One Year ahead of the ballots, debates on a timeline

Prime Minister Abiy recently announced in a press conference that election 2020 in Ethiopia will be held according to schedule, adding that whether the elections would be held or not is not... Read more »

The Green Legacy: The biggest tree-planting event in recent history

 Ethiopia’s record tree-planting campaign to plant 200million tree seedlings in 24 hours, deserves appreciation and a place of honor in the annals of environmental protection. To our memory, there is no single... Read more »

Booming higher education and the challenges of job creation

This is the graduation season in Ethiopia. It is a season of festivities, celebrations and also anxiety. Nine thousand and seven hundred students have recently graduated from the Addis Ababa University (AAU).... Read more »

Demographic warning

Poverty reduction Versus population growth: UNDP’s latest verdict The rate at which population is growing in Ethiopia is faster than the rate at which poverty is being reduced, according to last week’s... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Successful mediation and Sudan’s political compromise

For months, the political pendulum in Sudan has been swinging once to the left and another time to the right, one time slowly and at another time violently, leaving every Sudan-watcher and... Read more »

The Prime Minister’s report Optimistic Scenario Despite Challenges on the Ground

This week’s annual report to parliament by PM Abiy on the state of the nation came a week or so after the tragic events in the Amhara State and in Addis Ababa.... Read more »

The Weekend that Shook the Country

Surreal killings, mourning and burials at the highest places Political transitions are always full of surprises, twists and turns. Moments of hope are suddenly shuttered by unexpected dark clouds that hover above... Read more »

IMF Assistance and Chinese Employment

 The 19th international development association meeting, that is also known as an international finance assistance program, could not come at a more appropriate time as it held its three-day meeting here in... Read more »

BSPE claims forex shortage pulling back digitization progress

• Says government needs to encourage private sector to engage in input production  ADDIS ABABA– Berhanena Selam Printing Enterprise (BSPE) said foreign exchange shortage is pulling it back from its progress towards... Read more »

Soft power diplomacy makes Ethiopia desirable nation

For several decades, Ethiopia has been pursuing a soft power diplomacy that helped it play a prominent role in regional and international political arena. Especially since Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed took office... Read more »