Is Tigray the problem ?

By Tadeos Anteneh As the ruling coalition in Ethiopia prepares to mark 20 years at the helm of politics in the country, its critics and opponents have united in a renewed last-ditch…

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May 28 and the Message to Meles Zenawi

By Eskinder Nega Yes. The impossible has happened and come tomorrow 7300 days — twenty years — will come to pass since the astonishing accession of EPRDF to the helm of a…

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Villa dreams of lifting Champions League

Barcelona superstar David Villa has revealed he can think of nothing else than beating Manchester United this weekend and getting his hands on the Champions League trophy. The Spanish striker has hit…

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Bollywood charms Ethiopia

Bollywood fever is sweeping Africa’s political capital, with a week-long festival of 14 films, including blockbusters like Sholay and 3 Idiots, enthralling cinegoers. The films are being screened at The National Theatre…

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Why Nigeria should worry about Ethiopia –Okala

By EMMA NJOKU Ex-international and one-time Africa’s best goalkeeper, Emmanuel Okala, MON, has advanced why Nigeria should not treat the forthcoming Africa Nations Cup qualifying match against Ethiopia with kids’ gloves. Although…

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Ethiopia appoint Belgian Saintfiet as head coach

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia have appointed former Zimbabwe and Namibia manager Tom Saintfiet as coach in place of Briton Iffy Onuora, who was sacked last month on “disciplinary grounds”. The 38-year…

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Is the World Growing Honest?

By Alemayehu G. Mariam Is the World Growing Honest or Doomsday Near? I encountered the tantalizing headline unexpectedly: “Bold Words From British Government Representative”. Britain’s Ambassador to Ethiopia, Norman Ling, said: We…

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Encounter with gelgel Woyanes

By Yilma Bekele It is only four weeks ago when a few of us drove down from Oakland to San Jose to attend the Public Hall meeting called by the Ethiopian Government.…

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