350,000 BABIES EXPECTED TO BE BORN ACROSS DROUGHT-AFFECTED PARTS OF ETHIOPIA AS FOOD CRISIS PEAKS

“The world is dealing with a multitude of massive humanitarian crises from Syria to Yemen and South Sudan, but the scale of the drought in Ethiopia is like nothing I’ve seen before in the19 years that I’ve lived in this country,” Mr Graham says.

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Oromo Protest: ill governance as a Prime cause

…for any casual observer of development in the region, and indeed in all the other regional states across the country, the roots of the public discontent are much deeper and pervasive, claims gossip. It is only that the ills of governance are worse in the Oromia Regional State for reasons as complicated as the evolution of the governing party itself, according to gossip.

ሰማያዊ ፓርቲ:- ነፃነት የማያውቅ አመራር ነፃ መሪዎችን ሲያባርር!

የአዲስ አድማስ ጋዜጣ ጥር 06/2008 ዓ.ም ባወጣው ዘገባ መሰረት “ሰማያዊ ፓርቲ አራት የምክር ቤት አባላቱን አባረረ” የሚለው ዜና በጣም አስገርሞኛል፡፡ የፓሪቲው የሥነ-ስርዓት ኮሚቴ በሰጠው መግለጫ፣ አራት የምክር ቤት አባላት “የታሪክና የጎሣ ጥላቻ የሚቀሰቅስ፣ የኢትዮጲያን ህዝብና የተለያዩ የሀገራችንን መንግስታት ታሪኮች የሚያጎደፍ፣…” በአጠቃላይ ከፋፋይነት ያላቸው ፅሁፎችን በማህበራዊ ድረገፅ ላይ በማሰራጨታቸው፣ በከፍተኛ የሥነ-ስርዓት ጥሰት ክስ እንደተመሰረተባቸውና በዚህም ምክንያት … Continue reading ሰማያዊ ፓርቲ:- ነፃነት የማያውቅ አመራር ነፃ መሪዎችን ሲያባርር!

ልዩነት እና ተመሣሣይነት| ፍቅር ጥናት ምርምር በአስተርጓሚ

ባለፈው ክፍል “ባርነትን ሳያውቁ ነፃነትን የሚናፍቁ ህዝቦች” በሚል ርዕስ ባቀረብኩት ፅሁፍ አብዛኞቹ የአፍሪካ ሀገራት አስተሳሰብ ባርነት (Conceptual Colonization) ስር እንዳሉ ለማሳየት ሞክሬያለሁ። የኢትዮጲያ የከፍተኛ ትምህርት ተቋማት የጥናትና ምርምር ሥራና አሰራርን እንደመነሻ በመውሰድ በሀገሪቱ ያለውን የሥነ-ዕውቀት ቀውስ (Epistemological Crisis) ለማሳየት እሞክራለሁ። በዋናነት በማህበራዊ ሣይንስ ዘርፍ የከፍተኛ ት/ት ተቋማት መምህራንና ተመራማሪዎች፣ እንዲሁም የሁለተኛ ድግሪ ተማሪዎች የሚሰሯቸው ጥናታዊ … Continue reading ልዩነት እና ተመሣሣይነት| ፍቅር ጥናት ምርምር በአስተርጓሚ

ጭቆና ሲበዛ ሰዎች ብዙ መንገድን ተጠቅመው መታገል ይሻሉ፡፡ የጭቆናውን ቀንበር ለመስበር ጨቋኙን ከመግደል አንስቶ ራስን እስከማቃጠል ድረስ የሚደርሱ በርካታ መንገዶችን ሊጠቀሙ ይችላሉ፡፡ ከአገዛዝ ሰንሰለት ራስን ነፃ ለማድረግ ብዙዎች ተጨንቀው ማሰብም አይፈልጉም፡፡ በቃ ገዢውን ወዲያ አሽቀንጥሮ ጥሎ ነፃ መሆን (end of the story end of the oppression)! በተፈጥሮ ነፃ ሆኖ የተፈጠረ ሰው በሂደት እጅግ በተወሳሰበ የህይወት … Continue reading

In new ranking, the surprise countries that kept Africa’s democracy ticking—and the future of ‘The Nigeria Effect’

Nigeria’s much-acclaimed election offset the sharp deterioration in South Africa, Burundi, according to The Economist’s respected Democracy Index. Supporters of Zanzibar's President Ali Mohamed Shein in Zanzibar on October 23, 2015 in hotly contested elections that were later cancelled. Africa's democratic gains remain modest, new index says (Photo/AFP). NIGERIA’S first democratic change of power and … Continue reading In new ranking, the surprise countries that kept Africa’s democracy ticking—and the future of ‘The Nigeria Effect’

Empire state of mind – why do so many people think colonialism was a good thing?

A poll has shown that 43% of people think we should be proud of the British empire, apparently untroubled by its history of massacres, concentration camps and deliberate famines. Share on Pinterest Share on LinkedIn Share on Google+ Share on WhatsApp Name: The empire. Age: More than 400 years old. Appearance: Pink. Ooh, what’s up? … Continue reading Empire state of mind – why do so many people think colonialism was a good thing?

“Virginia is Horrible; Send Cheese”: An Indentured Servant Writes Home

Life in early colonial Virginia was as nasty, brutish, and short as it got for seventeenth-century Englishmen, as shown in the sufferings of Richard Frethorne. Editor’s Introduction *********************** Colonial Virginia was an almost unbelievably bad place to live for virtually everyone unfortunate enough to live there. From the beginning of the Jamestown settlement, Virginians long … Continue reading “Virginia is Horrible; Send Cheese”: An Indentured Servant Writes Home

In Ethiopia, anger over corruption and farmland development runs deep

In Ethiopia, anger over corruption and farmland development runs deep Despite the government ending plans to build on Oromo land around the capital, clashes continue, as lack of transparency and maladministration fuel dissent Two years ago, on the edge of Chitu in Ethiopia’s unsettled Oromia region, local officials told Chamara Mamoye his farmland might be … Continue reading In Ethiopia, anger over corruption and farmland development runs deep