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Article 39, Oromo Nationalism, Abyssinian Exceptionalism Expectations Raised by Dr. Abiy Ahmed’s Premiership (Part II)

Article 39, Oromo Nationalism, Abyssinian Exceptionalism Expectations Raised by Dr. Abiy Ahmed’s Premiership  – Part II Mekuria Bulcha, PhD, Professor – July 12, 2018 Introduction As indicated in the first part of this article, the declaration of most of the opposition… Read More »

Article 39, Oromo Nationalism, Abyssinian Exceptionalism & Expectations Raised by Dr. Abiy Ahmed’s Premiership

Article 39, Oromo Nationalism, Abyssinian Exceptionalism & Expectations Raised by Dr. Abiy Ahmed’s Premiership Part I  By Mekuria Bulcha, PhD, Professor – June 21, 2018 Ethiopia is in the middle of one of the many crises it had faced since… Read More »

The History and Politics of the Qubee Alphabet

The History and Politics of the Qubee Alphabet By Guluma Gemeda, PhD, June 18, 2018 In several publications, Professor Mekuria Bulcha has presented the origin, development and the significance of the qubee alphabet for Afaan Oromo. Just last summer, in… Read More »

Walelign Mekonnen, the Question of Nationalities and Ethiopia’s Persistent Crisis

Walelign Mekonnen, the Question of Nationalities and Ethiopia’s Persistent Crisis By Mekuria Bulcha, PhD, Professor Introduction That Ethiopia is in deep crisis is known to all who follow the political development in the country. That the crisis is likely to… Read More »

The Fall of the TPLF and the Realignment of Political Forces in Ethiopia

The Fall of the TPLF and the Realignment of Political Forces in Ethiopia By Guluma Gemeda, June 7, 2018 Since the fall of the Derg in 1991, the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), as organizer and leader of the Ethiopian… Read More »

Dr. Abiy Ahmed’s Speeches, Menilek II and the Problem of National Integration in Ethiopia

Dr. Abiy Ahmed’s Speeches, Menilek II and the Problem of National Integration in Ethiopia By Guluma Gemeda, May 16, 2018 The Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) has been intentionally ambiguous about the role of Emperor Menilek II in Ethiopian… Read More »