Thursday, September 29, 2022

    Author Name

    Brook Abdu

    Total Articles by the Author

    301 ARTICLE

    Divergent reactions to Tigray investigation

    Misery had been the defining feature of the conflict in the northern part of the country since it started on the fateful night of November 3, 2021.

    IGAD’s absence during the Horn’s crises

    The East African region, especially the Horn of Africa, is exhibiting uncertainty that was unseen in the past. After decades of economic prospects, regional integration, potential grounds for democratic transition, as well as international leadership, the region has descended again into chaos.

    Inclusivity in national dialogue

    The buzz word national dialogue has been in every political discourse for long. Demands for a national dialogue were rather extensive since Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) came to power following widespread protests across the nation.

    Rights Council calls for lasting election reform

    The Ethiopian Human Rights Council (EHRCo) called for legal and operational amendments for future elections based on its observation outcomes of the elections conducted on September 30, 2021.

    Addis co-hosts continental investigative journalism summit

    For the first time since it was launched 17 years ago, the African Investigative Journalism Conference (AIJC) came to Addis Ababa, a city that co-hosted the event in hybrid online and offline discussions in Nairobi, Abuja, Dakar, and Johannesburg.

    Salvaging the economy through agriculture

    Ethiopia has formed a new government with not that much new faces into the cabinet of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD). This new government is expected to navigate the country through the bumpy roads to “prosperity.” The vision to become “The Beacon of African Prosperity” aims at minimizing the country’s poverty level from 19 percent to seven percent.

    “The west regards silence as weakness”

    In this dynamic world where man made and natural disasters affect developing countries like Ethiopia, it is imperative that countries take advises and recommendations from experts so that they make knowledge-based decisions.

    Economic hurdles facing the new government

    One year into the ten year prospective plan which runs until 2030, a new government is set to start its term on Monday, October 4, 2021. The majority of members within the House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR) have been replaced by newly elected representatives from the sixth general elections conducted on June 21, 2021 polls.

    Ethiopia’s expulsion of UN staff creates commotion

    An announcement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) of Ethiopia proscribing seven UN staff was welcomed with condemnations and rebukes from the international community both from bilateral and multilateral partners of the country.

    Parts of Ethiopia go to late polls

    Constituencies in Somali, Southern, and Harar regions headed to polling stations on Thursday September 30, 2021, to vote for their representatives, and in the case of some in the South, to vote in a referendum to form a new regional government called Southwestern Ethiopia.


    News in Brief

    Ethiopia to takeover UNSC presidency in September Ethiopia will take over the presidency of the United Nation Security Council (UNSC) in the coming month of September.

    The business of aid

    Freedom is one of the fundamental rights accorded to humans. People should have the freedom to speak, act and think. But how does one acquire true freedom? I believe that behind freedom, there is power.

    Sport commission signs deal to renovate Addis Ababa stadium

    The Ethiopian Sports Commission signed an agreement with Friends Engineering PLC on Thursday, June 17, 2021 to renovate Addis Ababa stadium.

    To survive foreign competition, central bank governor suggests mandatory mergers, acquisitions

    The bankers' association is upset about the tax on...