Ethiopia: The Enemy Within |

TPLF/EPRDF By Addissu Admas Our fathers, as our forefathers, used the word Telat to refer to an enemy who is totally alien. Telat was the totally other: the one... Read more »

Ethiopia needs ‘greater freedom of people not less’ – Tillerson tells govt

The United States says much as it shares security concerns raised by the Ethiopian government, the answer lay with ‘greater freedom and not less.’ Secretary of State Rex Tillerson... Read more »

Herman Cohen: Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Desalegn has resigned. What’s next?

It is not surprising that after three years in office – three years of famine, violence, and serious political and social instability – Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has resigned,... Read more »

Ethiopia: The Case for an Ethiopiawinet-Centered Grassroots Reconciliation Process (Part IV)

Author’s Note: This is the fourth installment of what I initially planned to be a three-part series on prospects for truth and reconciliation in Ethiopia. I have explained the purposes... Read more »

Kenya: Ethiopia, Kenya Need to Exploit Economic Opportunities – Ambassador

By Bilal Derso Kenya’s Ambassador to Ethiopia Catherine Mwangi called on both governments to use the long and peaceful relations that exists between the countries to exploit economic opportunities.... Read more »

Under the Radar: Ethiopia’s economic growth offers opportunities and challenges

Not many may know that Ethiopia was among the first countries to join the International Monetary Fund (IMF) when the latter was formed on 27 December 1945.  Nevertheless, it... Read more »

Romancing the “Wounded Beast” in Ethiopia: Is Reconciliation Without Truth Possible? (Part I)

TPLF/EPRDF Author’s Note: This is the first installment in a three-part series on prospects “mediation”, “reconciliation” and “negotiation” with the ruling Thugtatorship of the Tigrean People’s Liberation Front (T-TPLF).... Read more »

TPLF Monopoly “on Economic and Political Power in Ethiopia Could Not Possibly Last” – Ambassador Herman Cohen

Author’s Note: In a recent interview on Voice of America- Amharic Service (for audio of original English interview click here) former U.S. Assistant  Secretary of State for African Affairs and... Read more »

Meet Samuel Tafesse, The Ethiopian Multi-Millionaire Who Built … – Forbes

Forbes Meet Samuel Tafesse, The Ethiopian Multi-Millionaire Who Built …ForbesEthiopian multi-millionaire real estate tycoon Samuel Tafesse owns the Marriott Hotels in Addis Ababa and he has his eyes set... Read more »

Ethiopia signs Sh400 billion deal to build geothermal plants :: Kenya

Power deal. Ethiopia has signed an agreement to build two geothermal power plants at a combined cost of $4 billion (Sh400 billion), to be run by the country’s first... Read more »