As global business and political leaders gather in Davos for the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting, they should ask themselves one big question: Will the world achieve the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals for 2030? Or will the SDGs – with their targets for eradicating extreme poverty, ending preventable child deaths, expanding educational opportunity, and averting a climate disaster – join the long list of enthusiastically endorsed global pledges that go unfulfilled?
Ethiopia has launched its first-ever remote sensing satellite into space on 20 December 2019. The 72kg satellite of Ethiopia was developed in collaboration with the Chinese Academy of Space Technology.
In April 2018, when Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) took control of the leadership of the nation and while addressing the Armed Forces for the first time; it was at that point in time that he revealed his plan that Ethiopia will have a Navy.
It is recent news that the elderly nursing home Mekedonia has acquired 10 thousand hectare of land from the administration of the city of Bahir Dar. Each time I hear about the amount of money that was raised by the public for the nursing home, and the sizes of land city administrations all over the country gave as gift to the home, I always go back and remember the interview that the founder once gave some years ago to the media.
Museums are usually one of the best ways to understand a country’s culture and history and especially the progress of one’s country. Ethiopia is a country rich with culture and history. However, some museums show very little regarding its vast culture and history.
The people of Ethiopia and Eritrea have been watching the peace process that is expected to end two decades of a ‘frozen war.’ No doubt the attempts made, especially by Prime Minister Abiy (PhD), are unprecedented and courageous.