African Confederation Championship: Wolayita Dicha Beat Zamalik of Egypt! Both teams were tied with a 1:1 win record! The penalty kick shootout was won by Wolayita!- Wolayita moves on to the next round! Yichalal!
Command Post Briefing - March 2018
The Extremists and Naysayers may fool you otherwise but the real and long-lasting history that is being written about Today's Ethiopia is the history of the people - Woyanay people!. History is being written and it is being cast in stone so no one will undo it! EPRDF must be careful during this trying time! It should elect its leaders that are fit for the task so to speak! Glory to the Yichalal Generation and its leaders like Engineer Simegnew!
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Interview with Diaspora Tegaru Opposition Part One
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Ethiopia: Command Post acknowledge security forces killed innocent people in Moyale town by mistake - March 11, 2018
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ZETE Aiga’s interview with Ayte Gebru Asrat former President of Tigray region and one of the top leaders and executive central committee member of the ARENA Tigray - a legal opposition party in Ethiopia - Part One, March 2018.
How an Ethiopia-backed port is changing power dynamics in the Horn of Africa When Eritrea gained its independence from Ethiopia in 1993, Ethiopia became landlocked and therefore dependent on its neighbours – especially Djibouti – for access to international markets. This dependency has hampered Ethiopia’s aspiration to emerge as the uncontested regional power in the Horn of Africa.
The Smartphone Warriors of Minneapolis Strathink Editorial Team 03-17-18 -
Social media is king. The power of social media to influence large groups of people in the blink of an eye is unprecedented in modern history. But with great power comes great responsibility.his week Facebook removed the pages of Britain First from its online social media platform. Britain First is a far-right anti-Muslim group ...
Ethiopia expects test electricity generation on mega dam in 2018 ADDIS ABABA, March 17 (Xinhua) -- Ethiopia will soon start test generation of the 6,450 MW Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) built on the Blue Nile river, an Ethiopian official said on Saturday.Speaking to Xinhua, Hailu Abraham, Public Relations Head at Office of Ethiopia National Council for the Coordination of Public Participation on the Construction of GERD, said two turbines each with capacity to generate 375 MW have already been installed and are waiting ...Sometimes we wonder what is real and what is pure positive propaganda!
More on Accountability & Leadership Bekele Berhanu 03-16-18 -
Zeru’s short message written a couple of weeks ago prompted me to say few words on the roles of the federal government and governing parties’ leaders.
The attack on Tigrians and TPLF that has been going on for the last 30 years or more has now reached a pinnacle. I am no defender of TPLF....
He Owns Much of Ethiopia. The Saudis Won't Say Where They’re Hiding Him The gilded life of Sheikh Mohammed Hussein Al Amoudi took a sharp turn in November. Mr. Amoudi, the gregarious 71-year-old son of a Yemeni businessman and his Ethiopian wife, was swept up with hundreds of billionaires, princes and ... Many other detainees, who were initially kept at a Ritz-Carlton hotel in Riyadh, have been released,...But Mr. Amoudi, once called the world’s richest black person by Forbes, has not been freed, leaving a vast empire that employs more than 70,000 people in limbo.[The Ethiopian government should explain to its own people why the good Sheik is held captive? Some are saying he may be held to please other countries that want to harm Ethiopia! Regardless, as one of the biggest investor, the government should use its diplomatic muscle to have his day in court soon!]
Pluralism is not a Fault-line D. Haile 03-16-18 - In this incident, the author prefers the term plurality to diversity because the latter may conjure up poles part difference which does not define the Ethiopian reality. The interests, needs, demands, and problems of all Ethiopians are same or similar though in different languages. They have similar culture, tradition and history while...
The Alienation of EPRDF(1) Samuel Estefanous 03-16-18 - EPRDF always digs in when the going begins to get tough. I mean always. Never mind the endless ‘gemgema’ or ‘the Leadership Retreat’ a la Kagame; at the end of the day one finds it yet digging...
Bale Mountains National Park. At first it’s a speck on the landscape, a barely tangible tangerine blur beyond tufts of alpine shrubs. I try not to get too excited. My first wolf sighting turned out to be a rock flecked with ginger moss – the perfect camouflage for the world’s rarest canid. This time, however, it seems to be the real deal. It’s moving, at least.
EPRDF Council to meet next week Addis Ababa, March 15, 2018 (FBC) – Executive Committee of the EPRDF has been conducting its meeting with strong spirit and togetherness of heads of four member parties of the organization.The Committee started its meeting last Sunday to evaluate the implementation of the decisions taken at the meeting of the parties last December.Shiferaw Shigute, head of EPRDF office, told FBC today that the Committee has so far reviewed in detail reports of three parties. The remaining party will present its report tomorrow.
Warqeeniyyuu ibiddaan qoramee ilaalama! Hiikaa Margaatiin 03-15-18 -
Itiyoophiyaan erga mootummaan ADWUI biyya kana geggeessuu eegalee guddina ariifachiisaa galmeessisaa jiraachuun ishee kan wal nama gaafachiisu miti.
The Key to Making Peace in Africa By George Clooney and John Prendergast
In December 2013, competing factions of South Sudan’s ruling party plunged the country into a horrific civil war as they fought over the spoils of the world’s newest state. Now in its fourth year, the conflict has ravaged the economy, resulted in tens of thousands...
Russian spy: UK to expel 23 Russian diplomats The UK will expel 23 Russian diplomats after Moscow refused to explain how a Russian-made nerve agent was used on a former spy in Salisbury, the PM says.
Theresa May said the diplomats, who have a week to leave, were identified as "undeclared intelligence officers".
Facebook bans far-right group Britain First Facebook has banned the far-right political group Britain First for breaking rules that prohibit hate speech on the social media platform.
The organization's official Facebook page has been removed, along with those of Britain First leaders
2,000 Ethiopians flee to Kenya after botched military operation More than 2,000 Ethiopians have crossed into Kenya seeking refuge, Red Cross has announced.They fled after several civilians were killed in what the Ethiopian military said was a botched security operation targeting militants...[Even though the extremist from the diaspora are telling us tens of thousands have crossed to Kenya, we think one is too many to be uprooted and the government must do everything in its power to bring these people back home soon!]