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The Scramble for Ethiopia

By Dawit W Giorgis June 03, 2021 (Some parts of this article are excerpts from my autobiography which will be published in the first week of July of this year.) The politics and security of the Horn of Africa has never been so complex. The Horn of Africa is said to be the most complex security zone in the world with Djibouti hosting military bases of France, China, Britain, Spain…

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…

How to Wreck a Black Nation In the Age of “Black Lives Matter”

Taytu Bitul: Ethiopian-American Woman, trying to navigate the Twilight Zone that is American Foreign Policy June 2, 2021 Folks, having spent much time navigating my way through the twilight zone that is American Foreign Policy, I feel compelled to share with you all how the cynical (but very real) game of sabotaging and undermining a large African country is played while loudly proclaiming that Black Lives Matter. Here is the…

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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