Apr 25th, 2014
by Mgoth The Ethiopian federal experiment was both a political necessity and the expression of the Ethiopian peoples’ desire to close a chaotic chapter of poverty and conflict and start a peaceful and prosperous new journey. The federal system that Ethiopia adopted in 1995, labeled then as over-ambit...
Oct 9th, 2013
By Seyoum Workneh As we all know, EPRDF follows the policy of ethnic federalism, which will have dire consequences for the country in the future. Ethnic federalism is a symbolic division of power based on race. Presidential position has been assigned for the Oromo ethnic group as we have seen it for ...
Feb 23rd, 2013
The 3rd session of Peace and Conflict Resolution Commission of the Association of Senates, Shoora and Equivalent Councils in Africa and the Arab World (ASSECAA) bigan Saturday in Ethiopia, with participation of Yemen. At the opening of the session, organized by the Association in collaboration with t...
Dec 17th, 2012
The Ethiopian High Federal Court has dropped one charge in the terror case against 29 Muslims. Terrorism charges were not dropped, although defense lawyers had argued those charges are unconstitutional. The 29 Muslims who were arrested in July on terrorism charges and accused of trying to overthrow t...
Jul 24th, 2012
by Mubarak Keder Ethnic diversity has been understood, by some as one of the causes for slow economic development, poor governance Ethiopia: The damages of politicizing ethnicityand political instability in most African countries. Ethnic diversity by itself, however, does not result in political and ...