BY ANDUALEM SISAY GESSESSE – They say every challenge brings opportunities. For the past few months we have been listening how COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic can be catastrophic to not only … Read More
The Executive Secretary of Inter-Governmental Authority of Development (IGAD), whose member are in the Horn of Africa namely, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan and Uganda, urges member states fight COVID-19 … Read More
BY TESFU TELAHOUN ABEBE – The current tense state of affairs between Ethiopia and Egypt is a situation which is heightened by the domestic politics of both states, shifting regional … Read More
BY AREGU B. WONDIMUNEH – It has done it before, and it is doing it again. When the technical and legal experts and ministers of water and foreign affairs of … Read More
A joint statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on the … Read More
BY ABEBE WOLDE GIORGIS – Currently, the banking industry in Ethiopia is growing rapidly in terms of accessibility, asset development, capital accumulation, profitability, provision of loan and saving.
BY KEBOUR GHENNA – Modern day Ethiopia is characterized by ethnic groups concerned about the protection of their rights and interests. This concern is motivated by an actual or perceived … Read More
BY ANDUALEM SISAY GESSESSE – Unlike other coffee producing African countries, such as Uganda, and Burundi, more than half of Ethiopia’s coffee production is consumed locally. No matter how poor … Read More
By AREGU B. WONDIMUNEH – Change has been a buzzword that reverberated in the ears of most citizens following Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed coming to power.
BY ANDUALEM SISAY GESSESSE – Gebremariam (not his real name) is a former journalist and my old friend now working for a NGO. When I met him on Thursday morning … Read More
By Nathan Mulure – The history of resistance to antimalarials in Africa is not a happy one. At one time chloroquine was the leading recommended treatment against malaria.
By Peter Drummond – Economic progress in East Africa is currently outperforming all other regions on the continent, with an average annual growth rate of close to 7% at present.
By Tesfu Telahoun Abebe – Old style colonialism went something like this: European covets a territory and makes acquaintances with the indigenous people, lubricating contacts by presenting manufactured trinkets like … Read More
By Tesfu Telahoun Abebe – One of the defining cultural aspects which distinguish Ethiopia from most other nations is its Coptic-Julian calendar. A solar calendar having 12 months of 30 … Read More