Prime Minister Abiy Launches Second Green Legacy Campaign at Hawassa City

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ADDIS ABABA (FBC) – Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has officially launched the second national tree planting campaign at Hawassa City planting trees with high ranking government officials at federal and regional levels. During the launch of the tree planting campaign, Prime Minister Abiy said the country’s development journey will not […]

Council of Ministers Approve 476bln Birr for 2020/21 Budget

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ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia’s Council of Ministers have approved today a bill that allocates 476 billion birr in government spending for the 2020/21 budget. Of the total budget, 160.3 billion birr is allocated for capital expenditure, 133.3 billion birr for recurrent spending, 176 billion birr to subsidize regional states, and […]

Sudan Asks UNSC to ‘Discourage Ethiopia of Filling GERD’

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Addis Abeba, June 03/2020 -In a June 02 letter addressed to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), Sudan’s Foreign Minister Asmaa Mohammed Abdalla asked the SC to “discourage all parties from taking unilateral actions including filling the GERD prior to concluding a comprehensive agreement.” Sudan’s 15 pages letter followed suit […]

When women do politics

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For centuries we have been hearing of one same stories on who makes every critical decision that concern Ethiopia. That would be men sitting on every hierarchical positions, isn’t it right? well correct me if I am wrong but everybody can agree on the fact women have been marginalized from […]

Energy deficit aggravates unemployment in Ethiopia

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Admasu Bahiru, 31 spends most of his time gazing at the vacancy notice board at Arat-Kilo, a central venue in Addis Ababa in search of job. Since he came from his rural neighborhood six months ago he has been eagerly looking for such vacancy announcement but to no avail, he […]

South Sudan Ambassador to Ethiopia disproves recent social media rumors

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ADDIS ABABA – During the bilateral discussion held yesterday with Minister of the Foreign Affairs Gedu Andargachew, Ambassador of South Sudan to Ethiopia, James P. Morgan, refuted unjustifiable social media rumors saying his country will not do anything that could harm Ethiopia. The Ambassador further exposed the recent social media […]

Drivers of ethnic conflict in contemporary Ethiopia

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Over the past two years, Ethiopia has experienced both rapid political liberalisation and a surge in violent conflicts. The surge in violence is largely due to a rise in militant, competing ethnic nationalisms in the context of perceived fragility of state and party institutions. The two forces have been closely […]

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