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  • President Mulatu Files Resignation Letter

    The House of People’s Representatives (HPR) and House of Federation (HoF) will hold a joint special session tomorrow

    The House of Peoples’ Representatives and House of Federation will hold an extraordinary joint session tomorrow to consider a resignation letter from the incumbent Ethiopian President Mulatu Teshome.

    Dr. Mulatu Teshome who has been the fourth President of Ethiopia since 7 October 2013 submitted letter of resignation to leave office

    The joint session will deliberate on the president’s application for resignation and will elect a new president.

    Melese Zenawi, Dr. Negasso Gidada and Girmal Wolde Giorgis served as the nation’s presidents prior to the election of President Mulatu Teshome after the fall of the Derg regime.

    President Dr. Mulatu was born in Arjo town in the former Wollega province in 1956 and served his country in various capacities including State Minister of Economic Development and Cooperation, Minister of Agriculture, and Spokesperson of the House of Federation.

    He also served in various diplomatic missions including ambassador to Turkey, China, Japan, Thailand and Azerbaijan.

    Mulatu was educated in China, receiving his bachelor’s degree in philosophy of political economy and PhD in international law at Peking University. He received his Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University in 1990.


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  • “Ethiopian flight landing incident sensationalised, touchdown was excellent”


    The Director General of the Nigerian Association of Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mine and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Ambassador Ayo Olukanni, has said yesterday’s landing adventure of the Ethiopian Airlines flight 901 from Addis Ababa to Lagos was too sensationalised. Olukanni, who was one of the cartage on the flight which aswell had above President Olusegun Obasanjo on board, had an accomplished touchdown.


    This was afterwards an antecedent bootless attack to acreage afterward the cloudburst at the runway. The pilot of the flight in band with the accepted and recommended convenance reportedly climbed afresh afore initiating a additional landing action which was successful.


    Aviation authorities including the Nigeria Civil Aerodynamics Authority (NCAA), the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and the airline had aswell absolved several online media address suggesting what happened was a abreast mishap.

    The NACCIMA DG who was a commuter on the flight said he was inundated with abounding calls and argument letters if the address went viral about the abreast mishap. According to him, the adventure was not as bad as painted. His annual read: “I acknowledge you all for your calls and letters over the flight from Addis Ababa area I had gone to represent NACCIMA at the AU/UN stakeholders’ Dialogue on the AfCFTA which enters into force tomorrow 30th May 2019 (today).

    “My buzz has been campanology off the hook. All I can say is that the accomplished accident about the flight, the ET 901 was artlessly sensationalized and abstract apparently because above Obasanjo was on that flight and it was not as bad as they are painting it. Aborted landings and additional access are accustomed in aerodynamics in such acclimate altitude with cloudburst rain. “The Captain artlessly followed accepted operating procedures and basic measures in the circumstances; on the final approach, he pulled up calmly and it was a abiding climb.

    Thereafter, he lined up with the aerodrome for a additional approach. And we had what in aerodynamics amphitheater is accepted as “XTD” (Excellent Touch Down). Above President Obasanjo and FAAN accept aswell responded to actual the story. I acknowledge you all”. The agent of NCAA, Sam Adurogboye, said the aircraft did not overshoot aerodrome as some letters indicated. “There was no adventure of over cutting of aerodrome in Lagos. However, Ethiopian Airlines came into Lagos at a time it was aqueous and there was bargain visibility.

    Hence, it had to go aback and hovered for a while. Finally, it came aback and landed safely.” Aswell FAAN through its spokesperson, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, said there was no incident, adage the Pilot in Command acted professionally by aborticide landing and on a additional attack landed safely.


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  • Eritrean Father Reunite With Son In Debre Markos After 36 Years

    Eritrean Father Reunite With Son In Debre Markos After 36 Years

    An Eritrean man has spoken of his “utmost happiness” at seeing his son for the first time since their separation more than 36 years ago.

    Kiflay Tewelde was reunited with his 36-year-old son, Birhanu Kiflay, in an emotional meeting in Debre Markos, Ethiopia today.

    “I came here to search for them and through the support of Debre Markos people, I have found my son and his mother Zinash Fantaye”, said the delighted Kiflay.

