Thursday, June 1, 2023

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Failing to brand the financial sector

A bank with an old-fashioned leader creates an out-of-date image in the mind of the customer.

Ethiopia’s next door policy and regional security complex

Ethiopia is the number one country to host a larger number of refugees that came from Eritrea, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan and other places.

The myth of the ‘benevolent dictator’

The dictator is burdened with the task of making all the innumerable decisions necessary to govern.

Taking a break from the MBCs

Back in olden days, the stories of ‘Matlock’, a renowned, folksy, witty and popular though cantankerous attorney known for his trademark light gray suit and ‘Father Dowling’, a Catholic Priest who solves murders, abductions and other mysteries in his Chicago parish, assisted by a young streetwise nun, Sister Stephanie were top rated foreign series that Ethiopians saw on television.

Connecting Africa

I was browsing through the recently released African Visa Openness index report. This report was done by the African Development Bank and released in February this year.

Humanistanbul: World Humanitarian Summit

eyond Syria, whether in the Middle East, Asia, Africa or elsewhere, humanitarian crises are transcending borders. Today, 125 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance around the globe.

Africa and the jihadist threat

The unprecedented number of jihadist attacks in multiple countries in recent months has demonstrated how vulnerable our societies have become and how transnational the threat is, write Olusegun Obasanjo, Tedros Adhanom and Wolfgang Ischinger.

Unsustainable development goals?

In a challenging global economic and geopolitical environment, achieving the just-launched Sustainable Development Goals will be possible only if the world makes the most of every multilateral development dollar.

The path towards Ethiopia’s UNSC non-permanent membership

Ethiopia has been responding to the peace and security calls of the United Nations and deployed more than 80,000 troops and experts for UN peacekeeping missions in more than ten different countries, writes Zekarias Talo Anjulo.

Troubling aspects of Ethiopia’s cybercrime bill

The cybercrime bill, at points, sends mixed signals when it comes to privacy safeguards. It, for instance, provides that ‘real-time collection of computer data’ – or interception, shall be taken as a measure of last resort, and only upon the direct approval of the Minster of Justice, writes Kinfe Micheal Yilma.


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