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On March 6, 2019, Kaleb Belay was violently gunned down by a Philadelphia Police Officer in front of his West Philadelphia home. As a result of the the six bullets that riddled his body, Kaleb sustained...More


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Unity and Peace Forum- London March 17, 2019


Dear All, as you know preparation is underway to host the Grand Tigrai conference in Mekelle from 29 July to 3rd August 2019. To make this discussion more inclusive and reflective of diverse views you are all kindly requested to complete the online survey by clicking the link below. The deadline for completing the survey is mid- April. The organizing team wishes to take this opportunity to thank you for your time! online survey


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Bekele Gerba vs. Individual Freedom
Dr. Yohannes Aberra Ayele 3-24-19 - In this world, there are as many interests as there are people. Some individual or group interests may be anathema to the moral principles of humanity, but still imposed regardless by exerting negative pressure on humans. Other individuals or group interests are realized by persuasion without involving violence or fear.

Ethiopian Airlines was a symbol of national pride. Then disaster struck
Hong Kong (CNN Business)Ethiopian Airlines unveiled plans last October to build a mega-airport south of Addis Ababa. The new hub, it claimed, would handle 80 million passengers a year - the same volume as Heathrow in London.Airlines don't normally build airports. But the project reflected the ambition of Ethiopian Airlines, which has turned itself into...

Ethiopian Airlines Refutes the Baseless Allegations Published in the Washington Post.
Addis Ababa: 22 March 2019 Ethiopian Airlines strongly refutes all the baseless and factually incorrect allegations written in the Washington Post dated March 21, 2019. All the allegations in the article are false defamations with out any evidence, collected from unknown and unreliable sources and meant to divert attention from the global grounding of the B-737 MAX airplanes.

Saudis Spiral Deeper Into Isolation Amid U.S. Ire Over Khashoggi
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman's U.S. trip a year ago was packed with the sort of events most world leaders struggle to secure: a meeting at Bill Gates's home, a tour of Inc.'s headquarters and a private visit to Virgin Galactic’s hangar in the Mojave Desert.The murder of Jamal Khashoggi destroyed all that, leaving the 33-year-old heir to the Saudi throne shunned...

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ፀጋዝአብ ለምለም ተስፋይ 3-22-19

Ethiopian Airlines Refutes the Wrong Reporting.
Addis Ababa: 21 March 2019 -Ethiopian Airlines would like to refute the following wrong reporting of the New York Times titled "Ethiopian Airlines Had a Max 8 Simulator, but Pilot on Doomed Flight Didn’t Receive Training" Ethiopian Airlines, one of the safest and most dependable airlines in the world, is pleased to confirm that Ethiopian pilots have completed.

Walta TV: A very informative and educational interview of Getachew Reda- TPLF Executive - March 20, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines Had a Max 8 Simulator, but Pilot on Doomed Flight Didn't Receive Training On It
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Ethiopian Airlines surpassed many carriers by becoming one of the first to install a simulator to teach pilots how to fly the new Boeing 737 Max 8, but the captain of the doomed Flight 302 never trained on the simulator, according to people close to the airline's operations. Ethiopian Airlines tweeted a statement challenging what it described as "wrong reporting" without specifying what was incorrect.The statement said its pilots had been "made aware" and had been "well briefed on" an emergency directive issued by the F.A.A. following the Lion Air accident. The airline also said that its simulator "is not designed to simulate the MCAS system problems."

Federalism and the Ethiopian Constitution.
Bekele Berhanu March 20, 2019 - Federalism is one of the most misunderstood concepts in Ethiopia... Reasonable people will also agree that federal regions/ states should be constructed based on language, culture, geographic positioning and other related points. This is not unique for Ethiopia. In Canada, for example, geographic positioning as well as culture and language (Quebec) are used to establish the federal provinces.

First Online Marketplace for Cars Launch in Ethiopia 
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia -AfriCarGroup, part of Emerging Classifieds Ventures, an Australian startup, leader in operating online marketplaces for cars and real estate in early stage emerging markets around the world, managing more than 110 websites in 90 different countries,has launched the first online market place for cars in Ethiopia,called

Gunmen kill five miners in Ethiopia, TV says foreigners among dead
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Gunmen in Ethiopia have shot and killed five workers from a mining company in the restive west on Tuesday, residents said, with a TV station reporting two foreigners among the dead.Among companies operating in Ethiopia are MIDROC Gold Mine Plc owned by Ethiopian-born Saudi billionaire Mohammed Hussein al-Amoudi, which has operated an open-cast mine in the Guji zone of Oromia region for more than two decades. Its license was suspended last year after weeks of protests by locals who accused the mine of polluting their water and the atmosphere. Others are Newmont Mining, which is prospecting for gold, while Norwegian fertilizer maker Yara International plans to build a potash mine and a fertilizer factory..

Ethiopian to Launch Flight Services to Istanbul
Addis Ababa: 19 March 2019 Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, is pleased to announce that it has finalized all preparations to launch a direct thrice weekly flight to Istanbul, Turkey as of April 1, 2019.

OPEN LETTER to Dr. Debretsion Gebremichael Regional President of Tigrai
Asegedech Mekonnen MARCH 18, 2019 - As a way of introduction, I would like to convey my sincere appreciation for the mature, principled, and strategic leadership role you are playing in Tigray in particular and in Ethiopia in general. Those vast majorities of Ethiopians who have benefitted from self-rule are within your circle of influence. When push comes to shove the only shelter for them is the federal system and the constitution.

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ዶር. ዮሃንስ አበራ አየለ 3-18-19

Can Ethiopia deliver a credible census?
Yohannes Kinfu 3-18-19 - Ethiopia is preparing for its 4th population and housing census planned to be held early next month. The past three censuses were conducted in 1984, 1994 and 2007. While the results of the 1984 and 1994 censuses attracted less scrutiny, at least in the public domain

Africa set to be the next big mobile market
Africa is judiciously positioned to be the next big mobile market, enviously eyed by global investors for her enormous growth opportunities. 2019 is undeniably the year to prioritize investments in Africa’s mobile market, to leverage this monetary opportunity. According to a Mobile Report for Africa released by Jumia
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Dear All,
This is to update you that the upcoming Tigrai Grand Conference has been decided to be from July 28-August 1 (5 Days) in Mekelle. The starting date was previously advertised as July 29, but now it will start on July 28 (one day earlier). Hence, please mark the date in your calendar as JULY 28- AUGUST 1, 2019 in Mekelle, Tigrai. N.B: We kindly request all of you to forward this updated message to all relevant colleagues, friends, and other potential stakeholders.
Best Regards, GSTS



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