Crocodile Apology: No Amnesty for AmNasty International in Ethiopia!

By Prof. Alemayehu G. Mariam When someone is faking grief and sorrow, it is said they are shedding crocodile tears. What should it be called when...

The Dogs of Propaganda War Keep on Barking, the Ethiopian Camel...

By Alemayehu G. Mariam Author’s Note: In the commentary below, I explain why every Ethiopian should rise up and defend Ethiopia’s name and honor against...

Eskinder Nega : Global symbol of resistance to ethnic inequality, oppression...

By Girma Berhanu (Professor) Introduction Eskinder Nega is a well-known journalist, political activist and most-discussed political prisoner recognized globally for a quarter of a century....

The Swift Chase of Fenqil (Abo Shemanes) Cheetahs and Terminal Extinction...

By Alemayehu G. Mariam To paraphrase Dr. Martin L. King, Jr., “In the end, the people of Tigray will not remember the words and dastardly...

The Glorious Rise of the People of Tigray and Inglorious Fall...

By Alemayehu G. Mariam Special Author’s Note: In this commentary/blog, I offer my full and unconditional support to the people of Tigray in their struggle...

Why Does Al Jazeera Hate Ethiopia?

By Alemayehu G. Mariam Author’s Note: For the past two years, I have carefully monitored Al Jazeera news reporting and op-ed publications on Ethiopia. In its...

Neither premier’s power grab nor polls will unpick our political puzzle

July 24, 2020 by Semahagn Abebe Turmoil may follow the decision to politicize the pandemic, while an election prior to reconciliation would probably be violent anyway The House...

Perils of ego-politics and possible source of redemption

By Mohammed Girma @girma_mohammed Addus Abeba, July 23/2020 – The killing of prominent musician Hachalu Hundessa shook Ethiopia to the core. The nation that is already struggling...

If Not Abiy Ahmed, Then Who? I Stand by Ethiopia and...

By Prof. Alemayehu G. Mariam In a time of deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. Attributed to George Orwell At this critical time in Ethiopia’s history,...

The African Union Matters: Why is Egypt Knocking on the U.N....

By Prof. Alemayehu G. Mariam Today, June 29, 2020, the U.N. Security Council has scheduled an open session on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. As I shall demonstrate...

Why Africa and Africans should echo the Black Lives Matter movement,...

BY ANNABEL SHIMEKIT LEMMA @ANNABELLEMMA &ACHIE GEZAHEGNE GEBRE @ACHIEGEZ Addis Abeba, June 24/2020 – After the video showing the murder of George Floyd by a white police officer surfaced,...

Selling Ethiopia Down the (Nile) River: The Unraveling Secret Conspiracy of...

By Prof. Alemayehu G. Mariam It is not going to be a fair fight when the Gang of Three gang up on Ethiopia. But Ethiopians...

My Private Letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on the...

Alemayehu G. Mariam June 15, 2020 Secretary Steven Mnuchin U.S. Department of the Treasury 1500 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. Washington, D.C. 20220 Re: Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam “Washington Talks” Dear Secretary Mnuchin: I...

Egypt and the Hydro-Politics of the Blue Nile River

Daniel D. Kendie; M.SC., Ph.D. As early as the 4th century B.C., Herodotus observed that Egypt was a gift of the Nile. That observation is...

Egypt’s Voracity and Ethiopia’s National Resolve-It is a “who are we...

By Aklog Birara (Dr) Any rational person in the 21st century will understand the just and reasonable argument that Ethiopian children should no longer starve...

Interpreting and Applying the Ethiopian Constitution During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Part...

By Alemayehu G. Maroam Author’s Note: On May 18, 2020, I had an opportunity to make a virtual appearance  (in Amharic, begins at minute 36:17- 1:22) before the...

Interpreting and Applying the Ethiopian Constitution During the Covid-19 Pandemic (Part...

By Alemayehu G. <ariam Interpreting and Applying the Ethiopian Constitution During the Covid-19 Pandemic (Part II – (Constitutional Interpretation) A strict observance of the written law...

If I were the president – an essay on aspiration and...

Aklog Birara (Dr.) A few months before I retired from the World Bank, Ethiopian Review, one of my favorite Ethiopian Websites asked me and other...

Understanding, Interpreting and Applying the Ethiopian Constitution During the Covid-19 Pandemic...

Alemayehu G. Mariam Author’s Note: On May 18, 2020, I had an opportunity to make a virtual appearance  (in Amharic, begins at minute 36:17- 1:22) before the Ethiopian...

Desperate Times Call for Extraordinary Constitutional Measures: The Necessity of Postponing...

By Alemayehu G. Mariam Special Author’s Note: In Part I of this commentary last week,  I examined Proclamation No. 3/2020 (“State of Emergency Proclamation Enacted to Counter and Control the...

Ethiopia: Desperate Times Call for Extraordinary Constitutional Measures (Proclamation 3/2020) ...

By  Alemayehu G. Mariam Author’s Note: COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on the global health, economic and social system. Two weeks ago, the Ethiopian Parliament passed a law (Proclamation...

Is that Trump to be blamed for the US COVID19 disaster?

By Sertse Desta Now the US contributes over a third of confirmed cases and a quarter of deaths of the world COVID19 data. Most nations...

When each day matters a great deal in one’s life, one...

Yohannes Kinfu (PhD) A personal perspective on managing COVID-19 Addis Abeba, April 22/2020 – Few events, in our shared humanity, have divided and united the world at...

G-20 Partially Responds To PM Abiy’s COVID-19 Africa Rescue Proposal: Let’s...

By Alemayehu G. Mariam On March 24, 2020, Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister of Ethiopia, proposed a three-point plan to the G-20 to proactively deal with the...

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