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Shameful race to the bottom!

A viable nation can neither be built on nor destroyed by lies. Whereas ethical values guide visionary citizens when they embark on a nation-building exercise, lies and deceptions are the favored instruments of characters intent on tearing a country apart.

Eschewing outdated attitudes!

One of the manifestations of the dangers of the poor governance of a nation is the hand-wringing and running around like a headless chicken witnessed during emergencies.

No fence-sitting in face of onslaught of attacks!

As Ethiopia endeavors to overcome the raft of problems which have been besetting it for eons it is battling strong headwinds in the form of the global COVID-19 pandemic and the deepening rift between it and Egypt over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

According priority to vital national issues!

The news that some European countries and the U.S. are starting to ease COVID-19 lockdown restrictions as well the low number of confirmed cases reported daily in Ethiopia for successive days should not lull Ethiopians into a false sense of security.

The perils of not learning from others’ mistakes

The global COVID-19 pandemic calls for a concerted action on the part of each and every Ethiopian to seek homegrown solutions, complimented by international best practices, before it ravages the economy and social fabric of their beloved country.