Eulogy by Professor Paulos Milkias, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada borkena,Ethiopian News February 17,2017 It was with deep sorrow that I learned the passing of Professor Richard Pankhurst, my teacher, mentor and role model, an eminent historian, a foremost economist, a celebrated educator who listened to the voices of various generations of Ethiopians on whose world […]
borkena,Ethiopian News February 16,2017 Too many foreigners have studied and loved Ethiopia but none like the British historian Richard Pankhurst. News of his death at the age of 90 shocked Ethiopians. He passed way this morning in his residence,Addis Ababa, reported Voice of America Amharic Service. He served as professor of history at Addis Ababa […]
Dimetros Birku borkena, Ethiopian News February 4,2017 Video credit : Balderas production It seems the case that radical ethno-nationalist Oromo activists have managed to engage the international community, mainly in the west and middle east,and now in Africa, with the narrative of “Oromo protest.” At times it was even branded as “the largest language speaking […]
borkena,Ethiopian News February 2,2017 Professor Fikre Tolossa’s recent book on the history of Ethiopia , specifically on the origins of Amhara and Oromo, generated criticism from some scholars and warm reception from other Ethiopians. Fikre Tolossa had an interview with Meret Ethioisrael. In the above audio, he responds to the allegations.