Abebe

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 2nd, 2013
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Over the last several weeks, a lot has been said on both sides of the “I am Oromo first” and “I am Ethiopian first” divide. But very little about why people choose those positions. This piece is inspired by Abebe Gelaw’s commentary on Jawar Mohammed’sstatement. In “I am Ethiopian First”, I thought, A...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 27th, 2013
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Commentary by T.Goshu I read an article (a commentary) titled “Abebe Gellaw Vs Guesh Abera – Amharic version” by Wosenseged Gebrekidan posted on Awramba Times 26 January 2013. Let me first say that in general I appreciate the writer for expressing his observation, feelings, criticism, and forwarding ...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 28th, 2012
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by Alemayehu G. Mariam On May 18, 2012, dictator Meles Zenawi learned a lesson he will not easily forget. In the land of free speech, he was rendered speechless. Abebe Gellaw, a young Washington-based Ethiopian journalist, stood up in the gallery at the Food Security 2012  G8 Summit in Washington, D....