Wednesday, February 21, 2024


“An already dire situation”: Post-war landscape and political dynamics in Tigray

Alula Hailu Nega assumed the presidency of the Salsay Weyane Tigray (SAWET) party on December 11, 2023, following a two-day general assembly held in...

Lab to farm: the ins and outs of GMO adoption in Ethiopia

TadesseDaba (PhD) is lead research and national coordinator at the Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB-Eth), under the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research. Tadesse...

“It’s not a question of politics”: the state of UK development financing

Chirs Chijiutomi serves as the managing director of British International Investment (BII), a UK development finance institution present in Ethiopia since the 1970s. BII...

Lidetu’s take on good governance

Lidetu Ayalew, the founder and the longest-serving president of the Ethiopian Democratic Party (EDP), rose to prominence in Ethiopia’s opposition politics during the highly contested 2005 general elections.

Slow yet confident

The fact that the Chinese economy is currently registering its slowest growth in 25 years and what this could mean to the global economy has become one of the hottest topics of discussion in the past one month.

Sportsmanship at stake

Ayalew Tilahun (MD) is head of the Medical Department at the Ministry of Youth and Sports. Currently, Ayalew is the only medical practitioner in Ethiopia who is an expert in testing for doping and banned substances in sports.
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Securing crop diversity

For many years genetic resources have become a major topic of discussion. On the one hand, it has generally been accepted as a gift of nature that will be shared by all human beings.

Resurrecting the “Brown Condor”

Many Ethiopians are not familiar with the name John Robinson. a.k.a. "The Brown Condor".  The African-American aviator and activist who, almost single-handedly broke down the doors of segregation in the field of American Aviation in his early career and who is recognized today as the "Father of the Tuskegee Airmen" of World War II fame.

Challenges of keeping up with drought response

Mark Goldring is Chief Executive of Oxfam GB. Mark has decade’s worth of experience in international development work. Prior to joining the Oxfam, Mark was the chief executive for Mencap for five years.
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Akala: the versatile rapper

Akala, born Kingslee James Daley in 1983, is a UK-based rapper, poet and academic. Growing up in a musical family, he was lyrical from a young age.

Exploring the under-explored history

Black History Month, also known as African-American History Month in America, is an annual observance in the United States for remembrance of important people and events in the history of African-Americans and the African diaspora.

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