The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Gets Set to Open The controversial dam is nearly done, but will drought and lack of grid infrastructure lessen its impact? Photo-illustration: Edmon de Haro (kichuu.com) — Construction of the 6,000-megawatt, US $5 billion Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) began nearly six years ago and is now close to completion. Sometime in 2017, the dam, which[Read More…]
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Resolutions of the Oromoo Liberation Front National Council (OLF-NC) (December 27, 2016) The Oromo Liberation Front National Council (OLF-NC) held its regular meeting from December 16th to 25th, 2016 and passed pertinent resolutions after careful evaluations of the organization’s performances and analysis of issues that affect the Oromo national liberation struggle. The Oromo liberation struggle for the right of self-determination[Read More…]
“ABO”n , MAQAA MITII !!! KAAYYOO UMMTA OROMOOTI !!! SEENAA Y. G(2005) kutaa 3ffaa fi xumuraa Qabsoo Oromoon gaggeessaa jiru , kan addunyaan gaggeessituun addaa miti. rakkoon qabsoo keessattis ta’ee akka Ummataatti nu mudataa jiru , addunyaa irrattis mul’ateera. Mul’ataaS jiras. Dubbi guddaan akkamittin keessa dabranii bakka yaadan ga’aan ? isa jedhu malee, akkamiin keessa gangalataa jiraatan ? kan jedhu[Read More…]
The construction cranes towering above the building sites on Ras Abebe Aragay Street in central Addis Ababa are tangible evidence of Ethiopia’s lofty ambitions to transform its capital into a modern hub. In two years’ time this should become a boulevard of gleaming skyscrapers, home to leading banks and others attracted by Ethiopia’s state-led development model. And with sub-Saharan Africa’s[Read More…]