Bitcoin Brings Economic Freedom


The feature story headlined, “Despite Murky Picture, Bitcoin Hatches” [Vol 19, No 966, November 4, 2018]. The goal of the replay is to indicate that Bitcoin is paving the global…


From Ethiopian to Ethiopia: Gender Equality Takes Prominence

I  had written to this publication, headlined “Ethiopian’s Conspicuous Flaw” [Vol 18, No. 933, March 17, 2018], highlighting that Ethiopian Airlines has put in place a policy to empower women…


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Catering at Ethio-Djibouti Railway” [Volume 18, Number 927, February 4, 2018] it was reported that Kuriftu Resorts has withdrawn its catering services for passengers…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

Objections to your prejudicial and unbalanced Newspaper reporting, Distortions And Unfair comments favoring the Dissolved Ethiopian Airports Enterprise at the expense of Ethiopian Airlines and The Newly Government statutorily established…


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…


Cooperative Agencies Distinct from Cooperative Sector

Dear Editors, This letter comes as a response to your recent viewpoint published on February 19, 2017 headlined “Change from Farming to Industry Herculean Task” [Volume 14, Number 877]. The…


NICE Insurance Needs to be More Friendly

National Insurance Company of Ethiopia (NICE) is the first private company, established in 1994, to engage itself in General Insurance. It was locally a moment of truth, at a time…


We Seek Amicable Solution to Our Dispute

In response to your news story headlined, “Factory Owners Skip Town, Investors Cry Foul” [Volume 17, Number 869, December 25, 2016, we hereby would like to use our right of…


Call for Balanced and Factual Reporting

Dear Editors, This letter comes as a response to your recent story headlined “Nile’s CEO Departs, profit down” [Vol.17 Number 869, Dec. 25, 2016]. The viewpoints presented in the article…


In Favour for Tariff Reduction, but Not on All Vehicles

Dear editors, While reading your editorial headlined, “Normalizing owning a car in Ethiopia” [Volume 17, Number 866, December 4, 2016] I could not help but wonder why finding better mechanisms…


I Pray That Trump Wins

I would like to respond to your feature entitled: “Clinton-Trump Mud Fight Frazzles Ethiopian-Americans [Volume 17 No. 861].” I saw the social media posts of young Ethiopian American men and…


My Fury over Internet Shutdown

Dear editors, I would like to share my current state of fury hoping the cry of my soul is heard. I also hope to find a compassionate ear among our…




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