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Is Dr. Abiy Ahmed the “Liberator” of Eritreans? (By Worku Aberra)

Is Dr. Abiy Ahmed the “Liberator” of Eritreans? By Worku Aberra It is impossible to adequately describe in words the tumultuous welcome that the Eritrean people gave to Dr. Abiy Ahmed during his historic visit to Asmara on July 8. Equally...

Are Ethiopians learning from history? (Solomon Hailemariam)

Are Ethiopians learning from history? Solomon Hailemariam What is happening in Ethiopia is mesmerizing for all Ethiopians and now for Eritreans as well. History is in the making and unfolding. So many of us are absorbed by what is going on in...

There is a time for everything under heaven (By Leoul Mekonen)

There is a time for everything under heaven By Leoul Mekonen Today Horn of Africa has experienced new history in the making. The Beloved new Ethiopian prime minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed arrived in Asmara Eritrea. This is family reunion after 20 years...

Don’t Privatize Ethiopian Airlines - Part III (By Worku Aberra PhD)

Don’t Privatize Ethiopian Airlines Part III By Worku Aberra The EPRDF justifies its privatization decision on efficiency grounds, but in order to eliminate inefficiency, the types and causes of the inefficiency must be understood first....

Torture, state terrorism and Ethiopia's transformation (by Awol K Allo)

Al Jazeera Ethiopia’s PM Abiy Ahmed showed remarkable courage in admitting the practise of state sanctioned torture. by Awol K Allo On June 23, a granade exploded during a rally in support of Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister Abiy...

Don’t Privatize Ethiopian Airlines. Part II (By Worku Aberra (PhD)

Don’t Privatize Ethiopian Airlines Part II By Worku Aberra Will privatization generate revenue for the government? In the very short term, the answer is yes. But in the long run, the payment of dividends to private investors will reduce...

Don’t Privatize Ethiopian Airlines [By Worku Aberra (PhD)]

Don’t Privatize Ethiopian Airlines (Part I) [By Worku Aberra (PhD)] In a stunning announcement, Dr. Abiy Ahmed disclosed on June 5 that the Executive of the EPRDF has decided to privatize some of the largest state-owned enterprises (SOE) in...

Bekele Gerba failed me. (Befkadu Ze Hailu)

I have always had a soft heart to Bekele Gerba. It was not only his charm, I admired his commitment to peaceful struggle. His words, since his previous arrest, were carefully selected to stand for Oromo people without the need of offending...