Atrocities contributor to Ethiopia’s Oromia and Somalia region Berhane Amene 08/08/2018 Virginia, U.S.A. - What happened in the Somalia region of Ethiopia this past week was incredibly fast and damaging to the region. Did the central government had full authority to go into that regional state/Kilil/ to intervene without the invitation by the local government?
Internet in Ethiopia shut down amid violence Authorities have shut down the Internet in Ethiopia amid an outbreak of violence in the region, a local resident said on Wednesday.The resident, speaking from the city of Harar, said the connection had been off for three days in eastern Ethiopia.
Rights group Access Now confirmed the shutdown of Internet in Ethiopia through a statement released on Tuesday... ...And what will HRW and AI say now? Of the handful of color revolution that happened around the world which one ended up as a success story? Is Ethiopia's fate going to be similar to Ukraine or Egypt?
In Defense of Dr. Abiy (Part-2) Samuel Estefanous 08-08-18 - Some broad-minded folks took me to task.They sure did. So here I am again.The other week I tried to dwell on the overall‘comparative’ advantages of having Dr.Abiy for Premier. My fundamental premise is "change is inevitable and the status quo is untenable".In all honesty, EPRDF has run the whole natural course of its mission...
Promotion of Kenya’s tourism key to its growth Kenya’s tourism industry has undergone challenges such as the uncertainty surrounding the political landscape in 2017. Yet, its resilient performance has been impactfully felt on the Kenyan economy, directly contributing Ksh. 294.6 billion (USD 2.9 billion), which is approximately 3.7% of the GDP in 2017. By the end of 2018, the contribution is expected to rise by...
GoE, OLF reach reconciliation agreement After a meeting that was held between the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) and the Government of Ethiopia (GoE), an agreement has been reached today in Asmara, the capital of Eritrea, for the former to come to Ethiopia and engage in the country’s political activities peacefully.
Geopolitics Shadow Ethiopia's Foul Murder The apparent assassination of a highly regarded public figure has rocked Ethiopia to its core. Simegnew Bekele, the architect overseeing a prestigious hydroelectric project in Ethiopia, was shot dead last week in the capital Addis Ababa by an unknown attacker. Many people in the Horn of Africa country are now suspecting a foreign hand behind his brutal slaying.
THE NEED FOR A 3rd WOYANE LIBERATORS: Tecola W Hagos (7 August 2018) - PM Abiy Ahmed is not the leader we all thought Godsend. This is not something personal, for I like Abiy Ahmed as an individual. However, in such short period since his visit here in the United States, much has come to light that has made me to look at the current Leaders far more closely and objectively, and I find them lacking...
Dear PM Abiy, H Desta 08/06/18 - You came to power at a critical time when most Ethiopians were afraid the country may collapse or become like Rwanda. After listening to your inauguration speech, most Ethiopians thanked the Precious God for giving them an educated and young leader who preaches peace, love, and unity.
Ethiopia at cross roads Tariku Yetadese 08-06-18 - The history of Ethiopia is written with blood more and more with the blood of its national than invaders or foreigners. Ethiopia's existence has been challenged many times by external forces in vain credit to the generation of heroin and heroes who sacrificed their lives for the greater cause of Ethiopia.
Biniam deserve national award, not accusation. Some actors are releasing information related to cyber talent management program, which was supported to be a secret program, for a bad cause. it is time to share the story to the masses so that the inspiration, wisdom and the truth about the program can be shared. it is through sharing, the program's wisdom become national capability.The inspiration about the cyber talent management program emanates from the national cyber...
Ethiopia becoming an industrial powerhouse and future 'Wakanda' In recent years, modern Africa has been experiencing an unprecedented period of sustained economic growth that some have argued amounts to an African renaissance. Ethiopia, a nation with a proud and unique heritage, has effectively deployed a strategy of comprehensive industrialization that has seen
President Mengistu's slogan of "UNITY by force" has come back under the name "MEDEMER" Amleset Tesfay 08-05-18 - Mengistu Hailemariam with his ignorant dergue members had killed and arrested his brilliant leaders and a generation of Ethiopian intellectuals for the sake of power under the name of Ethiopian unity. However, the UNITY by force that was implemented by Dergue had pushed Eritreans to completely isolate from their Ethiopian brothers. Today, history is repeating itself.
Ethiopian army clashes with local government paramilitaries - witnesses. ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopian soldiers traded fire with members of local government security forces on Saturday in the country’s eastern Somali region after central authorities sought to arrest regional officials, witnesses said.
According to the latest unconfirmed news report, the operation by federal forces has failed and the Somali Kilil(regional) government is calling for an emergency regional parliament meeting.
Tigrai Regional Government Statement - Aug 04, 2018 TigrignaAmharic(translation by Awramba times)
Tamrat Layne’s Unrepentant, Opportunistic and Pathological Lies. Haile Tessema August 04, 2018 - It's not the first time for Tamrat Layne to come up with a story that fits whatever situation he finds himself in. It’s to be recalled that he came out of prison as a self-proclaimed born-again Christian. And – seemingly to give much-needed attention and flavor to his newfound faith – he claimed that Jesus physically appeared in his prison cell to talk to him, and show him the way to a new spiritual life.
Ethiopia's Optimistic, But Challenging Path Forward Lawrence K Freeman August 3, 2018 - Engineer Bekele, in the minds of Ethiopians, embodied a true patriotic spirit, who led their nation forward. He will be remembered for his lasting commitment to develop Ethiopia into growing sovereign economy in the Horn of Africa. Steeped in the ideas of Meles Zenawi, Ethiopia, unique among African nations, has demonstrated an understanding of principles fundamental to economic growth. Ethiopia's relative success in this effort has produced enemies internally, regionally, and internationally, who oppose any progress towards achieving economic stability...
It will be a betrayal with an immense consequence if the leaders of Ethiopia including the only stable institution in the country, the Military, allow foreign powers to interfere in its internal affairs and derail the progress made so far! God forbid Engineer Semegnew was killed by foreign hands with the cooperation of our own! That will be the day we will curse our creator for creating us as Ethiopians!