As the commemoration of a battle with immense significance to Ethiopia, the media coverage of the momentous victory at that battle, and the depiction of Ras Alula Abanega – the indomitable hero who led his forces to victory in defence of his country – has been quite disappointing, thanks to all sorts of self-serving factual distortions from various sides.
Throughout my life, I have seen the power of education. I have witnessed how quality education for all can support the creation of dynamic economies and help to sustain peace, prosperity, and stability.
Many would like to claim the credit for the current political change we are witnessing in this country. It is true that a combination of factors and actors here and there have made their own positive contributions to the change.
With the growing number of businesses competing in international markets, quality remains the most critical source of competitive advantage. Companies strive to produce high-quality products and deliver services of outstanding quality, to retain and expand their presence in global markets.
Perhaps the most memorable race in 10,000m on track was the battle between two legendary athletes, Kenya’s Paul Tergat and Haile Gebreselassie of Ethiopia, during the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games in Australia.