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Vision Ethiopia Congress For Democracy , local charity organization, launched the second phase civil society project in three states and Addis Ababa City Administration aimed at creating open-eyed society and consolidating democracy through constructive discourse and civic engagement. VECOD Executive Director Tadele Derseh said: "Ethiopia has abundant resource and human power which require effective and wise mobilization in democratic manner for the good of the nation.
Sisters Kim Smith, left, and Kerri Costello are travelling for one of the first times together at the end of October when they head out for a Habitat for Humanity mission. Costello has always wanted to participate in a mission and hopes it will put her life, and just how lucky she is, in perspective for her.
The self-proclaimed ' Ginbot 7' , a terrorist group, has many unattainable "dreams". Any of its wishes has never come to a friutation.
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It is 84.7-kms toll way with six lanes on two sides enabling six vehicles to move at a time at speed. Accordingly, the Expressway has reduced Addis Ababa to Adama drive time to 45 minutes while curbing the traffic jam meaningfully.
A total of 11 companies have responded to the August 2014 tender by the Agricultural Input Supply Enterprise , only one of them making an offer for each of the two kinds of fertiliser the Enterprise wants, Urea and NPS. This is the second year in a row that the enterprise is buying NPS, a replacement for DAP, which it dropped two years ago.
Addis Ababa September 15/2014 Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn urged the youth to work hard and take the leading role for the consolidation of the ongoing development of the country. Speaking on a meeting organized here yesterday to celebrate the six anniversary of the EPRDF Youth League, the Prime Minister said the young generation should take the leadership role and strive for sustainability of the multi-sector development.
When Ethiopian Airlines acquired a state-of-the-art jetliner, the Boeing B787-8 Dreamliner in August of 2012, it took many by surprise. How can a poor country like Ethiopia become second next to Japan to own and operate the most sophisticated airliner in the world? Ethiopian was the first African carrier to join the jet age in the 1960s by bringing the first B720 jetliner to Africa.
United States Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield said that the government of the United States pays close attention to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam , which Egypt was campaigning against to halt its construction. The Secretary admitted that the US government held "intensive discussions with both sides" and urged them to work out their differences.
Last month, the Ethiopian media was full of massive tree-planting campaigns in memory of the Great Leader Meles Zenawi. For example, Western Shewa zone have established 172 parks in memory of Meles Zenawi, the SNNPR planted about 6o million trees, Benishangl region announced more than 77 percent of the trees planted in 86 Meles Zenawi memorial parks had survived.
Egypt's Water and Irrigation Minister Hossam Moghazi said he will visit Ethiopia on Saturday to launch the Tripartite National Committee's first meeting. The committee is made up of 12 water experts from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan to conduct a special study on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam .
Ethiopians and foreign national of Ethiopian origin living in Canada held a consultative forum with high-profile government officials yesterday. Speaker of the House of Federation , Kassa Tekleberhan, and Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy, Alemayehu Tegenu, attended the forum.
September 14, 2014 Sudan's ruling National Congress Party said that political stances of opposition parties which refused to participate in the national dialogue have been weakened following the signing of the framework agreement between the national dialogue committee known as 7+7 and the Paris Declaration forces.
Business and art are becoming increasingly entwined in the Ethiopian capital, but journalist James Jeffrey asks if this has come at a cost to creativity and true artistic experimentation. Until recently the buying and selling of modern and contemporary art in Ethiopia was all but non-existent.
Ask me if I felt a little strange holding two candles and celebrating the beginning of a New Year in September and I will tell you no. I have done stranger things and besides I knew exactly what I was doing.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 08:59 am
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