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’s TPLF must fix its disease, not symptoms

Sebhat Nega, considered the Godfather of TPLF By Teshome M. Borago After over 2 years of courageous Ethiopian protests and thousands of innocent lives lost, the TPLF ruling party... Read more »

Ethiopia: The Failures of the regime and the way forward

TPLF/EPRDF By Addissu Admas The TPLF has been so far somewhat successful, at least among its Western supporters, in promoting the notion that all opposition to it started and... Read more »

Ethiopia: EPRDF should ditch democratic centralism to avoid a civil war

(OPride)—When Ethiopia’s current rulers deposed the communist dictatorship of Mengistu Hailemariam in 1991, they promised to usher in a new era of democracy. Over the last 27 years, the... Read more »

Ethiopia’s political crisis deepens amid EPRDF deadlock on the way forward

(OPride) — Ethiopia’s political and security crisis shows no signs of abating. Authorities on Friday imposed nightly curfew at a number of public colleges and universities following a spate of inter-ethnic... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Parliament Speaker Resigns Over ‘Disrespect’ to Oromo People. Is the Balance of Power Shifting?

Recent events indicate that Ethiopia’s multi-ethnic governing coalition, the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Front (EPRDF), is at war with itself, and some fear the power struggle could destabilize the country.... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Parliament Speaker Resigns Over ‘Disrespect’ to Oromo People. Is the Balance of Power Shifting? · Global Voices

Final EPRDF rally in Addis Ababa in 2010. Photo by BBC World Service (Uduak Amimo) via Flickr. CC BY-NC 2.0 Recent events indicate that Ethiopia’s multi-ethnic governing coalition, the... Read more »

My Letter to President Trump Requesting Targeted Sanctions Against the TPLF Regime in Ethiopia

Trump with African Leaders Donald TrumpPresident of the United StatesThe White House1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NWWashington, DC 20500 Re: REQUEST FOR SANCTIONS AGAINST PERSONS AND ENTITIES INVOLVED IN THE IRRECHA... Read more »

Ethiopia: Rational and Objective of the next Transitional Government

Flag of Ethiopia By Admassu Feleke Let me premise my opinion by stating that a peaceful transition to a new government is always preferable than any one achieved through... Read more »

15 Points: Thoughts on Progressivism, Patriotism and Ethnopolitics in Ethiopia

A protestor with Ethiopian Flag By Tesfaye Demmellash I have in the past written about the mutual exclusions of patriotism and progressivism in the era of abyot in Ethiopia.... Read more »