Ethnic Tensions in Gondar Reflect the Toxic Nature of Ethiopian Politics

From uneven development to authoritarian government, the morass of issues facing the city of Gondar offer a snapshot of Ethiopia’s wider problems By William Davidson | Bloomberg, In Gondar, a city in Ethiopia’s northern highlands, a lone tourist pauses to take a photo of a fortress built more than two centuries ago. Nearby, past a […]

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Ethnic Tensions Could See Ethiopia Descending into Civil War

State of emergency restores calm but fissures remain in fragile federation By James Jeffrey | for Irish Times, No longer are bands of young men marauding on the outskirts of the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, trying to set fire to foreign-owned factories. Nearly two months into Ethiopia’s six-month state of emergency, it appears to be […]

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TPLF: A ‘Sitting Duck’ Ethiopians Would Love to Knock

By E Abraham, Anger, which has been bottled up and fermenting for the past 25 years in Ethiopia, has finally exploded and overflown in to the streets of almost every corner of the country. Ominously to the current minority TPLF government, such expressions of anger have so far been more tenacious than sporadic and more […]

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Ethiopia: Assessment of Government Stability Amid Ongoing Protests

By SIAS (Risk Advisory), The Ethiopian government is looking increasingly unstable, and the security environment in Ethiopia is looking more dangerous. Opposition protests over the past few months have been larger and more frequent than any in Ethiopia since the end of the civil war. The ethnic nature of these protest movements means that a […]

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The Truth About TPLF Genocide Lies and Disinformation in Ethiopia (I)

By Prof. Al Mariam, Author’s Note: I have written this commentary for several reasons. First, in my September 5, 2016 commentary, I announced that the TPLF will soon roll out a major disinformation campaign to discredit the massive popular uprising in the country and re-write the true story of valor and courage by the Ethiopian […]

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The Truth About TPLF Genocide Lies and Disinformation in Ethiopia (II)

By Prof. Al Mariam, …. Continued from Part – I TPLF is an organization founded on hate and animated by genocidal impulses: the evidence The fact that the TPLF is an organization founded on hate has never been publicly contested by TPLF leaders. The most persuasive and compelling evidence of the genocidal ideology of the […]

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Ethiopia: 18 Soldiers Killed as Government Tries to Disarm Powerful Gonder Miltias

By Abraha Belai, The powerful Gonder militias fighting the regime in Addis Ababa killed 18 soldiers and captured 20 more during battles on September 5, Amara Tegadlo has reported. Two army units were dispatched to Belesa, Wegera and other areas surrounding Gonder to disarm the local militias who have come into the spotlight in recent […]

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