Entoto is Not Barara


Dear Editor, Recent social media buzz claiming that the various ruins in and around Entoto are evidence of Barara is demonstrably false, contrary to true archaeological practice, and remain unfounded…


No Effort Should be Spared towards Creating a Better Ethiopia

Dear Editor, The editorial, “No Happily Ever After without Political Settlement” [Vol 19, No.960, September 23, 2018], had a statement I very much agreed with. “The country is without an…


Economic Paradox: Born Out of Monetary Expansion

Dear Editor, Public infrastructure and foreign direct investment (FDI), particularly in the services and industry sectors, boost production, albeit with a relatively long and short lag period, respectively. The expected…


Al-Amoudi’s Contributions Merit Recognition

Dear Editors, A decade ago in Washington D.C., United States, at a closing ceremony for an Ethiopian soccer tournament at the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, the guest of honour,…


Ethiopia Should Avoid the Prospect of Civil War

Dear Editors, I hope civil war is not a possibility in Ethiopia. Hope is not an action, however. I do not believe that any Ethiopian wants civil war. But certain…


Djibouti’s Government Broke No Laws, is Democratic

A news article by The National headlined “DP World Launches Legal Action over Djibouti Terminal Seizure”, published on your paper, [Volume 18, Number 930, February 25, 2018], reported on DP…


Shoa Neither Plans to Process Juices nor Obtains Land for the Plant

Your feature story headlined, “Supermarkets Beyond the Hype” [Volume 18, Number 923, January 7, 2018] reported on the naming of supermarkets and the spurring controversies in Ethiopia’s retail market. Shoa…


We Breached No Law, Rather Started Service After a Call from the Corporation

In a story headlined “Kuriftu Ceases Catering at Ethio-Djibouti Railway” [Volume 18, Number 927, February 4, 2018] it was reported that Kuriftu Resorts has withdrawn its catering services for passengers…


Egypt in Eritrea, Menace to Border Security

The African Union (AU) peacekeepers must replace Egyptian troops on the Sudanese-Eritrean and Eritrean-Ethiopian borders. It would be akin to African Union troops helping calm tensions in countries such as…


Simplicity, Height of Sophistication

It has indeed become a pleasure for me to buy and read Fortune – the high quality and well-edited weekly with valuable news and analysis, not to mention inexpensive price…


Objections To Your Prejudicial and Unbalanced Newspaper Reporting

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What Ails the Media Most?

I am provoked, if not inspired, by your editorial headlined, “What Ails the Media Its Leaders Reluctant to Talk About” [Volume 18, Number 889, May 7, 2017], which narrates about…


Asserions on Forex Provision by the Central Bank Inaccurate, Misleading

Dear editors, Strenuous efforts are underway to augment the nation’s economic development ambition, as pronounced in the Second Growth & Transformation Plan (GTP-II), realising the attainment of a middle income…


Injustice to One Is Injustice to All

Dear editors, Your newspaper has published multiple news stories on the ongoing legal case between Prosper International Plc and Tekleberhan Ambaye Construction Plc (TACON), the most recent story headlined, “Prosper…


Dashen Auction not so Different

Dear Editors, Volume 17, Issue Number 883 of your Newspaper published on Sunday, April 2, 2017 carried a news story under the headline “Dashen Keeps Auction Under Wraps”. The story…


Donkey Meat up for Export

Dear Editors, My name is Dr Bojia, country representative of the Donkey Sanctuary UK operations in Ethiopia. First of all I would like to congratulate you for pioneering to disclose…




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