Ethiopian train heading to Djibouti reportedly derailed

Ethiopian train heading to Djibouti reportedly derailed

borkena April 4,2019 Djibouti bound freight train reportedly derailed in Eastern Shoa zone, South East of Addis Ababa, state broadcaster, EBC, reported on Thursday citing Ethiopian News Agency. The accident happened at 3:00 o’ clock local time and authorities linked it to heavy rain which buried the tracks with soil. There are no reports of […]

Ethiopia’s new advocacy group for Addis Ababa, Balderas, held its presser

Ethiopia’s new advocacy group for Addis Ababa, Balderas, held its presser

borkena April 3,2019 Addis Ababa Balader Council, a new non-state actor organized to advocate for the cause of Addis Ababa, held its press conference on Wednesday, Amharic Service of DW reported. In its statement, the council announced that it is not claiming any power in the administration of Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, and that it […]

Somali Democracy Party vows to ensure good governance in the region

Somali Democracy Party vows to ensure good governance in the region

Somali People’s Democratic Party is undertaking its 10th congress,it adopted Somali Democracy Party as its new name. The party vows to ensure good governance in the region. Ethiopian Somali People’s Democratic Party (ESPDP) changing its names to Somali Democracy Party- dropping the prefix-Ethiopian. In an explanation as to why the change in name is needed, […]

Ethiopian tourist destinations to be a focus for United States Tour Operators

Ethiopian tourist destinations to be a focus for United States Tour Operators

USTOA board members have visited Ethiopian tourist destinations. They seem to see great revenue potential but infrastructure development to the destinations could be an issue unless Ethiopian government acts on it. borkena April 1,2019 The United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) Board members and some US travel operators who are members of USTOA have visited […]