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ስለ ኣዲሱ የሲዳማ ብሔራዊ ዴሞክራሲያዊ ንቅናቄ (ሲብዴን) የፖለቲካ ፓርቲ ምን ያውቃሉ

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The Sidama people had suffered a lot by repeated undemocratic and brutal rulers like other nations, nationalities and people suffered in Ethiopia although; the Sidama nation in the history had never acknowledged unjust and undemocratic regimes and brutality peacefully. Sidama nation had made various attempts to shape the autocratic nature of the recent four subsequent regimes of Ethiopia including the present narrow sated regime. In the early, the Sidama people had fought against with Menelik-II regime which was for the first time invaded the Sidama land. Before this time Sidama was autonomous state in the history and the state was governed by traditional administration which was fair, just and democratic management system and by far better and democratic than any democratic country in the world. In 1880’s Menelik-II sent bouquets of first group invaders to Sidama land led by General Beshah Aboye. The Menelik army was highly organized and equipped with weaponries and carrying…

ኣገሪቷ በማስመዝገብ ላይ ካለችው ኢኮኖሚያዊ እድገት የሲዳማውያንን ተጠቃሚነት ለማረጋገጥ ከዞኑ መንግስት ብዙ መስራት ይጠበቃል

ኢትዮጵያ በኣሁኑ ጊዜ በኣለም ደረጃ የተሻለ ኢኮኖሚያዊ እድገት እያስመዘጋቡ ካሉት 10 ኣገራት መካከል ኣንዷ መሆኗን ሰሞኑ ከፈረንሳይ ፓርስ የወጡ ዘጋባዎች ያመለክታሉ። ኣገሪቷ  እያስመዘገበች ያለችው የኢኮኖሚ እድገት ከሲዳማ በምገኙ ምርት እና በሲዳማውያን የሰው ኃይል ጭምር በመሆኑ፤ ሲዳማውያን ለእኮኖሚያዊ እድገቱ ካላቸው ኣስተዋጽኦ ኣንጻር ተጠቃሚነታቸውም እንድሁ መረጋገጥ ስላለበት የዞኑ መንግስት የዞኑን ነዋሪዎች ተጠቃሚነት ለማረጋገጥ የተለያዩ የልማት ፕሮግራሞችን በመቅረጽ እና በልማት ተግባራት ህዝቡን ቀጥተኛ ተሳታፊና ተጠቃሚ የማድረግ ስራ  ኣጠናክሮ መስራት ይጠበቅበታል።   Business | Economy 10 upstarts hot on the heels of Brics economies Indonesia, Bangladesh and Ethiopia are among 10 countries set to take over as emerging economies from the powerful BRICS nations  Paris: Indonesia, Bangladesh and Ethiopia are among 10 countries set to take over as emerging economies from the powerful Brics nations as they struggle with growing pains, a French credit body said on Tuesday. “After 10 years of frenetic growth”, the big five emerging economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa — the Brics — “are slowing down sharply,” the French trade credit and insurance group Coface said. In…

“Nineteen Eighty-Four” in 2014 Ethiopiana

March 31, 2014 by Alemayehu G. Mariam “Big Brother is Watching You!” secretly: The snooping thug state in 2014 Ethiopiana The secrecy-obsessed regime in Ethiopia has a huge creepy dragnet of secret electronic surveillance programs to sniff out the deeply-buried secrets of the people of Ethiopia. They spend sleepless nights interrogating  themselves about what the people could do to them. Who do they talk to secretly? What do they secretly say about them? Do the people secretly despise them as much as they think they do? (That’s an open secret.) Are the people secretly planning to overthrow them? Who are the secret conspirators? Where are they? In Ethiopia? Europe? America? Could the secret enemies be extraterrestrial Ethiopians from Planet X? For the regime knowledge is strength. No! Ignorance is strength. The regime must find out by hook or crook. Bug the landlines. Intercept the mobile phones. Hack the personal computers.   Filter the critical websites. What else? They rack their bra…

Bamboo vase uses dew to fight drought

Around the world, 768 million people don't have access to safe water, and every day 1,400 children under the age of five die from water-based diseases. Designer Arturo Vittori believes the solution to this catastrophe lies not in high technology, but in sculptures that look like giant-sized objects from the pages of a Pier 1 catalog. His stunning water towers stand nearly 30 feet tall and can collect over 25 gallons of potable water per day by harvesting atmospheric water vapor. Called WarkaWater towers, each pillar is comprised of two sections: a semi-rigid exoskeleton built by tying stalks of juncus or bamboo together and an internal plastic mesh, reminiscent of the bags oranges come in. The nylon and polypropylene fibres act as a scaffold for condensation, and as the droplets of dew form, they follow the mesh into a basin at the base of the structure. Vittori decided to devote his attention to this problem after visiting northeastern Ethiopia and seeing the plight of remote vi…

Bukeela ka Ethiopia: Nespresso's latest Pure Origins coffee

A couple of times each year, home espresso purveyorNespresso unveils a new expression in its Grand Cru series of coffees. On January 21st, the company unveiled its latest addition, Bukeela ka Ethiopia, sourced exclusively from Ethiopia, one of the birthplaces of thecoffee plant. Crafted by blending two distinct Arabica coffee beans with distinct aromatic profiles, the coffee is designed to be pressed from Nespresso machines as a "Lungo" or long coffee (about 3.75 oz), rather than a smaller espresso. The first bean is a washed Arabica from the small Sidama zone, in south-central part of the country. The region is known for its washed coffees and experts can identify Sidama beans from their specific floral and Jasmine aromatics. The second bean hails from western Ethiopia, where the pland grows wild. The beans are unwashed and sun dried, and lend an earthy, "wild" taste. Beans are selected from the top 1% to 2% of each area's coffee harvest, and conform to Nespr…

