Ethiopia: Where is Religious Freedom Headed?

Ethiopia: Where is Religious Freedom Headed?

By Alemayehu Fentaw Weldemariam – TRANSCEND Media Service The fear of an Ethiopian Spring has to be factored in the internal security matrix of a dictatorial regime such as Ethiopia’s, since the populist “spring” events in the MENA region have proven to be a potent means of removing dictatorships in North Africa.  The lesson is […]

Narrative of “Progress”

This commentary was meant to be a facebook status update. Some times is good to embrace spontaneity and it is shared here without any profound change. *** In the interest of slaking Facebook (which proved to be an important invention of controlling mechanism in power relation of this era  – I mean if you dare […]

African Union at 50 , no achievement to celebrate

African Union at 50 , no achievement to celebrate

By Dimetros Birku May 29,2013 A $3.5 million festivity to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the African Union, amid hours of power blackout in Addis Ababa, might not sound much. Beyond the fifty years mark and the celebration about it, who can afford to avoid a quest for meaning as to what the African Union […]