Preventive Checks

[Addis Fortune] Even in the late 18th century, humankind was wary of population growth. Englishman Thomas R. Malthus, in his 1798 book ‘An Essay on the Principle of Population’, argues that humanity would grow too fast for food production to catch up w…

[Addis Fortune] Even in the late 18th century, humankind was wary of population growth. Englishman Thomas R. Malthus, in his 1798 book 'An Essay on the Principle of Population', argues that humanity would grow too fast for food production to catch up with it.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ethiopian’s Conspicuous Flaw

[Addis Fortune] From the expansion project of Bole International Airport to the various purchases of aeroplanes, Ethiopian Airlines, a.k.a. Ethiopian, has been the talk of the town for long. Its ambitiousness has led some observers to christen it the “…

[Addis Fortune] From the expansion project of Bole International Airport to the various purchases of aeroplanes, Ethiopian Airlines, a.k.a. Ethiopian, has been the talk of the town for long. Its ambitiousness has led some observers to christen it the "Emirates of Africa".

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Office Revamps Landslide Beset River

[Addis Fortune] Gelagle River, which has been known for severe landslides and soil erosion during rainy seasons, has been revamped by the Addis Ababa Rivers & Riverside Development Project Office for 2.5 million Br.

[Addis Fortune] Gelagle River, which has been known for severe landslides and soil erosion during rainy seasons, has been revamped by the Addis Ababa Rivers & Riverside Development Project Office for 2.5 million Br.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Companies On Auction Block Lure No Bidders

[Addis Fortune] The repeated attempts of the Development Bank of Ethiopia (DBE) to auction off four troubled companies, previously owned by both local and foreign investors, have failed to attract any bids – a significant setback for the state policy b…

[Addis Fortune] The repeated attempts of the Development Bank of Ethiopia (DBE) to auction off four troubled companies, previously owned by both local and foreign investors, have failed to attract any bids - a significant setback for the state policy bank that seeks millions of Birr from the companies.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ours Isn’t a Zero-Sum Country

[Addis Fortune] At a time when Ethiopians need a unifying national conversation in an open public forum, what they have instead are multiple parallel conspiratorial conversations, Abdul Mohammed, a regional political analyst, argues, calling for the mi…

[Addis Fortune] At a time when Ethiopians need a unifying national conversation in an open public forum, what they have instead are multiple parallel conspiratorial conversations, Abdul Mohammed, a regional political analyst, argues, calling for the middle ground in the political divide to prevail.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

There Is Sometimes a Bright Side to Severe Crises, Even the Kind Which the Revolutionary Democrats…

[Addis Fortune] There is sometimes a bright side to severe crises, even the kind which the Revolutionary Democrats are confronted with, gossip observed. They can draw a sense of pride in their accomplishments in making the public, including their frien…

[Addis Fortune] There is sometimes a bright side to severe crises, even the kind which the Revolutionary Democrats are confronted with, gossip observed. They can draw a sense of pride in their accomplishments in making the public, including their friends and foes, captivated by their internal organisational affairs and by the manner in which they elect their chairperson. It was not like this just a couple of years ago, claims gossip.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Focus On Mother-Tongue Language

[Ethiopian Herald] Many scholars advise governments to promote policies and strategies that help to impart basic education in mother tongue. The government of Ethiopia has been working in line with this despite constraints, some say that the country ne…

[Ethiopian Herald] Many scholars advise governments to promote policies and strategies that help to impart basic education in mother tongue. The government of Ethiopia has been working in line with this despite constraints, some say that the country needs to do a lot in advancing mother-tongue education.

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World Bank Pledges U.S.$600 Million for Urban Governance

[Addis Fortune] The International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank (WB) approved to finance Ethiopia with 600 million dollars to help strengthen the capacity and performance of local urban governments, expand sustainable urban infrastruc…

[Addis Fortune] The International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank (WB) approved to finance Ethiopia with 600 million dollars to help strengthen the capacity and performance of local urban governments, expand sustainable urban infrastructure and services, and promote local economic development.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia