Two opposition political parties – the Ethiopian Social Democratic Party (ESDP) and Ethiopian Citizens for Social Justice (EZEMA) – in their latest statement urged the government to address the question of the Wolayita people through dialogue and in a peaceful manner.
Business | Aug 15
The Ministry of Innovation and Technology (MinT) has launched a new software that services the Planning and Development Commission to effectively evaluate and monitor key development goals of the country.
Lemma Megersa, the Minister of Defense and the once prominent ally of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD), is suspended from his role as a member of the executive committee of the Prosperity Party (PP), the newly established ruling party that replaced the four party coalition Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF).
Society | Aug 15
Mulatu Lemma (PhD), an Ethiopian American has been awarded the Presidential Award of Excellence by President Donald J. Trump. The mathematics professor of Savannah State University, from the historical black college in Georgia was noted among 12 recipients across the nation.
Interview | Aug 08
Jeff Pearce is a Canadian author and historian. He is the author of the acclaimed book - Prevail - The Inspiring Story of Ethiopia's Victory over Mussolini's Invasion, 1935-1941 and is also known as a passionate defender of Ethiopia's interest in the world.
Haddis Tadesse is the country representative of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He has been at the helm of one of Ethiopia's biggest development partners since 2012 since he moved from Seattle.
Interview | Jul 25
Gebregziabher Gebre is an alumnus of Harvard University. He grew up within SOS Children’s Village in Mekelle after his parents were killed by the drought of 1984. His grandfather, when he was just five months old, transferred him to SOS Children’s Village, in the words of Gebregziabher himself, because he was “too sick and too poor” to raise him and his younger brother.
Interview | Jul 18
Chimimba David Phiri (PhD) is a policy economist and sub-regional coordinator for Eastern Africa and representative to the African Union with the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). Before May 2018, Phiri was the Sub-regional Coordinator for the FAO Sub-regional Office for Southern Africa for five years.