Ethiopian Opposition party met with Abiy Ahmed at the National Palace

Ethiopian Opposition party met with Abiy Ahmed at the National Palace

The new prime minister,Abiy Ahmed, is making headlines for what looks like a rapprochement with the opposition party. With TPLF still at the background of the platform where political show is staged, is the effort a real one? borkena April 12,2018 Ethiopian government is employing unusual terminology to denote opposition parties in the country, tefokakari […]

My Personal Letter to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia(Al Mariam)

My Personal Letter to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia(Al Mariam)

Al Mariam April 8, 2018 Our daily deeds as ordinary South Africans must produce an actual South African reality that will reinforce humanity’s belief in justice, strengthen its confidence in the nobility of the human soul and sustain all our hopes for a glorious life for all – never, never and never again shall it […]

Why Abiy Ahmed should not be mistaken for change for now

Why Abiy Ahmed should not be mistaken for change for now

by Dimetros Birku April 4, 2018 There have been numerous inaugural speeches in the Ethiopian parliament for the last twenty plus years and public attitude towards it was rather indifference. Abiy Ahmed’s inaugural speech on Monday represents a break from the recent past in that regard. It clearly got the attention of a considerable number […]

Canada welcomes Abiy Ahmed ; advises to seize the opportunity to make reforms

Canada welcomes Abiy Ahmed ; advises to seize the opportunity to make reforms

borkena April 3,2014 In a statement issued today, the government of Canada welcomed the “selection” of Dr Abiy Ahmed as chairman of the ruling coalition, Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front, EPRDF, and as the next prime minister of Ethiopia. Good governance, the release of political prisoners and equitable distribution of the benefits of “economic growth” […]