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Ethiopia: On Decolonizing Ethiopian Studies - Methodological Nationalism As Bad As Eurocentrism [By Hailegabriel G. Feyissa]

Allafrica  I am writing this short essay in response to Hewan Semon‘s rather interesting and thought-provoking opinion piece ‘Decolonizing Ethiopian Studies’. I am jumping on her offer for a conversation on issues pertaining...

OPINION: DECOLONIZING ETHIOPIAN STUDIES (Hewan Semon)

Addis Standard Addis Abeba, November 30/2017 – I wrote this article as a way to initiate a conversation on the issues of decolonizing education pertaining directly to the field of Ethiopian Studies. The main purpose of this opinion is to...

Mugabe is out, but don't cheer because Zimbabwe's military is in (BY ALEMAYEHU MARIAM-THE HILL)

11/20/17 10:40 AM EST 10 In December 2016, the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) announced incumbent Robert Mugabe will be its sole presidential candidate in 2018. In February 2017, Mugabe’s wife Grace told supporters that...

ET-HIOPIA-WIN-ET: Lemma Megerssa in His Own Words [Professor Alemayehu G. Mariam]

“Ethiopians are like sergena teff [staple foodstuff in Ethiopia made whose tiny seeds resemble poppy seeds eaten as flatbread called injera] (applause). [Grain] that is gathered together. Milled together. Eaten together (applause)… EthiopiaWINet...

The EPRP: Prof. Begashaw Has Been a Loudspeaker for a Plagiarist! (By LJDemissie)

MESSAGE TO TIGREANS, TIME IS RUNNING OUT! (By Dagnachew Teshome)

Fighting T-TPLF Internal Colonialism: Defeating EthiopiawiNOT With EthiopiaWINET (Ethiopian-ness) (Part II) [Professor Alemayehu G. Mariam]

“We must either learn to live together as brothers or we are all going to perish together as fools. As nationals and individuals we are interdependent. It really boils down to this: that all life is interrelated. We are all caught in an inescapable...

Fighting T-TPLF Internal Colonialism Through Ethiopiawinet (Ethiopian-ness) (Part I) [Professor Alemayehu G. Mariam]

We only have one Ethiopia… The issue of land in Ethiopia is very serious. Very serious. The source of wealth in this country is land. The source of wealth in this country is land.  (Repeats.) It is land. (Land is the foundation) of Ethiopia,...