Ethiopian Elites are Responsible for the Country’s Failures

Aklog Birara (Dr) Deeply concerned about targeted and recurring ethnic and faith-based atrocities beyond the Tigray region, U.S. Senators Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Tim Kaine (D-Va.), Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.), Cory A. Booker (D-N.J.) and Ed Markey (D-Mass.) wrote a compelling letter to Ambassador

Abiy Ahmed’s Perplexing Transition

Ethiopia embarked on a rare transition, riding high expectations on a very rough road. Propelled by public revolt against the high-handed rule of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), which dominated the ruling Ethiopian People Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) and the intense

Abiy’s Achilles’ Heel

Messay Kebede Apri;14, 2021 Nation-building is the process by which peoples with diverse origins, histories, languages, and cultures and living under one political rule develop over time common interests, goals, and values that are sufficient enough to make them want to continue

Ethiopia’s ethnofederalism: fact and fiction

While aspects of Ethiopia’s ethnofederalism may be detrimental, removing it altogether could end up causing more problems.  9 April, 2021 by Mistir Sew For at least a year, Ethiopian elites have been divided on whether Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is committed to keeping,

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