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4 billion for defence budget: Who will finance?

4 billion for defence budget: Who will finance?

EMF – From 64.5 billion birr (7.3 billion in 2004) federal budget projected in the fiscal year 2009, 4 billion will be used for defense, finance and Economic Development Minister…

Disgraced Lidetu acts as cornered rat

Disgraced Lidetu acts as cornered rat

The disgraced chairman of the defunct United Ethiopian Democratic Party (UEDP), Lidetu Ayalew acts like a cornered rat as things go not in favor of his deceptive ‘third way’ propaganda.…

Exiled journalists determined for change

Exiled journalists determined for change

By Amel Ariqi, 11 June 2009 — Daniel Gezahegn, and Tamerat Serbessa, the two Ethiopian exiled journalists in Yemen, have entered a new stage in their struggle. This time they…

The imperative for Ethiopians dealing with Eritrea

The imperative for Ethiopians dealing with Eritrea

By Neamin Zeleke (12 June ’09) – There is a fundamental change in our thinking process. There is a shift of attitude among Ethiopians. A positive and essential change. Fuzziness of…

Obang’s Open Letter to Tigrayan who support TPLF

Obang’s Open Letter to Tigrayan who support TPLF

Dear Fellow Ethiopian, I want to address those Ethiopians who are Tigrayans, especially focusing on those who are benefiting from this regime at the expense of the majority of other…

Controversial Ant-Terrorism Law on its final way

Habtamu Girma (Addis Ababa) Very recently, the Woyane government has put in place very controversial proclamations as laws in the country. Among these proclamations the charities and societies proclamation is…

Radio exposes extensive embezzlement by the army

Radio exposes extensive embezzlement by the army

Citing inside sources, Ginbot 7 Radio detailed the corruption of Meles Zenawi’s Tigrean dominated army officers. The report emphasizes the embezzlement, and building wealth, of small number of high ranking army…

In Search of Peace: Ethiopia’s Ethnic Conflicts & Resolution

Messay Kebede, PhD. [for discussion purpose only] — Whether opposition parties opt for armed struggle or peaceful methods in their attempt to overthrow the existing regime in Ethiopia, they must…

Features of a fully blown tyranny before its demise

By Kiflu Hussain (9 June 2009) “There are no good dictators. But some are better than others. The best dictators permit freedom of expression, rule of law and economic growth,…

Flaherty’s Landmark Interview Exposes Zenawi’s Tyranny

9 June 2009 (Selam Beyene, PhD) While much has been written and said about the egregious crimes committed by Zenawi, the recent interview of film producer and director Chris Flaherty…