Ethiopia’s peace deal with Eritrea criticised by TPLF

A statement released by the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), the ruling EPRDF’s oldest member, called Ethiopia’s recent decision to accept fully the Ethiopia-Eritrea Algiers Agreement and the subsequent decision by the... Read more »

Ethiopia: PM Abiy Ahmed dismisses Army Chief of Staff and Intelligence Director in a major military shakeup. Protests in Tigray.

(OPride)—Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Thursday made a major facelift to the country’s national security apparatus by dismissing two of the longest-serving stalwarts, army chief of staff, Gen. Samora Yunis, and... Read more »

The Quandary of Ethiopia’s Bicephalic Government

Prod Mesay Kebede By Messay Kebede In posted interviews and write-ups as well as in informal discussions, the debate is raging between supporters and detractors of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. Among the... Read more »

Strange times in Ethiopia as all sides happy with new PM

Abiy Ahmed     By Teshome M. Borago   A new Prime Minister is named in Ethiopia, as Dr. Abiy Ahmed became the first self-identifying Oromo leader in the history of the EPRDF ruling... Read more »

Ethiopia will soon have a new prime minister. Here are the candidates.

(OPride) — The ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) is expected to name a new prime minister early next week. The 180-member EPRDF Council has been meeting since March 20. Five days... Read more »

Ethiopia: The Enemy Within | nazret.com

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 that hails from... Read more »

Ethiopia: TPLF’s Conversion to a Carrot and Stick Policy

TPLF/EPRDF By Messay Kebede I have read and listened to many attempts to explain the imposition of a state of emergency at this crucial juncture of deep political turbulence in Ethiopia. The... 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, effective with the... 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 has thrown crumbs... 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 is fed by... Read more »