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Trump’s Africa policy should end US aid to dictators, rights abusers

Trump’s Africa policy should end US aid to dictators, rights abusers

BY ALEMAYEHU G. MARIAM, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR – 07/20/17 (The Hill) Earlier this month, President Donald Trump was criticized for letting his “unelected” daughter Ivanka sit in for him during the high-level “Partnership with Africa, Migration…

Why the European Union, Canada and the USA Need a Unified and Prosperous Ethiopia

Why the European Union, Canada and the USA Need a Unified and Prosperous Ethiopia

Aklog Birara (DR) – My argument in this commentary is that a Balkanized, tribal, sectarian, conflict ridden, oppressed, repressed, dependent and corrupt Ethiopia won’t be of any value to Western…

Federal court rules opposition leaders to defend prosecutors’ charges, reduces Bekele Gerba’s terrorism charge to crime

Federal court rules opposition leaders to defend prosecutors’ charges, reduces Bekele Gerba’s terrorism charge to crime

Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, July 13, 2017 – In what was seen as a key decision involving the high profile terrorism charges against 22 mostly opposition party leaders and members,…

No Sanctuary in the City: Resisting Repression in Warzone America Dr. Maulana Karenga

No Sanctuary in the City:  Resisting Repression in Warzone America  Dr. Maulana Karenga

  Part 2. There is nothing more definitive of the destructive approach to us as a people than state-imposed and state-sanctioned violence. In other words, not only does the state,…

Ethiopians are having a tense debate over who really owns Addis Ababa

Ethiopians are having a tense debate over who really owns Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa aka Finfinne (Reuters/Tiksa Negeri) Tom Gardner ,July 06, 2017 Quartz Africa Nine months into a state-of-emergency imposed to quell popular unrest, Ethiopia’s ruling party, the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), has…

Shengo’s Press Statement on TPLF’s Divisive Proclamation Why the TPLF Ploy Won’t Work This Time

Shengo’s Press Statement on TPLF’s Divisive Proclamation Why the TPLF Ploy Won’t Work This Time

The Ethiopian People’s Congress for United Struggle (SHENGO) rejects the latest ploy by  the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) and its cronies to grant “preferential treatment and special privileges” to the Oromo…

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Ruth Negga

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Ruth Negga

Nat Berman Until Ruth Negga was nominated for an Oscar and Golden Globe for her portrayal of Mildred Loving in the 2017 movie, Loving, you might not have known who the actress…

Making Ivanka Trump shoes: Long hours, low pay and abuse

Making Ivanka Trump shoes: Long hours, low pay and abuse

ERIKA KINETZ | Associated Press GANZHOU, China — A worker with blood dripping from his head marked a low point in the tense, grinding life at a southeastern China factory…

No Sanctuary in the City: Resisting Repression in Warzone America Dr. Maulana Karenga

No Sanctuary in the City:  Resisting Repression in Warzone America  Dr. Maulana Karenga

  Part 1. It would be dishonest and self-deluding to deny that we, as a people, are living in dangerous, difficult and demanding times. And one of the defining features…

Twenty-six Ethiopians arrested in Karonga for illegal entry into Malawi

Twenty-six Ethiopians arrested in Karonga for illegal entry into Malawi

By Maravi Post correspondent   /   Wednesday, 28 Jun 2017 04:46AM   / Police in Karonga on Monday, arrested 26 men who are believed to be Ethiopian citizens, for entering into…

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