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October, 2017


Ethiopian Strategic Partner, ASKY, To Resume Flights to Free Town, Monrovia and Banjul / To Connect Accra to Ethiopian Newark flights in Lomé

Ethiopian strategic partner, ASKY Airlines, has finalized preparations to resume services to and from the West African cities of Monrovia, Freetown and Banjul effective November 1, 2017. Regarding the service resumption, Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam said, “Air connectivity is a vital component and key driver of economic development. As an indigenous African Airline, we have always been committed to connect African states together and with the rest of the world through efficient and seamless network . In line with our multi-hub strategy in Africa: one brand withRead More

Ethiopian Avails Free Wi-Fi Connection at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

Ethiopian Airlines Group, the largest airline in Africa, and the Ethiopian Airports Services are pleased to announce to their valued customers that they have availed free Wi-Fi connection at its main hub, Addis Ababa Bole International Airport as of October 2017. Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, said: “Availability of seamless customer focused service, both onboard and at the airports, defines the rule of the game in today’s hyper competitive airline industry. Hence, we are working very hard to transform all airports in Ethiopia; upgrading their services to globalRead More

After a young couple was killed, the alleged gunman fled to Ethiopia. He may never face trial

The former college soccer player was gunned down in his own home, shell casings scattered around his body, police said. His friend’s body was found a couple of miles away, slumped against a tree with a bullet through her head. Authorities are confident they know who carried out the brutal double slaying in Northern Virginia last December. A witness places an aspiring rapper at the scenes of the killings. A Fairfax grand jury indicted him for murder. Detectives know where he lives. Yet, nearly 10 months later, Yohannes Nessibu remainsRead More

Ethiopian, Sudanese, Egyptian water ministers discuss on Ethiopia’s grand dam

ADDIS ABABA, Oct. 18 (Xinhua) — Ministers of Water and Irrigation of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt on Wednesday discussed on ways to continue the two commissioned studies on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), which are not progressing at the required level. Egyptian Irrigation Minister, Mohamed Abdel-Aty, Sudanese Minister of Water Resources, Irrigation and Electricity Affairs, Muataz Musa, and Ethiopian Minister of Water, Irrigation and Electricity, Sileshi Bekele, have on Tuesday visited the dam’s construction site in Ethiopia’s Benishangul-Gumuz regional state on the Blue Nile River, located some 40km eastRead More

African Elephant

Do you know the biggest elephant in Africa is found in Tigray, Ethiopia. Once this region was neglected and it was in the verge of collapse. Ina short period after the regional state introduced conservation project. The area has became greener and more wild life are coming back. The area is known Kafta Humera, “Zoba Mearab” it means western zone. This are was almost a desert 25 years ago. With in 25 years it has been reclaimed and it is one of wilderness in East Africa treasuring the biggest ElephantRead More

Manufacturing of Eco-friendly Textiles: A Case Analysis of an Industrial Park in Mekelle, Ethiopia

Desta, Asayehgn, Sarlo Distinguished Professor of Economic Development, Barowsky School of Business, Dominican University of California Hadush Berhe, Assistant professor of Industrial Engineering, Ethiopian Institute of Technology, Mekelle University Introduction Because of extensive growth in infrastructure (roads, schools, railways, water, electricity), and the booming construction industry, Ethiopia’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) had grown at the rate of 10% per annum from 2003/04 to 2014/15. At the same time, as measured by the international poverty line of less than $1.90 per day, the poverty trends in rural and urban areas ofRead More

Rumors!!! Yemane Gebreab Eritrean Official detained in USA, really? How so?

After reading Asmarino dot com, one of Eritrean opposition web site we further tried to investigate the detention of the named official of Eritrean Gov., Yemane Gebreab (aaka) Yemane “Monkey” but we cannot prove or disprove that he is really detained by US security forces. It is known that Eritrean gov is not a favourite to the American gov and the root cause being foolish bragging of the current leadership, second Eritrea alliance with some of the enemies of American gov. Ethiopian gov have also played major diplomatic war toRead More

Ethiopian currency getting getting weak by 15%

Many economist from the western world believe devaluation will revamp export and results an increase in revenue that narrows balance of trade. Others argue it is not always true devaluation to increase export revenue. Export can grow in other ways and strategies. Most favoured Ethiopia by western economist of this decade was advised by IMF and world bank to devalue its money has done it once again. Weather it will bring a positive result to the country economy shall be left to the future. Questions are also raised by concernedRead More

Why I do not like BBC Tigrigna, VOA Tigrigna and the like

It is a historical fact that Tirigna speakers are divided by a historical mistakes of Menelik II and Colonial Italian invasion of of the Tigrigna speakers and that further encroached to other nations and nationalities of Ethiopia. One people with solid common historical and cultural ground was divided into Eritrean Tigray and Ethiopian Tigray. Before the invasion of Italy and the historical mistake of Menilik II, this people were governed as one Tigrinya, they have similar historical roots that predates to the age of Pharaohs in Egypt, Mesopotamia, Byzantine, Greeks,Read More

10 Reasons next US Economic meltdown will be worst

Economist and politicians have been debating about economic philosophy for many years. Free market economy has been a champion for several decades. Socialist philosophers and economists like Karl Marx have predicted and laid down alternatives but that one again did not work.