Monthly Archives: July 2019

What does Abiy Ahmed Really want?

WHAT DOES ABIY AHMED REALLY WANT? Rundassa Asheetee Hunde, July 25, 2019 The first time Abiy Ahmed assumed empire Ethiopia’s prime ministerial position, he produced mixed results. Out of the most significant actions he took, the creation of a short-lived… Read More »

The Quest of the Sidama Nation for Self-Determination and the Plot of Die-Hard Unionist Ethiopians As State-Terrorism in Sidama Intensifies

The Quest of the Sidama Nation for Self-Determination and the Plot of Die-Hard Unionist Ethiopians As State-Terrorism in Sidama Intensifies By Denboba Natie, July 24, 2109 Edinburgh, Scotland, Part I 1. Background 1.1. General The Sidama nation lives in the… Read More »

Elections in End Times

Elections in End Times July 24, 2019 * by Alemayehu Weldemariam Political theory, so often in our times either synoptic musings about essentialized principles locked in a Manichaean death struggle—collectivism and individualism, objectivism and relativism, right and obligation, freedom and… Read More »

Obstacles in the way of Ethiopia’s path to democracy

Obstacles in the way of Ethiopia’s path to democracy Johannesburg (ANA) – The recent clashes in Ethiopia’s Sidama region between Sidama activists, who recently declared independence from Ethiopia, and security forces highlights the multi-faceted problems the country faces as it… Read More »

Ethiopia-Eritrea relations hampered by closed borders, stalled trade deals

Ethiopia-Eritrea relations hampered by closed borders, stalled trade deals A little over a year after Ethiopia and Eritrea restored diplomatic relations, residents and traders in the border towns are worried by the stalled progress. (Africa News) — While the Ethiopian… Read More »

Oromo History in the making: OSA Annual Conference is hosted in Finfinne for the first time

Oromo History in the making: OSA Annual Conference is hosted in Finfinne for the first time For the first time in over 30 years of its life, OSA’s 33rd Annual Conference is hosted at Rift Valley University in Finfinnee/Addis Ababa… Read More »

Security in SNNP Regional State Placed under Federal Army Command Post

Security in SNNP Regional State Placed under Federal Army Command Post Addis Abeba, July 23/2019 (Addis Standard) – In an evening bulletin broadcast yesterday, the South Radio and Television Agency, the regional broadcaster of the Southern nations, Nationalities and People’s Regional… Read More »

Summary of crimes committed during TPLF regime and unresolved challenges of political reformation in Ethiopia

Summary of crimes committed during TPLF regime and unresolved challenges of political reformation in Ethiopia By Malkamuu Jaatee, July 23, 2019 “Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to… Read More »

The Genesis of the Genocide on Sidama People of Ethiopia following a Bid to Declare a Regional State on 18 July 2019

The Genesis of the Genocide on Sidama People of Ethiopia following a Bid to Declare a Regional State on 18 July 2019 By The Sidama Observer Background The Sidama people live in southern part of Ethiopia. Sidama is a Cushitic… Read More »

RSWO | Konyaa Qeellem Wallaggaa keessa’tti, Oromoonni Saddeet, RIX’n Ajjeefaman

RSWO | Konyaa Qeellem Wallaggaa keessa’tti, Oromoonni Saddeet, RIX’n Ajjeefaman  RSWO – Adoolessa 21, 2019: Konyaa Qeellem Wallaggaa keessa’tti, Guyyoota Lamaan kana, Oromoonni Saddeet, RIX’n Ajjeefaman | Oromoonni Konyaa Bunnoo Beddellee Danuun, Dararaa RIX’n isaanirra’tti Raawwatamu Dheessuun, Gara Konyaalee… Read More »