Zete Aiga: Discussion ON TPLF and Tigrai People, TPLF Leadership and TPLF - April 2018
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China's Challenge to Democracy The democratic cause is on the defensive today, and China’s pragmatic authoritarianism now offers a serious rival model, based on economic progress and national dignity.In his 1992 book “The End of History and the Last Man,” Francis Fukuyama famously declared the triumph of liberal democracy as the model of governance toward which all of humankind was heading.
Ethiopian Wins 2018 Africa’s Outstanding Food Services Award Addis Ababa, April 30, 2018 -
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX Certified Four Star Global Airline, is pleased to announce that it has won the 2018 'Africa's Outstanding Food Services by a Carrier' Award as voted by PAX International readers,...
Ethiopia Mulls Fertilizer Plant Tender as Army Deal Reviewed Ethiopia’s government may cancel a contract for a fertilizer plant awarded to its military-industrial conglomerate and offer it to international tender, the Public Enterprises Ministry said.The possible revision of the contract is the latest sign that Ethiopia’s new prime minister...[The revolutionary democrats should know China's development was not without its shortcomings!China has seen many failures during its economic transformation revolution! The neo-liberal does not like the developmental state model nor a black African nation developing its own know-how capacity!The neo-liberal always favors private companies and no surprise why this news is news at all! It is heralding the demise of an institution that could one day be the source of many indigenous industrial companies! Ethiopia will win in the end if it develops its own capacity to manage big projects regardless how it fights corruption! ]
Ethiopia renews efforts to return stolen artifacts ADDIS ABABA, April 29 (Xinhua) -- Ethiopia has renewed its decade-old demand for 468 looted artifacts stored in British museums to be permanently repatriated.
The artifacts were looted by Imperial British forces after their victory over an Ethiopian king, Emperor Tewodros I, in 1868 in Meqdela, northern Ethiopia.
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Shows Knack for Balancing Reform and Continuity Dr Abiy Ahmed faces an enormous challenge in satisfying the huge range of expectations from different constituencies clamouring for representation in Ethiopia’s multi-faceted ethnic federation.New prime minister Dr Abiy Ahmed is likely to enjoy a honeymoon period - and seems early on to have persuaded many he can bring stability, unity and reform to the country... By far the most readable and fair assessment of all the commentaries by outsiders!
The search for unity in a post-modern world Bereket Gebru 04-26-18 - The late nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century saw the maturity of modernism as a school of thought. A source states that modernism aimed at creating a clear and rational view of the world...
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Ibsaa Namarraa 04-25-18 - Itiyoophiyaan Biyya heedduumina; heedduumina saba, sablammii fi ummata. Saboonnii fi sabalammoonni biyyatti, baroota mootummaa tokko jala buulan keessa seenaa fi duudhaa waliin hooranii jiruu. Gara biraatiin seenaa, adaaf duudhaa, ....
Ethiopia is now Africa's fastest growing economy
(CNN)Ethiopia, Africa's second most populated country, is forecast to be the fastest growing economy in Sub-Saharan Africa this year, according to new data from the IMF.Ethiopia's economy is predicted to grow by 8.5% this year. The figures signal continued economic expansion following a long period of impressive growth. In the last decade, Ethiopia has averaged around 10% economic growth, according to the IMF.
To boost the economy, the country is pursuing a number ...
We Ethiopians must be very lucky to have had PM Meles and his Government! The country has been mired in all kind of troubles since his untimely death yet the economy he fought tooth to nail to establish is still growing despite every effort to derail it by the extremists and even fifth columnist within the system so to speak!Let us speak the truth!!
Public Institutions and Democratic Order: Open Letter to PM Abiy Woldu Amanuel April 22, 2018
I have listened to some of the populist questions the Baherdar residents presented, and the answers Prime Minister Abiy Ahemed gave. Although some people have a specific political objective that propels them to present such questions, I am encouraged by the far-sighted response of the prime minister. Knowing our near past experience....
It's not just the US that's freaking out about China's ZTE Earlier this week, we talked about the US ban on ZTE, and what it may mean to both the Chinese smartphone maker and Google. At the time, I said that the US seems to be the only country in the world calling ZTE a national security threat and that the sanctions against the Chinese company may be just one other installment in the US vs. China trade war that we’re currently witnessing.Knowing how much Ethiopia is dependent on ZTE technology authorities should be well informed and prepared to mitigate the effect if the international community pushes the sanction against ZTE!
Irish charity to provide 30,000 PCs to Ethiopia schools More than 30,000 PCs are to be provided to 1,250 schools in Ethiopia over three years under a $12 million project run by Irish technology-in-learning charity Camara Education.
The initiative will benefit a total of 1.2m students, and is supported by computer company Dell and the Ethiopian Ministry for Education
Where Countries Are Tinderboxes and Facebook Is a Match MEDAMAHANUWARA, Sri Lanka — Past the end of a remote mountain road, down a rutted dirt track, in a concrete house that lacked running water but bristled with smartphones, 13 members of an extended family were glued to Facebook. And they were furious....
Are MICE and Conference Tourism the same? Ethiopia says no and sees a niche Addis Ababa, Ethiopia has all the ingredients of MICE and Conference Tourism. The national airline Ethiopian Airlines is a Star Alliance Carrier with a global nonstop network to Addis Ababa. A new airport expansion is about to be opened, and the capital city has some of the best hotel infrastructure due to its importance as a United Nations Center.
To all Tigrians living in the United Kingdom UTE-UK chapter would like to cordially invite you to attend its AGM which will be held on Sunday 13th May 2018. Time: 3:00pm Venue: Community of Tigrayan in the United Kingdom (CTG-UK) Address: 13 –15 Stockwell Road, London, SW9 9AU Agenda