In 1954 Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia became the first foreign head of state to visit the Federal Republic of Germany. His visit brought a breath of the exotic to provincial Bonn, then the provisional capital.
For the young Federal Republic of Germany it was both a great honor and a sensation when the Ethiopian Negus Negesti (King of Kings) paid a visit in November 1954 as the first foreign head of state to visit what was then generally referred to as West Germany (to distinguish it from the postwar German Democratic Republic or East Germany.) Read the rest of this entry »
Ethiopia has a long history of showing solidarity with other African countries on strategic issues. Ethiopian peacekeepers were sent to United Nations missions since the 1950s and more recently to crisis spots in Africa such as South Sudan, Somalia, and Rwanda. Read the rest of this entry »
Egypt and Ethiopia have signed a series of trade agreements which could help smooth diplomatic tensions over use of the River Nile waters.The countries fell out over Ethiopia’s plans to construct a $4.3bn (£3.4bn) hydroelectric dam on the river. Read the rest of this entry »
1. The Fifth Ethio-Egyptian Joint Ministerial Commission meeting was held from 1-3 November, 2014 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Ministerial Meeting was preceded by the Senior Officials and Experts’ meeting which was convened from 1-2 November 2010. Read the rest of this entry »
ጠቅላይ ሚኒስትር ጽሕፈት ቤት የኢትዮጵያ መንገዶች ባለሥልጣን ዋና ዳይሬክተር አቶ ዛይድ ወልደ ገብርኤልን ከሥልጣን አነሳ፡፡ በጠቅላይ ሚኒስትር ኃይለ ማርያም ደሳለኝ ፊርማ ባለፈው ሐሙስ የወጣው ደብዳቤ፣ አቶ ዛይድ እስካሁን ላበረከቱት አስተዋጽኦ ምስጋናውን አቅርቦ አሰናብቷቸዋል፡፡ Read the rest of this entry »
ካሄደውን አምስተኛ ዙር አገር አቅፍ ምርጫ ጠቅላላ የምርጫ ጊዜ ሰሌዳን የኢትዮጵያ ብሔራዊ ምርጫ ቦርድ ጽሕፈት ቤት ይፋ አደረገ፡፡ Read the rest of this entry »
By: Dr Farrukh Saleem – The writer is the Pakistani Executive Director of the Center for Research and Security Studies, a think tank established in 2007, and an Islamabad-based freelance columnist. Why are Jews so powerful?
There are only 14 million Jews in the world; seven million in the Americas , five million in Asia, two million in Europe and 100,000 in Africa .For every single Jew in the world there are 100 Muslims. Yet, Jews are more than a hundred times more powerful than all the Muslims put together.Ever wondered why? Jesus of Nazareth was Jewish. Albert Einstein, the most influential scientist of all time and TIME magazine’s ‘Person of the Century’, was a Jew.Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis was a Jew. So were Karl Marx, Paul Samuelson and Milton Friedman.Here are a few other Jews whose intellectual output has enriched the whole humanity: Read the rest of this entry »