In-Memoriam Prof. Mesfin Wolde Mariam (1930-2020)

By Prof. Paulos Milkias September 30, 2020 It is with great sadness that we learned, as of yesterday, professor Mesfin Wolde Mariam, an indefatigable Ethiopian nationalist, is no more. Mesfin is the…

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Saving the “Last Best Hope of Earth” from the Beast!

By Prof. Alemayehu G. Mariam September 29, 2020Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this administration, will be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal significance, or insignificance, can spare…

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Ethiopian prosecutors charge Jawar with training terror group in Egypt

By Leul Estifanos Defendants accused of anti-government plots and killing Oromia police officer on day after Hachalu Hundessa’s assassination. On 21 September, federal prosecutors charged opposition Oromo Federalist Congress leader Jawar Mohammed, Bekele Gerba,…

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The ‘epistemological violence’ of Awol Allo

By by Sehin Teferra Rather than trying to speak across the divides, the academic-activist has fanned the flames of ethnic bigotry. The first time that I heard the term ‘epistemological violence’ was at…

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Washington Update: Ethnic Cleansing in the Benshangul

Washington UpdateSeptember 23, 20201.The present ethnic cleansing in the Benshangul, Afar and northern and southern parts of Ethiopia is the direct result of divide-and-rule ethnic federalism provisions placed in Ethiopia’s Constitution by…

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PM Abiy Ahmed’s Project X(cellent) Thunderbolt

By  Alemayehu G Mariam … We have a big problem generating foreign exchange. I want to appeal to you now to bring the money [dollars, Euros] you have stashed away in Dubai. We are…

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The Apartheid Document Must Go !!!!

By Tedla Asfaw Carving ethnic map currently at 10 “soverign states” into unknown numbers in the near future has been a recipe for ethnic cleansing and thousands of deaths including hundreds week…

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South Sudan Peace Activist Receives US Award

South Sudanese peace activist Rita Martin Lopidia Abraham received the 2020 Women Building Peace Award this week. The award comes from the United States Institute of Peace, a group set up by…

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