Photo - Oromo protest in Woliso, August 6, 2016 [Credit: Social media]
The ‘Ethiopian Spring’: “Killing is not an answer to our grievances”

(René Lefort – Open Democracy) There is every sign that Ethiopia is plunging into a.

Photo - Olympian Feyisa Lilesa making Oromo protest gesture in Washington, DC [Credit: Reuters]
Feyisa Lilesa: From Rio to America, I’ll keep fighting Ethiopia’s oppression

(Feyisa Lilesa – Washington Post) Feyisa Lilesa is an Ethiopian Olympian and winner of a.

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Ethiopia: The Government should negotiate with the Protest Movements

(Tefaye Debella) It is crucial for Ethiopians of every stripe to express our thoughts on.

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Ethiopia: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back?

(Yeshitila Zewdie) From among the fairy tales I heard and know about, the making of.

Photo - Troops on the streets of Montreal, Canada, during the 1970 October Crisis [Credit: Montreal Gazette]
Lessons from Canada for Ethiopia in Quelling Violence

(Tesfai Hailu) “There’s a lot of bleeding hearts around who don’t like to see people.

Map - Ethiopia regional map
A road map to resolving Ethiopia’s political crisis(Gen. Tsadkan G/tensae)

Editor’s note: Recently, the former Chief of Staff, General Tsadkan Gebretensae, presented a paper on Ethiopia’s current.

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Hate speech, ethnic tension ahead of Kenya’s 2017 elections

(Peter Alingo) As Kenya prepares for elections next year, the political die seems already cast..

Photo - Sendafa Landfill - The waste disposal pit
Sendafa Landfill controversy: The farmers’ version of the story

In the past two weeks, the Sendafa Sanitary Landfill have become the talking point of.

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Ethiopia’s Growing Challenge of Hate speech

(Tesfai Hailu) “Hate speech is any speech, gesture or conduct, writing, or display which is.

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Potential Causes, Consequences of South Sudan becoming a “Failed State”

Potential Causes and Consequences of South Sudan becoming a “Failed State”: Political and Legal Transformation from a Liberation.