Ethiopia Shall Prevail  Part II

Aklog Birara (Dr)  Part II of III In his book that I quoted in Part I of this commentary, Prochaska refers to Ethiopian-Japanese cooperation for a reason. Japan is non-European and fiercely…

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The Beauty of the Battle of Adwa

Tsegaye Tegenu, PhD 2021-02-25 Beauty is interpreted differently. Often it refers to physical characteristics that provides pleasure to senses. From this perspective, war is ugly because it causes death, injuries, and destruction.…

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Can agriculture be Ethiopia’s growth engine?

Heinz Strubenhoff/ Brookings Institution  February 24, 2021 Ethiopia is a net exporter of agriculture commodities. However, the low level of industrialized agriculture means that the country exports very little higher value processed food.…

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Jawar Mohammed’s “Hunger Strike” Drama

By  Gemechu Aba Biya If there were an Oscar for the most delusional politicians, Jawar Mohammed of Ethiopia would win by a large margin. He believes he is the greatest political scientist…

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U.S. to de-link Ethiopian aid pause from dam policy

FEBRUARY 19, 2021 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department on Friday said Washington will de-link its pause on some aid to Ethiopia from its policy on the giant Blue Nile hydropower…

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The Addis Ababa Massacre of February 19, 1937*

This Date in Black History: Ethiopia (By A. Alemayehu) Long before the resistance of Palestinians against Israeli occupation, even longer than the resistance of the French against Nazi occupation, Ethiopians have led…

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Ethiopia and Ethiopians Shall Prevail  

Aklog Birara (Dr) February 19, 2021 Part I of II “The principles of Ubuntu are the original wisdom of all our common ancestors…that the only way they can not only survive, but…

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