Herman Cohen’s Second “Coup” in Ethiopia? We Demand an Apology!

Herman Cohen’s Second “Coup” in Ethiopia? We Demand an Apology!

Editor’s note: In 2016, Mr. Herman Cohen, former assistant secretary of state for Africa, blamed Tigrian domination, fake federalism for the crisis in Ethiopia. On June 24, 2019, he recklessly tweeted ( his twitter handle is @CohenOnAfrica): “Failed coup in #Ethiopia‘s Amhara state was an attempt by ethnic nationalists to restore Amhara hegemony over all […]

Attorney general of Amhara region died of bullet wounds

Attorney general of Amhara region died of bullet wounds

Migbaru Kebede was one of the promising politicians within Amhara Democratic Party (ADP). The region’s attorney general is the third victim from the Bahir Dar incident on Saturday. He is survived by five children borkenaJune 24, 2019 Migbaru Kebede, Attorney General of Amhara region, died on Monday, Ethiopian state Media ENA reported citing Amhara region […]

Deconstructing the privatization scam – A very British Disease

Deconstructing the privatization scam – A very British Disease

By Kebour GhennaJune 23, 2019 In Ethiopia, the next big item for sale is the Ethio Telecom. The Prime Minister is excited about it, his advisors are committed to it, and the World Bank is doing the advising. The justification for privatization, in this case, the transfer of public asset to international private investors, is […]

U.S. Embassy Statement on June 22 Attacks

U.S. Embassy Statement on June 22 Attacks

US embassy June 23, 2019 The U.S. Embassy is shocked and deeply saddened by the June 22 fatal attacks on the President of the Amhara Regional Government, Dr. Ambachew Mekonnen; Chief of Staff of the Ethiopian National Defense Forces, General Seare Mekonnen; Amhara Regional Government Office Advisor, Ezez Wassie; and retired Major General Gezai Abera.  […]