For show times, tickets and additional information, call (575) 751-4245 or visit storyteller7.com. For tickets and additional information, call (575) 758-2052 or visit tcataos.org. I didn’t either until I saw this movie based on the rise of Saraya Knight (Florence Pugh), stage name “Paige,” and her rough and tumble family from Norwich, England. Taos Community AuditoriumCapernaüm ("Chaos") tells the story of Zain (Zain al-Rafeea), a Lebanese boy who sues his parents for the "crime" of giving him life. For show times, tickets and additional information, call (575) 751-4245 or visit storyteller7.com.
February 23, 2019 18:11 UTC
This Ethnic federalism policy is not only a threat to peace, but it is also an antithesis to democracy and individual liberty. To make matters worse, ethnic federalism can not even be peacefully implemented because many territories are still contested between tribal elites. When modern Ethiopians support civic nationalism and oppose ethnic federalism; tribal elites usually accuse them of nostalgia for feudalism or unitary state. To the contrary, the modern alternative to ethnic federalism is not a unitary one, but MORE federalism. Abiy’s rhetoric promoting Ethiopian nationalism and his recent plan to create an “Identity Commission” shows that he knows that the current ethnic federalism has major problems.
February 23, 2019 17:26 UTC
The meeting on the "Protection of Minors in the Church" in session in the Vatican on Feb. 23, 2019. (Vatican Media)In an interview during the Vatican meeting on the “Protection of Minors in the Church”, Ethiopian Bishop Markos Gebremedhin spoke about the vulnerability of children in the cultural context of his country. Listen to Bishop Markos GebremedhinBishop Gebremedhin said that Ethiopia as a nation is committed to protecting children and has signed the United Nations Convention on the Protection of Minors. Within the Ethiopian Church so far, they have not yet had any report of sexual abuse of children by the clergy. The most important thing, Bishop Gebremedhin said, is to prevent the abuse of children in the Church.
February 23, 2019 14:26 UTC
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Ethiopian government has begun demolishing thousands of houses they say are illegal in the Oromia region in the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa. Jawar Mohammed, a prominent activist in Ethiopia, said it is because the government has not provided adequate housing that people build what are called 'Moon Houses,' houses built illegally overnight in the moonlight. "It is irresponsible to demolish these houses now after sitting idle and watching when they were built. "The areas were slated for greenery spaces, manufacturing hubs and various investment projects," Addisu Arega, a senior official from the Oromia region, told The Associated Press. "We are conducting various public housing projects that will benefit the poor.
February 23, 2019 12:11 UTC
The Ethiopian government has begun demolishing thousands of houses they say are illegal in the Oromia region in the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa. The government said it intends to tear down 12,000 houses that were built illegally on government land, taking advantage of widespread unrest in the region over the past three years. But residents allege that they were paying taxes to the government on the properties. The U.N. Special Rapporteur for Adequate Housing, Liliana Farha, said she is concerned about the planned demolition of the houses, in neighborhoods called Legetafo and Legedadi. Jawar Mohammed, a prominent activist in Ethiopia, said it is because the government has not provided adequate housing that people build what are called 'Moon Houses,' houses built illegally overnight in the moonlight.
The National Bank of Ethiopia says it is preparing a draft bill whereby banks will take movable assets as collateral for lending.Governor of the National Bank of Ethiopia, Yinager Dessie on Friday said the draft bill will also provide opportunity for those borrowers who can submit their creative ideas as collateral and be qualified for credits. The draft bill will reportedly help to solve the financial constraints citizens who want to engage in various activities face due to lack of financial resources. Dessie said the draft bill will provide opportunity for borrowers who possess movable assets but lack the necessary startup capital. According to the governor, provision of credits by retaining movable assets as a collateral was drawn experience from other countries and he is confident that it will be effective at the earliest time possible. Yinager further revealed that a revised bill under preparation will also avail the opportunity to foreigners of Ethiopian origin to participate in the financial sector of the national economy.
By ELIAS MESERET, Associated PressADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Ethiopian government has begun demolishing thousands of houses they say are illegal in the Oromia region in the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa. Jawar Mohammed, a prominent activist in Ethiopia, said it is because the government has not provided adequate housing that people build what are called 'Moon Houses,' houses built illegally overnight in the moonlight. "It is irresponsible to demolish these houses now after sitting idle and watching when they were built. But Ethiopian officials said the houses were built when the government administration of the areas was weak because of the widespread protests and it was not able to stop them. "We are conducting various public housing projects that will benefit the poor.
