cultural similarities have helped Ethiopia absorb more than 160,000 refugees from Eritrea, despite a still-bitter border dispute.

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ይነበብ ይግለጡ 04-17-17

የተገለለችው ሀገር
ታከለ አለሙ 04-17-17

Why be racist about Ethiopia launching a space satellite?
Bereket Gebru 04-16-17 - One of the glaring realities of the world is that color, race and location matter substantially in determining the kind of life a nation or even an individual lives. Generally speaking, ...

When President Isaias pontificates, the whole of Ethiopia laughs
Dilwenberu Nega 15/04/2007 - President Isaias Afewerk’s interview with OMN – one of the two satellite TV channels he funds to goad Oromos in Ethiopia to indulge in an insurrection against Ethiopia - was at best an ego trip, and at worst proof that Isaias has now taken leave of his senses as he realises that his own people have now reached the end of their tether with his bestial and barbaric rule.

Tsenat Radio Interview with Shiferaw Shigute Advisor to PM Hailemariam and Head of EPRDF Office on Current issues - April 14, 2017

Minster Shiferaw discussed in details the current multi party negotiation process and the dubious withdrawal of MEDREK from the negotiation!

First International Conference on Women in Science, Innovation and Development held at MU
In what is the first of its kind in the history of Ethiopian Higher Education institutions, Mekelle University held International Conference on Women in Science, Innovation and Development which brought together women scholars and leaders from various sectors and different corners of the world for three days from 10 to 12 April, 2017 at Mitiku Haile Hall, Main Campus, MU.

The US says it is sending dozens of troops to Somalia to train forces fighting Islamist group al-Shabab.
This is the first time regular US troops have been deployed in Somalia since 1994, although some counter-terrorism advisers are already there. President Donald Trump last month approved a directive allowing tougher action against al-Shabab

Mayor Veldhoven prohibits Eritrean conference after unrest
The disputed Eritrean conference in Veldhoven planned to start on Thursday would be prohibited by the mayor of the city after unrest arose among protesters. The municipality and the police have decided not to let the conference go because public policy can not be guaranteed.

Youth unemployment is a problem all over Africa, except for one country
Africa’s rise has not taken its young people along with it.Still, there is a bright spot: Ethiopia: As others struggle to diversify their economies, Ethiopia emerges as the exception for returning to the land. Agriculture is the largest sector of Ethiopia’s economy, accounting for 80% of the workforce and contributing to 40% of the GDP, according to the report.

Assistance yesterday and today
Fekadu W. 04-13-17 - The Ministry of Agriculture on April 7, 2017 stated that it is striving to enhance agricultural productivity by two folds and enhance successful implementation of the 2nd Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP-2).

Trade Integration and Revealed Comparative Advantages of Sub-Saharan Africa and Middle East and North Africa Merchandize Export
Hailay Gebretinsae Beyene, Ph D 04-13-17

Boko Haram: Trump moves to sell N184 billion fighter aircraft to Nigeria
President Donald Trump’s administration is pushing forward with plans to sell up to a dozen aircraft to Nigeria’s air force for the fight against the extremist group Boko Haram. Sources said the deal could be worth up to $600 million (about N184 billion).

Ethiopian candidate for top WHO job gets full backing from Africa
Ethiopia’s former Foreign Affairs minister Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has received strong backing from African countries to head the World Health Organisation (WHO), whose elections are due next month.At the World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland from May 21-31, member states will vote in a new director-general{ The Woyanay spirit and the ideology behind it is said to be universal! We always thought, had PM Meles lived longer to see life beyond being a PM, he would have garnered full support from all over the globe to lead an international organization! For the young Dr Tedros to garner such support in his short time as leader is indeed a testament to the Woyanay spirit and ideology! It is universal indeed! His is set to win! Yiblagne le Diaspora Tsenfegnoch!!!

Ismaďl Omar Guelleh: "No one but the Chinese offers a long-term partnership in Djibouti"
Forty events for forty years of independence: on 27 June, from Cape Doumera to the Assamo valley and Lake Abbot to Moucha Island, a whole people will celebrate in great ceremony the anniversary of that day in 1977 when the Territory French of Afars and Issas became the Republic of Djibouti .

Ethiopia's History-Changing Dam
Amen Teferi 04-11-17 We have an ancient hymn that Egypt sing in praise of the Nile River. A Hymn to the Nile, recorded in Papyrus Sallier II. Nile is as basic for Egypt as water itself. Thus, such a Hymn to the Nile is fitting. But this hymn to the Nile has remained to be a solo overture that would obtrusively poses the basic question “who owns the Nile?” The Nile is a valuable resource owned by ...

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 ...

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ታከለ አለሙ 04-12-17

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 ...

Political parties agree to conduct upcoming dialogue without mediator
Addis Ababa, April 10, 2017 (FBC) – After eight rounds of talks, the national political parties of Ethiopia have agreed to conduct their upcoming dialogue without the involvement of a third party mediator.

Ethiopian Signs Codeshare Agreement with Air Europa
April 4, 2017 Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, signed a codeshare agreement with Air Europa, taking effect as of April 11, 2017.

Welcoming repatriates home versus desiccating human trafficking
Fekadu W. 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 .

Interview with DPM Demeke Mekonen on the progress of Hedase Dam, the challenges faced so far and the untold success stories! April 2017
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ዘአማን በላይ 04-08-17

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