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About Nahusenay Belay (5 Articles)
Nahusenay Belay is a lecturer and PhD Candidate at Addis Ababa University. He is Political Scientist by profession and can be reached via [email protected]

Nevsun, Atlantic Council and Corporate Interest In Eritrea

Monday, June 27, 2016 @ 7:25 pm

After observing the attempts reading the New York Times article titled “It’s Bad in Eritrea, but Not That Bad”, I sensed something fishy and did little research on the possible connection between the Eritrean Regime, Nevsun Resources and [...]

Civic Urban Revolt in Contemporary Ethiopia

Friday, May 15, 2015 @ 3:34 pm

The very objective of this short piece is to explore the politically ‘visible’, but academically overlooked issue of urban civic revolt in Ethiopia. The Ethiopian government is curious and cautious about this and the same is true to those who [...]

Can a Salafist movement be democratic?

Friday, January 30, 2015 @ 5:23 pm

According to Terje Østebø,“[a]s an ideology, it [Salafism] originated in the province of Najd, present-day Saudi Arabia. It is ascribed to the teaching of Muhammed ibn Abd al- Wahab (1703-1792), who by forming an alliance with a tribal leader, [...]

Ethiopia: Ideological Basis of Western Domination

Monday, June 16, 2014 @ 5:52 pm

(Nahusenay Belay) Any sort of political, economic, cultural or social action demands an underlining set of ideas elaborating the aim, process and possible outcomes of a given activity. In a broader sense, Antonio Gramsci stated that in order to [...]

Ethio-Eritrea | Get Rid of the Bad Boy

Monday, December 31, 2012 @ 10:54 pm

By Nahusenay Belay The Horn of Africa in general and Ethiopia in particular are on the rise. The peace accord reached by the Sudan and the Republic of South Sudan the ability of Somalia to go beyond the pessimist expectations, the impressive [...]