Radio FM Mekelle Interview with Aite Abraham Gebremedhin from Tigrai Diaspora Office!
This iconic Ethiopian coffee pot was designed and manufactured by Mesfin Engineering for Tigrai Science and Technology Agency.
It was displayed at the 6th Nation and Nationality day held in Mekelle Tigrai. So far this pot is one of the largest in the world and will soon be registered in the Guinness world of record. The pot can serve over 100,000 people and symbolizes the new Federal Ethiopia where everyone is treated equally!
Have Your Say!
What is your view on the Diaspora Policy of the Ethiopian Government
The Ethiopian government is about to issue a new Diaspora policy to engage the vast diaspora community around the world. You can read the draft( here). Any policy will become effective and useful if it is derived based on inputs from those that will be affected by and on expert opinions. We may not be experts but we are for sure beneficiaries. As such what will it take for you as a diaspora to be engaged in your mother country? What would you like to see the policy address? And as a diaspora what will it take for you to move back and contribute your know how and invest your money? And what is missing from the current draft document that you would like to be included? Have Your say
News, Analysis & Articles
Russia under African sky
In a sign that Moscow starts restoring its African clout, a major Russian-African business forum kicks off in Ethiopia on December 16. Mikhail Margelov, the Russian President’s special envoy to African countries, has already described the Russia-Africa international forum as an African Davos.
of these business ties.
Cultivated land is essential to the development of society and competition for land is intensifying. The need for food is expected to grow by some 70 percent by 2050.For this reason the Gothenburg Award for Sustainable Development 2011 is awarded to a person and an organization for their work in the field of sustainable food supply.The prize of one million Swedish krona is shared equally by:
Chalice puts Eritrea gold project on chopping block
TORONTO (miningweekly.com) – TSX- and ASX-quoted Chalice Gold Mines said on Monday it signed a nonbinding agreement to sell its Zara project in Eritrea, the East African State that the UN slapped with further sanctions last week.
The UN last week handed down further sanctions to Eritrea’s dictatorial government, which other African States accuse of assisting the militant antigovernment al Shabaab movement...
Fund Raising for Hidase Dam in Athens, Greece!
A fund raising event was successfully held in Athens, Greece on Dec.4, 2011 which was attended by more than 350 participants. It was organized by the Honorary Consulate and the Coordinating Committee from the community in Athens, with the participation from the Ethiopian Embassy in Rome.
We think the above news may be good for politics in Ethiopia. With Gebru Asrat leading ARENA and Dr Negasso leading UDJ, MEDREK may finally shed its "tseguri hemeq" inherited from Kinjit! It will also mean EPRDF will have a formidable opposition that can talk the way it talks come next time! That is if(it is a big if) the two leaders choose to do so! Oh what a turn of events for Kinjit!