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    A $180 Billion Opportunity in African Energy Planning

    RMI Serving the more than 600 million people across sub-Saharan Africa who lack access to reliable electricity is an urgent goal because of the financial, health, and education benefits that energy brings. But the increases of between 1.3 and eight times existing installed capacity that is planned by nations across East and West Africa by […]

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    U.S. Senators’ call for postponing the Ethiopian election is foolish and very dangerous

    Ethiopian Herald On June 5, Ethiopia will conduct national parliamentary elections that will be decisive not only for Ethiopia but the entire Horn of Africa. On the eve of Special Envoy, Ambassador Jeffrey Feltman’s first trip to the Horn of Africa, five Democratic U.S. Senators sent him a letter, expressing their concerns about Ethiopia. 29 […]

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    Jubilee, Allianz set eyes on Ethiopian market after share sale deal

    The East African Jubilee Holdings Limited Chairman Nizar Juma and Allianz Africa Regional CEO Coenraad Vrolijk on September 29, 2020 in Nairobi. PHOTO | FILE | NMG Summary Allianz completed the acquisition of 66 percent stake in Jubilee General Insurance Company (Kenya), leaving the holding company (JHL) with 34 percent of the shares. Following the […]

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    Sovereignty never be bargained for inappropriate preconditions

    Ethiopian Herald The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia has recently said that the European Union’s strange preconditions to deploy observers for the Sixth Round National Election of Ethiopia are totally against the sovereignty and security of the country. As EU’s preconditions are controversial and contrary to the sovereignty of the nation, the Ethiopian government […]

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    Why SA isn’t making its own vaccines

    From 1935 to 2001, SA produced its own vaccines. But since then, we’ve fallen far behind our peers, which leaves us at the back of the queue for Covid jabs. Why did this happen, and can it be fixed? SA is one of only a handful of African countries — the others are Egypt, Ethiopia, […]

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    Dubai’s DP World and Ethiopia strike $1bn deal to develop trade and logistics corridor

    The National News Infrastructure will be developed to build dry ports, silos, warehouses, container yards and other facilities Dubai-based ports operator DP World and Ethiopia’s Ministry of Transport signed an agreement to develop the road linking Ethiopia to Berbera in Somaliland into a trade and logistics corridor. DP World and its partners plan to invest […]

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    Quantum computing: IBM’s new tool lets users design quantum chips in minutes

    Big Blue has made Qiskit Metal generally available, to let “anyone” try their hand at quantum hardware design. ZDNet By Daphne Leprince-Ringuet  Building the hardware that underpins quantum computers might not sound like everybody’s cup of tea, but IBM is determined to make the idea sound less challenging.   The company has announced the general availability […]

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    The European Union Conspiracy to Delegitimize the June 5, 2021 Ethiopian Election EXPOSED!

    Al Mariam’s Commentaries By almariam  For months, I have been predicting and warning the U.S. and the European Union are locked in a conspiracy to delegitimize the June 5, 2021 Ethiopian parliamentary election. In my February 14, 2021 commentary, I laid out my case on the U.S./E.U. conspiracy to “sabotage democratic reform in Ethiopia and undermine confidence in […]

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    Sudan’s latest statement against Ethiopia unwarranted, provocative: MoFA

    ADDIS ABABA— The recent press statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Sudan against Ethiopia are unwarranted, provocative and increasingly bellicose propaganda campaign, said Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs(MoFA). According to MoFA, Ethiopia has for long refrained from reacting to the numerous fabricated stories appearing in the press statements of […]

All Time Great Quotes

  • But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated.

    Ernest Hemingway
  • Do not mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself.

    Henry James
  • Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night. 

    William Blake
  • It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company. 

    George Washington
  • But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust. 

    Jesus Christ
  • Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you. 

    Walt Whitman
  • Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise. 

    Sigmund Freud
  • You can't blame gravity for falling in love. 

    Albert Einstein
  • Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. 

    Thomas Jefferson
  • The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.

    Lao Tzu
  • I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life. No one comes to the Father except through me. 

    Jesus Christ
  • Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success. 

    Henry Ford
  • God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well. 

    Voltaire
  • There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved. 

    George Sand
  • Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something. 

    Plato
  • Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. 

    Robert H. Schuller
  • Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier. 

    Mother Teresa
  • We know what we are, but know not what we may be. 

    William Shakespeare
  • You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them. 

    Desmond Tutu
  • Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. 

    George Bernard Shaw
  • The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. 

    Socrates
  • Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it. 

    Confucius
  • Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?' 

    Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Let the one among you who is without sin be the first to cast a stone. 

    Jesus Christ
  • Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. 

    Nelson Mandela
  • Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. 

    Winston Churchill
  • Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. 

    Aristotle
  • The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. 

    Edmund Burke
  • Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. 

    Buddha
  • Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. 

    Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain. 

    Joseph Campbell
  • Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud. 

    Maya Angelou
  • Nobles shall come from Egypt; Ethiopia shall hasten to stretch out her hands to God.

    Psalm 68:31
  • It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. 

    Aristotle
  • The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart. 

    Helen Keller
  • So I say to you, Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you. 

    Jesus Christ
  • If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way. 

    Napoleon Hill
  • Believe you can and you're halfway there.

    Theodore Roosevelt
  • The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.  

    H.Jackson Brown, Jr.
  • Are you not like the Ethiopian to me, O people of Israel?”

     

    Amos 9:7

 

About the Artist 

Afewerk Tekle (22 October 1932 – 10 April 2012) was one of Ethiopia’s most celebrated artists, particularly known for his paintings on African and Christian themes as well as his stained glass.[1]

Born in Ankober to Feleketch Yamatawork and Tekle Mamo, Afewerk grew up under the Italian occupation during the Second World War. Following the war, in 1947, Afewerk decided that he wanted to help rebuild Ethiopia and elected to travel to England to study mining engineering. Before departing, Afewerk, together with other students leaving to study overseas, was addressed by Emperor Haile Selassie. Afewerk recalls being told “you must work hard, and when you come back do not tell us what tall buildings you saw in Europe, or what wide streets they have, but make sure you return equipped with the skills and the mindset to rebuild Ethiopia”

Afewerk had already shown talent as an artist as a child, decorating several walls in his home town. Whilst at boarding school in England, this talent was recognised and encouraged by his teachers. As a result, Afewerk was persuaded to switch from engineering and enroll in Central School of Arts and Crafts in London. He then went on to the Slade School of Art where he studied painting, sculpture and architecture.

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