Dear Ben, where I am when things of such magnitude happen the leader claims the high road and says "the buck stops here/with me" and takes responsibility. The leader does not blame low ranking officials and try to avoid accountability. In this case the two regional leaders and the Prime Minister should take responsibility. Period.
Having said this, I have a question to the senior EPRDF leaders - didn't you tell us there are and will be 1000 Meles going forward in the past? Where are the Meles type EPRDFities?
እኔ እምለዉ፡ እነዚህ ሺ መለሶች የት ሄዱ? አቦይ ስብሃት አገር ለማን አስረክቡ? በረክት የመለስ ራኢ እኮ በ ሰዉ ጭንቅላት ነዉ መኖር የሚችለዉ! እማጋ ነዉ ያለዉ? መለስ ራኢ የስነቀ አገር እየተቃጠለ ዝም ይላል? እህአደግ ጎበዝ አለቆች ተቆጣጠሩት ቢባል ሞት አይደለም? ምን ነዉ! ማንን ነዉ የተፈራዉ? ስብ ዶ የለይ! ስው የለም! Zeru Hagos Sep 18, 2017]
Round table Discussion between Eritreans and Ethiopian on Current Issues - Sep 2017
Part1Part2 Yoseph Kahsay an Ethiopian and Amanuel Alem and Mehari Tesfamichael from Eritrea discuss on Ethio Eritrea relations and 'Movement for Bright Eritrea Future" civic organization, with Addisu Bahta - Sep 16,
What is behind clashes in Ethiopia's Oromia and Somali regions? Thousands of people have fled Ethiopia's Somali region following deadly clashes in recent days between ethnic Somalis and Oromos. The BBC's Kalkidan Yibeltal looks at the cause of the conflict and whether it can be stopped.[It is unfortunate none of the local media outlets -government owned or private, are informing the international community with the real picture of this conflict! Thanks to BBC the above analysis may help to debunk the extremists version of the cause for this conflict! Nowhere will you find a FAQ abut this conflict for the international community consumption by the government or the known big private papers, sad!]
Deconstructing Teddy Afro Haile Tessema, Sept. 15, 2017 - There are two extreme views of Teddy Afro or Tewodros Kassahun (the names will be used interchangeably), which tend to either canonize or demonize him. And the singer appears to enjoy both typecasting as they simultaneously lead to the same ...
Complete Coverage of the recent conflict: Address by Somali Kilil President and Oromia Kilil president and More..
World Health Organization(WHO) Recongnized Tigrai for its NO Tobbacco Campaign - Sep 2017 (Mekelle) Sep 16, 2017- WHO awarded Tigrai regional government for its relentless campaign to minimize tobacco consumption and its campaign to create a tobacco free zone near restaurants and public places. The award was given by A WHO representative in Ethiopia in fornt of Federal and regional officials. Reportage1: Reportage2:
The veins of Ethiopia's growth Ethiopia's "umbilical cord", Djibouti, could soon feel the pinch. After Ethiopia lost its lifeline to the Red Sea following the independence of Eritrea a quarter century ago, Djibouti has been land-locked Ethiopia's gateway to the outside world. The International Monetary Fund ranks Ethiopia as ...
Press Release: Ethiopian Somali Democratic Council We, the Ethiopian Somali Democratic Council, urges the Federal Government of Ethiopia and international community to look into the atrocity that is going on in Somali Region of Ethiopia. The Oromo and Somalis in those regions live peacefully for century; however, the current distorted propaganda of Shabya, ONLF and OLF using ...
The dramatic increase of FDI in Africa Bereket Gebru 09-15-17 - The
past quarter of a century witnessed the rise of trade relations between states and powerful non-state actors. Cross-border investments have become the order of the day in which private interests are provided with packages of incentives such as tax breaks ...
Wrapping up the last decade of development Bereket Gebru 09-15-17 - We
have now embarked on the last year of the first Ethiopian decade into the third millennium. The world has changed a lot since the end of the last millennium with international politics and economics taking radical twists.
Ethiopia Mulls New Potash Partner After Failed Deal With Israeli Firm Ethiopia is considering finding a new partner to develop a potash mine abandoned last year by Israel Chemicals Ltd., which has sought compensation at an arbitration court after accusing the government of failing to support the project.[Ethiopia is not a banana republic. ICL should have consulted the authorities or at least ask Allan what it signed for before buying the company. Why did it pay so much for Allan? Did Allan own the land? Did it develop the mining area?]