Safety Talk-Why City Roads Went Unsafe


If there is one thing typical of Addis Abeba, the capital ofEthiopia, in the last eight years, it is the booming infrastructure sector. Constituting the core of the boom is…


NOTEWORTHY STAND-EPRDF Stays Firm on Code of Conduct

The challenge of being an incumbent multiplies when elections approach, and the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF)  seems to understand these challenges very well, with the Addis Ababa and…


Election Politics-Where Political Opposition Goes Minimalist

As the election for the Addis Abeba City Council fast approaches, political parties seem to have started their preparation for the rather eventful process. It all started with the National…


THE CAPITALIST:ALL ABOUT COMPUTATION, NOT OBJECTIVES

After completing the auditing of their books of accounts for the last operational year, most private banks are announcing lofty profits and awarding their shareholders with high Earnings per Share…


DEVELOPMENT LESS CIVIL, POLITICAL RIGHTS

The new Country Director of the Department for International Development (DFID) in Ethiopia, Melaine Robinson, is passionate to talk about development. Married and a mother of one, Melaine has over 11 years of experience in working for the government of the United Kingdom (UK). Her hands-on experience on climate change, energy, and international development would certainly provide her with sufficient experience to capitalise on, while presiding over one of the largest Official Development Assistance (ODA) portfolios that UK has around the world.


Interview-SUSPICIOUS RECOGNITION What the World Bank Thinks AboutEthiopia

Thinking beyond dogmas is typical of Guang Z. Chen, the resident country director of the World Bank Group (WBG) in Ethiopia. An educational background that took him between the two poles of the existing world, his country of origin, China, and the global superpower, United States, might have contributed to his ability to easily and smoothly sail through the overlapping waters.


Editorial

Ethiopia is in the midst of a state of emergency. At a press conference...


Agenda

Holidays are mostly considered by the Banks to be a peak season when it...


Fineline

Addis Abeba is in a bizarre mood lately. And for a...


Commentary

Over the past decade or so, Ethiopia has been in the limelight of globa...


Viewpoint

Over two-thirds of Africa’s people lack access to electricity. Approx...


Opinion

Karl Marx was not such a naive man, as some would be forgiven to think,...


View From Arada

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