African Dictators

After the Fall of African Dictatorships by Alemayehu G. Mariam

After the Fall from the Wall What happens to Africa after the mud walls of dictatorship come tumbling down and the palaces of illusion behind those walls vanish? Will Africa be like... Read more »
Alemayehu G Mariam

Ethiopia – As African Tyrants Fall

By : Alemayehu G. Mariam The Invincible Dictators Mohandas Karmachand Gandhi (The Mahatma or Great Soul) is today revered as a historical figure who fought against colonialism, racism and injustice. But he... Read more »
africa richest person Mohammed Al Amoudi

Ethiopia : Al Amoudi richest black person in the world

According to the African business website  Ethiopia’s richest man as well as the richest black person in the world Mohammed Al Amoudi is worth $10 billion. His broad portfolio of businesses include... Read more »
A Chinese construction worker supervises the building of a road in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Ethiopia: Crouching lions, hidden dragon

The baggage lounge at Addis Ababa’s Bole airport is filled with activity as the Ethiopian Airlines flight from Beijing arrives. Young Chinese men, casually dressed in flannel trousers and shirts, gather around... Read more »
Fikru-Teffera

Ethiopia defeat Madagascar for African cup qualification match

Ethiopia secured a surprise 1-0 away win over Madagascar in Group B of the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers on Sunday. The win puts them level on three points with Nigeria... Read more »
G20 _summit leaders

Africa’s Failing Democracies

By Jason McLure When human rights Watch criticized the results of Ethiopia’s May elections, in which the ruling coalition “won” an improbable 545 out of 547 seats, leaders in Addis Ababa didn’t... Read more »

Joint Statement on the First US – AU High-Level Bilateral Meetings

Office of the Spokesman Washington, DC April 22, 2010 The following is a joint statement by the United States and the African Union. Begin text: The United States and the African Union... Read more »