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Talk of Unity –act of rebalancing?

While the concept of unity was highly propagated during the military regime, the concept of diversity and recognition to ethnic identity was viewed in contempt. However, following the downfall of the military era and the introduction of federalist system of government in Ethiopia, this long-standing tradition was slowly overshadowed by regionalism and ethnic diversity.

A resolute US congress

The current H.Res., unanimously passed by the US Congress on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, was said to have passed a strongly worded resolution compared to the previous ones tabled before the House.

Inflation hangs over Easter

With the widespread political environment churned by political unrest and conflict, the state of market institutions in Ethiopia during the past two years has been difficult. Partly affected by the conflict, headline inflation has started spiraling out of control.

Open for business

Europe’s greatest unification project the Eurozone is the highest form of economic integration yet it has been going through rough patches in the past decades with Greece, Ireland, Italy and Portugal hit with sovereign debt crisis.

Arduous tasks for the new PM

In a country embattled with strong rooted problems, the successor of Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn faces a daunting task to appease the mass. It has been a little bit more than a month since Hailemariam tendered his resignation.

Superpowers in the Horn

At a time of political upheavals, mass protests and violence taking place even after the state of emergency was ratified by lawmakers, the world’s superpowers seem more interested in the Horn of Africa more than ever.

The race to Arat Kilo

After a tumultuous couple of weeks which had taken the country on a rollercoaster ride, the ruling coalition, the Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), will convene to elect the chairman of the party who will subsequently assume the premiership, writes Neamin Ashenafi.

Anxiety in the diplomatic camp

For the second time in two years, Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency to try to control the violent unrest that has been rocking the country. The declaration on February 16 came a day after Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn tendered his resignation.

Consolidation in the beer industry

It was a recent phenomenon that saw an overwhelming flow of foreign capital in Ethiopia’s beer industry. In matter of years, big names like Heineken and Diageo poured in money to beer.