Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Congratulating Abiy “Champion of Peace” Ahmed!

By Alemayehu G. Mariam In his last will and testament, Alfred Nobel provided for an award to be given to “champions of peace to be selected...

It’s too early to call Prosperity Party bad news to Ethiopia (A rejoinder to...

Ephrem Madebo (emadebo@gmail.com) On November 30, 2019, Awol Allo tweeted the following: “Lemma is not alone. In fact, there are very few Oromos beneath...

THE LOOMING GENOCIDE IN ETHIOPIA – OPEN LETTER TO UN GENERAL SECRETARY

RE: LOOMING GENOCIDE IN ETHIOPIA – OPEN LETTER Dear Mr. Guterres, As you know, the mission of the office of the United Nation High...

Beyond ethnic federalism

December 9, 2019 by Olivia Woldemikael Ethnic federalism is inherently flawed as it drags most political and economic debates down to the level of ethnicity....

New EU chief pledges to back Africa on Ethiopia trip

By AFP – Dec 07,2019 ADDIS ABABA — European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen assured Africa of the EU’s strong support during a...

Five questions on change and challenges in Abiy’s Ethiopia

Addis Ababa (AFP) Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is accepting the Nobel Peace Prize next week just as his country heads into what could...

Three-Ring Media Circus in Oslo?: Why I Support PM Abiy’s Decision Not to Give...

By Alemayehu G. Mariam   Oslo City Hall “Cry ‘Havoc,’ and let slip the dogs of war; That this foul deed shall smell above...

Freweini Mebrahtu is the 2019 CNN Hero of the Year – CNN

(CNN)It’s something that girls and young women in western countries can’t imagine: missing school, even dropping out, because of their periods. Yet as many...

Ethiopia’s newly unified ruling party pivots to a liberal political economy

Earlier this month, Ethiopia’s ruling coalition party formally unified and was rebaptized the “Prosperity Party.” Formerly known as the “Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front”...

Sink or swim: unlocking the Nile impasse

December 8, 2019 by Mahemud Tekuya The survival of Egypt and its very existence depend upon the waters of the Nile. Due to this, Egypt has, for...

Sports

Ethiopian Athletes Storm Dubai Marathon

  Ethiopia Athlete Getaneh Molla wins Dubai Marathon this morning registering the best time in Dubai Marathon history 2 hours, three minutes and thirty four...

Ethiopian giants fire ex-AFC Leopards striker – By VINCENT OPIYO

AFC Leopards striker Alex Orotomal (left) vies for the ball with Sony Sugar midfielder Fredrick Onyango during their SportPesa Premier League match at Kenyatta...

Champion marathon runner Zenash Gezmu who fled Ethiopia found beaten to death by another...

A champion marathon runner who fled Ethiopia six years ago for a better life in Europe has been beaten to death by another refugee...