Colors Behind the Curtain

[Ethiopian Herald] “I post my paintings on Facebook but never thought for once that someone from overseas could come to buy them. Then one day, an American woman, who is a doctor by profession, came to my place and told me that she saw the painting on …

[Ethiopian Herald] "I post my paintings on Facebook but never thought for once that someone from overseas could come to buy them. Then one day, an American woman, who is a doctor by profession, came to my place and told me that she saw the painting on my facebook page and she liked it," says Solomon Tsega Zeab, a young painter who graduated from Tigray College of Arts in 2011 with diploma.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Govt, Diaspora Discussion Platforms in Short Supply – Association

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian Diaspora Association expressed its concern over lack of adequate platforms to bring the government and Diaspora together and promote amicable relations towards working in nation’s development.

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian Diaspora Association expressed its concern over lack of adequate platforms to bring the government and Diaspora together and promote amicable relations towards working in nation's development.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Confronting the Taboo in Multi-Ethnic State

[Ethiopian Herald] For a country like Ethiopia that has upwards of eighty ethnic groups, local and national administration does not come easy. Reconciling the interests of different groups and establishing a working system for unity and development is …

[Ethiopian Herald] For a country like Ethiopia that has upwards of eighty ethnic groups, local and national administration does not come easy. Reconciling the interests of different groups and establishing a working system for unity and development is always a major challenge. The long standing measure has been the complete denouncement of ethnic identity and a common allegiance to nationality. In case that fails, would the recognition of ethnic identities be an option?

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Exclusive Breastfeeding Is It!

[Guardian] Although, health professionals say breast milk contains all the nourishments a new born needs for proper development in the early stages and later in life, out of the approximately seven million children born in Nigeria every year according …

[Guardian] Although, health professionals say breast milk contains all the nourishments a new born needs for proper development in the early stages and later in life, out of the approximately seven million children born in Nigeria every year according to the 2014 National Nutrition and Health Survey (NNHS), only 25 per cent are exclusively so breastfed from age zero to six months. This in turn denies millions of such children the benefits of breast milk, an unnecessary and unacceptable phenomenon that should be vigor

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

An Ethiopian Little Gem in Science, Technology

[Ethiopian Herald] Nowadays, countries at different levels of development increasingly recognize that innovation is critical for maintaining a competitive capacity in the global economy, as well as for facilitating economic diversification and holistic…

[Ethiopian Herald] Nowadays, countries at different levels of development increasingly recognize that innovation is critical for maintaining a competitive capacity in the global economy, as well as for facilitating economic diversification and holistic progress. It has been clear for long that innovation is the engine of technological breakthroughs throughout any economy led by new entrepreneurs and businessmen eager to apply their new ideas of science and technology.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

TV Channels – Growing in Number, Less in Content

[Ethiopian Herald] The number of satellite TV broadcasters has seen dramatic increase in just few years but scholars question whether their local news and program contents are designed in a way to promote the social, political and economic aspects of t…

[Ethiopian Herald] The number of satellite TV broadcasters has seen dramatic increase in just few years but scholars question whether their local news and program contents are designed in a way to promote the social, political and economic aspects of the country beyond entertaining the public and making profits.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Due Attention to Innovative, Alternative Housing Schemes

[Ethiopian Herald] One of the pressing issues that the rapidly growing Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s primate city, has been facing is serious housing problem. The capital is struggling to give its growing population opportunities to obtain decent, sustainabl…

[Ethiopian Herald] One of the pressing issues that the rapidly growing Addis Ababa, Ethiopia's primate city, has been facing is serious housing problem. The capital is struggling to give its growing population opportunities to obtain decent, sustainable and affordable housing. The problem requires multifaceted solutions, new approaches, technologies and alternatives.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Prominent Opposition Leader Bekele Gerba Denied Bail

[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -A panel of three judges at the Federal High Court 4th criminal bench have today passed a decision denying the request for bail submitted by Bekele Gerba, (pictured), first secretary general of the opposition Oromo Federali…

[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -A panel of three judges at the Federal High Court 4th criminal bench have today passed a decision denying the request for bail submitted by Bekele Gerba, (pictured), first secretary general of the opposition Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC).

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Six Years After Death, Veteran Actor, Sam Loco, Comes Alive in ‘The Diary of Mimicko’

[Premium Times] The timeless legacy of the late ace Nollywood actor and comic, Sam Loco, was celebrated at the maiden edition of a comedy show tagged ‘The Diary of Mimicko’.

[Premium Times] The timeless legacy of the late ace Nollywood actor and comic, Sam Loco, was celebrated at the maiden edition of a comedy show tagged 'The Diary of Mimicko'.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Kasukuwere, Moyo Ever Around Grace Mugabe Like Cocks’

[New Zimbabwe] Generation 40 (G40) faction members, Saviour Kasukuwere and Jonathan Moyo, are not helping the First Family in teaching their boy children good manners because they are only interested in the First Lady Grace Mugabe, Chris Mutsvangwa has…

[New Zimbabwe] Generation 40 (G40) faction members, Saviour Kasukuwere and Jonathan Moyo, are not helping the First Family in teaching their boy children good manners because they are only interested in the First Lady Grace Mugabe, Chris Mutsvangwa has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe