Adwa and Abiy’s mixed message on federalism in Ethiopia (By Teshome M. Borago)

Adwa and Abiy’s mixed message on federalism in Ethiopia (By Teshome M. Borago)

By Teshome M. Borago | Satenaw columnist February 24,2019 As the 123rd anniversary of Ethiopia’s historic victory at ADWA approaches, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s ruling party in Oromia (ODP) recently made a brazen statement that ethnic-federalism is “non-negotiable.” This undemocratic announcement by the Oromo Democratic Party (ODP) has been condemned by many Ethiopians, including by […]

Dr. Abiy Kill Kilil today, not tomorrow (Dula Abdu)

Dr. Abiy Kill Kilil today, not tomorrow (Dula Abdu)

Dula Abdu February 21,2019 During my life time, Ethiopia experienced brief euphoria whenever a new regime came into existence. I witnessed violent transfer of power from Haile Selassie to the military led by Mengistu Haile Mariam and from Mengistu to TPLF (Tigrean Peoples Liberation Front) led by Meles Zenawi. Unfortunately these brief euphoria disappeared quickly […]

Yekatit 12 : Remembrance Day of Fascist Aggression of Ethiopia (1937 to 2019)

Yekatit 12 : Remembrance Day  of Fascist Aggression of Ethiopia (1937 to 2019)

By – Berhane Tadese – Engineer February 18, 2019 At 1:30 PM, On Sunday, February 17, 2019 Ethiopian community in metropolitan NYC area – gathered to honor and pay tribute “The Addis Ababa massacre” by Italian Fascist armies. The Addis Ababa Massacre took place on Yekatit 12, 1929 (Ethiopian calendar). They also paid tribute to […]

Amara suffering has continued unabated (By Mekuria Gize)

Amara suffering has continued unabated (By Mekuria Gize)

“The tragedy of life is often not in our failure, but rather in our complacency; not in our doing too much, but rather in our doing too little; not in our living above our ability, but rather in our living below our capacities.” Benjamin E. Mays By Mekuria Gize February 18,2019 PM Abiy’s early days […]