The unification of Ethiopia and Djibouti in any form (federation, confederation, special economic zone etc) would be a historical achievement for both countries and peoples, both in terms of political stability and economic development. The cultural dimension of integration would further promote mutual understanding and trust between the two peoples and also cement their relationships. For the union of Ethiopia and Djibouti, all it requires is vision, commitment, and will.
The 9th Ethiopian Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Day Celebration in Toronto, Canada.
Ethiopia and Egypt disagree again on the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam
Back in August 2014 Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan agreed to do more studies on the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. A twelve member committee of experts will be formed selected by the three countries to conduct the study. It seems the talks hit a stumbling block and they are halted for now.
Solving Hunger in Ethiopia by Turning to Native Crops
In southern Ethiopia, enset thrives on farms that could be mistaken for forests—growing among coffee trees, sugar cane, gargantuan squash, corn, yam and other crops where its long-lasting roots shield the soil from erosion by keeping dirt in place during droughts and floods.
Ethiopian opposition parties are setting themselves up for failure again
Does the Ethiopian Opposition have a national message? If there is one, what is it? Does the Ethiopian population know what they are fighting for? The tragic reality is the Ethiopian opposition don’t have a national agenda.
Eritrean government supporter websites say Eritrea should attack Ethiopia now
As a standard minimum required risk disclosure to investors, Ethiopia released some documents to potential investors.
Oakland Institute targets fashion retailer Hennes and Mauritz - H&M for investing in Ethiopia
The Executive Director of the Oakland Institute, Anuradha Mittal is furious about the development of Ethiopia.
Sheikh Mohammed Hussein Ali Al Amoudi is 81 in Forbs billionaire list 2014
According to Forbes list of billionaires list for 2014, Sheikh Mohammed Hussein Ali Al Amoudi is number 81 with 13.4 billion dollars.
Isaias Afeworki of Eritrea says Ethiopia was created after Second World War - By Tigrai Online
This Weeks News
December 20, 2014
Sovereignty and Democracy in Ethiopia: A Reflection on Gebru Asrat’s Book
The author is of the opinion that his book has a different perspective than those books that have been published thus far. Given the experience of the author, the book is based on a U-shaped analysis of the TPLF history.
Speak up AbayAmharic poem by Muuz Hadush PhD student at Norwegian University
December 18, 2014
Ethiopian Embassy London notice of visa fee change
The Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia would like to bring to your attention a new directive, the Immigration Service Payment Tariff No. 1/2014, indicating the change of fees for visas and other services to Ethiopia.
December 14, 2014
Ethiopian Embassy Hosts 9th NNPD Commemorations in D.C.
Hundreds of Ethiopians from the D.C. Metro Area celebrated Saturday December 13, 2014, the 9th Ethiopian Nations, Nationalities and Peoples day (NNPD) in Washington D.C. The day was celebrated colorfully in the presence of Dr. Fasil Nahom, Legal Adviser to the PM with the rank of Minister, the guest of honor and Ambassador Girma Birru.
Are the historical place of Tigrai getting the care and attention they deserve?
Some of the oldest and most amazing historical places in Ethiopia and in the world are found in Tigrai, state northern Ethiopia. The Yeha Temple, Axum, Debre Damo, Ahmed Negash Mosque and hundreds of rock hewn churches to name few are found in the state, but most of them are left out from all tourist guide publications, promotional papers, travel agency websites and magazines. WHY? Mulubrhan Dangew tries to address this issues. Tigrigna article.
December 11, 2014
I am robbed my house in a broad day light says Ms. Zewde Weldebariam
December 8, 2014
If you didn't work for what you got, you don't know it's value.Tigrigna article
December 6, 2014
Teddy Afro cancels European concert
November 26, 2014
To my dear old friend I am Mizanu Ayele from Frankfurt, Germany
TDA high performance award winner students and schools 2014
Fundraising for Solomon Tadesse
Fundraising has been set up to help Solomon Tadesse, the person who defended the Ethiopia's flag at the Ethiopian Embassy in D.C.