THE RIVER THE DAM (Mankelklot Haile Selassie (PHD)

Mankelklot Haile Selassie (PHD) May 9, 2014 The river is of course Abay (Blue Nile) and the dam is Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). The target,...

Ethiopia: My Takes on the Ethiopian Dam and the Addis Ababa...

By Messay Kebede The issue of the so-called “Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam” has proven very tricky for all those Ethiopians who oppose the present regime....

China in Africa – investment or exploitation | Inside Story |...

China in Africa: investment or exploitation? Premier Li Keqiang shrugs off problems as "growing pains" and says relationship is based on equality and mutual benefit. China's...

Is Obama on the Right Side of (Ethiopian) History?

Alemayehu G Mariam The sophistry of history President Obama likes to pontificate about being on the “right side of history” and rhetorically clobber those who are...

EPRDF in panic due to demand for peaceful change – By...

By Robele Ababya 2/5/2014 Deep sorrow I am, in my personal capacity of a concerned Ethiopian, enraged and deeply aggrieved by the beastly deeds that culminated...

Historical facts assure Jimma-Wellega never belong to Oromia

ABRAHAM Taye Part 2 Federalism form of government in Ethiopia based on Ethnicity is fake, disproportionately dividing lands with no meaningful manner. The ruling junta Tigray...

“I can’t eat GDP!”– Why Numbers don’t Matter! (Fekadu Bekele,...

 Fekadu Bekele, Ph D April 27, 2014 On 25th February 2014 a one-day seminar was conducted by Heinrich Böll Stiftung, a foundation which is founded after...

Dam! White Elephants in Ethiopia? (Alemayehu G Mariam)

By Alemayehu G Mariam Last week, in a bizarre display of faux outrage and indignation, the regime in Ethiopia unleashed its big “experts” to go...

It is congratulations to Oromos! By Mulata Gudata

By: Mulata Gudata 17/04/2014 Once I start writing, it simply becomes a runaway job leaving me unable to make it as short as I wish. But...

The Long Shadow of Rwanda on (Central) Africa

By Professor Alemayehu G. Mariam Déjà vu 1994 Rwanda in 2014 Central African Republic Last week, the people of Rwanda began a solemn week of official...

When African despots get away speaking the language of development what...

April 10, 2014 by Teshome Debalke If there is the one and only thing the late Ethiopian despot Melse Zenawi (let the lord save his sinful...

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2013 Ethiopia

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2013 Ethiopia Ethiopia is a federal republic. The ruling Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), a coalition of...

“Nineteen Eighty-Four” in 2014 Ethiopiana (Alemayehu G. Mariam)

Alemayehu G. Mariam Big Brother is Watching You!” secretly: The snooping thug state in 2014 Ethiopiana The secrecy-obsessed regime in Ethiopia has a huge creepy dragnet...

OLF still maintained not Functioning Ethiopia but killing Ethiopia

Dear Naomi Y, I welcome your reaction, appreciates your attention, and hereby thanks those audiences who reached me with their intriguing and constructive feedback...

Forward with the victory of Bahir Dar Demo – By...

By Robele Ababya, 31 March 2014 Tribute to Organizers and Participants of the Bahr Dar Demo It was with great Ethiopian pride and exceeding joy in...

EITI or Clare’s Corruption Club? – by Prof. Alemayehu G. Mariam

Clare Short has won! Congratulations, Clare! Brava! Last week, Clare Short, Chair of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), succeeded in bullying the EITI Board...

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An Open Letter to President Peter MacKinnon, University of Saskatchewan

Dear President MacKinnnon, On June 10-15, an Ethiopian delegation of top-level officials from Hawassa University (HU), located in Ethiopia’s Southern Regional State, will arrive in...

Review: The Battle of Adwa: African Victory in the Age of...

by Raymond Jonas (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Belknap Press, 2011) Review by Robert Clemm This is the story of a world turned upside down. So begins The Battle of Adwa:...

Derg vs. Woyanne – same goal, different style

By Messay Kebede In the final analysis, the difference between the Derg and the Woyanne regime in terms of repression and exclusiveness is becoming blurred...

Negotiation, nation building, and the naysayers

By Ephrem Madebo August 12th, 2011 I’d rather spend my life with an optimist who is sometimes wrong than spending a night with a pessimist who...

On the Democratization Process – By Messay Kebede

By Messay Kebede This is not a response to the numerous reactions generated by my previous article titled “Meles’s Political Dilemma and the Developmental State:...

Profiles in Journalistic Courage

By Alemayehu G. Mariam Honor Thy Independent Journalists   I often write about the trials and tribulations of Ethiopia’s independent journalists, sometimes in tones of lamentation, other...

Ethiopian News Link

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