Knowledge Assures Gov’t Efficiency


Knowledge is the antidote to perils that arise out of ignorance, which are not the reasons behind poverty. Civilisations may have begun with the proper utilisation and dissemination of knowledge.…


Ambitious PM Focuses Right, Needs Precision to Address Ills

Regarding a great many Ethiopians overseas and here at home, I am glad that Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) has chosen the path of national unity as a means to…


Lack of Results Wears Off Optimism In Abiy Ahmed

I have a friend whose views often contradict that of mine. It does not matter whether he is right or wrong, or that I am, but I often feel our…


The Clock Ticks Already

Tomorrow, the Downfall of the Dergue, better known as Genibot 20, will be celebrated. It would have been 28 years since members of the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF)…


Let’s Drive Change

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) is a passionate man who believes that we do not have to retreat to advance but advance to advance. It can be used as an…


How Gender Inclusivity Met Financial Sustainability

Enat Bank was concocted by a group of people who had the idea of establishing a women-focused firm. This was not only because they were business women who knew first-hand…


Caravan of Unemployed Graduates Require Institutional Lift

In a country of such economic and demographic make-up such as Ethiopia’s, institutionalising of diverse activities is an essential catalyst to bring about accelerated prosperity and development. It is agreed…


The Famine of Competence in Ethiopia’s Education System

Ethiopia is a remarkably young country and a veritable nation of students with a median age of around 18. Nearly 46 million Ethiopians (43.6pc) are 14 years or younger, and…


Prime Minister Abiy’s Mountain to Climb

It is always good to see new faces coming to the fore as leaders. Change is never bad while sticking to the old can be detrimental in a globalised world…


Rich Education Sector’s Poor Output

Last month, it was reported that the Federal Auditor General found a 64 million Br audit gap in Meqelle University’s financial statement for the 2015/16 fiscal year. It was said…


Fear Not but Policy Monotony

Almost all of us are global traders in the twenty-first century. It is estimated that around 90pc of the information collected by either local or global companies today is about…


National Reconciliation, Easier Said than Done

It has been long since “national reconciliation” has been suggested as a prescription for Ethiopia’s political problems. Arguably, no political force has taken it as seriously as it should. It…


Self-Expression Applies to Hotels Too

Hotels, restaurants, and lounges are key components of the Addis Abeba hospitality scene. Distinguishing the differences between establishments is becoming harder though. Walk into any hotel that is nearing completion…


Fight to Prevent Perpetual Food Crises in Eastern Africa Continues

Leading global and regional institutions have just released the 2018 Global Report on Food Crises. The Report raised concerns over the deepening food insecurity situations across many parts of the…


Learning the Lessons – Addressing Inequality

Ethiopia is at a turning point. With the new Prime Minister in place, the ruling party can open up, engage in genuine political competition and set a new track for…


Man Behind the Abiy Wave

The dust cleared and the protracted wait to learn who the new Prime Minister ended last month. Following years of political turmoil and an unprecedented resignation by former Prime Minister…


Editorial

The honeymoon appears to have come to an end. Members of the public are...


Agenda

The rapprochement between Ethiopia and  Eritrea has led to the signing...


Fineline

The Revolutionary Democrats concluded their council...


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The National Bank of Ethiopia needs to take measures to improve the red...


Viewpoint

I love and respect Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD). I want him to succ...


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Back in the middle of June, when all the jubilation and hope was in ful...


View From Arada

The rallies of the past weeks are healthy manifestations of citizens’...






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