Comment--If Israel can survive and become prosperous with the limited water resource it has, it is unimaginable the Nile basin countries cannot survive with all the water resources they have! All it takes is for cool heads to prevail and agree a win-win solution.
With all the hype and full scale propaganda that is going on with Nile politics, we sure are glad Ethiopia today is led by able and astute leaders who can play the game and deliver results! The Ethiopian mother in this documentray has said it all...she will die happy even if she saw the light at the end of the dark tunnel for one day! And we are sure you will all agree with us if we say to our mother...we, all her children, will do all in our power to keep the light on and never ever be turned off no mater what!
Messebo Building Materials Production PLC inaugurated its second line cement expansion project in the presence of H.E. prime minister Meles Zenawi at the factory compound in Mekele, Tigrai on 25th of June, 2011.
Horn of Africa sees 'worst drought in 60 years'
The numbers now affected are huge, OHCA says: 3.2m in Ethiopia, 3.2m in Kenya, 2.6m in Somalia and more than 100,000 in Djibouti.
Every month during 2011, about 15,000 Somalis have fled their country, arriving in Kenya and Ethiopia, according to OCHA.
While conflict has been a fact of life for them for years, it is the drought that has brought them to breaking point. Many have walked for days, are exhausted, in poor health, desperate for food and wate
While the drought is sever and is causing hardship to many let us be mindful about the lords of poverty who sensationalize the story for their own selfish reasons. The Camps in Ethiopia are all located in border area and have been used to host Somali refugees as well. Despite the recent abduction of NGO workers by the ONLF,the Ethiopian government is making sure people affected are getting help!
China premier's call for reform draws accolades and barbs
BEIJING (Reuters) - A vain "screen idol" or a prophet of Chinese political change?
In the wake of China's crackdown on dissent, Premier Wen Jiabao has again promised China's citizens democracy and human rights. The response from seasoned observers in Beijing on Thursday ranged from catcalls to applause.
U.N. Sec Council votes to send 4,200 peacekeepers to Abyei, Sudan, as part of a recent agreement between Sudan and Southern Sudan.
UN Security Council to vote on Abyei force Monday
UNITED NATIONS — The UN Security Council will vote on a resolution Monday allowing a 4,200-strong Ethiopian force to start peacekeeping duties in the disputed Sudanese region of Abyei, diplomats said.
The force would monitor the withdrawal of north Sudan troops from Abyei as well as human rights in the region as part of its mandate, diplomats told AFP.
Servant Leadership: A Leadership Style Whose Time Has Come
Dr. Sertsu G. Medhin June 22, 2011-
A crisis in leadership is brewing worldwide. Nations and organizations are becoming increasingly difficult to lead and manage. The ever changing social, political and economic environment is agitating followers to raise a new set of demands which is posing a serious challenge to traditional forms of...