Ethiopians take top three spots in 5000M @ world Championship

Ethio takes 5000How do you solve a problem like beating Genzebe Dibaba in the 5000m?

Easy – just run the final 3000m in 8:19.92.

Easier said than done, of course, as no woman has managed to defeat Dibaba this year. She has broken world records indoors and out, dominated the IAAF Diamond League circuit and looked invincible when winning gold in the 1500m earlier in the week.

But her fifth race of the championships proved to be one run too many, because when world leader Almaz Ayana made her move, Dibaba was unable to respond. Read details

See also Mare Dibaba winning women's marathon.



TPLF logoTPLF elects new executive and central committee members.

The newly elected exectuve committee members are:

1)Abay Woldu (Chair); 2)Dr. Debretsion Gebremichael (Dep.); 3)Beyene Mekeru; 4)Fetlework G/her (menjorino); 5)Getachew Assefa; 6)Dr. Tedros Adhanom; 7)Dr. Addisalem Balema; 8)Azeb Mesfin; 9)Alem Gebrewahd

The following are outgoing executive committee members:
1)Tirfu Kidanemariam; 2)Tewodros Hagos; 3)Gebremeskel Tareke

Newly added executive committee members:
1)Fetlework G/her ; 2)Getachew Assefa; 3)Addisalem Balema

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DeEhiDenEPRDF member organizations to begin organizational conference

Addis Ababa, August 21, 2015 (FBC) –The Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) member organizations will begin their respective organizational conference as of tomorrow.

The Tigray Peoples’ Liberation Front (TPLF) will begin its 12th organizational conference in Mekele town tomorrow.

The conference will put directions on how to implement the second Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP-II) after evaluating performance of the first GTP, TPLF politburo member and office head, Tewodros Hagos said.

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by Teweldebrhan Kifle

ካልኣይ ወያነ ትግራይ ብሓፈሻ እንትርእ ክልተ መሰረታዊ ዕላማታት ነይረሙዎ። እቲ ቀዳማይ ዕላማ ብሰንኪ ኣብ’ቲ ጊዜ እቲ ሳዕሪሩ ዝነበረ ፀረ-ዴሞክራሲ ዝኾነ ስርዓት ብሓይሊ ምምላኽን ምግላስን እንትኸውን እቲ ካልኣይን ቀንድን ዕላማ ድማ ህንፀት ሰላም፣ ልምዓትን ዴሞክራሲን ምስላጥ እዩ ነይሩ። እሞኸ እዞም ሽቶታት ኢዚኦም ባህሪያዊ ኣፈፃፅመኦምን ሓደ ነቲ ከልእ ዘለዎም ፅልዋታትን እንታይ ይመስል? ተዓዊቶምዶ ገና? እቶም ወሰንቲ ሽቶታት ብነዊሕ እዋናት ዝዕወቱ ከም ምዃኖም መጠን እቱ ዝሓዝናዮ መንገዲ ድልዱልን ውሑስን ድዩ? ናብ ዓወት ዘብፅሑ ፈለጋት ምሓዝና ርግፅኛታት ዲና? ሐዚ እናማዕበሉ ዝመፁ ዘለዉ ናይ ትግራዎት ፖለቲካዊ ቁዋማት ንዚ እዋናዊ ሽግር ትግራይ ይፈትሑ’ዶ? ወይስ የጋድዱ? እምበኣር ከስ ናይ ሎሚ ፅሑፈይ እዞም ሕቶታት ‘ዚኦም ብምምላስ ንህልዊ ኩነታትና ምፍታሽን ኣብ ግምት ክኣትዉ ዝግበኦም ዛዕባታት ምውካስን ዝዓለመ እዩ። More


meles zenawi symposium

Meles Zenawi Foundation holds inaugural symposium

 The Meles Zenawi Foundation in partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Government of Rwanda is holding its inaugural symposium on August 21, in Kigali, Rwanda, under the theme “The African Democratic Developmental State.”

Inspired by the late Ethiopian Prime Minister’s commitment to the state’s prominent role in building robust accountable institutions and facilitating rapid sustainable development, the symposium aims to foster rigorous intellectual debate on issues related to development.

The symposium’s keynote panel titled “The State and Africa’s transformation” will feature Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn of Ethiopia, President Paul Kagame of Rwanda, Vice-President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur of Ghana and Prime Minister Lionel Zinsou of Benin.

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10th organiztional congress of EPRDF

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