TENSIONS HIGH IN WESTERN OROMIA FOLLOWING CLASHES BETWEEN OLF MILITIA, SECURITY FORCES

Addis Abeba, October 29/2018 – Tensions were high since the weekend following clashes between supporters of rebel group Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) led by Dawud Ibsa and security forces, DW Amharic reported citing eyewitnesses as its source of information. The BBC Amharic on its part reported there were clashes between OLF militamen and federal security forces this morning in Kelem…

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WHAT IS HAPPENING TO EPRDF’S DEVELOPMENTAL STATE?

Ayele Gelan, (PhD), special to Addis Standard Addis Abeba, October 29/2018 – It would prove useful to re-iterate the fundamental reasons that caused popular uprisings in Ethiopia during the last few years, forcing the ruling party EPRDF to crack open and eventually begin to unleash the on-going reform.  The slogans held during those protests may vary…

BREAKING: FITSUM AREGA MOVING BACK TO HEAD INVESTMENT COMMISSION

Fitsum Arega, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s Chief of Staff, has been assigned by the Prime Minister to head the Ethiopian Investment Commission (EIC), a reliable source with knowledge to the matter told Addis Standard. Fitsum is expected to assume his new role within the coming few days. Fitsum served as the Commissioner of EIC before he moved…

IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS: MANAGING POLITICAL TRANSITION IN ETHIOPIA: THE CHOICE FACTOR

Ezekiel Gebissa, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, October 17/2018 – Ethiopia is in the midst of a political transition. There is genuine elation that the rule of violence has ended and a democratically elected government is in the offing. Yet, there is collective anxiety that this transition could become another false start to democracy. A sense…

ኦቦ ዳውድ ያዘጋጁት የዶ/ር ዓብይ ፈተና!

ኦቦ ዳውድ ያዘጋጁት የዶ/ር ዓብይ ፈተና ! | ሬሞንድ ኃይሉ ኤርትራ መቀመጫቸውን አድረገው ከታገሉ የኢትዮጵያ መንግሰት ተቃዋሚዎች ውስጥ ለፕሬዘዳንት ኢሳይያስ ቅርብ የነበሩ ሰው ናቸው፡፡ በአሰመራ ጎዳናዎች ላይ ከሚታዩ ቅንጡ መኪኖች መካከል አንዱን የሚነዱት ኦቦ ዳወድ የወዲ አፎም ጥሩ ወዳጅም ሁነው ነበር፡፡ በዚህ የተነሳም የኢትዮጵያን ፖለቲካ በወፍ በረር ሳሆን በውሉ ይረዱታል፡፡ ኦቦ ዳውድ ጠቅላይ ሚንሰትር ዓብይ…

ጊዜያዊ የተኩስ አቁም በኢትዮጵያ!

ጊዜያዊ የተኩስ አቁም በኢትዮጵያ! | ማዕረግ ጌታቸው የመቶ አመት ታሪካችን በተኩስ አቁም ስምምነት የተሞላ ነው፡፡ ሦስት ስር ነቀል የስርዓት ለውጦችን ብናደርግም ከዚህ አዙሪት አልተላቀቅንም፡፡ የኢትዮጵያ ፖለቲካ ታሪክ ትልቁ ሌጋሲ ተኩስ አቁም ነው፡፡ ቀዳማዊ ኃይለስላሴ ከተማሪው የበረታባቸውን የተቃውሞ ድምጽ ለማስታገስ ብዙ ጥረዋል፡፡ ዙፋናቸውን ከመልቀቃቸው በፊት ሚንስትሮችን ሳይቀር ቀያይረዋል፡፡ የዓይናቸው ብሌን የሚባሉትን አክሊሉ ኃብተ ወለድ በእንዳልካቸው መኮንን…

የሰኔ 16ቱ የቦምብ ጥቃት ዋና አቀነባባሪዎች የታሉ? ጫሊ በላይነህ

ያም ሆነ ይህ፤ ኤፍ ቢ አይ ጭምር የተሳተፈበት የምርመራ ውጤት ሕዝብ ማወቅ ይፈልጋል። ከወንጀል ድርጊቱ ፊትና ጀርባ የነበሩ አካላትና ግለሰቦችን ማወቅ ይሻል። መንግሥት ምርመራውን ከጨረሰም በኃላ የተባሉትን ወንጀለኞች ለምን ለፍርድ ሊያቀርብ እንዳልቻለ እንዲሁ ሕዝብ ማወቅ ይፈልጋል። እናም በየሰበብ አስባቡ ጊዜ መግደል ለማንም የሚጠቅም አይደለም Via News.et

Why Abiy Ahmed need to be serious about anarchism in the military

Borkena Editorial October 11,2018 Barely a week after the ruling coalition’s 11th congress re-elected Abiy Ahmed, with unanimous vote, as chairman which means that he will also remain in his prime ministerial post until the next national election, he experienced incidents yesterday that happen only in a coup d’état like situation. 240 armed Special Forces,…

የኢትዮጵያ ወይንስ የትግራይ አየር መንገድ?

ማስታወሻ፡- ይህን ጽሑፍ የጻፍኩትና ለድረገፆች የላክሁት የዛሬ ሁለት ዓመት ገደማ ነው፡፡ አሁን ከአንድ ድረገፅ ጠልፌ በድጋሚ የላክሁበት ምክንያት በትናንትናው ዕለት በአማራ ቲቪ የተከታተልኩትን በብሔሩ ሰበብ የአንድን ፓይለት ወደ ገበሬነት የመለወጥ ዘግናኝ እውነት ለማጠናከር ነው፡፡ ሀገራችን የለዬላት የጉድ ሀገር ናት፡፡ የምንጽፈው ሁሉ በአብዛኛው ሃቅ መሆኑን የዚህን ወጣት ፓይለት ታሪክና ዛሬ ጧት ደግሞ በኢሳት ቲቪ ይህንኑ እውነታ…

Fired for expressing my political views: A pilot’s testimony

By all accounts, Yalewlet Fanta was a good pilot who enjoyed excellent performance reviews during his four years of employment at the Ethiopian Airlines as a co-pilot. However, bringing politics in a conversation with a fellow employee during a work break cost him his job and forced him to flee the country and live in…

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