Hope Springs Eternal in Africa With Leaders Like Abiy Ahmed!

Hope Springs Eternal in Africa With Leaders Like Abiy Ahmed!

Almariam August 26, 2019 Africa’s “first responder” does it again! Last week, Sudan was pulled from the brink of disaster when the “military council and the main opposition coalition signed a power-sharing deal paving the way for transition to civilian rule.” The agreement was brokered, not by the U.N. or the usual Western powers who have long played the […]

Why does TPLF badly need the next election to be held?

Why does TPLF badly need the next election to be held?

Asmelash Yohannes (Ph.D., Mekelle University School of Law)August 25, 2019 From a strategic point of view, the leaders of TPLF (Tigray People’s Liberation Front) know, or they are predicting to say the least, that the ruling EPRDF party may not survive the upcoming general election. You can call this a gamble or a bluff! But […]

The constitution should be changed unconstitutionally (Shiferaw Abebe)

The constitution should be changed unconstitutionally (Shiferaw Abebe)

Shiferaw AbebeAugust 13, 2019 There has been much talk lately about the constitution – its contents, its applications, its defects, and the opportunity and the timing of making amendments to it.  There are several reasons why the constitution attracts attention and criticisms. To start with the obvious, it was crafted to custom fit TPLF’s ideology and […]