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Reflecting on ‘The Amhara Psychology’ (Hewan Z simeon)

Recently, a piece was posted online written by Befeqadu, a blogger, an activist, interested in and usually posting findings, thoughts and ‘feelings’ on issues that strike the average cyber-Ethiopians’ attention. I have a few things to...

My Letter to President Trump Requesting Targeted Sanctions Against the TPLF Regime in Ethiopia [Professor Alemayehu G. Mariam]

October 2, 2017 Donald Trump President of the United States The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 Re: REQUEST FOR SANCTIONS AGAINST PERSONS AND ENTITIES INVOLVED IN THE IRRECHA MASSACRES ON OCTOBER 2, 2016 AND OTHER...

The Amhara Psychology (BefeQadu Z. Hailu)

To begin with less controversial fact, today’s Amhara is not exactly what it is referred in old historical scripts of the country (Ethiopia). It has mostly been used to refer to the Christians, and also, to mean ‘good people’. It...

Oromo-Somali conundrum: Can Ethiopia tame the Liyu police?

Written by Zecharias Zelalem (OPride) ― Ethiopia says hundreds of Oromos killed and hundreds of thousands of civilians displaced from their homes in still ongoing violent clashes in the Eastern part of the country. Conflict along...

I told you so, Sai Karuturi. But you would not listen! [Professor Alemayehu G. Mariam]

Author’s Note: Last week, the infamous landgrabber in Ethiopia, Sai Karuturi, wrote a letter  informing the black apartheid T-TPLF (Thugtatorship of the Tigrean People’s Liberation Front) prime minister that he has had enough and wants...

The Next Decade with EPRDF Be Like…? (BefeQadu Z. Hailu)

The recent clash between Oromo and Somali citizens of Ethiopia across the longest regional border in the South-Eastern part of the country is only different from previous ethnic clashes in a few things. The first is that it has been reported...

Ethiopia: Ten Days of Accountability and Reckoning for the T-TPLF! [Professor Alemayehu G. Mariam]

The ten days of T-TPLF kumbaya propaganda charm offensive in Ethiopia I have heard of the “12 Days of Christmas”. Even sang it. “On the first day of Christmas/ my true love sent to me:/ A Partridge in a Pear Tree/…/” Who has ever heard...

How Much Do You Know About (mis)use of Ethiopia’s Anti-terrorism Proclamation? (BefeQadu Z. Hailu)

  Many often fail to imagine the subjective consequences of public actions. Here I want you to imagine personal crises with the numbers I will follow. As a living victim of (mis)use of the Anti-terrorism Proclamation (ATP) in Ethiopia,...