Aug 5th, 2013
By Tintagu Tigley In his article We owe it to them, Professor Solomon Terfa begins with a cliché describing being a revolutionary when one is young i.e. ages 18-30 and that this comes as a result of being “motivated by emotions and idealism”. He continues to inform us that If one remains a revolutio...
Dec 31st, 2012
By Getachew T. Alemu, column A social structure that inculcates mediocrity always settles for the little achievements of individuals, regardless of their social status. My close friend, a language teacher by profession, dubs this, ‘the culture of living for clapping’. We, Ethiopians, seem...
Dec 25th, 2012
By Borja Santos Porras, RNW Addis Ababa — One evening last month, the sounds of classical Spain could be heard in an unlikely place: the Ethiopian National Theatre in Addis Ababa. Onstage were the talented students of the Yared School, Ethiopia’s only institute of higher learning for music; dir...
Nov 28th, 2012
By Ebissa Ragassa “In most progressive society social changes have always preceded governmental changes” This is a very sensitive time in Ethiopian history, at times when we are fighting for equality in all of its forms, spreading multiculturalism, attempting to correct the past selective promotions ...
In Alemayehu G. Mariam
Jan 23rd, 2012
If a person were to maliciously burn or vandalize another’s house, it would be regarded as a serious property crime under the laws of any nation. If one were to walk into a bookstore and steal thousands of books and give them away to any passerby, that would also be a major property crime. How [&hell...