While the few extremists in Diaspora are laboring to derail the peace of Ethiopians in the name of demonstration and what have you, the government and people of Ethiopia are building, inch by inch, brick by brick, the new Ethiopia. Hedase Dam is 40 Meters high today!
Authored by Atakelty Hailu
Illustrated by Helena Janecic
UC Berkeley freshman Selam Sekuar dies at 19
Selam Sekuar, a UC Berkeley freshman and international student from Ethiopia, was fatally struck by a train at the Downtown Berkeley BART Station on Nov. 25. She was 19.
....[Rest in Peace Selam, and may God Comfort the Family!]
Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Security Reminder The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that political rallies or demonstrations may occur without significant notice throughout Ethiopia, particularly in the lead up to Ethiopian national elections in May 2015 [In a constitutional country with the right to assemble and demonstrate why would the US think the "disciplined and legal "oppositions will resort to violence requiring this warning?]
Ethiopia Completes Debut Dollar Bond Sale Ethiopia raised $1 billion in a debut international bond issue today, taking advantage of record demand for high-yielding African debt to fund electricity, railway and sugar-industry projects.The 10-year bonds priced to yield 6.625 percent,
Ethiopia sees record coffee exports after Brazil's drought In the four months from July this year, Ethiopia - Africa's biggest producer of the bean - exported 54,000 tonnes of coffee worth $231.9 million, compared with the $172.5 million it earned from 51,000 tonnes over the same period last year.
Kenyan police say they have cracked a cyber crime centre run by 77 Chinese nationals from upmarket homes in the capital, Nairobi.
Ethiopia, South Sudan to establish new airline The management of Ethiopian Airlines is finalizing negotiations with the Government of South Sudan to establish a new regional airline in Juba, which will serve as a flag carrier for the newly-born African nation
Saudi Billionaire to Invest $100 Million in Ethiopian Farm Saudi Star Agricultural Development Plc, an Ethiopian company owned by billionaire Mohamed al-Amoudi, plans to invest $100 million in a rice farm in western Ethiopia next year ...[This project must succeed unless one wants to see a happy Oakland Institutive and International Rivers folks laughing in our face!]
40th Year Anniversary of TPLF is Coming...!! As we celebrate this historic milestone, let us remember those fallen heroes and heroines! Let us renew our pledge to continue the struggle to uplift Ethiopia, the renaissance of Ethiopia!