Sunday, February 25, 2024


Championing peaceful dialogue, accountability

The findings of two reports issued by the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) in the past fortnight make for grim reading. Covering the period...

Stepping up the commitment to the AU

As the two-day 37th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) kicks of today in...

Embracing meritocracy strategic imperative for Ethiopia

The widely expected appointment of new cabinet members this week by Parliament saw some fresh faces joining the administration of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed...

Honoring for posterity our brave patriots!

The invading Italian army, which was routed in the epoch-making Battle of Adwa some 120 years ago, was again handed a humiliating defeat 45 years later thanks to the heroism of our patriots.

Credible self-assessment needed

The ruling Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) is today celebrating the silver jubilee anniversary of its assumption of power by toppling the military Derg regime. It is touting successes in accelerating economic growth as well as encouraging strides in the social arena as it looks back on its twenty-five-year administration.

Remembering citizens nation owes debt of gratitude while they live!

Last week Ethiopia lost one of its wonderful sons who played a vital role in causing the national tri-color to fly high over and over again on the international arena.
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An exercise in futility

As a critical factor in fulfilling the hopes and aspirations of a nation, it is of paramount importance that the overarching plan where by the government sets out to accomplish this goal must be properly formulated and put into practice.

Abandoning practices detracting from the national interest

The ability of a government to lead a country capably and the fulfillment of the needs of the public are among the foremost indicators which shows that a nation is on the path to becoming a stable and prosperous democracy. In their absence discontent and conflicts are bound to arise.

An opportune time for self-criticism

The massacre of 208 innocent civilians and the abduction of 102 children in the Ethiopian region of Gambella on April 16 by South Sudanese gunmen is one of the worst tragedies to take place in the country’s history.
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Promoting national transparency

One of the downsides of Ethiopian traditions is the unimportance with which transparency is regarded. From individuals to the society to the government, most Ethiopians shun transparency in their personal dealings and managing the affairs of the state.

Restructuring the justice system always demands an open mind

The incessant experimentation the ruling Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) has been undertaking over the past 25 years has led to the commission of a series of mistakes that cost the nation dear.

Towards mitigating global warming

Global warming is tending to become one of mankind’s existential threats. Ethiopia is not immune to the effects of this phenomenon.
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Safeguarding the public from unscrupulous swindlers

The rank of swindlers intent on robbing the public under the guise of legally sanctioned business operations is swelling alarmingly.

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