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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Abiy Ahmed's First Three Months

For most of the past two years, Abiy Ahmed was best known for being one of the major driving forces behind the economic revolution and reforms in the state of Oromia. But for the last 90 days, his actions as …

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Ethiopias Alarming Debt

Debt stress has always been a contentious matter in Ethiopia. As the country pursues billions of dollars worth of infrastructural development projects, external debt stock has been growing proportionally, now accounting for almost 30Pct of the GDP. While the risk …

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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

State Capture

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 pur... Read more

Abiy Ahmed's First Three Months

Abiy Ahmed's First Three Months

For most of the past two years, Abiy Ahmed was best known for being one of the major driving forces behind the economic revolution and reforms in the state of Oromia. But for the... Read more

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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

Piassa

Piassa

The Fate of Arada Hangs in the Balance Piassa, at the heart of Addis Ababa is representative of the city’s old face. It was long known for being the go to place for commerce, and leisu... Read more

Diabetes a Growing Threat in Ethiopia

Diabetes a Growing Threat in Ethiopia

Awareness about treatment and control of diabetes is extremely low among developing nations like Ethiopia although available evidence suggests an increasing prevalence of diabetes and i... Read more

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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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At The Helm of the National Theatre Nebiyou Baye Dreams Big

The government recently appointed Nebiyou Baye as the new director of the National Theatre of Ethiopia. Although he worked in films as an ac... Read more

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Creative Music Videos Revolutionising the Industry

Music has always been an integral part of Ethiopian life, whether it is traditional music or more modern fare. In recent years, with the dev... Read more

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Unraveling Local Sourcing Problems

Unraveling Local Sourcing Problems

Nation Continues to lose billions to raw material imports In recent years, domestic sourcing, a procurement strategy adopted by companies to purchase their inputs,  is gaining momentum due to the fact that loc... Read more

Bewildering Diaspora Account

Bewildering Diaspora Account

If anything has cast a pall over the Ethiopian economy, it is the foreign currency shortage, which reached historic lows just three months ago. This has prompted businesses to look for alternative means to alle... Read more

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High-End Men Barbers Burgeon

High-End Men Barbers Burgeon

Lately, Addis Ababa has witnessed a boom in high-end men’s barbershops, which have distinct features such as neat rooms, wider spaces and attractive interior designs. With a u... Read more

The Irony Behind What Scarcity

The Irony Behind What 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... Read more

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Top 10 Countries in the world Affected by Poverty, 2017

The mission of the United Nations to end extreme poverty is unlikely to be met, largely due to the growth in food insecurity in developing countries, according to the World... 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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"In Ethiopia, Assertive women are called auth

Born in Aksum, in the state of Tigray, Selome grew up with parents who were both teachers. This contributed to her outspoken and outgoing personality. After completing her primary and Read more

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Alemayehu Gelagay a writer Echoing the lives of th

Alemayehu Gelagay’s books are known for highlighting the least visible members of society: the poor, the elderly, criminals; lifestyles he himself witnessed growing up. Now, with the release of his Read more

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Prepared!? will Ethiopia be ready to make Chan a s

The Confederation of African Football unanimously decided in 2017 that Ethiopia would host the CHAN (African Nations Championship) tournament, set to take place in two years. Although Ethiopia is investing Read more

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Rise of Shiro Betoch

For a long time, restaurants in Ethiopia have been offering a wide variety of stews to their customers. These days, the ‘less is more’ philosophy has taken root in cities Read more

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Ethiopia's Foray into the Global tea market

Even though large-scale tea cultivation started in Ethiopia at the same time as countries like Kenya, the country lags far behind in the international market. While the tea exported from Read more

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"It is Private Vehicle Owners who are Enjoyin

Several attempts have been made by the Addis Ababa City Administration to solve the severe transportation problem in the city. However, the roads are still clogged with traffic congestion and 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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