In Memoriam: Dr. Richard Keir Pethick Pankhurst, OBE (3 December 1927 – 16 February 2017) by Professor Paulos Milkias

In Memoriam: Dr. Richard Keir Pethick Pankhurst, OBE (3 December 1927 – 16 February 2017) by Professor Paulos Milkias

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 […]

Ethiopia : Assefa Chabo on Oromo history.He tells it like it is

Ethiopia : Assefa Chabo on Oromo history.He tells it like it is

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 […]

Ethiopia : Professor Fikre Tolossa speaks out

Ethiopia : Professor Fikre Tolossa speaks out

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.

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