The Bromance of Lencho Lata and Abadula Gemeda: Tell me this is not historic.

Political party is a human engagement, agency coming together, establishment (an establishment that doesn't remain an establishment), organization, movement, never a stagnant dogma. If it is a dogma, it is a dogma in a sense that it isn't. Uncalculated mistakes, grave disillusionments, unforeseen aftermaths of foolish decisions: all and any are there mixed with and … Continue reading The Bromance of Lencho Lata and Abadula Gemeda: Tell me this is not historic.

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Is EPRDF the Sole Alternative for Ethiopia? Is our struggle missing its target?

Ethiopia has been hit by waves of protests since November 2015. The protests, which have morphed into a popular movement, have as their goal the quest for real democracy and greater political freedom. Starting in Oromia with ethnic Oromos demonstrating against long-standing political, economic, and social marginalization, the protests have spread among other ethnic groups, … Continue reading Is EPRDF the Sole Alternative for Ethiopia? Is our struggle missing its target?

Lover’s Memoir II

Dedicated to true valors of love There is a beauty I cannot not be whimsically captured by and be slave to in awe of majesty of its greatness. There is a law against which my will power doesn't have strength of resistance. There is a feeling more than just a feeling, cheap to call it … Continue reading Lover’s Memoir II

MIDROC’S USE OF CYANIDE AND MERCURY IN ETHIOPIA: HEALTH, SOCAIL, & ENVIRONMENTAL FALLOUTS

Introduction This article presents first a brief overview of cyanide and mercury use in gold extraction processes, impacts of these chemicals on health and the environments. The paper provides a concise comparison of toxicity, cellular targets and mechanisms of actions for selected metallic and cyanide pollutants released from mining plants. The last part of the … Continue reading MIDROC’S USE OF CYANIDE AND MERCURY IN ETHIOPIA: HEALTH, SOCAIL, & ENVIRONMENTAL FALLOUTS

OROMIA’s MINERAL WEALTH: A BLESSING OR A CURSE?

“Nepotism is the gold and the conductor’s connection and Ignorance is the prison that the people are kept in the military are not there for the people’s protection.They’re just there to protect an investment That’s why people get arrested” – Immortal Techniques Author: Angasu Areri Oromia is considered one of the richest region of the … Continue reading OROMIA’s MINERAL WEALTH: A BLESSING OR A CURSE?

Ethiopia: Who is new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali?

Ethiopia's new prime minister is the first Oromo to head the ruling EPRDF coalition in the country's 27-year history. Some observers believe he can bring about change in conflict-ridden regions. After weeks of negotiations behind closed doors, Ethiopia finally has a new prime minister. 41-year-old Dr. Abiy Ahmed Ali is set to be confirmed on … Continue reading Ethiopia: Who is new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali?

Ethiopia Must End Impunity To Reverse Recurring Political Crisis

By Dr. Darara T. Gubo Ethiopia has been in the news due to heinous crimes committed by the country’s security forces. Highly trained snipers have killed and maimed thousands of civilians, including women and children. The victims are often targeted for peacefully protesting oppressive rules and practices of the country’s tyrant officials. The epicenter of … Continue reading Ethiopia Must End Impunity To Reverse Recurring Political Crisis

Abiy Ahmed’s Premiership: Opportunity Or Temptation?

A few days into the new leadership after swearing in of Abiy Ahmed as prime minister of the FDRE, I have been continuously receiving messages from various people and friends asking me for my views and take ins about his premiership and his inaugural speech. I decided to go public with my views albeit with … Continue reading Abiy Ahmed’s Premiership: Opportunity Or Temptation?

​Forget the State of Emergency; Criticize Me.

I am Tollikee Achamyelew Tsigabu. My mother is Daremyelesh Simegnu Sultan. I was born and raised into a peasant family in the sixties. Don’t ask me what happened during the sixties because I already told you that I was born in the sixties. Apart from this colossal calamity that has ever happened to Ethiopia, don’t … Continue reading ​Forget the State of Emergency; Criticize Me.