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... Read more »

Fighting T-TPLF Internal Colonialism Using the Irresistible Power of EthiopiaWINet (Ethiopian-ness) (Part III)

“EthiopiaWINet is an addiction [deep passion]. It is in the heart of each and every Ethiopian. If there is a way to open and look at what is in... Read more »

Q&A with AU ambassador to US Arikana Chihombori-Quao | Human Rights

Washington, DC – It has been almost six months since Arikana Chihombori-Quao was appointed African Union’s ambassador to the United States. Chihombori-Quao, a former medical doctor, served as the Chair... Read more »

Africa's human rights court and the limits of justice

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights is a tribunal established to ensure the protection of human rights across the continent.  The court recently celebrated its 10th anniversary... Read more »

"You are safe here… welcome to Ethiopia" – SA explorer expresses shame over …

Cape Town – Explorer, philanthropist and all round colourful character, Kingsley Holgate, has expressed his shame over the recent spate of xenophobic attacks that broke out across South Africa... Read more »

Anti-foreigner Riots Erupt in South Africa Killing 4 Including Ethiopians

A foreign national holds a machete to protect himself after clashes broke out between a group of locals and police in Durban, South Africa, on 14 April 2015(Getty) There... Read more »