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The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia is the largest country in the Horn of Africa.Map - Ethiopia regional map

It’s the second populous in Africa, with 1,104,300 sq km (426,371 sq mi) territory and home to 90 million people (2015 est.)

Ethiopia has a parliamentary form of government led by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn. The country is organized into nine federal states and two city governments.

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Ethiopia: The Cry is Bigger than for A Dead Billy Goat!

Friday, November 4, 2016 @ 2:53 am

(Mohamed Olad) I was watching a recent viral video clip in which Abdi Mohamud Omar, the Somali Regional State President, was retelling a legendary Somali story in a briefing to members of Jig-Jiga University staff that puts the current national [...]

Ethiopia: An ad hoc Coalition of Adversaries!

Thursday, November 3, 2016 @ 2:46 am

Many political parties/organizations or groups around the world, including in Ethiopia, find coalitions to be useful way to stretch resources and increase power that enables them to further their agenda and ultimately win a political power. There is [...]

Five Takeaways from PM Hailemariam’s new Cabinet

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 @ 4:44 am

Just a year after forming a new government, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn returned to parliament to announce a reshuffle. On Tuesday, the Premier presented a new cabinet to the parliament, entirely populated by the ruling party EPRDF [...]

List of PM Hailemariam’s new Ministers

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 @ 7:18 pm

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn presented the much-anticipated cabinet reshuffle today. Though the ruling party formed government last year, it was forced to launch a “deep reform” following political turmoil that shook its [...]

Egypt’s destructive policy: The response of the Horn of Africa

Sunday, October 23, 2016 @ 5:13 am

Unlike in the past, Egyptian hidden agenda to keep the horn of Africa in crisis came to be challenged by Somalia, Somaliland, South Sudan, the Sudan and Ethiopia. These countries assured that they will not die for the greedy cause of Egypt in this [...]

Deliberately Induced Political Chaos to Destabilize Ethiopia

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 @ 6:25 pm

(Ahmed Deeq Hussein) Ethiopian peoples, nations, and nationalities have been enjoying stable, peaceful, and co-existence for last 25 years with ethnic based federalism and under governance of 1995 constitution of Federal Democrat republic of [...]

Ethiopia: State of Emergency grants PM sweeping powers

Sunday, October 9, 2016 @ 10:52 pm

Ethiopian government decreed a state of emergency on Sunday. Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced the decree on Sunday at noon on the state-owned tv. The decree followed the deadly week of protests across Oromia and in some parts of the [...]

Tigray’s problem is “sikifta” not narrow nationalism

Friday, October 7, 2016 @ 4:03 am

(Gebremedhin Gebru) There is no visible sentiment of narrow nationalism among the people of Tigrai; rather our “Culture of Excessive Sikifta” has hampered our developments. I didn’t get the exact English word to the Tigrigna term Sikifta. [...]

Development & Democracy – Two sides of the same coin

Sunday, September 18, 2016 @ 4:21 am

(Berhanu Tsegay – from MOFEC) If a country is awash with corruption, rent-seeking, lack of good governance and rule of law, it will unreservedly be out of the democracy and development domains. In this case, the upward spiral of corruption [...]

The Legality Of The Wolqait Question: Issues To Worry About

Thursday, September 15, 2016 @ 5:41 am

(Zeray W/Senbet) [Clink on the table of contents to jump to specific section] 1. Preliminaries What is an identity question? What is state border delimitation change/re-adjustment question? And how does Ethiopian law protect them? What is the [...]
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