An Open letter to AlJazeera English from an Amhara Ethiopian

An Open letter to AlJazeera English from an Amhara Ethiopian

By Achamyeleh Tamiru August 23,2016 Dear Al Jazeera I have decided to write this open letter to you as you have been reporting about the ongoing crisis in Ethiopia. I sincerely appreciate the efforts of your journalists who had to work under very difficult conditions to cover unfolding situations in Ethiopia. However, I now write […]

The Horn: Another Civil War Looming – By Dawit W/Giorgis

The Horn: Another Civil War Looming – By Dawit W/Giorgis

By Dawit Giorgis Published on Ethiomedia August 18, 2016 A civil war, and possibly genocide, is in the making in the Horn of Africa, in Ethiopia. The mostrecent events characterized by regular country wide demonstrations in defiance of the government ban, by the two largest ethnic groups, the Oromos and the Amharas, have demonstrated once […]

Analysis : The Ethiopian model is breaking, but it’s not too late to fix it

Dark clouds have long loomed over Ethiopia’s stunning development story. Now, in the face of unprecedented protests, and the government’s typically brutal response, those clouds threaten to turn into a perfect storm – with chilling consequences. By SIMON ALLISON.

Analysis : The Ethiopian model is breaking, but it’s not too late to fix it

Daily Maverick Published on August 11,2016 As much as Ethiopia deserves praise for its stunning economic growth, which has lifted millions out of poverty, its record on civil and political rights has always been poor. Dissent is simply not an option, and countless journalists, activists and community organisers have found themselves on the wrong side […]