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Political conjectures about Transition from Authoritarianism to Democracy and Tasks for Constructing Integrative Federalism in Contemporary Ethiopia

Political conjectures about Transition from Authoritarianism to Democracy and Tasks for Constructing Integrative Federalism in Contemporary Ethiopia

Paulos Milkias* Professor of Political Science Concordia University, Montreal, Canada Introduction In order to understand the trajectory of transition from authoritarianism to democracy, we need to look at the roots of the two contradictory world views. The most noted right wing philosopher of authoritarianism is the English thinker, Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) who unflinchingly  promoted tyranny […]

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Cannibalism and Necropolitics – The ugly face of genocide in Ethiopia’s Oromia region against the Amhara people

Cannibalism and Necropolitics – The ugly face of genocide in Ethiopia’s Oromia region against the Amhara people

Author Contact Information: Girma Berhanu (Professor) Department of Education and Special Education University of Gothenburg Box 300, SE 405 30 Göteborg, Sweden E-mail: Girma.Berhanu@ped.gu.se   INTRODUCTION This paper is partly driven by a recent case of hate speech uttered by an Oromo student at Harvard University. In this speech, the student encouraged the Oromo youth to ’eat

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THE CURRENT STATE OF FOOD AND NUTRITION SECURITY SITUATION IN ETHIOPIA

THE CURRENT STATE OF FOOD AND NUTRITION SECURITY SITUATION IN ETHIOPIA

By Yohannes Mekuria Department of Medicine, Adama General Hospital and Medical College, Adama Town, Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia Email -yohannesmekuria29@gmail.com Ethiopia with more than 109 million people is the second-most populous country in Africa after Nigeria and has one of the fastest-growing economies in the world. The foundation of its economic growth is agriculture, which

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Assessing Higher Education Exit Exam in Ethiopia: Practices, Challenges and Prospects

Assessing Higher Education Exit Exam in Ethiopia: Practices, Challenges and Prospects

Science Journal of Education 2022; 10(2): 79-86 http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/j/sjedu doi: 10.11648/j.sjedu.20221002.15 ISSN: 2329-0900 (Print); ISSN: 2329-0897 (Online) Eyob Ayenew, Abreham Gebre Yohannes Ministry of Education, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia To cite this article: Eyob Ayenew, Abreham Gebre Yohannes. Assessing Higher Education Exit Exam in Ethiopia: Practices, Challenges and Prospects. American Journal of Applied Psychology. Vol. 10, No.

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PROSPECTS OF COLLABORATION IN THE HORN OF AFRICA AND THE RED SEA REGION

PROSPECTS OF COLLABORATION IN THE HORN OF AFRICA AND THE RED SEA REGION

By Kidane Alemayehu April 29, 2020 1.Abstract The main purpose and objective of this paper is to identify the main challenges being encountered by the countries and people of the Horn of Africa as well as those adjacent to the Red Sea. It is well known that the region is bestowed by immense natural resources

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Combining and Constructing a Research, Knowledge and Training African Area

Combining and Constructing a Research, Knowledge and Training African Area

Prof. Mammo Muchie “The transition of higher education, like Ethiopia itself, has gone through three major changes since the early 50s: the first is the phase of an elite education system where quality over numbers was the guiding norm under the traditional monarchy. The second phase was when the country fell under military rule where

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The 1959 Agreement “for the full utilization of the Nile waters” The crux of the problem in the Nile Basin water use

The 1959 Agreement “for the full utilization of the Nile waters” The crux of the problem in the Nile Basin water use

Mekdelawit Messay Deribe The introduction of the 1959 agreement between the United Arab Republic and Sudan for the full utilization of the Nile waters notes that the earlier 1929 agreement “….provided only for the partial use of the Nile waters and did not extend to include a complete control of the river waters….” (United Arab Republic and

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The Monarchy: An Institution That Can Unite All Ethiopians

The Monarchy: An Institution That Can Unite All Ethiopians

Gizachew Tiruneh, Ph. D. January 22, 2022 After a year-long civil war that has cost Ethiopia the lives of hundreds of thousands of people as well as the destruction of infrastructure, valuable educational and health facilities, and private and governmental property as well as the gross violation of human rights and the dislocation of hundreds of thousands

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Rethinking IGAD’s Role in Addressing Emerging Regional Security Threats

Rethinking IGAD’s Role in Addressing Emerging Regional Security Threats

By Getachew Zeru Gebrekidan & Messay Asgedom Gobena The Horn of Africa is marked by long-standing and emerging security threats emanating from intrastate and interstate armed conflicts. These include an armed conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region; a border dispute between Sudan and Ethiopia; and political contestation between Somalia and Kenya. Although the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), a regional organization, has

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The banality of Evil? How TPLF has evolved into a nefarious and villainous death machine

Author Contact information: Girma Berhanu Department of Education and Special Education (Professor) University of Gothenburg Box 300, SE 405 30 Göteborg, Sweden E-mail: Girma.Berhanu@ped.gu.se   The banality of Evil? How TPLF has evolved into a nefarious and villainous death machine “Never react to an evil in such a way as to augment it,” the great French

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Your next “landlord” will not be Ethiopian: how globalization undermines the poor

Aklog Birara, PhD December 09. 2020 Abstract   Sub-Saharan Africa is full of promise. It has immense untapped natural resources and a growing human capital base, mostly young. Its immense potential is constrained by poor governance, rent seeking, and massive illicit outflow of capital, tribal conflicts, and terrorism. Ethiopia represents Africa’s promise and pitfalls.  Recent

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