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The imperative for cooperation

Ethiopians know well that united they can do wonders, that they will be accorded respect when they earn global recognition for their country through collaborative efforts. On Monday July 29, 2019 news that Ethiopians from all corners of the nation turned out in droves and accomplished an unprecedented feat in the number of seedlings planted in a single day reverberated around the world.

Lest gangsters destabilize the nation

The appalling murders, pillaging, vandalism and displacement which took place the previous week in the Sidama Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Regional State clearly show that if they find the smallest of openings gangsters can destroy the nation.

Is Ethiopia heeding the alarm bells?

We express our heartfelt condolences on the assassination of the leadership of the Amhara Regional State in the regional capital Bahir Dar and senior military commanders in Addis Ababa on June 22, 2019 and wish solace for their families and the people of Ethiopia.

The road to perdition

As the old adage has it to err is human, to forgive divine. None of us are perfect; we make mistakes all the time. The important thing is not to repeat the same mistake.

Enforcing the law lawfully

Setting philosophical arguments aside it’s generally agreed that people owe a positive obligation to obey the law. It’s also understood that law enforcement agencies and their personnel have a greater responsibility in this regard.