Egypt has been trying to derail Ethiopia’s peace and development for a long time. Despite the EPRDF government repeated diplomatic effort to find a win-win solution how to use the Nile, Egypt is still trying for a winner take all approach.
Irrecha 2009: What happened and why it happened - Oct 2016
As you can see clearly in the video the helicopter was dispersing leaflets of peace and hope. The event was promoted heavily this year hoping of registering it as a UNESCO world heritage.It is sad to see extremists and opposition politics derailing the effort! Our condolence to the family who lost their loved ones! Aigaforum, Oct 2016
Ethiopia Declares State of Emergency to Quell Unrest ጠቅላይ ሚኒስትር ኃ/ማርያም ደሳለኝ በአስቸኳይ ጊዜ አዋጅ ላይ የሰጡት መግለጫ The PM decreed urgent state of emergency He said: if the current trend does not cease now, Ethiopia will be like Syria and its existence as a nation will end.
He openly admitted business owners are forced to close their businesses.
He affirmed to the existence of well-organized forces in some parts of the country, and dealing with it using the usual police forces has become impossible.
He added: certain individual and political rights are disallowed BUT diplomats are immune of the decree.
The government will address the concerns of civic and professionals by making dialogues with the society, especially with the legal oppositions, to meet national political renewals.
He stressed the deliberate work of the ENEMY and the immense harms it has caused to people and to the very existence of the nation. He recognized the “known enemies” of the republic are working deliberately to destabilize the nation. The decree is led by the PM himself.
Egypt :The Age Old Strategy to Destabilize Ethiopia Abdu Ahmed 10-08-16 - For those keen observers of Egypt’s policy and strategy towards the Horn of Africa in general and in particular towards Ethiopia, the bad wind blowing from Cairo cannot and should not be a surprise.
FDI moving to Ethiopia making it top 10 Garment Sourcing Destinations Zeslasa Gediai (Mekelle) 10-08-16 - Fana Broadcasting Corporation attributed foreign media said at least 11 companies, including textile and plastic factories, were torched in recent days in the town of Sebeta by "anti-peace forces". Today other Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) owners are inquiring to invest in Ethiopia.
OLF has taken full responsibility to what is going on in Ethiopia. Obviously, Abo Dawud Ibsa is so upset with the power monger individuals who try to take credit on the current situation. Obviously, there is a power fighting between OLF , G7, ODF and the Diaspora Oromo communities (leading by Jawar Mohammed who is busy now writing the Oromo constitution and trying to build the Oromo defense Force) . Wonder what the so called human right organizations that currently are accusing the government with human right violation will say!
Vietnam declares San Jose-based Viet Tan a terrorist group HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam’s government has officially labeled a San Jose-based anti-Communist group a terrorist organization and warned that anyone involved with it will be considered an accomplice in terrorism and will be dealt with in accordance with Vietnamese law.
Israel Chemicals closes Ethiopian potash operations In March, ICL acquired the full stake of Allana Potash for $109 million. ICL now accuses the Ethiopian government of "failure to provide the necessary infrastructures and regulatory framework for the project." ICL added that "This follows the Ethiopian Tax Authority's rejection of Allana Afar's appeal regarding the unjustified and illegal tax assessment, which Allana Afar has declined to pay."....[Last time we saw the news about ICL and Allan deal we wrote the following comment..." What is Ethiopia's position on this transaction or sale? What exactly is Allana selling to the Israel company? Is it selling its concession in Ethiopia? Basically buying Ethiopia's land cheap with mining license and selling at a hefty profit without commencing production? The govt must look in to this matter and explain to the public if this is not a very good example of "rent seeking" if it has approved the transfer as is!" We are glad the authorities were paying attention!Read Earlier News Here!
UC Davis researcher killed by rock throwers in Ethiopia Sharon Gray, a UC Davis postdoctoral researcher in the university's plant biology department, was killed Tuesday in Ethiopia when the vehicle she was riding in was stoned by protesters, university official said....[The extremists know no bound! Their irresponsible action is hurting innocent people celebrating their sacred culture as well as foreign professionals trying to help the country and people!]