Fake Documents Rob Nation in Daylight


Education, as Nelson Mandela best described it, is the most potent weapon that can change the world. Thus, the need to provide quality education with appropriate inspection and control systems…


Harmony between Multiple Identities, Only through Efficient State

In our contemporary politics, we have not rigorously understood the role of ethnic and national consciousness. We are locked in a battle with one another because of a misunderstanding. But…


In Trump’s Slur Lies Africa’s Opportunity to Take Reins

If there is news by the Cable News Network (CNN) the media company never fails to miss, it is one of the president that involves United States (US), Donald Trump.…


Scarce Entertainment Avenues, Protection Worthy

Tewodros Kassahun, a.k.a. Teddy Afro, is a fundamental revolutionary. Of course, for some, he can seem a little ingratiating, with one of his most famous sayings, “love will win”. But…


Ceaseless Battle Against Continent’s Scourge

The 30th summit of the African Union opened this Monday, January 29, in Addis Abeba, the capital of Ethiopia. On this occasion, the heads of state and governments of the…


Out with Old Bitterness, In with New ‘Ethiopianity’

A few years ago, I wrote a set of articles on the idea of being Ethiopian, ‘Ethiopianity’ as I call it – the cornerstone of Ethiopian Pride, manifest in the…


The Long Overdue MICE Trap

If one was to have been a tourist visiting Addis Abeba this past week, it was probably the wrong time to do as such. With high price surges, most are…


Latest Central Bank Measures Akin to Economic Suicide

The role of the private sector and financial institutions in economic development has been attracting increasing attention amongst the circles of academicians and policymakers. The two play a tremendous role…


Courses for AAU’s Graduation to New Heights

When a good friend of mine texted me the vacancy for the post of president of Addis Abeba University (AAU) in case I was interested in applying, less than five…


Holiday Specials’ Regressive Bent as Demand Remains Unmet

Irrespective of our situations, holidays usually create a distinctive impression on our lives. And during holidays, TV shows have become one of the most significant ingredients of our holiday entertainment…


Abstention, Better Recourse on Hot Jerusalem Issue

If our oral tradition is to be trusted, one of the earliest diplomatic mission Ethiopia ever embraced dates back millennia. Back then, the queen of Sheba attended a lavish banquet…


Ethiopia Should Worry as Tobacco Industry Gears Up

The government’s decision to exit the tobacco business is a welcome move. A state has, at least, a moral obligation not to manufacture and sell a product that is known…


Better Ways to Development Theory, Practice

The ultimate objective of academia and policy regimes lies in promoting well-being. Hence, devising theoretical and practical tools meant to scale up the well-being of people and communities takes the…


Slavery in Africa, Déjà Vu

What we have heard and witnessed in different news outlets this past couple of months have shocked and left us speechless. It was unreal, especially in the 21st Century where…


To Disavow the Strongman in Us

Citizens are the reflections of their leaders. And the latter’s success is not only measured by outputs but also the country’s condition during one’s tenure in office. The leader’s legacy…


Language Begets Dialogue, Ends Disputes

A branch of science that studies the brain has shown that knowing two languages is a task for Wernicke’s area of the temporal lobe, located in the left hemisphere of…


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


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


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The Revolutionary Democrats concluded their council...


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


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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...


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






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