Category: Analysis & Opinion

European Union’s “financial aid” will make the war in Ethiopia even bloodier

European Union’s “financial aid” will make the war in Ethiopia even bloodier

by Vedica Singh Tigray militants have been wreaking havoc in Ethiopia for decades now. These militants wanted to throw out the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Dr Abiy Ahmed, from power. Tigray forces made several gains in

The Art of Dominance: proxy wars against Ethiopia

The Art of Dominance: proxy wars against Ethiopia

Is Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni a “Trojan Horse” for Egypt? By Aklog Birara. Dr. [ Part 2 of 8] “ I follow the passionate discussion on the #GERD with interest. But the fundamental truth is

Russia’s Africa moves force Europe rethink on Ethiopia

Russia’s Africa moves force Europe rethink on Ethiopia

Moscow’s outreach has left some EU capitals calling for the bloc to send more money to Ethiopia’s government, despite accusations of war crimes. BY ILYA GRIDNEFF/Politico July 28, 2022 Russia’s overtures in Africa have left

A New Pax (Peace)/Pact Americana: AMERICA FIRST!

A New Pax (Peace)/Pact Americana: AMERICA FIRST!

 “Saving the Last Best Hope of Earth” (Part VII- Rejoinder to Samantha Power) Al Mariam's Commentaries July 26, 2022 Even though Part VII of my commentary on Samantha Power’s “major foreign policy speech” of June

Ethiopia’s Salvation from the Amhara-Oromo Conflict Resides in the Southern People

Ethiopia’s Salvation from the Amhara-Oromo Conflict Resides in the Southern People

Yonas Biru, PhD Extremists in the Oromo and Amhara camps are wreaking havoc over Ethiopia. One can categorize the two as the ኬኛ and የኛ factions of Oromo and Amhara extremists, respectively. Their intractable conflicts

Oromummaa Unchained  Ethnic Apartheid and Territorial Expansion in Ethiopia

Oromummaa Unchained Ethnic Apartheid and Territorial Expansion in Ethiopia

Contact information: Girma Berhanu Department of Education and Special Education (Professor) University of Gothenburg Box 300, SE 405 30 Göteborg, Sweden E-mail: [email protected]   Introduction In recent weeks, international media outlets have given a good deal of attention to the massacres in Western Wollega, Ethiopia. Barely two weeks after more

The Art of Dominance: conspiracies and plots against Ethiopia

The Art of Dominance: conspiracies and plots against Ethiopia

July 24, 2022 Aklog Birara (Dr) Part 1 of 8 “Indeed, the US has a long criminal history of meddling into the political affairs of other nations —a history that spans at least a century and,

What If the War in Ukraine Spins Out of Control?

What If the War in Ukraine Spins Out of Control?

By Liana Fix and Michael Kimmage he war in Ukraine will soon enter its sixth month. For all the talk of Russia crossing the West’s red lines with its conduct in the war and of the

The Horn of Africa States And The Miraa Trade

The Horn of Africa States And The Miraa Trade

By  Dr. Suleiman Walhad July 16th, 202 This is a continuation of an article I published in Zehabesha on April 19th, 2022and entitled : “The Horn of Africa States and the East Africa Community -

The Horn of Africa States And Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative (“HIPC”)

The Horn of Africa States And Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative (“HIPC”)

By Dr. Suleiman Walhad July 14th, 2022 Of the four Horn of Africa States, Somalia and Ethiopia, have qualified for the HIPC initiative. Neither Eritrea nor Djibouti have applied for the program as yet. Eritrea,

A New Pax (Peace)/Pact Americana: An Alternative to USAID Administrator Samantha Power’s “Revolution of Dignity” (Part V)

A New Pax (Peace)/Pact Americana: An Alternative to USAID Administrator Samantha Power’s “Revolution of Dignity” (Part V)

By Alemayehu G. Mariam While Part V of my commentary below stands on its own merits, I recommend first reading Part I, Part II, Part III and Part IV to gain a comprehensive understanding of my analysis and arguments. A

Interrogating the Ethiopian National Dialogue

Interrogating the Ethiopian National Dialogue

Teklu Abate Bekele Abstract Other than opinion pieces and news coverages, there lacks formal studies on the Ethiopian National Dialogue (END). More rigorous analyses drawing on varied data sources are needed for holistic understanding. This

The Big Lies and the Endgame

The Big Lies and the Endgame

by Dawit W Giorgis Yesterday PM Abiy of Ethiopia revealed himself as a charlatan, a charlatan, liar, evasive and insulting overall as a sick and demented leader in parliament. It reminded me of an old

By Dr. Suleiman Walhad July 6th, 2022 IGAD stands for the Intergovernmental Authority for Development. It replaced its predecessor, IGADD or the Intergovernmental Authority for Droughts and Development. Both institutions comprised the countries of  Somalia,

Another Way Forward for Ethiopia? Time for New Tactics and New Attitudes

Another Way Forward for Ethiopia? Time for New Tactics and New Attitudes

Jeff Pearce Cast your mind back over what may feel like the longest year-and-a-half of your life (sure as hell feels that way to me). Back, back, way back just before this war began. Do

Are There TPLF Ethiopia Insurgency Training & Support Operations In Uganda?

Are There TPLF Ethiopia Insurgency Training & Support Operations In Uganda?

Mystery Document Alleges: Covert Operation has US/Egypt Support Operations Coordinated between South Sudan, TPLF and Uganda Planning began December 2021 By Alastair Thompson The document that follows below was provided to Scoop this week in

The Oromo Land of Blood and Gore Only PM Abiy and the Silent Majority Amhara Can Stop It

The Oromo Land of Blood and Gore Only PM Abiy and the Silent Majority Amhara Can Stop It

Yonas Biru, PhD OLF-Shene is like the proverbial fly that destroyed a proverbial china shop using a proverbial bull as a weapon. The fly was small with no physical power of its own to destroy

If there is indeed such a thing as Political Nudity

If there is indeed such a thing as Political Nudity

27 June 2022 By Samuel Estefanous I do believe that man is God’s creation cast in His own image. Every aspect of his/her body is ‘a holy abode’ according to the teachings of the Abrahamic