Ermias Legesse sees the need to restore Addis Ababa’s statehood status

Ermias Legesse sees the need to restore Addis Ababa’s statehood status

borkena April 2,2019 Erimas has recently been criticized by Abiy Ahmed’s fans following his remark that an audio file is available that shows the current prime minister’s role in Ethiopia’s intelligence agency. Specifically, he said that Abiy Ahmed was involved in jamming opposition media outlets and intercepting phone calls. Ermias responds to the criticism. He […]

Who Owns Addis Ababa? (By Addissu Admas)

Who Owns Addis Ababa? (By Addissu Admas)

By Addissu Admas March 31,2019 I am not sure what the claim “Addis Ababa belongs to Oromia” means or implies. Does it mean that all non-Oromo Addis Abebans should now pack-up their belongings, load them up on buses, trains, mules, donkeys, and God knows what else, and vacate the city and trudge to their respective […]

Abiy Ahmed is asked about Addis Ababa and here is what he said

Abiy Ahmed is asked about Addis Ababa and here is what he said

borkena March 28,2019 On the occasion of anniversary of one year in office, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed spoke to local journalists on a number of issues. One of the questions he faced was Addis Ababa’s ownership which became a question after Abiy Ahmed’s own ethnic party, Oromo Democratic Party (ODP) claimed Oromo ownership of Ethiopia’s […]

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