Abiy Ahmed Won the Nobel Peace Prize. Now He Needs to...

The New York Times Opinion Oct. 17, 2019 By Tobias Hagmann and Kjetil Tronvoll Mr. Hagmann and Mr. Tronvoll are academics, and Eritrea and Ethiopia specialists. The Abyssinian spring in Ethiopia has...

 Ethiopian blurred Foreign Policy and the adverse effect of Gulf Rivalry ...

By: Metta-Alem Sinishaw Washington, DC Metro Area Traditionally, Ethiopia pursues conservative foreign policy, often by aligning its interests with that of powers. The Haile Selassie government...

Peace in Ethiopia, Eritrea and All Africa: Congratulations PM Abiy Ahmed...

By Alemayehu G. Mariam The guns silenced, the suffering people of Ethiopia and Eritrea may now speak, shout out, that the two countries hereafter “shall...

Nobel Prize gives new life to Ethiopia PM’s reforms 

By Teshome M. Borago After mass protests - mostly in Oromia and Amhara region - forced the previous Ethiopian Prime Minister to resign in 2018,...

The Communist Party of China caught by freedom movement of Hong...

Failing to support the movement will have far-reaching consequences for the people in the ‘free world’, more so for the people under authoritarian regimes...

A MISTAKE OR INTENTIONAL? EITHER WAY, OROMO REGIONAL PRESIDENT’S STATEMENTS RAISE...

Remarks by Mr. Obang Metho on Shimelis Abdissa’s speech at the Ireecha Festival October 7, 2019 In a speech given at the 2019 Ireecha Festival, Mr....

Open Letter to Susan Hypocrit E Rice: People Who Live in...

By Alemayehu G. MariamOn October 6, 2019 Last week, Susan Elizabeth Rice, President Obama’s former National Security Advisor and top confidant was ragging on President...

Ethiopia:What is this election for?

By Kebour Ghenna October 6, 2019 Yes, what is this election for if it does not answer the relevant and serious political, societal and economic questions...

In Politics, Being Deceived Is No Excuse!

By Belayneh Abate The Polish philosopher, Leskzek Kolakowski, once said, "in politics, being deceived is no excuse."* Kolakowski died in 2009, but his teachings about...

The Misuse of Ethiopia’s Diplomatic Missions and the Misfortune of the...

By  Damo Gotamo Diplomacy is an art. People who engage in the old profession are required to have a range of abilities, including negotiation, communication,...

The AMAZING Taye Bogale: A Force of Nature on the Ethiopian...

By Prof. Alemayehu G. Mariam Battle of the social media troglodytes and the intellectual In this commentary, I salute and pay tribute to Taye Bogale. It is...

Addressing the African Rulers

By Belayneh Abate As African rulers look wealthier than the leaders of prosperous nations at the annual United Nations Assembly, the National Public Radio (NPR)...

Citizenship versus Identity the current political discourse in Ethiopia

by Alemayehu Biru (PhD.) This topic bears a very common binary way of putting complex sociopolitical issues by politicians and, at times, even by scholars,...

Xeno(Afro)Phobia in South Africa, Ethnophobia in Ethiopia?

By Alemayehu G. Mariam In the interest of full disclosure, I have a special place in my heart for Nelson Mandela and South Africa. That is...

What Ethiopians can learn from Sidama’s thorny statehood journey

The upcoming Sidama referendum should trigger a much-needed nationwide conversation on ethnic and Ethiopian identity. by Adem K Abebe 18 Sept 2019 By the end of November...

The Peace Dividend of Abiy Ahmed’s Global Diplomacy in Ethiopia

By Prof. Alemayehu G. Mariam Africa’s First Responder for Peace, Ethiopia’s Globetrotter for Investment and Hardest Working Man in Politics We are beginning to see hard...

Ethiopia’s Economy under Abiy Ahmed: Hopeful Trajectory or Distant Dream?

This is short English summery of Wazema Radio 20 pages assessment report on Ethiopian economy. – With his election as the chairperson of the ruling...

Our universities are becoming hotbed of intolerance: the culprits are none...

Asmelash Yohannes, PhD Mekelle University School of Law) We are pretty pre-occupied with politics.  Our life is consumed with political rumours. Social media posts are awash...

9/11- A Date That Shall Live in Infamy in America and...

The March for Peace — 9/11/18 By Alemayehu G, Mariam Author’s Note: Today, September 11 (12), 2019 is Meskerem1, Ethiopian New Year’s Day (Enqutatash “gift of jewels”). I wish...

Why Jawar Mohammed is Responsible for the Unrest in the Southern Region...

By Damo Gotamo Jawar Mohammed couldn’t handle his fifteen-minutes fame. He thinks he is a big shot and above the law. He says anything he...

Plug $10 Billion Hole and Prosper, UN Economists Tell Ethiopia

By  David Malinghabloomberg. September 10, 2019 Ethiopia must attract new investment and reduce its debt if it’s to achieve the government’s economic growth and job creation...

Searching for a silver bullet.

Yohannes E. Temesgen. Dallas, Texas Recently, I read an article written by Asfaw Regasa which is an open letter to professor Alemayehu Gebre Mariam. I also...

Herman Cohen, I Accept Your Apology Though It Comes More Than...

By Prof. Alemayehu G. Mariam More than two months after Herman Cohen made his unprovoked, depravedly hateful and  arrogantly insulting comments about the Amhara people,...

Extremism exacerbates, it never alleviates in Ethiopian political situation

By Yilma Gebru The political situation in Ethiopia is still inauspicious. Myriads of factors come in to the play as to why the problem persists....
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