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AGRA calls upon the participants heading to Addis to undergo Ebola screening at home
Saturday, 23 August 2014

AGRA calls upon the participants heading to Addis to undergo Ebola screening at home

The African Green Revolution Alliance (AGRA) has called upon participants to undergo Ebola screening before heading to Addis Ababa for the 2014 African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) to take place September 1-4 ...

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Politics

The coming of the multinationals
Saturday, 23 August 2014

The coming of the multinationals

By Asrat Seyoum and Wudineh Zenebe

New foreign policy direction has been in the works in Ethiopia during the past few years. It is a slow evolution to the so-called 'economic diplomacy' and by now, the...

Business & Economy

Price control: brewing investment or gambling?
Saturday, 09 August 2014

Price control: brewing investment or gambling?

Finishing up his daily work, Kassahun, a middle-aged man, rushes out to meet his friend Samson, a taxi driver who was parked near Kassahun’s Car Workshop.

Lifestyle

Saturday, 23 August 2014

Addis karaoke nights

 

Karaoke spots are the perfect places to go for people who love to sing their lungs out whether they sound good, know the lyrics or not. Karaoke nights are now becoming popular in Addis Ababa with Rai...

Art

THE DATING TREND
Saturday, 23 August 2014

THE DATING TREND

”Yekoria Shash” was a common place of picnic scene during the rule of Emperor Haile-Selassie when people would lay a large scarf down in forest areas of Addis Ababa. Tedla Alemu (not his real) was a f...

Society

Making a contribution to the Fistula Hospital for over 50 years
Saturday, 23 August 2014

Making a contribution to the Fistula Hospital for over 50 years

By Johanna Rendle-Short

They look across at each other and smile. These two elderly women are totally comfortable with each other. They have a strong sisterly friendship built up over the years. 

Entertainment

Saturday, 02 August 2014

A blessing or curse to be featured in popular music?

From one of the most-acclaimed top models, Liya Kebede, to the once hottest Germany’s Top Model Sara Nuru, Ethiopian women have been praised for their

Sports

Degu to feature with Messi, Neymar in peace match
Saturday, 23 August 2014

Degu to feature with Messi, Neymar in peace match

By Tibebeselassie Tigabu and Dereje Tegenaw 

Former captain of the Ethiopian National Football Team Degu Debebe, is to represent Ethiopia to play for peace with renowned football stars like Lionel Mess...

Commentary

Saturday, 23 August 2014

In defense of Ethiopia’s dam and its national interest

By Minas  T.G

PART 4

Drought in the Nile River Basin has proved to be even more fatal than floods.  Between 1900 and 2012, there were almost 70 incidents of drought.

Viewpoint

Saturday, 23 August 2014

Memoirs from the Mandela Fellowship for Young African Leaders

By Mesganaw Mulugeta Assefa

In the last week of July, Washington DC hosted 500 young Africans for a presidential summit hosted by the President of the United States, Barack Obama.

Letter to the Editor

Saturday, 26 April 2014

Egyptian experts have confirmed advantages of the GERD. Why haven’t politicians!?

Dear Editor,

Many scholars, experts and professionals as well as politicians agree that the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)

Bits & Pieces

Saturday, 23 August 2014

Books, please!

I was reminded of a trip I made to the National Archives and Library Agency in Addis Ababa a few months ago. I was looking for books on Ethiopian history and I was curious to see what else I can find ...