Apr 13th, 2014
by Michael John General Sani Abacha, the evil general, must be laughing in hell – if there is such a luxury in there. Journalists had hounded him like a prey, and he chopped them down like a man swathing flies with a broom. He was a man who had zero tolerance for press freedom and believed it was suc...
Oct 2nd, 2012
by Baile Derseh Miherete The highly repressive environment in Ethiopia worsened before and after Meles. The independent media journalists, the oppositions activists, the civil society, even innocent Ethiopians have fled the country to avoid prosecution. The ruling regime has turned Ethiopia today int...
Sep 13th, 2012
By Robele Ababya Abject poverty which the TPLF has perpetrated for the last 21 years has all along been its effective weapon as a slogan to obliterate it, but in actual fact to perpetrate it through the adoption of wrong land policy in order to stay in power by holding the peasants actually in serfdo...
Sep 6th, 2012
By Tibebe Samuel Ferenji Some Ethiopians have expressed their disappointment in the way that the people of Ethiopia mourned the death of Mr. Meles Zenawi. In the absence of free press, it is hard to tell who is mourning his death for real, and whether the mourning and the funeral was staged by his co...
Apr 11th, 2011
Ghana’s turn-coat former military dictator Jerry John Rawlings may have myriads of admirers but none indeed a friend let alone a true friend. Not only has terror-inclined Rawlings exhibited dictatorial regime incident to being forced by powers beyond his control to allow for multi-party parliam...