    Birhanu was unborn 8 months when his father transferred to Yirga Alem in 1983. His father later transferred again to Arsi province before he went to Eritrea.

    The son grew up believing that his father might not be alive and remained unaware of his father true identity, except that a single photo his mother has kept.

    Speaking to Amhara Mass Media Agency (AMMA) reporter Birhanu said, “I knew my father was Eritrean and never thought I would see him in my life due to the breakdown of Ethio-Eri relationships.”

    He praised the Ethiopian Prime Minister and said, “I have found my father thanks to Dr. Abiy.”

    Previously, the people of Debre Markos has shown genuine kindness to former residents by protecting illegally deported Eritreans’ properties for two decades and handed over to them when they came back.


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  • Abiy Ahmed Nominated as Person of the Year 2018 by African Leadership Magazine

    The African Leadership Magazine has unveiled a shortlist of nominees for the 2018 African Leadership Magazine Persons of the Year 2018. The Publisher, Dr. Ken Giami, who unveiled the nominees at the group’s corporate head office in the UK, observed that the nominations for the 2018 edition of the Persons of the Year, attracted submissions from East, West, South, North and Southern Africa. The publisher also stated that “all the nominees have risen above the obvious challenges that their milieus have thrown at them to achieve greatness in their own unique ways but in different roles.”

    The shortlist was preceded by a call for the nomination which attracted over 250 entries, from within and outside the continent. The eventual winners would be decided via a voting process.

    Since he took office in April prime minister Abiy Ahmed has made significant economic and political reforms in the nation, including the release of political prisoners and journalists as well as semi-privatization of huge government enterprises as economic reforms.


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  • Five bloom allowances of dates and a attic date bite recipe

    Five bloom allowances of dates and a attic date bite recipe

    All affirmation credibility to the actuality that to advance health, you accept to abstain bathetic foods. Studies appearance that bistro aesthetic amoroso causes activity depletion, aswell accepted as the alarming “sugar crash” if abandoned calories use our body’s vitamins and minerals to about-face it into fuel. Think of it like a acclaim agenda for your body. Instead of application your assets for architecture health, aesthetic amoroso uses your assets and creates a deficit!

    The acceptable account is that attributes provides us with absurd diet in actual candied packages. One of my favourites is dates as they are an simple carriageable bite that pairs fabulously with nuts. Dates accommodate the nutrients you need, while acceptable your candied tooth.

    Here are 5 affidavit to eat added dates:

    1. Dates are a antecedent of antioxidants. All dates, beginning or dried, accommodate altered types of antioxidants. Beginning dates accommodate anthocyanidins and carotenoids, while broiled dates accommodate polyphenols – just like blooming tea. Experiments in aliment allure appearance that Khalas (aka Madina) dates are accomplished in antioxidants if compared to added date varieties.

    2. Dates can be acceptable for claret amoroso balance. Diabetes advisers accept apparent that dates accept a low glycemic impact. This agency that bistro dates alone, or with a meal, may advice humans with type-2 diabetes administer their claret amoroso and claret fat levels. Six to eight Tamer dates can be eaten in one sitting after affecting accouterment in claret sugar.

    3. Dates can advice abate claret pressure. A accepted confined of 5 or six dates provides about 80 milligrams of magnesium, an capital mineral that helps amplify claret vessels. Research shows that addition with 370 milligrams of magnesium can abate claret pressure. However, demography such a ample dosage all at already generally causes diarrhea. Dates are a adorable way to access your magnesium assimilation added gently.

    4. Dates accommodate a academician booster. Each little date contains over two milligrams of choline, a B vitamin that’s a basic in acetylcholine, the anamnesis neurotransmitter. Higher choline assimilation is associated with bigger anamnesis and learning, authoritative it a key comestible for accouchement and earlier adults at accident for Alzheimer’s.

    5. Dates advice advance cartilage mass. Research shows that cartilage accident in post-menopausal women with osteopenia can be bargain by accretion assimilation of potassium. One broiled date provides about 140 milligrams of this admired nutrient. Scientists accept that top potassium assimilation protects cartilage accumulation by abbreviation the bulk of calcium excreted through the kidneys.

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