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Scientists unlock secrets of Ethiopia’s superfood in race to save it from warming climate

Injera

Teff, an ancient grain originally from Ethiopia, is a staple crop for 50 million people in the country. It is also increasingly popular worldwide, touted as a superfood for its gluten-free, high fiber and protein, and low-sugar properties. Yet dramatic temperature increases projected in Ethiopia by 2070, could force farmers to grow it only in mountainous areas at higher altitudes, driving down production at a time when food is already scarce and the population is rising. Teff, however, has secrets hidden within its DNA. For the first time, scientists have mapped the grain's massive diversity, consisting of 3,850 known types.…

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አፄ ምኒልክ፣ የባርያ ፍንገላና ንግድ በኢትዮጵያ

Menelik II

በኀይሌ ላሬቦ በአ አ 6/12/2020 ላይ አንድ Nuro B Dedefo የተባለ ጽንፈኛ የኦሮሞ ብሔርተኛ "Abraham Lincoln vs Menelik II" በሚል ርእስ ሁለቱን መሪዎች እያነጻጸረ በፌስቡክ ላይ ጽፎ አንድ የተከበረ ግለሰብ መጣጥፉን ላከልኝና አነበብሁት። ደራሲው አብርሃም ሊንኮንን የባርያ ነፃ አውጪ እያለ ሲያሞግሰው፣ አፄ ምኒልክን ደግሞ የባሮች ሻጭና ባለጸጋ ሲል ይወነጅላቸዋል። ጽሑፉን ሳነበው ቅራቅንቦና አርቲቡርቲ ስለሆነ ምንም መልስ ልሰጠው ዝግጁ አልነበርክሁም። ግን ዛሬ እድረገጹ ገብቼ ሳነበው አንዳንድ አድናቂዎች ዐየሁና ገረመኝ። እንደተረዳሁት አቶ ኑሮ ደደፎ የሕግ ባለሙያ ሲሆን፣ ለምን አለመስኩ ገብቶ ሊፈተፍት እንደፈለገ ማወቅ አስቸጋሪ ሆኖብኛል። ምናልባት በሠለጠነበት መስኩ ዕውቅና ማትረፍ ዐቅቶት፣ ሆይ ሆይ የሚልለትን የአጃቢ መንጋን ትኩረት ለመሳብ ከጅሎ ይሆናል። አለበለዚያ ፋይዳው…

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ባልደራስ ለእውነተኛ ዴሞክራሲ፣ የአቋም መግለጫ

Balderas

የተግባር እርምጃ ስለመውሰድ በፌዴሬሽን ም/ቤት፣ በሕግ ትርጉም ሽፋን የተላለፈውን የፖለቲካ ውሳኔ በመቃወም የተግባር እርምጃ ስለመውሰድ ከባልደራስ ለእውነተኛ ዲሞክራሲ የወጣ የአቋም መግለጫ የፌዴሬሽን ም/ቤት በሰኔ 3 ቀን 2012 ዓ/ም ባደረገው ስብሰባ፣ 6ኛው አገራዊ እና ክልላዊ ምርጫ በውል ላልታወቀ ዘመን እንዲራዘም እና እድሜያቸው መስከረም 30 ቀን 2012 ዓ/ም የሚያበቃላቸው ሁሉም ም/ቤቶች በስልጣናቸው እንዲቀጥሉ መወሰኑን መሠረት አድርጎ፣ የባልደራስ ስራ አስፈፃሚ ኮሚቴ ሰፊ ምክክር አድርጓል፡፡ ከመነሻው፣ ገዢው ፓርቲ ለአገራችን የሚጠቅም የፖለቲካ አማራጭ ያላቸውን የፖለቲካ ፓርቲዎች ሙሉ በሙሉ ከሂደቱ እና ከውሳኔው አግልሎ፣ የስርዓቱ መጠቀሚያ በሆነው የሕገ-መንግስት ጉዳዮች አጣሪ ጉባኤ እና ለአዲስ አበባ እና ለድሬደዋ ውክልና በነፈገው ፌዴሬሽን ም/ቤት ት ብቻውን የሰጠው ውሳኔ፣ አገራችን ያለችበትን ውስብስብ…

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UN Appoints Major General Kefyalew Amde Tessema for UNISFA

United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Major General Kefyalew Amde Tessema of Ethiopia as Force Commander for the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA). He succeeds Major General Mehari Zewde Gebremariam of Ethiopia who will complete his assignment on 7 July.  The Secretary-General is grateful for his tireless dedication and effective leadership of UNISFA. Major General Tessema has a distinguished military career with the Ethiopian Armed Forces spanning more than 30 years.  He has also been a Council Member of the Ethiopian Ministry of National Defence since 2017.  Most recently, he served as the Head…

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በደቡብ ክልል ምክር ቤት የሚገኙ የዎላይታ ሕዝብ ተወካዮች እራሳቸውን ከምክር ቤት አባልነት አገለሉ።

