Monthly Archives: September 2016

How This Ethiopian Fashion Designer Is Using Local Resources And Creating Jobs

Ethiopia is now one of the strongest economic movers on the continent, applauded for significant development advances — particularly in its rural areas — and a very aggressive industrial policy around textiles and light manufacturing. A country of nearly 100 million with near consistent double-digit GDP growth can only reasonably perceived as a bold global contender. Read the details


Mekelle University Welcoming Students for 2009 E.C Academic Year! (Video)

Mekelle, Tigray: Mekelle University Welcoming Returning and New comer Students from all over the country with an amazing and exemplary ceremonial event.   Source: Awramba Times

President Mulatu promotes 38 high ranking military officers

Addis Ababa, September 29, 2016 (FBC) – President Mulatu Teshome has promoted 38 high ranking military officers today.

Dire Dawa representatives visit Tigray with message of solidarity!

18 መስከረም 2009 ዓ/ም መቐለ: ዓሰርተ ሓሙሽተ/15/ ኣባላት ዘለውዎ ንምምሕዳርን ህዝብን ከተማ ድሬዳዋ ዝወከሉ ጉጅለ ልኡኽ መቐለ ኣትዮም። ከተማ ድሬዳዋ ናይ ብዙሓት ብሄር ብሄረሰባት ከተማ ስለ ዝኾነት እቶም ተወከልቲ እውን ካብ ኩሎም ብሄር ብሄረሰባት ኢትዮጵያ ዝተወከሉ እዮም፡፡ 

የጅግጅጋና አከባቢዋ ነዋሪዎች ግንቦት ሰባትና ኦነግን የመሰሉ አሸባሪ ቡድኖች ኢትዮጵያን ለማደፍረስ የሚፈፅሙትን ድርጊት በማውገዝ ሰልፍ አካሄዱ

አዲስ አበባ፣ መስከረም 17፣ 2009 (ኤፍ.ቢ.ሲ) የጅግጅጋ እና አከባቢዋ ነዋሪዎች ግንቦት ሰባት እና ኦነግን የመሰሉ አሸባሪ ቡድኖች ኢትዮጵያን ለማደፍረስ የሚፈፅሙትን ድርጊት በማውገዝ ዛሬ ሰልፍ አካሄዱ።

“እቺ ለቅሶ ከፍየል በላይ ነች” የኢትዮጵያ ሶማሌ ክልል ርዕስመስተዳድር (Ethio-Somali president on the myth of Tigrean dominance)

Strong People to People message of solidarity, from Afar to Tigray!

(Mekelle): The president of Afar regional state wrote a letter to the Tigray regional president regarding the recent displacement of Tigreans from Northern Gondar. The letter in clear terms condemns the act of violence targeting ethnic Tigreans and their displacement abandoning their properties behind. What makes the Afar case extra special is the money donation is contributed by the various districts and agencies within the state. That symbolizes the message behind the donation is more important! Our heartfelt gratitude to the government and people of Afar! Read the letter in full

TPLF Press Release on Organizational Conference

September 25, 2016 (Mekelle): መግለፂ ማእኸላይ ኮሚቴ ህዝባዊ ወያነ ሓርነት ትግራይ /ህወሓት/ ማእኸላይ ኮሚቴ ህወሓት ካብ መስከረም 09-13/2009 ዓ/ም ስሩዕ ኣኼብኡ ኣካይዱ ኣሎ፡፡ ኣብዚ ዘካየዶ ስሩዕ ኣኼብኡ ዓወታት ጉዕዞ ህዳሴናን ኣብ ውድብና ዘለው ሓደጋታትን ፈተናታትን፣ ምንጮም፣ ፖለትካዊ ትርጉሞምን መፍትሒኦምን ኣብ ዝብሉ ዛዕባታት ተደሪኹ ብዕሙቀት ገምጊሙ ስሩዕ ኣኼብኡ ብዓወት ዛዚሙ ኣሎ፡፡ Open to read the full press release

Ethiopian Americans from the Tigrai Community in the Bay Area established an Ad-hoc Advocacy Group

September 25, 2016 (San Jose CA): The Tigrean community in the Bay Area, California has been disturbed  ever since the flare up of the civil disturbance in Ethiopia. The disturbance in some part of the country has been clearly hijacked by extreme elements and much of the damage being done has been targeted at Tigrean nationality.

National hero Kenenisa Bekele on the mixing of sports & politics

Now that Feyisa Lelisa had his moment of fame, the real hero Kenenisa Bekele who also happens to be an ethnic Oromo, answers questions wisely on the mixing of sport and politic: