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Library of Congress acquires a rare Gospel book printed in Rome in 1548

The Ethiopian collection at the Library of Congress has recently acquired a rare Gospel book printed in Rome in 1548.

The Ethiopian collection at the Library of Congress has recently acquired a rare Gospel book printed in Rome in 1548. This book is the first printed edition of the New Testament in the Ge’ez language, ግዕዝ (Ethiopic), the ancient liturgical language of Ethiopia. It was edited by three Ethiopian monks who traveled from the Debre Libanos monastery in Ethiopia to the Vatican, passing through Jerusalem on the way. Located northwest of Addis Ababa in the far reaches of the Oromia region, the Debre Libanos monastery was built in the 13th century by the Ethiopian saint, Tekle Haymanot. Debre Libanos suffered…

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Selling Ethiopia Down the (Nile) River: The Unraveling Secret Conspiracy

great renaissance dam

By professor Al Mariam Selling Ethiopia Down the (Nile) River: The Unraveling Secret Conspiracy of Sameh Shoukry, Steven Mnuchin and David Milpass to Wreck the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam I am not into conspiracy theories, but I can smell a rat a mile away. In Hamlet, Shakespeare wrote, “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.” I say something is stinking to high heavens in the conspiracy of Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, U.S. Secretary of Treasury Steven Mnuchin  and World Bank Group Presdient David Milpass’ (the “Gang of Three”) secret conspiracy to wreck the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).…

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“ኢትዮጵያ የውሃ ሙሌቱን እያካሄደች ድርድሩን ትቀጥላለች” የህዳሴ ግድብ የኢትዮጵያ ተደራዳሪዎች

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)

በህዳሴው ግድብ ዙርያ ለሚነሱት ውዝግቦች ዋነኛ መፍትሄ የተጀመረውን የሶስትዮሽ ድርድር ማስቀጠል መሆኑን እንደምታምንና ኢትዮጵያ ውይይቶችን ሳታቋርጥ የግድቡን ግንባታም ሆነ የውሃ ሙሌት እንደምትቀጥል በሶስትዮሹ ድርድር የተሳተፉ ኢትዮጵያውያን ተደራዳሪዎች ለአዲስ ዘመን ዝግጅት ክፍል ተናግረዋል። የህዳሴ ግድብ የብሔራዊ ኤክስፐርቶች ፓናል ሰብሳቢና በሕዳሴው ግድብ የሦስትዮሽ ድርድር ኮሚቴ አባል ኢንጂነር ጌዲዮን አስፋው እንደሚገልጹት፤ ኢትዮጵያ የውሃ ሙሌቱን እንዳታደርግ የሚያግዳት ስምምነትም ሆነ ህግ የለም። በመሆኑም በቀጣዩ ሐምሌ ወር ውሃውን እየሞላች በቀሪ ጉዳዮች ላይ ውይይት ማካሄዷን ትቀጥላለች። በዚህ መሰረት በመጀመሪያ ዓመት 4 ነጥብ 9 ቢሊዮን ኪዩቢክ ሜትር ውሃ ይሞላል፤ በሁለተኛው ዓመት ደግሞ በአጠቃላይ 18 ነጥብ 4 ቢሊዮን ኪዩቢክ ሜትር ይደርሳል። እንዲህ እንዲህ እያለች ኢትዮጵያ 74 ቢሊዮን ኪዩቢክ ሜትር…

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Ethiopia to fill disputed dam, deal or no deal

Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

By ELIAS MESERET | Associated Press ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — It's a clash over water usage that Egypt calls an existential threat and Ethiopia calls a lifeline for millions out of poverty. Just weeks remain before the filling of Africa's most powerful hydroelectric dam might begin, and tense talks between the countries on its operation have yet to reach a deal. Ethiopian Foreign Minister Gedu Andargachew said on Friday declared that his country will go ahead and start filling the $4.6 billion Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam next month, even without an agreement. "For us it is not mandatory to reach…

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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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