Wolaita

በደቡብ ክልል ምክር ቤት የሚገኙ የዎላይታ ሕዝብ ተወካዮች እራሳቸውን ከምክር ቤት አባልነት አገለሉ። የብሔሩ ተወካይ አባላት ራሳቸውን ከምክር ቤት አባልነት ያገለሉት የዎላይታ ሕዝብ እራሱን በራሱ ለማስተዳደር ያስችለኛል በሚል ላቀረበው በክልል የመደራጀት ጥያቄ ምክር ቤቱ ተገቢውን ምላሽ አልሰጠም በሚል ነው ተብሏል ። የወላይታ ዞን ምክር ቤት ዋና አፈ ጉባኤ ወይዘሮ አበበች እራሾ ዛሬ ለዶቼ ቨለ ( DW ) በስልክ አንዳሉት የወላይታ ብሔር በክልል የመደራጀት ጥያቄ በኢፌድሪ ሕገ መንግሥት አንቀጽ 47 መሠረት በዞኑ ምክር ቤት ፀድቆ በ2011 ዓ.ም ለክልሉ ምክር ቤት በማቅረብ ሕዝበ ዉሳኔ እንዲደራጅለት ጠይቆ ነበር ፡፡ ዋና አፈ ጉባኤዋ በማያያዝም «የደቡብ ክልሉ ምክር ቤት ጥያቄው በቀረበ በአንድ ዓመት ጊዜ ውስጥ…

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No more elections based on clan lines and bloodshed-President Farmaajo

President Mohamed Farmaajo

MOGADISHU (HOL) - President Mohamed Farmaajo has reiterated his government’s commitment to holding one- person-one-vote elections in a transparent manner later this year. Addressing a joint session of the Federal Parliament, President Farmaajo said Somalis are expecting to exercise their individual rights to vote noting time had come to select the country’s leaders differently. “It’s clear that the elections we are planning to hold are different from the previous elections which took place in the country,” the president said. Noting that time had come for Somali citizens to choose their own leaders without fear of violence. The President called on…

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Somaliland inaugurates first 12km of Strategic road link with Ethiopia

Berbera Corridor

The President of Somaliland Muse Bihi Abdi has today officially inaugurated the first 12 KMs of Berbera Corridor, a trade and transport corridor that connects Ethiopia to Berbera Port of Somaliland. Somaliland President Muse Bihi and the Road Development minister Abdullahi Abokor said the corridor is bound to boost economic integration with Ethiopia and will turn Berbera into a major regional trading hub. “The old road was 6.5 meters wide, and the new road is 11.3-meter wide road, with a carriageway of 8 meters, the project is scheduled to be completed by September 2021,” said Abdilahi Abokor Somaliland minister of…

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EU welcomes resumption of talks between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan

Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

On Thursday, 28 May, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/ Vice-President of the European Commission Josep Borrell held a phone call with the Commissioner of the African Union Peace and Security Commission Smail Chergui. The High Representative and Commissioner Chergui exchanged views on the latest developments on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Resolving the Nile dispute is a matter of stability for the whole region. Over the past weeks, High Representative/Vice-President Borrell has been engaging with all parties and strongly encouraged them to avoid increased polarisation. He recalled that the EU welcomes the decision to…

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ከግንቦት 20 ትዝታዎች

Assab

አብርሀ በላይ የኢሳያስ አፈወርቂ ሁለተኛ ሰው የነበረው ጴጥሮስ ሰለሞን "ህዝባዊ ግንባር (ሻቢያ) አሥመራ ስንገባ እና ወያኔ አዲስ አበባ ሲገቡ፣ እኛ ምፅዋ ወደብ እንደያዝን፣ እነሱ ደግሞ አሰብን ለኢትዮጵያ ያስቀራሉ የሚል ግምት ነበረን። መለስ ዜናዊ ተነስቶ ደጋግሞ 'ኢትዮጵያ ወደብ ኑሯት አያውቅም' ብሎ ሁለቱን ወደቦች ሲያስረክቡን፣ እኔ በግሌ ክው ነበር ያልኩት። የኢትዮጵያ ህዝብ ገደሉት ነበር ያልኩት!" ይህን የተናገረው አቶ ጴጥሮስ ሰለሞን ኢሳያስ አፈወርቂ ከ G-15 ጋር አስሮት ዛሬ በህይወት ይኑር አይኑር አይታወቅም። ይህን ታሪካዊ ምስክርነት ሲስጥ ግን አንድ ታዋቂ ኢትዮጵያዊ ፓይለት አብሮት ነበር። (እኚህ ኢትዮጵያዊ ፓይለት በቅርቡ አግኝተን ምስክርነታቸውን ለኢትዮጵያ ህዝብ እንዲሰጡ እንጋብዛቸዋለን።) ምንም እንኳን የኢህአዴግ ጦር ቀድሞ አሰብ ወደብን ቢይዝም፣ ኗሪው ህዝብ…

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Sudanese army, Ethiopian militias clash near border

Sudanese Army

AA, Clashes between Sudan’s military and Ethiopian militias have taken place near the border with Ethiopia over the past three days, a spokesman for the Sudanese army said late Thursday. Brigadier General Amer Mohamed Al Hassan said in a televised statement that Ethiopian militias backed by the Ethiopian army have attacked territories in Gadaref state in eastern Sudan since May 26. “Backed by the Ethiopian army, the militias have attacked many areas along the border between Ethiopia and Sudan and have confiscated Sudanese resources,” he said. He noted that at least two people have died and nine have been wounded…

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