Short History of International Women’s Day : March 8

Short History of International Women’s Day : March 8

Evolution of March 8 as International Women Day (March 8,2017 – Toronto) It is unlikely to find someone in the cyber world who is does not know that today (March 8) is International Women’s day. Question is how many of us are aware about the history of it and how it evolved? The history goes […]

Adwa is indivisible;not a material for ethno-nationalists historical revision

Adwa is indivisible;not a material for ethno-nationalists historical revision

Editorial February 28,2017 borkena,Ethiopia News Adwa is a remarkable African heritage, not just Ethiopian. What made the victory possible, needless to say,among other things, was the unity of Ethiopians behind the cause of Ethiopia – which is freedom and independence. In spite of political motivations,by different groups, at times to undermine the victory of Adwa […]

In Memoriam: Dr. Richard Keir Pethick Pankhurst, OBE (3 December 1927 – 16 February 2017) by Professor Paulos Milkias

In Memoriam: Dr. Richard Keir Pethick Pankhurst, OBE (3 December 1927 – 16 February 2017) by Professor Paulos Milkias

Eulogy by Professor Paulos Milkias, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada borkena,Ethiopian News February 17,2017 It was with deep sorrow that I learned the passing of Professor Richard Pankhurst, my teacher, mentor and role model, an eminent historian, a foremost economist, a celebrated educator who listened to the voices of various generations of Ethiopians on whose world […]

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