Scramble for the Horn

Gulf Nations Cast a Shadow Over the Horn of AfricaThe Horn of Africa is one of the most unstable regions in the world. It has long been known for economic, political and humanitarian crises. However, these challenges have not repelled …

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Transacting in the Shade

Wide Spread Contraband Trade Cripples Ethiopia Contraband , part of the shadow economy, is still a threat to Ethiopia’s economy. But even more, it has recently started to affect the well-being of the nation. The recent violence in the states of …

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Eritrea Hopes to Rise

Before the 1880s, Eritrea was part of Ethiopia. It was the advent of colonial rule that created a historic divide between them. Global developments after the second World War and diplomatic efforts by Emperor Haileselassie helped the reunion of the …

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State Capture

The Rise of A Shadow Government State capture refers to systematic high level political corruption that establishes a hidden political regime at odds with the constitutional purpose of the state, by capturing politicians and parties, journalists and the media, the police …

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Scramble for the Horn

Scramble for the Horn

Gulf Nations Cast a Shadow Over the Horn of AfricaThe Horn of Africa is one of the most unstable regions in the world. It has long been known for economic, political and humanita... Read more

Transacting in the Shade

Transacting in the Shade

Wide Spread Contraband Trade Cripples Ethiopia Contraband , part of the shadow economy, is still a threat to Ethiopia’s economy. But even more, it has recently started to affect... Read more

Eritrea Hopes to Rise

Eritrea Hopes to Rise

Before the 1880s, Eritrea was part of Ethiopia. It was the advent of colonial rule that created a historic divide between them. Global developments after the second World War and... Read more

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Secret Vulnerability

Secret Vulnerability

Ethiopia's Hidden VictimsSexual abuse against children is a surprisingly frequent, but unreported issue. To make it worse, most cases go unreported because of the accompanying stigma. W... Read more

Nowhere to Run

Nowhere to Run

Eritrean Refugees Left Out in the Cold Migration is still as a big concern in Eritrea. Youths, frustrated by the policies of the government, cross the border in droves, searching for a... Read more

Zuriel Oduwole

Zuriel Oduwole

High Hopes Zuriel Oduwole, the 16-year old documentary film maker and girls’ education activist, recently made a trip to Ethiopia to premiere her new documentary, “Follow the Ball for ... Read more

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Close of the Music Golden A…

Close of the Music Golden Age

The Ethiopian music industry has been in a state of flux recently. Even though the popularity of Ethiopian songs and singers has increased w... Read more

The Renaissance of Traditio…

The Renaissance of Traditional Dance?

In Ethiopia, traditional dances used to celebrate festivals, weddings, and occasions of every kind. With more than 80 traditional dances fro... Read more

Jember A New Hero for A New…

Jember A New Hero for A New Generation

Since the launch of various cinematic universes from different comic book companies, demand has been created for stories from all over the w... Read more

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Bonus

Incentive, BurdenGlobally, various bonus schemes are used to keep employees satisfied and motivated. This strategy is increasingly seen adopted by banks, insurances and corporations in Ethiopia. It is becoming ... Read more

Dealing with Acidic Soils

Dealing with Acidic Soils

A Daunting Task waiting EthiopiaIt has been over a decade since the government discovered that a little more than 40Pct of the total arable land of Ethiopia is affected by soil acidity. As a result, the fertili... Read more

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The Brewing Bitcoin Rush In Ethiopia

The Brewing Bitcoin Rush In Ethiopia

Since its creation in 2009, Bitcoin has grown popular across the world. During its earlier years, it was almost monopolized by mega investors. But later on, with the establish... Read more

Turning Back on Service Exports

Turning Back on Service Exports

Why Exports of Ethiopian Services Remain Stagnant The service sector in Ethiopia has suffered from a lack of government attention for a long time. It is still not part of the... Read more

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Top 10 African Countries by Life Expectancy at Birth, 2018

Life expectancy, one of the methods used to measure health in various countries, has drastically risen in Africa from 50.9 years in 2012 to as high as 54 years last... Read more

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The White-Box of Ethiopian Agriculture

The agricultural sector remains our Achilles heel, nonetheless, we remain convinced that agricultural-based development remains the only source of hope ...

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As the Ethiopian government seeks to transform the economy into one that’s rooted in manufacturing, the simplicity for local investors to access finance...

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Ethiopia, Eritrea Should Reunite

Tamrat Layne, 63, was Prime Minister of the Transitional Government of Ethiopia, serving from June 1991 to October 1995. He became a member of the Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Party (EPRP) Read more

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At The Helm of the National Theatre Nebiyou Baye D

The government recently appointed Nebiyou Baye as the new director of the National Theatre of Ethiopia. Although he worked in films as an actor and writer on top of lecturing Read more

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The Sacking Hiring of Coaches In the Ethiopian Pre

It is common to see the firing and appointment of many coaches in the Ethiopian Premier League, in which 16 clubs are participating currently. Even in the 2017/18 season, 12 Read more

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The Irony Behind Wheat Scarcity

Why Ethiopia imports huge amounts of wheat while endowed with vast suitable land for farming  In recent years, wheat shortages have been getting more and more severe in urban areas like Read more

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The Riddles of Urban Safety Net

For a long time, rural poverty has been a big concern in Ethiopia. Compared to rural standards, the urban population, which was estimated at over 20 million last year, might Read more

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Standing on the Front Lines of History

The national Archives Strive to Safeguard Treasures, Make History Approachable Much has been made of the looting of treasures from African countries. Recently, the argument over the ownership of relics taken Read more

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“Mavericks at Work: Why the Most Original Minds in

Mavericks at Work explores some of the most successful, innovative businesses in the US, presenting the reader with the goals, strategies and methods that have made companies powerhouses in their Read more

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What Africa Can Learn from East Asia’s Development

While the rest of the world obsesses over Europe’s economic travails, America’s political paralysis, and the growth slowdown in China and other emerging markets, there remains a region – Sub-Saharan Read more

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Violent Lotteries

Since the National Lottery Administration began its operation by issuing the first lottery named Regular lottery on September 8, 1961, it has introduced and sold a variety of lotteries to Read more

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