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Is Ethiopia’s Sovereign Debt Sustainable? By Seid Hassan, Minga Negash, Tesfaye T. Lemma and Abu Girma Moges

Is Ethiopia’s Sovereign Debt Sustainable?  By Seid Hassan, Minga Negash, Tesfaye T. Lemma and Abu Girma Moges

Determining the sustainability of a developing country’s public debt is a challenge. This is because most developing countries in general and Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) countries in particular face  an…

Journalist Temesghen Desalegn sentenced to three years

Journalist Temesghen Desalegn sentenced to three years

Nairobi, October 27, 2014-The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns today’s sentencing of Ethiopian journalist Temesghen Desalegn to three years’ imprisonmenton charges of defamation and incitement that date back to 2012.…

The Great Ethiopian Famine of 1984 Remembered

The Great Ethiopian Famine of 1984 Remembered

 There is famine in Ethiopia in 2014, but it is known by other fancy names Famine in Ethiopia is a topic that horrifies me. Over the years, I have written…

Get well Dr. Craig Spencer By Yilma Bekele

Get well Dr. Craig Spencer By Yilma Bekele

What kind of place would the world be without people like Dr. Craig Spencer? Dr. Spencer is the medical doctor that is currently in New York Hospital with symptoms of…

The Thugplomacy of the TPLF By Prof. Alemayehu G. Mariam

The Thugplomacy of the TPLF By Prof.  Alemayehu G. Mariam

I have often contended that the ruling regime in Ethiopia controlled by the Tigrean Liberation Front (TPLF) is a thugtatorship, the highest stage of African dictatorship.  If democracy is government of the…

US Warns of Potential al-Shabaab Terrorist Attack on Addis Ababa

US Warns of Potential al-Shabaab Terrorist Attack on Addis Ababa

By Jack Moore, October 15, 2014 A general view of the Friendship City Center shopping mall in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa(Reuters) The US Embassy in Ethiopia has warned that the…

Ethiopian Editor Convicted for Inciting Public With Articles

Ethiopian Editor Convicted for Inciting Public With Articles

Ethiopian Editor Convicted for Inciting Public With Articles By William Davison An Ethiopian editor is facing as many as 10 years in prison after being convicted of inciting the public…

The Rise and Fall of the “Baksheesh State” in Ethiopia

The Rise and Fall of the “Baksheesh State” in Ethiopia

 The rise of the “baksheesh state” in Ethiopia My long time readers by now know that I mint my own words and phrases whenever I find it necessary to convey…

Obang Metho addresses at 2014 Annual meetings of the IMF and WB

Obang Metho addresses at 2014 Annual meetings of the IMF and WB

Address by Obang Metho, Executive Director of the SMNE, to the Civil Society Policy Forum at 2014 Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group…

Marriage proposal to Mighty Awash and HMD comes to the US By Yilma Bekele

Marriage proposal to Mighty Awash and HMD comes to the US By Yilma Bekele

Our elders know how to tell a story. The way they do it could be compared to like pealing an onion, you have to go thru so many layers to…

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