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Ethiopia regime caught between will

Ethiopia regime caught between will

After anti-government protests erupted two years ago, Ethiopia’s government adopted its traditional approach to dealing with dissent: hundreds of people were killed in clashes with security forces, tens of thousands…

OPINION: PROTEST RESIGNATION: RAMIFICATIONS OF A POLITICAL ACT

OPINION: PROTEST RESIGNATION: RAMIFICATIONS OF A POLITICAL ACT

Addis Abeba, October 09 /2017 – On October 8, 2017, Abbadula Gammada, Speaker of the House of Representatives, announced in an unusual Sunday evening appearance on the national TV that he…

The T-TPLF Spook Who Sat by the Jailhouse Door in Ethiopia (Part I)

The T-TPLF Spook Who Sat by the Jailhouse Door in Ethiopia (Part I)

Author’s Note: This is Part I of a two-part translation of an Amharic interview[1] with a former, now-exiled anonymous T-TPLF  “mole” (deep- cover intelligence operative) who was trained to infiltrate…

Apartheid State of Emergency in Ethiopia 2.0

Apartheid State of Emergency in Ethiopia 2.0

On October 9, 2016, the puppet prime minister (PPM) of the Thugtatorship of the Tigrean People’s Liberation Front (T-TPLF) Hailemariam announced a “state of emergency” (SoE) in a 20-minute televised…

No Honor at Tampere University for a Dictator in Ethiopia

No Honor at Tampere University for a Dictator in Ethiopia

(By Alemayhu G/Mariam) Author’s Note: In my March 19, 2017 commentary,  I indicated that I will be contacting the President and Board Chairman of the Tampere University of Technology to…

Subcommittee Hearing: Democracy Under Threat in Ethiopia

Subcommittee Hearing: Democracy Under Threat in Ethiopia

Ethiopia: Another T-TPLF White Elephant for Sale?

Ethiopia: Another T-TPLF White Elephant for Sale?

(By Alemayhu G/Mariam) Is the T-TPLF setting up the “Ethiopian Railway Line” for a fire sale? The “Ethiopian Railway Line” opened in October 2016 with all the bells and whistles.…

TrAIDing in Misery: The T-TPLF, its Partners and Famine in Ethiopia

TrAIDing in Misery: The T-TPLF, its Partners and Famine in Ethiopia

(By almariam) The T-TPLF (Thugtatorship of the Tigrean People’s Liberation Front) is out in full force once again on its annual panhadling circuit. In January 2016, the T-TPLF was out…

Farewell, Barack Obama!

Farewell, Barack Obama!

By Alemayhu G/Mariam) To: President Barack Obama: As I bid you farewell and adieu, I ask you three questions on matters that are enormously important to me: Is Africa better…

Ethiopia: We MUST Keep Our Eyes on the Prize!

Ethiopia: We MUST Keep Our Eyes on the Prize!

(By almariam) I am calling for a truce in the war of words among Ethiopian scholars, intellectuals and others over history, historicity and historicism. I am also calling for an…

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