Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia, “We must separate the thorns from the roses.”

My dear and honored Ethiopian people. Let me first say that seeing so many Ethiopians here today joining hands to show love, reconciliation and unity has triggered extraordinary hope in me and... Read more »

Memorandum No. 8: PM Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia: Please, Please Be Our Guest in the U.S.!

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed waves to the crowd at a rally April 11 in Ambo, Ethi­o­pia. (Zacharias Abubeker/AFP/Getty Images) By Al Mariam I am informed and believe that you will not... Read more »

Ethiopia: Memorandum No. 2- How to Speak Truth to Good Leaders Who Listen

Abiy Ahmed By Al Mariam Author’s Note: For the past couple of weeks, I have read and heard unjustified and irresponsible criticism of PM Abiy. Many of his critics are Hippos (older... Read more »

Memorandum No. 1: To PM Abiy Ahmed and Ethiopia’s Cheetahs/Abo Shemanes (Youth)

Al Mariam Author’s note: In my last “commentary” (My Personal Letter to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed), I promised to focus my future observations on issues and topics that will serve to promote... Read more »

198 Ways to Fight the T-TPLF’s State of Emergency in Ethiopia and Win

Protestors in Gondar, Ethiopia File “One has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws.” — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The T-TPLF state of emergency declaration is an unjust law! The limits... Read more »

About Time for the T-TPLF to Get in Their Spaceships and Scoot Out of Ethiopia?

A Soyuz rocket is erected into position at the Baikonur Cosmodrome’s Pad 1/5 (Gagarin’s Start) on 24 March 2009 By Alemayehu G. Mariam Houston, we ain’t got NO problem! I dreamt the... Read more »

Ethiopia: Over 1 Million Birr Raised in Second Round Bond Sale

  Diaspora Ethiopians residing in the UK raised £33,200 (1,095,600 Birr) in Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) bonds in the second bond-selling event organized at the Ethiopian Embassy in London on 21st June.... Read more »

Ethiopia: Why I am boycotting Ȼoca Ȼola

Coca Cola is NOT the real thing Diaspora Ethiopians are expressing their outrage on social and online media and calling for a boycott of Coca Cola Company for its unethical, arbitrary and... Read more »