The critical problems confronting Addis Ababa can be overcome mainly through an able leadership and a strong institutional organization.
We view the situation in which the youth in Ethiopia presently find themselves with a mixed emotion. On the one hand, there are opportunities which allow them to have access to modern education as well as to be steeped in morality, thereby paving the way for them to become productive citizens.
Following his appointment as Prime Minister by the fifth House of Peoples’ Representatives Monday, Hailemariam Dessalegn officially commenced his second term in with the parliamentary approval of his nominees for cabinet posts the following day.
The state of education in institutions of higher learning, the majority of which are owned by the state, in Ethiopia begs the question whether they are fulfilling their hallowed mission of enabling the youth to be an educated people.
One of the things that Ethiopians are looking forward to as the new Ethiopian year of 2008 gets marching on is the appointment of cabinet ministers and other officials in the government that will administer the country for the next five years.