Thursday, February 29, 2024

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Irrationality recipe for bad governance!

Rationality is an essential attribute that should inform the decisions and actions of any individual or organization.

Mulatu of Ethiopia rereleased

Mulatu Astatke’s trailblazing album, Mulatu of Ethiopia, was officially rereleased on Friday May 19. Recorded in New York, the album from 1972 arrived at a time when Mulatu had begun to master the delicate fusion of styles needed to create Ethio jazz.

Opacity breeds maladministration!

Transparency is a value instrumental in facilitating the free flow of information as well as ensuring accountability, efficiency and effectiveness.

Two charged with inciting violence

Two individuals have been charged with inciting violence at the annual Irrecha festival, at Bishoftu town, about 45km east of the capital Addis Ababa.

What does love of country really mean?

Love of country is a notion that Ethiopians need to deeply examine and truly grasp. Love of country elicits a particularly emotional response when it is expressed in songs, theatres or moviesand other art forms.

Damian Marley in Addis

Damian "JR Gong" Marley, son of Bob Marley and music star in his own right, is scheduled to perform in Addis Ababa on June 6.

China provides USD 260 mln for construction of Industrial Park

China has extended USD 260 million in loan to Ethiopia for the construction of an industrial park to be built in Adama town in cooperation with the Province of Hunan.

50th anniversary of AAU’s Kennedy Library

The US Embassy and Addis Ababa University will mark the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of the John F. Kennedy Memorial Library at the University.

Somalia signs security pact with backers at London talks

Somalia has signed a security pact with the international community aimed at building a national force to fight East Africa’s Al-Qaeda affiliated militants – Al-Shabaab.

Battling actions inimical to national security, interest!

Viewing national security and the national interest solely in terms of beefing up state power, territorial expansion, flexing muscle, control natural resources, suppressing individuals’ rights and other egregious actions is of no real value to a nation and its people.