The first item that must be recognized by all of us is the existence of an international regime of law and custom d[...]

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Misplaced Opposition to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

While welcoming the tripartite cooperation, we request that the “declaration” be translated into Ethiopian lang[...]

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Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan sign accord over Nile waters

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on Monday signed an initial agreement on sharing water from the [...]

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HCR relocates 50,000 South Sudan refugees in Ethiopia

(ADDIS ABABA) – The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) on Tuesday said it has begun relocating more than 50,000 flood-affe[...]

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Gilgel Gibe III, Ethiopia’s Largest Hydro Plant to Produce Power This Year

(Bloomberg) — Ethiopia’s government plans to start generating electricity from its largest hydropower plant, Gibe III, in the second half of the year if annual rains sufficiently fill its reservoir, Water and Energy Minister Alemayehu Tegenu said.

The wet season from June through August should allow the state-owned Ethiopian Electric Power Office, or EEPO, to begin producing 187 megawatts of electricity from one of the 10 turbines installed at Africa’s tallest dam, he said by phone on Tuesday from Addis Ababa, the capital. The dam is 243 meters (797 feet) high.

Ethics of embryo editing divides scientists–Nature

Research that uses powerful gene-editing techniques on human embryos needs to be restricted, scientists agree — but they are split over why. George Church, Robert Winthrop Professor of Genetics, is quoted.

Ethiopian oil marketer sees $5 bln refinery within 10 years

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s leading private oil marketer plans to build a $5 billion refinery within ten years to meet the growing demand for refined products in a region experiencing fast economic growth.

A refinery could compete with imports from India, the Gulf and beyond, and also help African countries extract more value from their own oil discoveries.

Ethiopian Airlines pilot found guilty of hijacking his plane

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – An Ethiopian Airlines pilot has been convicted in absentia of hijacking his own plane and flying it to Geneva, 13 months after he surrendered to police there and sought asylum.

The high court in Addis Ababa issued its ruling on Monday and said it would sentence Hailemedhin Abera Tegegn on Friday. If he ever returns to his home country he could face up to 20 years in jail.

ፎክሮ መሸሽ፣ እንዳይሆንብን። አደራ በሰማይ፣ አደራ በምድር። [Article on the Blue Nile River and the Renaissance Dam]

ፎክሮ መሸሽ፣ እንዳይሆንብን። አደራ በሰማይ፣ አደራ በምድር። [Article on the Blue Nile River and the Renaissance Dam]

We all have read the great news that Ethiopia, Egypt, and Sudan have agreed on certain principles to guide them as their basic understanding on sharing the bounty of the Blue Nile. We have no access to the fine prints, and we know the Devil is in the details. I never give up on anyone not even on the Devil.

Sudan, Egypt, Ethiopia agree basis of Nile water deal—AFP

Khartoum (AFP) – The foreign ministers of Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia said early on Friday they had reached the basis of an agreement on the sharing of Nile waters and Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam.

Jawbone fossil in Ethiopia sheds light on human origins

Miami (AFP) – A piece of jawbone with teeth attached, uncovered in Ethiopia, is the earliest known fossil of the genus Homo, to which humans belong, researchers said Wednesday.
The discovery suggests that humankind’s ancestors were living in what is now the Ledi-Geraru research area of Afar Regional State, Ethiopia, in open grassland environments, near lakes, rivers, and active volcanoes, about 2.8 million years ago, or 400,000 years earlier than previously thought.

A Constitution for a Multinational Democratic State-Nation: (The Case of Ethiopia – Dr. Negaso Gidada )


The Poison within a Video, “U.S Policy: Ethiopia A Failed State” By Tecola Hagos

We must not lose sight of the big picture even when we are focusing on the many wrongs the current Ethiopian Government is committing against the individual rights of Ethiopians and against the unity and solidity of Ethiopia itself. We must never lose sight of the Sovereignty and independent survival of Ethiopia.

New Ethiopianity By Teodros Kiros

I am proud of Ethiopia’s place in the history of the human species. I am reminded of ancient Egypt’s 4500 years presence and Ethiopia’s role in Egyptian dynasties and the magnificence of Nubia in the annals of world history.

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