Why is Ethiopia's Abiy threatening its Red Sea neighbors

Ethiopia’s PM Abiy Ahmed A New Threat to Regional Peace

The last thing the region needs is another conflict that diverts attention and resources from social and economic development. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed recently revealed his ambition to secure a seaport for his landlocked country through diplomatic negotiations or military force. This is yet another alarming threat to the security of the troubled Horn […]

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TPLF Wins All Seat in Ethiopia’s Illegal Election

PM Abiy dismissed Tigray polls as a ‘shanty election’, federal officials said polls have ‘no legal basis’ BY AFP The ruling party in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region won all contested seats in elections that have further poisoned an already hostile relationship with the federal government, an election official said Friday.

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Defense Minister Lemma Megersa Replaced

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s office announced that he was replacing his defense minister Lemma Megersa as part of a broader cabinet reshuffle. BY ZACHARIAS ABUBEKER | AFP Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s office announced Tuesday that he was replacing his defense minister, a fellow ethnic Oromo and former close ally who has recently been openly […]

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Oromo Singer Death Exposed an Unlikely Anti-Abiy Alliance

BY YOHANNES GEDAMU | AL JAZEERA Ethiopia has returned to normal after weeks of ethnic violence and unrest triggered by the June 29 murder of the revered Oromo singer, Hachalu Hundessa. On July 10, Ethiopian authorities said they arrested two suspects over the killing. Both the capital, Addis Ababa, and the surrounding Oromia region – […]

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If Not Abiy Ahmed, Then Who? I Stand by Ethiopia and Abiy Ahmed!  

“If Abiy Ahmed is not to lead Ethiopia now, then who!? BY PROF. AL MARIAM Today, we live in a time of universal deceit. Many Ethiopians in the country and in the diaspora, and particularly the so-called elites sporting an alphabet soup of acronyms after their names, are living comfortably in self-deceit. So, I am […]

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