Category Archives: Soceity

Diaspora Tigray Festival 2018 Canceled

Diaspora Tigray Festival 2018 has been postponed to the summer of 2019. See the details


ETHIOPIAN  DIASPORAS  “VOTE FOR YOUR COUNTRY” By Yohannes Gebresellasie (Ph.d) Addis Ababa

The Ethiopian Diaspora spans the globe and stretches across all oceans and continents. It can be said that the sun never sets on the Ethiopian Diaspora. Ethiopian Diasporas left their country for variety of reasons; political, social and economic.  Few have been able to return home for short and long visits, few others came home for good and still others have not been able to come back for variety of reasons.

Government Allocates birr 200 million for Adwa Pan African University

Addis Ababa, January 15, 2018 (FBC) – Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has urged all members of the society to contribute their share for the establishment of Adwa Pan Africa University. Read full story 

Message of Condolence!!

December 19, 2017, Washington DC: The following is a message of condolence from Union of Tigreans in North America (UTNA) on recent massacre perpetrated on Ethiopian Somali brothers and sisters. See full statement

Toward a new narrative on the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

CAIRO – 13 December 2017: I attended the World Youth Forum in Sharm El-Sheikh in early November 2017, where I interacted with some of the brightest and most accommodating young thinkers in Egypt.
The issue of the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), of course, was the subject I talked most about with many of my acquaintances. Read the full article

UTNA Meeting in Toronto, Canada Sunday, December 17, 2017!!

UTNA  NOTICE regarding its meeting in Toronto, Canada on Sunday, December 17, 2017

12th Nations, Nationalities Day celebration underway in Semera

Addis Ababa, December 8, 2017 (FBC) –Celebration of the 12th Nations, Nationalities and People’s Day of Ethiopia is underway in Semera, the capital of Afar regional state.
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International Tigrai Festival in Tigrai – July 31 to Aug. 6, 2018.

The second International Tigrai Festival (Diaspora Tegaru Festival) will be celebrated from July 31, to August 6, 2018 in Mekelle, Tigrai. See official Announcement from UTNA office

ሓፂር ህይወት ታሪኽ ነብስሄር ተጋዳላይ ተስፋይ በላይ

ተጋዳላይ ተስፋይ በላይ ካብ ኣቡኡ ኮሎኔል በላይ ኣብተውን እንኡ ወ/ሮ ዘውዲቱ ረዳን ሕዳር 15/1945 ዓ.ም. ኣብ ትግራይ ከተማ መቐለ ተወሊዱ፡፡ ዕድሚኡ ንትምህርቲ ምስበፅሐ ኣብ ሃፀይ የውሃንስ ቐዳማይን ካልኣይን ብርኪ ትምህርቱ ወዲኡ፡፡ ኣብ ኣዲስ ኣበባ ኣብ ውልቀ ትካል ንኽልተ ዓመት ተቖፂሩ ድሕሪ ምስራሕ ብ1965 ዓ.ም. ንትምህርቲ ናብ ሃገረ ኤሜሪካ ብምቕናዕ ቐዳማይን ካልኣይን ዲግሪኡ ኣብ ኣላባማ ግዝኣት ብሞያ ሕርሻ ተመሪቑ፡፡ ማስትሬት ዲግሪኡ ምስወደአ ከኣ ኣብቲ ዝተምሃረሉ ዩኒቨርሰቲ ንክልተ ዓመት ተቖፂሩ ሰሪሑ፡፡ Read the rest of the biography

G E Gorfu Speaks On Ethiopia,European Colonizers & Growing Chinese Influence In African Nations