ሲዳማ ባለፈው ሳምንት፦ ኬጂ ቻን በቦርቻ

ታዋቂው የሆሊውድ አክተር ኬጂ ቻን ለሦስት ቀናት በኢትዮጵያ ውስጥ ጉብኝት አድርጓል፡፡ በተባበሩት መንግሥታት ድርጅት የምግብና እርሻ ልማት ድርጅት (ፋኦ) ጋባዥነት ወደ ኢትዮጵያ የመጣው ተዋናዩ ፋኦ በደቡብ ክልል ያሉትን ፕሮጀክቶች ተዘዋውሮ ጐብኝቷል፡፡  ከጉብኝቱ መልስ ዓርብ መጋቢት 12 ቀን 2006 ዓ.ም. ጋዜጣዊ መግለጫ የሰጠው ቻን እንደገለጸው፣ ጉብኝቱ የግብርና ባለሙያዎችን፣ ሴቶችን፣ ሕፃናትን፣ ሠራተኞችንና ተማሪዎችን ለመመልከትና ከሚኒስትሮች ጋር ለመወያየት ዕድል ሰጥቶታል፡፡ ከጉብኝቱ በፊት ስለ ኢትዮጵያ የነበረው ዕውቀት በእውን ካለው የተለየ እንደነበር የገለጸው ቻን፣ የአጭር ጊዜ ዕርዳታ ከመስጠት በዘለለ ዘለቄታ ያለው ዕርዳታ ማቅረብ እንደሚገባው የተማረበት እንደሆነ ተናግሯል፡፡  ጄኪ ቻን በተለያዩ የዕርዳታ ሰጪ ቡድኖች የሚንቀሳቀስ ሲሆን ይህን ለየት የሚያደርገው ከ60ኛ ዓመት ክብረ በዓሉ ጋር በተያያዘ በተለይም ረሀብን ለማጥፋትና ሰላምን በዓለም ለማስፈን ጥሪ የሚያቀርብበት መሆኑ ነው፡፡ ለቻን 60ኛ ዓመት ልደት ከሃምሳ በላይ አገሮች የተወጣጡ ሙዚቀኞች ይሳተፉበታል የተባለ የሙዚቃ ኮንሰርት በቤጂንግ የሚካሄድ ሲሆን ‹‹ፒስ ኤንድ ላቭ›› (ሰላምና ፍቅር) በሚል የዕርዳታ ማሰባሰቢያም ይሆናል፡፡ በዕለቱ ተዋናዩ የሰው ልጅ እርስ በርስ በፍቅርና በሰላም ይኖር ዘንድ ጥሪውን ያቀረበ ሲሆን ‹‹ተፈጥሮአዊ አደጋ በሞላበት የሰው ልጅ ሰቆቃ በተንሰራፋበት ዓለም ሰው ሠራሽ ችግር በላይ በላዩ አይጨመር፤ ሁላችንም በሰላም እንኑር፤›› የሚል መልዕክቱን አድርሷል፡፡  ሐዋሳ ላይ በኃይሌ ሪዞርት ልደቱን አስመልክቶ የተጋበዘው ቻን በጉብኝቱ ወቅት በተለይ በኢትዮጵያ ባህላዊ እስክስታ በመደመም፣ የኢትዮጵያ ባህላዊ እስክስታ በዓለም መተዋወቅ ያለበት መሆኑን ሳይናገር…

NEWS ALERT: Jackie Chan to Visit Hawassa and Boricha Wereda

The Hong Kong native Hollywood film star, Jackie Chan, is to visit Ethiopia for two days, arriving here in Addis on Thursday, March 20, 2014, the Food & Agricultural Organization (FAO) disclosed today. Known for his acrobatic fighting style, with a bit of comic timing, Chan is invited by FAO to visit one of its programmes in Hawassa, 276Km south of Addis Abeba. Copied from Brazil, FAO has Purchase from Africans for Africa (PAA), a programme that buys cereals and vegetables from smallholder farmers to supply feeding programmes made to schools. FAO and the World Food Programme (WFP) jointly run PAA in Boricha Wereda of the Southern Regional State, targeting 2,000 farmers. WFP distributes the food bought through this programme to 8,000 students in seven primary schools. Chan, to be received by Tefera Deribew, minister of Agriculture, and Modibo Traore (PhD), sub-regional coordinator of FAO in East Africa, at Bole International Airport tomorrow, will meet some of the 1,334 students a…

Sidama and Ethiopian

Sidama and Ethiopian: the emergence of the Mekane Yesus Church in Sidama
Abstract(en) : The present work belongs to local African church history and international mission history.The author shows why and how the Sidama people in south Ethiopia became part of theevangelical movement. During the last hundred years this group has experienced a lot ofchanges, incorporated in the greater Ethiopia, being influenced by the internationalmissionary movement, occupied by an European power and becoming a part of themodernising movement. As a result of all the changes and impulses the people faced, the Sidama to a great extendturned away from their traditional worldview and practices including their religion andaccepted the Christian Evangelical faith. The origin and the development that led to the foundation of the Ethiopian EvangelicalChurch Mekane Yesus in Sidama are described, as part of the local church history. Theauthor wants to underline how political, social and cultural presuppositions pav…