Currently, the Afar people in Ethiopia are facing disastrous, appalling and unprecedented dreadful famine catastrophe. The famine was not only caused by lack of rain, drought, climate change and effect of El Niño weather conditions as they claim but, it was a result of TPLF/EPRDF corruption, failure of strategies and policies, bad governance, human rights violations, unlawful land grabbing, forcible removal and eviction of Afar People from their traditional grazing land.
Aklog Birara (DR)
I join 101 million Ethiopians at home and abroad in expressing utter dismay and disbelief, sorrow and anger at the wanton and brazen violation of our ancestral land's sovereignty and borders; and the massacre of innocent people and children in Gambella. Whoever the power behind and whoever the perpetrators are, this is the first time in the annals of Ethiopia's modern history—post fascism—that any group would do the unthinkable of attacking 200 villages simultaneously, kidnaping children and snatching huge amounts of livestock from Ethiopia.
GAMBELA, Ethiopia — In a bright green hospital room buzzing with flies, an older man’s eyes glazed over with pain. His hand was pressed to his collarbone, where blood seeped through a white bandage.
MENGISTU HAILE MARIAM (EX-PRES.) GETTING AWAY WITH MURDER!(1) ARE THE UN AND THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT (ICC) ALIVE?
By Kidane Alemayehu
MARCH 30/ 2016
Ethiopian dictator Mengistu Haile Mariam,who is living in lavish exile (Gun Hills, Harare Zimbabwe) should be tried for crimes against humanity and war crimes in accord with the Geneva Convention. We shall deal with this accomplices living in Ethiopia, the USA, Europe, Canada. South Africa and Australia in subsequent communiqués.
Please read the resource curse in the DRC Congo
When will Africa come out of leadership curse, state curse, governance
curse to continue with no end the resource curse.. Norway used its oil
to set up a fund not for the state or private companies, but for the
people of Norway, now every Norwegian citizen has become a millionaire
over the fund accumulated over the last 20 years. In Africa we have
everything but 6 times more resources are donated by Africa every
year.. Africa continues through the resource curse to donate, it is
not donated, but what is the so-called donated fund is talked about
as if Africa cannot surivve without donors... this has to change..Mammo Muchie
By Obo Arada Aba Shawl alias Wolde Tewolde
March 13, 2016
By Obo Arada Aba Shawl
March 5, 2016
By Obo Arada Aba Shawl (an Ethiopian) and Wolde Tewolde (an Eritrean)March 1, 2016
Network of Ethiopian Scholars (NES)
Title: Turning Adwa into a Pan-African Struggle Heritage Global Site!
Yekatit 23, 2008 or March 1, 2016
A Plea to revise article E of the Resolution of the European Union of January 21, 2016 on the situation in Ethiopia (2016/2520(RSP)) B8-0091/2016.
By: Ewnetu SimeEthiopia has population of almost 100 million. There are several ethnic groups, speaking more than 82 different languages and dialects.
Obo Arada Aba Shawl (an Ethiopian) Wolde Tewolde (an Eritrean)
February 13, 2016
Ever since I began writing any piece of article on the 13th of each month, I was not rebelling; rather I was complying with my DOB on Paque’men, the 13th month of our calendar. There is a lot of literature known and unknown written about the number thirteen.
Oromo Protesters Burned Down Properties. Should we Condemn or Condone It?
Who’s to Blame? Could it Repeated Itself in Other Regions?
By Seid Hassan, Ph.D.
By Worku Aberra (PhD)
- Published on Thursday, 04 February 2016 08:16
CIVICUS spoke to Yared Hailemariam, the director of Association for Human Rights in Ethiopia (AHRE), concerning the recent killing of protesters in the country.
By Assegid Habtewold1
Based on Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Adichie's Global TED Talk, which was filmed in 2009, I recently wrote a blog. The talk was very powerful- over 9 million people have watched it.
Scientists on an expedition found lions living in a remote corner of Ethiopia and Sudan, raising hopes for the embattled species.
By Worku Aberra (PhD)
The recent student uprising in Oromia has brought into sharp focus the unsustainability of ethnic federalism in Ethiopia. The student unrest was sparked by the government’s decision to expand the city of Addis Ababa into the surrounding areas, but the real cause of the unrest lies in ethnic politics that has created ethnic federalism. Over the last 25 years, the regime has practised ethnic politics, stifling democratic rights, infringing upon civil liberties, and virtually eliminating the political space for the opposition. The results are ominous. Ethnic politics, if the experience of other countries is any lesson, engenders instability, turmoil, civil wars, and genocide.
Hama TumaCursed are we are, as they often say, we Africans have produced a new virus that is presently holding the world in awe. Remember when they said Africa gave the world HIV, the Nile Virus, the Tsetse fly, dengue and Ebola? As for the last one, there is no doubt it as ours as famine as it loyally and exclusively killed thousands of Africans and not dared touch the Chinese and other foreigners who populate Western Africa.
By Obo Arada Aba Shawl (Ethiopian) alias Wolde Tewolde (Eritrean)
January 23, 2016
This article is written exclusively for the Ethiopian and Eritrean Youth who were born in 1986 and are currently going uphill, the hill of what is known as AAGMELAGO This is a conceptual trail starting from the bottom of the Red Sea (Eritrean) to the top of the highest mountain Ras Dashen (Ethiopian).