Egypt Demands ‘Practical Measures’ from Ethiopia to Reach Agreement on Nahda Dam

Egypt Demands ‘Practical Measures’ from Ethiopia to Reach Agreement on Dam By Mohammed Abdo Hassanein, July 26, 2019 Cairo (Asharq Al-Awsat) — Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said Ethiopia should provide practical measures to reach an agreement over the Nahda… Read More »

The Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed Declares War On Sidama People

The Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed Declares War On Sidama People For Demanding Their Constitutional Rights To A Regional Self-Governance Press Release By the Sidama National Liberation Front (SNLF) 26 July 2019 The Sidama people of Ethiopia demanded a… Read More »

Like every dispute in Ethiopia, Sidama statehood must wait

Like every dispute in Ethiopia, Sidama statehood must wait July 25, 2019 * by Teshome M. Borago Attempts by the authorities to resolve sensitive issues should only occur after elections and the emergence of a new national consensus (Ethiopia Insight)… Read More »

Qeerroon Bilisummaa Oromoo Harka Qullaa Waraana Wayyaannee Injifate Eessa Jira?

Qeerroon Bilisummaa Oromoo Harka Qullaa Waraana Wayyaannee Injifate Eessa Jira? Damee Boruu: 07/22/2019 OPDOn qaama EPRDF mucaa guddisaa TPLF turte. TPLF duraa deemee kan ilmaan Ormoo fixaa fi ficiisaa ture OPDO dha. Waraaqsi bilisummaa Uummata Oromoo kan OPDO akkeekatu malee… Read More »

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 »