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The Agazian Movement: Exhuming a Corpse?

Saturday, March 18, 2017 @ 4:33 am

(Tesfay Nigus) Recent exchanges on [social] media among self-claimed propagators of the so called ‘Agazian’ movement, the antagonists, and few independents have attracted the attention of many active youth. And it has also provoked me to write [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

Ethiopia’s Growing Challenge of Hate speech

Friday, July 22, 2016 @ 8:08 pm

(Tesfai Hailu) “Hate speech is any speech, gesture or conduct, writing, or display which is forbidden because it incites violence or prejudicial action … attacks a person or group on the basis of attributes such as gender, ethnic origin, [...]

Aksum University honors Sebhat Nega

Saturday, July 2, 2016 @ 8:09 pm

Aksum University awarded Sebhat Nega an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Leadership and Politics. Sibhat Nega Medhaniye, 81, is one of the founders of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF). He is commonly referred to as “Aboy [...]

Exclusive| Abay Tsehaye: Oromos know who robbed, maltreated them

Saturday, January 23, 2016 @ 8:29 pm

Ethnic baiting targeting TPLF and Tigrayans in connection with the protests in Oromia is a diversionary tactic, said Minister Abay Tsehaye Director of the Policy Study and Research Center. Abay Tsehaye, who doubles as special adviser to the Prime [...]

Ethiopia: Mekelle’s smoking ban is actually working

Friday, August 14, 2015 @ 7:25 am

(Karim Lebhour) The bars and cafes are full and lively in the northern Ethiopian town of Mekelle — but they are no longer smoke-filled, with the strict implementation of a smoking ban in public places. “It’s a good thing,” [...]

Mekele Univ. honors Bob Geldof, Kiros Alemayehu, the Robisons

Saturday, July 4, 2015 @ 3:04 pm

Mek’ele University today awarded honorary doctorates to four distinguished individuals on its 23 graduation ceremony. The awardees are Tigrigna music icon Kiros Alemayehu, rock star and Irish humanitarian Sir Bob Geldof and Max and Kathryn [...]

Ethiopia: Oppositions report fourth post-election death

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 @ 11:02 pm

Semayawi and Arena-Tigrai parties reported two deaths putting the total post-election death claims at four, coupled with those from Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC). Semayawi party’s founding member and parliamentary candidate for Debre Markos [...]
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