Late Prof. Mesfin Wolde Mariam

In-Memoriam Prof. Mesfin Wolde Mariam (1930-2020)

By Prof. Paulos Milkias September 30, 2020 It is with great sadness that we learned, as of yesterday, professor Mesfin Wolde Mariam, an indefatigable Ethiopian nationalist, is no more. Mesfin is the…

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Mass Murder of Amharas in Benishangul-Gumez Region

Targeted attacks against Amharas have occurred again in Benishangul-Gumez Region of Ethiopia. Amhara Association of America (AAA) has received reports that 89 people mainly Amhara/Agew have been killed by Gumez militias in…

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Proclamation finally decrees equality for Ethiopian Muslims

By Endris Mekonnen Legislation in June recognizing the Ethiopian Islamic Affairs Supreme Council was a historic progressive move by the State for the Muslim community. On 11 June, the House of People’s Representatives…

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Ethiopic as a Writing System for African Languages

By Getachew Molla June 25, 2020 Dr. Aberra Molla and Mark Powell ዶ/ር ኣበራ ሞላ እና ማርክ ፓወል In the late-1990s (sometime between the years 1997-1999 but before 2000), Mark Powell, a…

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Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia
Image: Foreign minister Gedu speaking to reporters on June 2020

Open Letter to Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia

Open Letter to Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia To        :           Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia From     :          Concerned Ethiopian living abroad Dear Minister V/Minister /Officer/ of the Ministry of Foreign Affairsof Ethiopia Addis Abeba…

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Toward an End to Ethiopia’s Federal-Tigray Feud

14 AUGUST 2020 A disputed regional election plan has ratcheted up tensions between Ethiopia’s federal government and its rivals in Tigray. To avert a confrontation, Tigrayan officials should press pause on election…

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