The Peace Dividend of Abiy Ahmed’s Global Diplomacy in Ethiopia

By Prof. Alemayehu G. Mariam Africa’s First Responder for Peace, Ethiopia’s Globetrotter for Investment and Hardest Working Man in Politics We are beginning to see hard...

Ethiopia’s Economy under Abiy Ahmed: Hopeful Trajectory or Distant Dream?

This is short English summery of Wazema Radio 20 pages assessment report on Ethiopian economy. – With his election as the chairperson of the ruling...

Our universities are becoming hotbed of intolerance: the culprits are none...

Asmelash Yohannes, PhD Mekelle University School of Law) We are pretty pre-occupied with politics.  Our life is consumed with political rumours. Social media posts are awash...

9/11- A Date That Shall Live in Infamy in America and...

The March for Peace — 9/11/18 By Alemayehu G, Mariam Author’s Note: Today, September 11 (12), 2019 is Meskerem1, Ethiopian New Year’s Day (Enqutatash “gift of jewels”). I wish...

Why Jawar Mohammed is Responsible for the Unrest in the Southern Region...

By Damo Gotamo Jawar Mohammed couldn’t handle his fifteen-minutes fame. He thinks he is a big shot and above the law. He says anything he...

Plug $10 Billion Hole and Prosper, UN Economists Tell Ethiopia

By  David Malinghabloomberg. September 10, 2019 Ethiopia must attract new investment and reduce its debt if it’s to achieve the government’s economic growth and job creation...

Searching for a silver bullet.

Yohannes E. Temesgen. Dallas, Texas Recently, I read an article written by Asfaw Regasa which is an open letter to professor Alemayehu Gebre Mariam. I also...

Herman Cohen, I Accept Your Apology Though It Comes More Than...

By Prof. Alemayehu G. Mariam More than two months after Herman Cohen made his unprovoked, depravedly hateful and  arrogantly insulting comments about the Amhara people,...

Extremism exacerbates, it never alleviates in Ethiopian political situation

By Yilma Gebru The political situation in Ethiopia is still inauspicious. Myriads of factors come in to the play as to why the problem persists....

Open Letter to Professor Alemayehu Gebre Mariam

By Asfaw Regas I am one of those Ethiopians who read your articles over the years and appreciated your taking the time to write every...

Political dichotomy in Ethiopia: Unitary Nationalism, Ethno-nationalism or Ethio-nationalism? A rejoinder

Ephrem Madebo, for Addis Standard Addis Abeba, September 02/2019 – I was half-asleep and half-awake when the voice of an incoming email on my iPhone ended...

When activism goes awry

By Yilma Jawar and his cliques are utterly unscrupulous. It is perplexing for any sane person even to know what their interest is. Responsible citizens...

The TPLF’s Elites Had Their “Bottom Sewn up tightly”

By LJDemissie August 26, 2019 “Hate is like a poison you make for your enemy that you end up swallowing yourself.” David Duchovny, Holy Cow “Ethnic stereotypes...

Hope Springs Eternal in Africa With Leaders Like Abiy Ahmed!

By Prof. Alemayehu G. Mariam Africa’s “first responder” does it again! Last week, Sudan was pulled from the brink of disaster when the “military council and the main...

Hypocritical Political Manipulation Isn’t Better Than Treason

G/Kirstos Abbay 25th August 2019 I have carefully listened to Professor Hizkiel Gebissa's rhetoric and the questions raised by the attendees and the explanation given by...

Address to the Oromo Intellectuals’ Misrepresentation, Fabrication of, and Attack on,...

On July 28, 2019, a group of 54 people, claiming to represent “individuals and national/ethnic based nonprofit and community organizations representing our members”, published...

To Ezekiel Gabissa: A Self-appointed leader of a land of Dystopia

By Tesfaye Yigzaw My writing today is about this individual who is making a lot of hullabaloos with several appearances in a public forum that...

Why does TPLF badly need the next election to be held?

Asmelash Yohannes (PhD, Mekelle University School of Law) From strategic point of view, the leaders of TPLF (Tigray People’s Liberation Front) know, or they are...

The constitution should be changed unconstitutionall

By  Shiferaw Abebe There has been much talk lately about the constitution – its contents, its applications, its defects, and the opportunity and the timing...

The greatest confusion and deception of all time- duty-free or free...

Fekadu Bekele (Ph D) 08. 2019 Human dignity is offended when persons are denied the opportunity to participate in their own development, when development...

Raising the White Flag! The Power of Medemer and the “Disarming...

By Alemayehu G. Mariam Is PM Abiy Ahmed winning the battle (of ideas) for hearts and minds? In an interview, a self-styled journalist-cum-former-regime official-turned-opposition activist and avowed...

The Intellectual Bankruptcy of Hizkiel Gebissa Part II: The Plan...

By Gemechu Aba Biya Whenever Hizkiel Gebissa is asked about secession, he equivocates, but he is a committed separatist.  He just doesn’t have the decency,...

  Illegal Activities of Sidama Extremists in Awassa and What Must be...

By Damo Gotamo Ejjeettos and their financiers are in big trouble. They are running for their lives. Many are behind bars, and those who escaped...

Ethiopia and Eritrea’s peace must be rooted in past

August 7, 2019 by Samuel Fikreselassie Words can be a powerful tool to rally a nation and bring people together under a united vision. But they can...
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