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No giving up on the nation!

It’s Ethiopians who come to their beloved nation’s succor in times of adversity. All citizens who genuinely have Ethiopia’s interest at heart have no choice but to stand steadfast regardless of the gravity or frequency of the challenges that come their way for life is not a bed of roses.

Awaiting patiently investigation report on crashed plane

First we would like to express our heartfelt condolences to the families and loved ones of the passengers and crew of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302who perished in a tragic accident on March 10 after the Boeing 737 Max8 they were on board crashed shortly after take-off.

Greatness unachievable by disparaging past, painting bleak picture of future!

Some 44 years after his ouster by the military junta otherwise known as Derg a statue of Emperor Haile-Selassie I, the late Ethiopian ruler who is regarded as the father of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), was colorfully unveiled last Sunday at the headquarters of the African Union (AU) during the 32nd AU Heads of State and government Summit.

Unheeding history thwarts a nation’s vision!

As the 200th birthday of Emperor Tewodros II, who is credited with laying the foundation for modern-day Ethiopia and installing a central government after ending the decentralized Zemene Mesafint (Era of the Princes), is marked this week it’s imperative to ponder on some issues of critical importance in the context of the current political reality in Ethiopia.