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Lemma’s disunity drug [Worku Aberra (PhD)]

Lemma’s disunity drug As Lemma Megersa has shown, for ethno-nationalists, there will never be the right time for multi-ethnic politics or prioritising national unity.   Worku Aberra (PhD)   In an interview with VOA on November 30,...

Addis Standard’s current editorial –what gives? (Abegaz Wondimu)

Addis Standard’s current editorial –what gives?   Abegaz Wondimu   In a scathing editorial written only two days after Abiy received his Nobel Peace Prize for 2019, Addis Standard decried that ‘ the award can best be describe(sic)...

Awol’s fear are misplaced! (Abegaz Wondimu)

Awol’s fear are misplaced!   Abegaz Wondimu In an opinion piece published on December 6, 2019 on Aljazeera titled ‘Why Abiy Ahmed’s Prosperity Party could be bad news for Ethiopia’ Awol Allo seems to fear the formation of the new...

Why Abiy Ahmed's Prosperity Party could be bad news for Ethiopia (By Awol K Allo - Al Jazeera )

The new pan-Ethiopian party created to replace the EPRDF coalition risks bringing the country to the edge of an abyss.   by Awol K Allo Last month, three of the four ethnic-based parties that make up Ethiopia‘s ruling coalition, the...

What does the Ethiopian Red Cross Society have in common with Jawar Mohammed? (Netsanet Zeleke)

What does the Ethiopian Red Cross Society have in common with Jawar Mohammed?     Netsanet Zeleke – Ethiopia     Understandably, the Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) is established with its own charter and is a member...

Lies, dammed lie, statistics (Kibour Selam)

Lies, dammed lie, statistics    Kibour Selam   Yesterday’s statement of the PM more or less wrapping up the recent heinous acts as; ‘When the fire ablaze one group, it will not keep the other warm’ appeared a very tactical approach...

Anarchy looming under Ethiopian skies (Kibour Sealam)

Anarchy looming under Ethiopian skies    Kibour Sealam   Today, there is a deadly fight in many parts of Ethiopia among supporters of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize winner Abiy Ahmed, and that of Ja-war Mohammed’s, the latter’s boots...

Bekele Gerba’s Shallowness and Fascistic Impulses  Part I: Oromo Irredentism  (By Gemechu Aba Biya)

Bekele Gerba’s Shallowness and Fascistic Impulses  Part I: Oromo Irredentism    By Gemechu Aba Biya   Generally, I am disinclined  to use emotionally loaded terms, but Bekele Gerba’s recent invective against the Amhara people...