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The Rebirth Timing of Ethiopia (Zelalem Eshete, Ph.D.)

Zelalem Eshete, Ph.D. December 10,2018 Ethiopia is extremely diverse but intertwined. We think we have only two choices: either to stress unity at the expense of diversity or major on diversity neglecting unity. But we have a third way: Foster diversity on the foundation of building unity. This short article is about how this nation […]

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Four community-based organizations in Ethiopia receive grants from the U.S. Embassy

The Special Self-Help Program is a grass-roots level effort to empower the communities to be self-reliant and enable them to meet their immediate and long-term needs.   ADDIS ABABA (U.S.Embassy)–U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia Michael Raynor presided over a ceremony awarding grants to four local civil society and community-based organizations in Ethiopia through the Ambassador’s Special […]

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Commercial Bank of Ethiopia eyes mortgage loan to boost forex reserves

Commercial Bank of Ethiopia has been implementing various mechanisms and offering specialized services including Diaspora mortgage loan to enhance the role and contribution of the Diaspora in the economy. By Bilal Derso (The Ethiopian Herald) ADDIS ABABA (The Ethiopian Herald) –The newly launched Diaspora Mortgage Loan will help securing sizable foreign currency from Ethiopians living […]

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UNICEF to construct schools in refugee camps and host communities in Ethiopia

The project is part of a US$15m grant from the Education Cannot Wait global fund dedicated to education in emergencies and humanitarian crisis and will benefit 12,000 children. ADDIS ABABA (UNICEF)–A project to construct schools in refugee camps and host communities in Gambella and Benishangul-Gumuz regions in Ethiopia has been launched. Part of a US$15million […]

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Al Mariam (from Ethiopian Diaspora Trust Fund) interview with SBS Amharic

borkena December 10,2018 Please click the audio clip below to hear SBA Amharic interview with Professor Al Mariam on Ethiopian Diaspora Trust Fund. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Join the conversation. Like borkena on Facebook and get Ethiopian News updates regularly. As well, you may get Ethiopia News by following us on twitter @zborkena The […]

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TPLF implicated in violence in the name of “Kimant Identity” group

borkena December 10,2018 Counter-reform struggle in Ethiopia is manifesting itself in form of proxy violence instigation to bring about conflict between different community groups in different parts of the country, among other forms. This past week violence erupted in Northwestern Ethiopia affecting communities. Chilga district of central Gonder region was in security crisis following a […]

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Ethiopia lost $US 36 billion in illicit financial flows in the last 27 years

Image source : http://www.africastrictlybusiness.com/ borkena December 10,2018 A report by Sheger Radio today says that Ethiopia lost as estimated $US 36 billion ( about 1 trillion and 80 billion Ethiopian Birr) in illicit financial inflows in the last 27 years. Sheger spoke to Maco-Economist and Consultant, Eyob Tesfaye, who stated that studies have revealed that […]

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How to save Ethiopia’s democratic revolution

ECONOMIST– ETHIOPIANS ARE calling it their third revolution. The first was the fall of Emperor Haile Selassie in 1974. The second was in 1991, when Ethiopians kicked out the Derg, a Marxist junta that had forced peasants onto collective farms at gunpoint, causing mass starvation. Now, after 27 years of less homicidal but still authoritarian […]

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Ethiopian, Djiboutian and Sudanese leaders inaugurate Jimma Industrial Park

JIMMA (Xinhua)– Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, Djiboutian President Ismaïl Omar Guellehand Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir inaugurated the Chinese-built Jimma Industrial Park in Ethiopia’s western town of Jimma, some 350 km west of the capital Addis Ababa, on 9th December 2018. The three leaders also laid the cornerstone on the same day for another Chinese-contracted […]

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