Violence Turns Investments in Regional Towns into Ash

As of Friday, July 3, 87 lives were lost, more than 200 individuals were injured and at least 46 hotels were destroyed across Oromia Regional State in the wake of mass protests that turned violent earlier in the week. As business owners begin to pick up the pieces, many are dealing with the difficult realisation that insurance coverage does not cover political vandalism and are turning to government to make them whole, reports GELILA SAMUEL, FORTUNE STAFF WRITER.

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The Motivations Behind Dialogue that Shapes Outcomes

In the realm of public administration, it is the complex relationships within a society that magnify problems such as inefficiency and disparities between individuals and groups. Cultivating systematic approaches to fighting such limitations is beneficial, and one of these is effective dialogue, which opens the door to stimulative interactions in our effort to address problems. […]

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THINKING THE FUTURE

This column has always tried to be forthright and deliberate in all its commentaries about the major failings of the existing world order. Our considered opinion in regards to the system’s underlying principles and its day-to-day operations has always been based on verifiable experiential facts, without much bias from ideological convictions! Reiterating our core narrative, […]

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Lack of Long Game, Achilles Heel of Ethiopia’s Politics

True hegemony is dominating the ideas marketplace, which is more difficult than fighting one’s way to Arat Kilo. It demands a more patient game. But it is the only sustainable answer to the problem that is refusing to go away, writes Tibebu Bekele (tibebu@gmail.com), who is interested in constructive dialogue and civil engagement.

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Ethiopia Kicks off Large-Scale Rice Production

The Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research has begun working with farmers across regional states on large-scale rice production aiming to reduce its import. With the project, a total of 4,500 farmers from Amhara, Oromia, Benishangul Gumuz, Southern Nations, Nationalities & Peoples’, Gambela and Tigray regional states have planted 1,123ha of rice, which is expected to […]

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Smallholder Farmers Join Hands to Boost Productivity

With support from the Agricultural Transformation Agency, smallholder farmers in Arsi Zone, Oromia Regional State have started organising themselves into crop-specific clusters to increase productivity. Dubbed Farmers Production Cluster (FPC), the scheme will enable the farmers with adjacent farmlands to undertake all the processes of farming, starting from ploughing to harvesting, at the same period […]

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