By Aregu Balleh- About a year ago President Trump contested the decision of the Norwegian Nobel Committee to award Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as the winner of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize claiming, that he, not Prime Minister Abiy, deserved the prize.
BY ANDUALEM SISAY GESSESSE – I heard the shocking news over this weekend about the flash flooding in the neighboring Sudan’s capital Khartoum. Some 80 people have died while thousands of houses hare demolished by the flooding that followed the heavy rain in the Ethiopian Highlands. The sad news came a day after the African […]
By Tesfu Telahoun Abebe – My warmest Eid Mubarak to primarily the Muslim communities of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt; but also to the the entire Umma! As in the rest of the world, Ethiopia celebrated the 1441st Eid al Adha under the extraordinary and compelling circumstances caused by the raging Corona virus pandemic. I pray […]
By Tesfu Telahoun Abebe – The embattled yet resilient administration of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has announced that the preliminary phase of filling the reservoir of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) had begun. There was no fanfare and the official statement refrained from overly dwelling on this most sensitive issue, treating it as just […]