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    Ethiopia’s digital payment gateway

    Capital Ethiopia By Muluken Yewondwossen  The first-ever three years National Digital Payments Strategy (NDPS) of the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) hints that it would apply incentives and discouraging instruments like tax incentives and cash handling fee to attain the goal of the NDPS. The strategy that officially launched on July 15 and will face implementation […]

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    “Let your kind heart change the world.”

    The Ethiopian  Herald, BY BETELHEM BEDLU Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful and committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has so said, Margaret Mead. It is true that for a person who is willing to take part in voluntary activities and serve others, having a […]

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    DP World expands footprint in Africa further, opens new container terminal in Somaliland

    Engineering News BY: IRMA VENTER Growing its ever-increasing footprint in Africa, integrated logistics solutions provider Dubai Ports World (DP World) and the government of Somaliland have inaugurated a new container provider at Berbera port. This follows the completion of the first phase of the port’s expansion plan, as part of its development into a major regional trade hub serving the Horn of Africa.ADVERTISEMENT The official opening of […]

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    AfDB to support the expansion of electricity connection between Ethiopia and Djibouti

    ESI Africa The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved two grants totaling $83.6m to boost cross-border trade in electricity between Ethiopia and Djibouti. The funds are made up of a $69.65 million grant to Ethiopia and a $13.93 million grant to Djibouti. Both grants are sourced from the African Development Fund, which is the AfDB’s […]

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    Remarks by Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield at a UN Security Council Briefing on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

    Thank you, Mr. President. And let me start by thanking you the briefers, Special Envoy Onanga Anyanga, Executive Director Andersen, and the DRC representative on behalf of Chairman Tshisekedi, for the information that you shared with us today. I would also like to welcome the participation of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs from Egypt and […]

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    Remembering Hon Dr. Abebech Gobena; Mother of Humanity

    Ethiopian Herald For more than 40 years Hon Dr. Abebech Gobena was working day and night to give a mother’s love for thousands of children in Ethiopia. Surprisingly, she was doing all this charity despite many ups and downs that no one dares to face even for one’s own sake. Throughout the times, Abebech gave […]

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    Break the cycle of negative news

    Capital Ethiopia By Anteneh Aklilu  Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard is the Founder, chairman, and owner of APO Group, the leading media relations consultancy firm and press release distribution service in Africa and the Middle East. APO Group is working with more than 300 clients, ranging from governments to international institutions, prominent personalities, and companies. Clients include Facebook, Uber, […]

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    A new dawn for Africa’s climate research for development narrative

    ECA Addis Ababa, 24 June 2021 – The inaugural cohort of some 21 African post-doctoral researchers under the aegis of Climate Research for Development (CR4D) presented their pioneering findings, last week in Nairobi, Kenya, signaling a bold path for the new decade and dawn. The researchers who were selected from 11 countries namely Benin, Cameroon, Cote […]

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    Renaissance Dam crisis ‘beyond the scope of UN Security Council

    Middle East Monitor The UN Security Council revealed on Thursday that it will not be able to resolve the dispute between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia over the Renaissance Dam on the River Nile because the issue is “beyond the scope” of the international body. The claim has shocked both Egypt and Sudan. Although the council […]

The Way of life

  • A Man made for Defeat, But God is always a winner. 

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

    Henary the Evil
  • Pray in the morning. pray in the noon. pray in the evening. pray in the night. 

    Dagmawi Lalibela
  • It is ok to be alone because God is always there for you 

    Dagmawi Lalibela
  • 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
  • God Created the Universe 

    Dagmawi Lalibela
  • 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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