Thought For TodayOften the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one's ideas, to take a calculated risk - and to act. by Maxwell Maltz
To Dr Berhanu(G7 and UDJ) supporters, check the following from ONLF website and ask your leader what in the hell he is doing sleeping with ONLF? Do you wish a Kosovo out of Ethiopia?
"Our aspiration for Ogadenia is to be like Kosovo. Kosovo has been recognized as a sovereign state by 53 U.N member states, including the United States, United Kingdom and France (3 out of 5 countries with veto powers). In addition, member states of NATO, EU, WEU and OECD have also recognized Kosovo as an independent state. The ONLF is establishing prominent relationships, connecting with influential countries, and declaring our independence to the world both on and off the battlefield."(ogaden.com)
Meles Reffirms Ethiopia's Renaissance Inevitable
Semera , January 25, 2009 (Semera) - Prime Minister Meles Zenawi reaffirmed that the effort launched to realize Ethiopia's renaissance would be further intensified in a strengthened manner
Interview/ discussion/ organized by Hager Fiker Radio and Ande Ethiopia Radio jointly with Amb. Taye Atske Selassie on Jan 25/ 2009. The interview covers issues related to President Barak Obama election, Somalia, the Ethiopian pardon legal process and Birtukan's issue.  Interview
IMF Executive Board Approves US$50 Million Disbursement to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Under the Exogenous Shocks Facility
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved today a disbursement in an amount equivalent to SDR 33.425 million (about US$50 million) to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia... Ethiopia's ambitious development policies have helped sustain average growth of 11.5 percent since 2003/04, consistent with the goal of reducing poverty. However, demand has been running ahead of the expansion in the capacity of the economy, contributing to high inflation and strong import growth. Twelve-month inflation eased to 40 percent in December 2008
A Week in the Horn   23.1.2009
Int’l delegation lauds Ethiopia for handling Eritrean refugees
January 20, 2009 (TIGRAY, MEKELLE) — A delegation from 10 donor countries and 8 international organizations praised the government of Ethiopia to the way it is handling the Eritrean refugees for their safe stay in camps.The representatives drawn from EU, US and Canada paid a 3 day visit at two refugee camps namely Shimelba and Mai-Ayni and also at an asylum screening center in the northern Tigray region.
Ethiopian Main Cereal, Pulse Harvests Increased 9.5%
Jan. 22 (Bloomberg) -- Ethiopian produced 9.5 percent more cereals and pulses during last year’s main harvest as improved rains, increased fertilizer use and fewer pests boosted output, two United Nations food agencies said
A New Era For ETHIO-AMERICAN Relation
The Ethiopian opposition has yet to write an alternative agenda to that of the ruling party, but continues to cry about lack of democratic space. Whatever democratic space it got it did not dispense an alternative agenda instead it was and is to the day, used as an opportunity to de-legitimize
China’s South-South Cooperative Investments
Desta Asayeghn (Ph.D)
The company for the establishment of heroism is under construction
Response to Professor David Levine
From Our Archives
A flawed Strategy Paper for the US President-elect: Comment on John Prendergast and John Norris Centre for American Progress
The Desperate Misinformation Campaign of the Vocal Diaspora Surrounding the Re-arrest of Wt. Bertukan Mideka.
Investing on infrastructural facilities economic growth
Mekonen Teshome (WIC)
The leader that never was: Bertukan’s short political odyssey(ethiopiafirst.com)
Commentaries on Current and Other Issues (Year End Review).
Raising capital from Diasporas to up lift the Ethiopian economy is a good strategy on reversing immigration too.