Why the West Has Been Warring Against Ethiopia Lately

Tesfaye Demmellash June 08, 2021 Until recently, a rogue regional state, the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), ever at odds with Ethiopian national unity, may have been summarily defeated at war. But a loose web of actors in Western media, academia, and government and international NGO circles seems to have been intent on reversing the war’s outcome. It has enabled the TPLF’s remnants to snatch a propaganda victory from the…

Regional Integration for Peace and Development in the Horn of Africa

Paper presented at Ethiopia Forum: Challenges and Prospects for Constitutional Democracy in Ethiopia Dr. Daniel Kandie International Center, Michigan State University East Lansing, Michigan March 22-24, 2019 Abstract: The Horn of Africa denotes the sub-region consisting of Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia. Somalia has become…

S. Res.97, Sovereignty and Human rights

Fitsum Achamyeleh Alemu S. Res.97, Sovereignty and Human rights Attorney-at-law May 26, 2021 Last week, the US Senate passed a non-binding resolution calling on the Government of Ethiopia, the Tigray People’s Liberation Front. Aand other parties of the conflict Tigray Region of Ethiopia to…

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Ethiopia issues tender to buy 400,000 tonnes of wheat

Reuters 26 Mar 2021 HAMBURG: The Ethiopian government has issued a new international tender to buy about 400,000 tonnes of milling wheat, European traders said on Thursday. The deadline for submission of price offers in the tender is April 20 and offers must remain valid for 30 days. Ethiopia is struggling with the impact of drought which has devastated farms in some regions. Crops in Ethiopia and elsewhere in East Africa…

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Prof. Getatchew Haile passed away on June 10, 2021 in New York City after a long illness

Prof. Getatchew’s groundbreaking achievements in Ethiopian Studies reshaped the field, and his dedication to his beloved Ethiopia was a source of global renown. He was widely admired for his courage and resilience in the face of significant personal challenges, while his generosity of spirit and joyful embrace of life endeared him to devoted family, friends and colleagues across the world. He leaves behind an enormous legacy and an equally enormous…

Ethiopian Cotton, Handspinning and Handweaving Tradition Continues

The story of Ethiopian cotton is part of a greater cotton saga that covers the globe and reaches back into ancient times. A strong and vibrant cotton industry still exists in Ethiopia today on large and small farms, both private and government owned, including artisan coops that create beautiful, luxurious textiles from cotton raised and processed on small farms. Dynamic History Soft, fluffy, white cotton has been under production at…

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Covid-19: America First, Last and Only

William Cooper June 08, 2021 Covid-19 is still wreaking havoc globally. Cases in Africa are rising sharply. Hospital systems in many countries, including Nepal, Iran, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, have been overwhelmed. And Japan – currently in a state of emergency – may postpone…

Understanding Cholesterol

Cholesterol levels should be measured at least once every 5 years in everyone over age 20. The screening test that is usually done is a blood test called a lipid profile. Experts recommend that men 35 and older and women…

Ethiopian Kitata snatched victory in London Marathon 2020

World record holder Eliud Kipchoge was beaten in the London Marathon as Shura Kitata won a thrilling sprint finish to claim an unexpected victory. Four-time winner Kipchoge was the favourite, but fell behind with two laps to go and finished…

Farah, Hassan break one-hour run world records

ITN BRUSSELS: Multiple world and Olympic champion Mo Farah of Britain and Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands respectively broke the men’s and women’s one-hour run world record at the Diamond League exhibition meeting on Friday. The 37-year-old Farah and his…

Sport in Ethiopia

Ethiopians participate in a lot of sports, but they are most well-known for their runners. Ethiopia has been referred to as the “running mecca” mainly due to the fact that they have achieved great success in middle and long distance…

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