Jawar’s New Ploy: Hijacking Amhara Resistance (Messay Kebede)

Jawar’s New Ploy: Hijacking Amhara Resistance (Messay Kebede)

By Messay Kebede Published on December 10,2016 I recently watched a video recording in which Jawar Mohammed gives a complacent and professorial explanation about the ongoing Amhara resistance. Actually, the term “resistance” betrays the gist of his explanation, since he is telling us that the resistance represents the rise of a new political phenomenon in […]

Ethiopia : What is the Ultimate Goal of the Oromo Movement?

Ethiopia : What is the Ultimate Goal of the Oromo Movement?

November 29,2016 By Tedla Woldeyohannes (PhD) Published on Ethiomedia on November 27, 2016 For keen observers of the current Ethiopian politics, especially the writings, media interviews, and social media comments and posts by Oromo elites and activists, one topic has kept receiving a steady focus more than others: The role of Emperor Menelik II in […]

Ethiopia and the cost of domesticating the youth

Ethiopia and the cost of domesticating the youth

November 25,2016 Ethiopia ‘s total population is estimated to be about 100 million, which makes it the second most populous country in Africa, of which the youth constitutes more than 60 per cent of it. Desire for change is obviously strong among the youth. And it is not, at least as far as the case […]