Ethiopian News



Ethiopias PM among the top 10 most educated politicians of the world

It is said, the quality of a leader is reflected in the standards he sets for himself. Some of the world’s renowned leaders have distinguished themselves by the high standards of their educational qualifications. Education forms the basis of over-all development. Since leaders are expected to legislate for their people, a high score on education matrix is definitely more desirable. World leaders like Barrack Obama, Vladimir Putin, etc are known for their intellect. These politicians are well – read that helps them in taking rational stand on matters of national and international concern. Here goes a list of some of the most...



Egypt denies Ethiopia row over dam study deadline

Egyptian Irrigation Minister Hossam Moghazi on Friday denied reports that Ethiopia had asked to extend the deadline for a technical study on the anticipated impact of a controversial mega-dam that it is building on the Nile Rivers upper reaches. "The agreement between Cairo, Addis Ababa and Khartoum to allow a six-month period for carrying out the evaluation has not changed," Moghazi told The Anadolu Agency. In recent days, certain Egyptian media outlets had reported that Ethiopia had asked to extend the sixth-month deadline to two years. Moghazi, however, said some research firms that had been shortlisted by a tripartite technica...



Singer Fasil Demoz Attacked by Robbers in DC

According to DireTube sources in DC The Popular Ethiopian Traditional Singer Fasil Demoz was attacked by four individuals and his personal belongings were stolen as a result. The Attack took place in Georgia Kennedy Road by three unknown men and a woman. Police arrived at the scene but was unable to arrest the robbers and its under investigation. Singer Fasil Demoz recently released his Music Video Clip Enkutatash and was in a music tour.



Suspected terrorists who murdered citizens in the Benishangul Gumuz region charged

Ten suspected terrorists who are said to have taken political and military training in Eritrea and killed people in an effort to create the independent state of Benishangul Gumuz are charged yesterday. They are also said to have tried to sabotage the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. The charge document prepared by the Federal prosecutor and presented to the Federal high court’s 19th criminal bench has listed down the ten suspects; Abdulwehab Mehedi, Abdurehman Nasser, Kurfil Jimma, Yasir Jabal, Imman Abdurezak, Defeala Mohammed, Adem Bedewi, Mudwekil Kemal, Alfayud Bedana and Azen Ahmed. The suspects were members ...



Foreign companies are to join the rapidly expanding housing program in Addis Ababa

Ministry of Urban Development and Construction told fanabc.com that an international bid has been issued to get foreign contractors involved in the housing program in Addis. Minister Mekuria Haile said the need to involve foreign contractors is due to the need to build new houses as quickly as possible for the city’s dwellers. The involvement of foreign contractors would positively impact the country, including a vast amount of experience, firm capital, time usage, human resource management, etc. The international bid has taken several issues into consideration. Bidders will collaborate with local contractors to build the houses f...



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