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Ben's Point of View: Aug 9th, 2017


Interview with Dr Tadele TDA International Director, August 2017

(Aigaforum) August 06, 2017 - Dr Tadele current Tigrai Development Association International Director was gracious enough to sit down for over the phone interview with us



New Book: Coming Revolution!/ምጽኣተ ወያነ

Author Yirga Abarha explains his thinking behind his fiction book that is eerily similar to current developments


Almaz Ayana dominates the 10000m Women running 30: 16: 32 World Championships London 2017



Poem: ዘይዕኮት ግመ
Kinfe Abraha (PhD) 08-04-17


School Feeding Program in Ethiopia

Gebre Reta a disabled veteran is trying to scale up a successful School feeding program. Get involved and sponsor a school



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The Fourth Industrial Revolution
Getachew Mequanent 08/11/10 - There have seen interesting discussions on industrialization and economic transformation in Ethiopia and more broadly here on Aiga Forum and elsewhere. This short piece presents a brief discussion on the fourth industrial revolution as a contribution to this area of debate. Industrialization has been responsible for transforming ...

Interview with Yewebmar Assefaw Former TPLF Fighter and Tigrai Regional Government High Official, August 2017
(Aigaforum) August 10, 2017 - In an exclusive interview with Aigaforum and her first ever media interview since she left TPLF, Yewebmar reminiscence her gedli times as a fighter, her take on TPLF and democracy then and now, and her early days experience as a women rights activist. Yewebmar also shared her last days experience as a TPLF member and government official.

A Resolution with a Sober Tone
Part One       Part Two
Amen Teferi 08-10-17- In the last two and half decades, despite some hiccups, Ethiopia has been enjoying a strongsupport from the US and other foreign donors. The progress registered in development indicators has also created an alluring virtue that gravitate brand global companies to Ethiopia...

Ethiopia's distinct path to development, with help from China
E thiopia is the most stable state in the dangerous neighbourhood of the Horn of Africa, despite recently facing its worst protests in decades. The Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) has been in power since 1991, having toppled the military Dergue regime (1974-1991). The country is touted as an economic and developmental success story. Growth rates have approached 10% annually for over a decade...

America's politics of human rights
Bereket Gebru 08-09-17 - I am one of those people who always bemoan the end of the bipolar international system as it exuded balance of power. The presence of two superpowers on either side of the political spectrum...

Confronting the taboo in multi-ethnic states
Bereket Gebru 08-09-17 - For a country like Ethiopia that has upwards of eighty ethnic groups, local and national administration does not come easy. Reconciling the interests of different groups and establishing a working system...

First Mekelle-Mecca International Flight with Hajjes Travelers from Mekelle - Reportage Aug 2017
This year's pilgrimage to Mecca, which every adult Muslim is supposed to make at least once in his or her lifetime, started from Al Negash in Tigrai. Al-Negash is a very important place historically and religiously! Al Negash is found in northern Ethiopia in Tigrai.   +Audio

Al Jazeera denounces proposed Israel ban as 'biased'
Jerusalem (CNN)Al Jazeera has denounced Israel's decision to shut down its operations, saying it ran counter to the nation's claim to be democratic.The Qatar-based broadcaster promised legal action against the decision, saying it aligned Israel with other Arab states that are traditionally its enemies.

Works on GERD reach 60 percent
Addis Ababa, August 7, 2017 (FBC) – About 60 percent of works on the Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam (GERD) have been completed, according to the Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP). Dr Debretsion Gebremicheal, Minister of Communication and Information Technology as well as Management Board Chair of EEP, visited the progress of the project recently.

Dear Readers: There is an urgent need for good books on Government, Management and Leadership books. These books will be used by Educators and Researchers in Tigrai. Please drop us an email if you have some to donate or want to order your donation from online bookstore directly to us to help you deliver to the institutions in Tigrai. Our contact email is Thank you for your cooperation!
Note: If you can please donate the Hard Copy version! We really appreciate all the quick response to our call!!

Blackbee Share company investment conference successfully concluded during Tigrai Festival:
During the conference the Board chairman discussed to the audience the mission and vision of Blackbee Share Company. He discussed the issues with Ethiopian diaspora investment in Ethiopia and mitigating risk factors

Ethiopia is the hot new place in Africa
(CNN) In the late 1950s, Ethiopian Airlines launched an advertising campaign in the Western media that touted the ancient kingdom as Africa's "newest travel adventure." More than half a century later, the huge East African nation has yet to live up to that lofty billing. But it might not be much longer.

Tigrai Festival 2017 In Las Vegas was a complete Success!
(Aigaforum)  08-03-17 - Tigrai Regional Government Representatives Assured Festival Tigrai Participants TPLF is strong and the Deep Tehadeso moment pf the EPRDF is progressing well. Festival Tigrai is an annual event sponsored by Uinon of Tigreans in North American (UTNA). This year it was held in Las Vegas Nevada from July 31 to August 3rd.

China says it built a railway in Africa for altruism, but it's more strategic than that
Africa’s past is the mildewed train station in central Addis Ababa, where locomotives sit gutted and rusted tracks vanish in the grass. The line was once the greatest in Africa; built by France in the 1910s, it ran more than 450 miles northeast to neighboring Djibouti, where the desert meets the sea...

Ethiopia lifts state of emergency
Addis Ababa, August 4, 2017 (FBC) –Ethiopia has today lifted the state of emergency imposed last October.Ethiopia declared a six-month state of emergency last October following the security problems occurred in some parts of the country. On March, the House extended it by additional four months.And today, the House lifted the emergency rule which was implemented for a total of ten months.

Inside the doping hotspot of Ethiopia: dodgy testing and EPO over the counter
Inside Ethiopia’s flagship stadium, the bleachers are painted the green, yellow and red of the flag. The country’s best athletes have converged in Addis Ababa for the national championships while the great and good of Ethiopian sport ...The authorities must take this article seriously. This must be investigated thoroughly before it taints our national athletes and national sport. Unless there is cheap drug in the market we can not imagine the poor athletes are in a position to buy expensive drugs like their counterparts from the west! The guardian have a different mission thus why the government must investigate this issue before it is too late!!

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