Published on 23.02.2019 at 14h21 by APA NewsEthiopian national and regional political parties have agreed on a covenant that will govern their relationships after a two-week discussion which ended on Saturday.According to the covenant, the general assembly and council are tasked with settling disputes among political parties. National Election Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) Chairperson, Birtukan Mideksa told journalists that all regional and national parties have agreed on a covenant that governs them after extensive talks. Consequently, political parties that were formed as a front, an alliance and coalition will be represented by three leadership each in the general assembly, it was indicated. However, national and regional parties will be represented by two leaders. NEBE prepared the draft covenant the parties agreed upon by consensus.
February 23, 2019 11:37 UTC
Most of the tax income has come from party companies known as Endowments of Endowment Fund for the Rehabilitation of Tigrai (EFFORT). Another party company Trans Ethiopia has also collected around 200 million birr VAT, according to South TV report. Located in the northern part of Ethiopia, Tigray Region has nine regions (kililat) of Ethiopia. In addition, Sur Construction is also one of the biggest construction companies in Ethiopia easily securing government road construction and related projects. Reports show that political party companies in Ethiopia have been enjoying special treatment from the government making the operations of the private sector tough.
February 23, 2019 09:34 UTC
Ethiopia Electric Utility (EEU) collects 3.2 billion birr (about $114 million) bill from its customers during the first six months of Ethiopian calendar started July 8, 2018. In addition to domestic market, Ethiopia is currently selling electricity to Sudan and Djibouti. The country is also planing to start selling power to Kenya and other countries in East Africa as well as the Gulf Countries. As a result, EEU is mandated to deal only with the service provision, while Ethiopia Electric Power (EEP) is established to focus on power generation. Reports show that from hydroelectric to solar, from geothermal to wind and nuclear energy, Ethiopia has the potential for generating tens of thousands of renewable energy.
February 23, 2019 07:07 UTC
Surveying the same 40-hectare plot in the centre of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital, Abiy Ahmed, the most talked-about leader in Africa, sets out his grand plans for transforming Ethiopia. Transformation “If you change this,” saysAbiy, gesturing to the rubble-strewn compound and the rapidly changing skyline in the capital beyond, “you can change Addis. Driven by former prime minister Meles’s vision of a South Korean or Chinese-style “developmental state”, the government poured money into roads, giant dams, agriculture, health and education. While the prime minister preaches “unity of the nation and national pride”, the notion of a greater Ethiopia grates with those pressing for more regional autonomy. The prime minister professes to be unfazed by the forces he has unleashed.
February 22, 2019 18:56 UTC
Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest Airline has announced plans to once again celebrate International Women’s Day by operating an All-Women functioned flight on Addis Ababa – Stockholm – Oslo route on March 8. GebreMariam said that the all-women flight would have its theme as “All women functioned flight” to operate from the continent of Africa to meet with counterparts in Europe to show the power of women to the world. He said that the historical flight would be operated by the airline’s women professionals from flight deck to the ground including airport operations. “We honour and celebrate their indispensable contributions to our Aviation Group and the broader aviation industry of our country and the continent at large. Ethiopian Airlines had operated four flights to Bangkok, Kigali, Lagos, and Buenos Aires, which were operated by women aviation professionals.
February 22, 2019 18:11 UTC
Ethiopia inaugurates a model water supply, sanitation and waste management system in Welenchiti Town, Oromia Region. The project enhances the coverage of the clean water supply of town to its fullest potential. Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (WaSH) underpins the effective functioning of health facilities. In 2017/18 the clean water supply coverage at rural, urban and national levels has reached 73.9 per cent, 60.2 per cent and 71.1 per cent respectively. The Welenchiti water supply and waste management project is a model in the Oromia Regional state and exemplary in terms of showing joint undertakings and results.
February 22, 2019 16:07 UTC
A delegation from the Government of Uruguay on Friday met with the UN Economic Commission for Africa’s Deputy Executive Secretary, Giovanie Biha, and discussed on how to help improve Africa’s agriculture sector. The two sides have discussed ways through which the think tank and Uruguay can work together so African countries can learn from the South American country’s successful experience and best practices in agriculture and related sectors. Mr. Pollack said the South American country would also want to learn from Africa’s experiences, especially regarding climate change mitigation. He said his country also hopes to benefit from the UNECA’s knowledge and strategic relationship with African Member States. Uruguay’s economy is characterized by an export-oriented agricultural sector and a well-educated work force in a country of 3.5 million people.
February 22, 2019 15:45 UTC
What is the Addis Ababa Riverside Project about? The development project will run along the two biggest rivers in Addis Ababa – stretching 23.8kms and 27.5kms respectively – all the way from the mountains of Entoto through to Akaki river. “The project essentially aims to lift the image and potential of the capital. The PM’s office added: Increase the real estate value of current and future property development alongside the river project and to enhance green coverage and build the image of Addis Ababa as a city reflecting its name – New Flower. All the better for a city with Africa’s biggest airline operatorEthiopia, the national carrier, has its base in Addis Ababa, the Bole International Airport.
February 22, 2019 15:11 UTC