On the Inevitability of Ethiopia’s Disintegration

By Dhuguma Waaqoo Ethiopia is in a quantum leap towards disintegration. The country has been in a precarious position for a long time, but situations got worse after Prime Minister Abiy ascended to power in 2018. His project of resurrecting a unitary government with one language, one religion, one nation policy...

Abiy Ahmed May Well be the Last PM of Ethiopia as We Know It

By Hiwot Abera Ethiopia has been susceptible to internal conflicts and instability ever since Emperor Menelik enlarged the size of then Abyssinian Empire by three fold, creating the present day Ethiopia, at the end of the 19th century. However, its instability and associated internal conflicts that has been simmering ever since, with...

United We Stand, Divided We Fall!

By Elias Hussein[1] The current precarious conditions in which nations, nationalities and peoples in Ethiopia find themselves, brings to mind an expression that was popular in colonial America, “We Must All Hang Together, or Most Assuredly, We Will All Hang Separately”. Benjamin Franklin is said to have uttered those words...

Safeguarding the Amhara interest

By Habte Belayneh (PhD)   The Amhara State is engaged in a war with itself and with all its neighbors. Extrajudicial killings, possibly even ethnic cleansing, of the Agew, Qemant, Argobba, and Oromo have been reported over the last three years. Hundreds of minority Oromo in the Oromo Zone, and...