Operations undertaken by the Ethiopian federal government have freed the Tigrayan people from decades of misrule by the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF). This has ignited new hopes, but also anxieties, about Ethiopia’s future and its role in the Horn of Africa and beyond.The hopes stem from the removal – for good – of the … Continue reading Toward a Peaceful Order in the Horn of Africa – By Abiy Ahmed
We kept the imperialists at bay, but it wasn’t enough. By Mastewal Taddese Like many African countries that were colonised by the British, Ethiopia’s educational system strongly privileges the English language. I learnt this first hand going through school in the capital Addis Ababa. Along with my classmates across the vast country, I was taught in my … Continue reading Ethiopia was colonised!
The discourse of African philosophy is indirectly and historically linked to the demise of European hegemony (colonialism and neocolonialism) and is aimed at fulfilling/completing this demise. It is a reflective and critical effort to rethink the indigenized African situation beyond the confines of Eurocentric concepts and categories. Serequeberhan (1994)
Ordinary Language Philosophy; A Tool for Understanding Human Society..by Gbenga Fasiku (2008) *************************** One of the peculiar and essential features that distinguish human beings from other species of beings that exist in the universe is language. ‘Language is the product of a well-engineered biological instinct’. It is through it that human beings ‘can shape events … Continue reading Ordinary Language Philosophy; A Tool for Understanding Human Society..by Gbenga Fasiku (2008)