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Hygiene-COVID-19 nexus

A few weeks ago, Africa seemed almost immune to the Novel Coronavirus that is challenging the world at a grand scale. It was the Egyptians who first reported the first coronavirus infected patient on the African soil.

Speech vis-à-vis ethnic politics

Having its roots in the early days of the Ethiopian student movement, ethnic politics have been the dominant form of political mobilization in the country for close to a quarter of a century, now.

The GERD trap –can Ethiopia come out a winner?

It is in a swift and dramatic shift that a hydroelectric power project in one of the Horn of African countries became a global issue. The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) that Ethiopia is building on the Blue Nile River is not an issue of Ethiopia, Sudan, and Egypt anymore.

Sensitive Somalia

Propelled by his recent Nobel Peace Prize, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) is once more on a peacemaking mission. Only this time, the PM has taken up one of the most complicated political problems in the continent, which is bringing peace and unity to the Somali lands of the Horn of Africa.

Drug mules bound for Asia

A growing number of Ethiopian and International citizens are becoming victims of a drug mule allegedly orchestrated by Nigerian drug-lords operating within Ethiopia. 

Trudeau’s stand in Ethiopia

Canada and Ethiopia have had a long and rich relationship founded on the ideals and principles of charity, immigration, shared interest in the ideals of multiculturalism, peaceful co-existence and an international view of the world. Canada to Ethiopia has been a society worth of emulation. It remains an admired nation.

The Horn between a rock and a hard place

In what could be considered as an unforeseen incident, the United States assassinated General Qassem Soleimani, Commander of Iranian Quds Force, a division primarily responsible for extraterritorial military and clandestine operations.