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Lencho Leta, one of the founders of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF), an organization recently categorized as a terrorist organization, along with three others, by the Ethiopian Parliament and Meles Zenawi, prime ministe...


Developmental Future Optimistic


As the G-20 meets in France this week, stabilizing the global economy and creating jobs is rightly at the top of their agenda. A real risk, however, is that some of the key G-20 members are considering reducing aid and o...


SUBA: Classy, Modern with Hint of Hip


In just another addition to the growing metropolitan life of the capital city, Suba, an exotic bar with a combination of splendid music and popular drinks, has opened its door only recently. With its grabbing interior de...


Volume 13, Number 650


At the start of the week, reports were rife that registration of the newly introduced government housing scheme known as 40/60 would start by Saturday, October 13, 2012. Just how much demand there is for the houses prov...


Volume 13, Number 649


Mohammed Ali Al Alamoudi (sheikh) is giving his birthplace, Kombolcha town in Wollo, in the Amhara Regional State, a place hardly known for its iron ore deposits, the largest steel mill in Ethiopia, named after Mount Tos...


Volume 13, Number 648 Archive


Many may have been relieved to see leaders in North and South Sudan signing a series of deals at the Sheraton late last week, avoiding potential military standoffs. For pundits of the region though, the deals signify an...


Volume 13, Number 647 Archive


Subsequent to his historic investiture as Ethiopia’s Prime Minister before Parliament, and a brief 18-minute speech, Hailemariam Desalegn, has left direct to the office on Lorenzo Teazaz Street on Friday before noon. H...


Volume 13, Number 646 Archive


Hailemariam Desalegn, 47, has made history yesterday, thriving to the top most position of the ruling EPRDF, thus steered clear his way to become Ethiopia’s Prime Minister. It would be the first in the nation’s hist...


Volume 13, Number 645 Archive


The last Ethiopian year had witnessed many ups and downs. As it ends in Tuesday, September 11, 2012, it will remain in the memories of Ethiopians as one of the unforgettable years of the century. The death of the late Pr...


Vol 13 No. 644 Archive


Losing a leader typified by his eloquence and technocratic statesmanship, Ethiopia spent last week remembering the dreams and achievements of the late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi. Series of commemorative activities had b...




Editorial

The news that the Administration of Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn...


Agenda

Ashenafi Beza has been in the business of renting out construction mach...


Fineline

The manner in which the current leadership of the O...


Commentary

With the rush to develop Ethiopia and make the country one among middle...


Viewpoint

A recent World Bank report entitled, “Why So Idle? Wages and Emp...


Opinion

The dark specter of evil (the begetter of war) smiles upon this earth,...


View From Arada

When people travel to a new city or town, they might notice the transpo...


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