Egypt Wants World Bank to Help With Ethiopia Dam Impasse

(VOA)-Egypt said Tuesday the World Bank should be brought in to resolve tensions with Ethiopia over a massive dam on the Nile River that Egypt says threatens its water security. Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry spoke in Addis Ababa after a…
Thorny issue at EPRDF’s meeting

There is intense focus on the ongoing executive committee meeting of the Ethiopian ruling party, EPRDF, which includes Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and reginal leaders, Lemma Megersa, Gedu Andargachew, and Abdi Mohammed.
The adventures of Ethiopians educated in Cuba

It’s been a year since the death of Fidel Castro, the iconic leader of the Cuban Revolution, who left a complicated legacy—some heralding him as a liberating hero and others decrying him as a ruthless dictator. For Ethiopians, Castro’s legacy…
Country is in deepening political turmoil: An opposition figure

Ethiopia is succumbing to an unprecedented political turmoil and pervasive graft in the government is undermining its integrity and fuelling insurgency across the country, says the former president of Tigray Regional State and founder of the opposition political party, Arena…
Getachew Desta- Pioneer disc jockey

Getachew Desta is a legendary disc jockey and radio show host who used to host listeners’ music choices in Radio Ethiopia in the 1960’s and early 70’s. For while, his show aired every Sunday for an hour but it was…