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Ethiopia’s crisis: Things fall apart: Will the center hold?

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 @ 3:46 am

(René Lefort) Almost exactly a year ago, Ethiopia entered its worst crisis since the arrival of the regime in 1991. Last month, a state of emergency was proclaimed. These two events have generated a flood of commentary and analysis. A few key [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Ethiopia’s Takeaway from Brexit

Friday, June 24, 2016 @ 9:45 pm

With the Britain deciding to leave the European Union (a.k.a. Brexit), the globalization agenda of a centralized control of world’s wealth, finance, labor, services, knowledge, and political power by very few multinational corporations faced its [...]

Ethiopia Eritrea clash: What we know and What we think we know

Sunday, June 19, 2016 @ 5:57 pm

This week the World Wide Web was awash with an Ethio-Eritrean matter. Conflict, that is. The only mutual agenda the two had for a decade and a half. Last Sunday, the two countries clashed on the border. It was deemed one of the biggest since the end [...]

Eritrea issues 5th statement, blames Washington

Friday, June 17, 2016 @ 10:17 pm

Last Sunday, Ethiopian and Eritrean troops had one of the biggest clashes since the end of the 1998-2000 war. The Eritrean government issued its first statement regarding the clash on Sunday minutes before mid-night. Since then, Asmara has been [...]

Eritrea confirmed fighting on border with Ethiopia

Monday, June 13, 2016 @ 12:15 am

The Eritrean government has just issued a statement confirming the heavy fighting on the border with Ethiopia. Fighting broke out between Ethiopian and Eritrean armies on Sunday, as HornAffairs reported earlier. The conflict is on Tsorena area, [...]
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