(Aigaforum) June 14, 2017 - Azeb Mesfin, CEO of EFFORT(Endowment Fund for the Rehabilitation of Tigrai), shared the Successes and Challenges of EFFORT and her vision for the coming years.
Newly elected WHO Director, Dr Tedros visited Ivanka Trump at the WhiteHouse and exchange ideas on global health issues. This is how things are done!Ignoring the ignorants who may be barking here and there! ((ሞያ በልብ!!))
Abaadi Hadis Wins Ethiopian IAAF WC Trials 10,000m Race in Hengelo (FBK Games 2017)
Interview with Social media activist Ztseat(Dr).
(Aigaforum) June 10, 2017 - Ztseat is a medical lecturer at Mekelle University in Tigrai. Ztseat shared his opinions on federal projects in Tigrai and the problems encountered, on youth migration from Tigrai and on the overall economic and political challenges seen in Tigrai! Ztseat shared his opinion as young educator and from the young generation perspective. The interview was moderated by Addisu Bahta and Isayas Abaye.
Djibouti says Eritrean soldiers occupy disputed area Djibouti has lodged a formal complaint with the African Union after accusing soldiers from neighboring Eritrea of occupying a contested mountainous area after Qatari peacekeepers left the region this week, an official said. There is a rumor Egypt is volunteering to replace the Qatar Forces as peace keeper. Ethiopia must be careful not to allow such forces stationed so close to its borders. To many Ethiopians, the presences of foreign forces in Assab has been problematic enough!
Exclusive Interview with Azeb Mesfin, Chief Executive Officer of EFFORT (Aigaforum) June 14, 2017 - In an exclusive interview with Aigaforum, Azeb Mesfin, CEO of EFFORT(Endowment Fund for the Rehabilitation of Tigrai), shared the Successes and Challenges of EFFORT and her vision for the coming years.EFFORT was established in 1995 with an initial seed money from the TPLF. TPLF(Tigray Peoples Liberation Front) fought for 17 years to topple the then dictator government of Mengistu Hailemariam of Ethiopia. During the armed struggle years, TPLF as a resourceful and popular political organization waged a successful effort...
Ethiopia is home to more than 100 million people—the second most-populous nation in Africa. It is also composed of wildly varying landscapes, and an incredible diversity of ethnic and religious groups.
We Stop at Nothing Amen Teferi 06-15-17 -
Over the past two years we have passed through monstrous events that require both the temperament and resilience of democratic citizens who are endowed with a cleaver insight of an intelligent politician.
Ethiopia Voted the World’s Most Welcoming Country June 15, 2017
The Land of Origins, Ethiopia has been voted the World’s Most Welcoming Country by global followers of Rough Guides; one of the leading travel publishers known for its “tell it like it is” review; providing traveller’s up-to-date content and authoritative contemporary writing.
Qatar pulled all of its troops from the border of Djibouti and Eritrea DOHA, Qatar (AP) Qatar said Wednesday it had pulled all of its troops from the border of Djibouti and Eritrea, East African nations that have a long-running territorial dispute which Doha had helped mediate.
Qatar offered no explanation for the move, though it comes amid a diplomatic dispute with other Arab nations that have cut diplomatic ties and now are trying to isolate Qatar from the rest of the world.
Ethiopia's rising role in drawing FDI to Africa Bereket Gebru 06-13-17
The past quarter of a century witnessed the rise of trade relations between states and powerful non-state actors. Cross-border investments have become the order of the day in which private interests are provided with packages of incentives...
Ethiopia Launches Online Entry Visa Application and Issuance (E-Visa) June 13, 2017 - Addis Ababa: The Ethiopian Immigration and Nationality Affairs main Department in collaboration with Ethiopian Airlines has finalized preparations of the initial phase to commence an e-visa service for international visitors to Ethiopia effective June 12, 2017.
The Ethiopian Defense Force:Reflection of the Ethiopian Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Yohannes Gebresellasie (Ph.d) Addis Ababa June 13, 2017 - Built on firm foundation, trusted by the public at large, loyal to the constitution and the constitutional order, the Ethiopian Defense Force is the pride of our people and our nation. The services our Defense Force renders to our people to our nation and indeed to our region and the world at large goes without saying.
These are the world's fastest-growing economies in 2017 Ethiopia is the fastest-growing economy in 2017, according to the World Bank’s latest edition of Global Economic Prospects.Ethiopia's GDP is forecast to grow by 8.3% in 2017. By contrast, global growth is projected to be 2.7%.
GERD: Relentless efforts to introduce a new approach Bereket Gebru 06-13-17 - The more pragmatic approach over the GERD by the current Egyptian administration and the Egyptian media is creating a more conducive environment for the two countries to work closely on the issue
Ethiopia’s first botanic garden aims to preserve country’s flora heritage ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – When Ethiopia’s first botanic garden was established six years ago, few Ethiopians knew of country’s flora heritage.But with agro-ecological zones ranging from 125 meters below sea level to about 5,000 meters above sea level, the country boasts one of the richest flora heritages in Africa.
Germany calls for 10 billion euro permanent U.N. crisis fund (Reuters) - German Development Minister Gerd Mueller, citing hunger crises in eastern Africa, said the United Nations should create a permanent 10 billion euro ($11.19 billion) crisis fund, with contributions to be based on a country's financial strength.
"The catastrophe is already upon us," Mueller said in an interview with the German newspaper Passauer Neue Presse, published on Saturday. He pointed to dire conditions in countries such as Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan and Ethiopia.
I used to herd goats in Ethiopia and now I finished a degree at MIT As a child, Mubarik Mohamoud’s life dream was to own 100 camels. He is now graduating from MIT with a diploma in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. A student from Somaliland in East Africa, he is returning to MIT in the fall to complete a Master’s before returning to his home country.