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Ethiopia Under the Boots of the T-TPLF Beast With Feet of Clay By Prof. Al Mariam

Ethiopia Under the Boots of the T-TPLF Beast With Feet of Clay By Prof. Al Mariam

By almariam Author’s Note: This is the fourth commentary in a series dealing with land, land use, misuse, overlordship and ownership in Ethiopia. In my firstcommentary, I examined the decline…

Learning from the Oromo Protests By Maimire Mennasemay (Ph.D.)

Learning from the Oromo Protests By Maimire Mennasemay (Ph.D.)

The elephant in the room Since the recent Oromo protests in Ethiopia, a number of commentators have written on the need for unity, compromise, and reconciliation if a democratic Ethiopia…

Then and Now: A Rejoinder to my Critics By Messay Kebede (PhD)

Then and Now: A Rejoinder to my Critics  By Messay Kebede (PhD)

In the last article I posted, titled “Unity Overrides Everything,” I urged the Amhara to join the ongoing Oromo protests even if their reluctance is understandable in the face of…

Explaining Ethiopian Soaring Real Estate and Property Prices By Seid Hassan (PhD)

Explaining Ethiopian Soaring Real Estate and Property Prices By Seid Hassan (PhD)

Seid Hassan- Murray State University February 1, 2016 Introduction Admittedly, in all countries of the world, Ethiopia included, the reasons behind rising property prices could be many. In the Ethiopian…

Addis Ababa Master Plan? No, the T-TPLF Masters’ Plan! By Prof. Al Mariam

Addis Ababa Master Plan? No, the T-TPLF Masters’ Plan! By Prof. Al Mariam

 Author’s Note: What’s in a label? Well, “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose/ By any other name would smell as sweet…”?  That may be true, provided,…

How Ethiopia exploits AU role to suppress international criticism

How Ethiopia exploits AU role to suppress international criticism

SIMON ALLISON,28 JAN 2016 11:00 (SOUTH AFRICA) Media and civil society at the African Union’s headquarters in Addis Ababa face a stark choice: avoid criticising Ethiopia, or risk being denied…

The TPLF Executes Its Longstanding Promise to the Sudanese government

The TPLF Executes Its Longstanding Promise to the Sudanese government

EBAC Press Statement Long before taking political power in 1991, the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) core founders had promised to the Sudanese government led by their friends Gaafar Nimeiry…

Unity Overrides Everything! By Messay Kebede

Unity Overrides Everything!  By Messay Kebede

  Those who closely follow current events in Ethiopia, especially those who honestly wonder, like me, why other ethnic groups, especially the Amhara who are the number one target and…

In Ethiopia, anger over corruption and farmland development runs deep – The Guardian

In Ethiopia, anger over corruption and farmland development runs deep – The Guardian

Despite the government ending plans to build on Oromo land around the capital, clashes continue, as lack of transparency and maladministration fuel dissent William Davison, Mon, 18 Jan. Two years…

In Ethiopia’s pursuit of expansion, locals prove to be new roadblock

In Ethiopia’s pursuit of expansion, locals prove to be new roadblock

The Ethiopian government was forced to abandon a development plan for the capital after two months of protests by the Oromo people who have complained about the handling of the…

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