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Radio silence

You have probably heard of this term in relationship articles that describe the vanishing act of people that you used to date and the silence that follows after that. You thought you were all great together and perfect for each other, and then one day your guy or girl vanishes from your world without a word of explanation.

Be the fertile ground

Almost 70% of the Ethiopian population consists of the youth aged 30 years or below. We have reached the point at which the fate of the country is in the hands of the youth, for good or for bad.

Use soap!

Back some time ago, an outbreak of Cholera was reported in the different parts of the country.

Raise the bar!

Who likes competition? The average person would probably answer, not me! Competition can be stressful, that’s for sure. But the truth is, competition is our best friend in disguise.

Yes we can!

‘Arengwade gorf’ or ‘the green flood’ was what we used to call our athletes more than a decade ago now. I bet many of you remember this brand.

Impact is all that matters

Most of us are probably familiar with Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. This theory tells us that the need of human beings goes at least through five stages, namely, physiological needs, safety needs, the need for love and belongingness, esteem needs and self-actualization needs.

Faceless numbers

How did life become so cheap and valueless? How did taking a human being's life become something as easy as it has become today? The lives lost as a result of civil wars has become mere numbers.

Notes from a proud Ethiopian

The recent announcement of Prime Minister Abiy’s award of the Nobel Prize is something that has made most of us Ethiopians proud than ever.

A curse in disguise

I often wonder how and why the billions of international aid and loan money that flow into our country do not seem to make a visible change on the lives of the poor they are supposed to support.

Running on the treadmill

I’ve been driving late to my house these past few days, and the darkness in the streets of Addis made me think about the numerous car accidents we see every day in the city.