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The Unraveling of Ethiopia’s Ethnic-Federalism

Aklog Birara (DR)

If you think Ethiopian rulers’ camouflage in the application of democracy in a multiethnic setting is working, think again. It is not working.

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SMNE: An Open Letter to the Ethiopian People

SMNE's Open Letter to Ernst & Young Ltd.

If Ethiopia descends into violence, killing and chaos, our ability to end it may not mean days or months; but instead, years.

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Ethiopia: “I will no more be a Tutsi!”

Genocide in Rwanda in 1994

In Ethiopia, there is an ethnic cleansing. In Ethiopia there is genocide. In Ethiopia there is apartheid. But all these anti-human manmade cancers are not indicated in the constitution of the country.

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Ethiopia’s Economic Growth Hides Fear and Oppression in the One-Party State

Double-digit growth

Ethiopia desperately needs a renaissance, true development built on a firm foundation of human rights, inclusion and political pluralism.

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Ethiopia & Eritrea: What will it take to break the deadlock?

Ethiopia & Eritrea: What will it take to break the deadlock?

International mediators come and go, but little appears to be achieved. Perhaps some miraculous deal is being hatched as I write, but I am unaware of it.

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Ethiopia: TPLF Mafia elites’ juvenile behavior is out of control for the world to see

ECADF Ethiopian News, Opinions and Views

The idiocy of the Tigray People Liberation Front (TPLF) cannot be matched by any in history as Ethiopians witnessed for far too long.

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Ethiopia: Mayday (S.O.S.) in August for the T-TPLF!

Mayday, SOS for TPLF in August

The T-TPLF wise guys are crying out terrified, “Mayday! Mayday! Mayday!”  (FYI: “Mayday” is the anglicized pronunciation of a shortened version of the French phrase “venez m’aider” (“come and help me” or “come and give me aid”.)

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How Harlem’s Col. Hubert (Black Eagle) Julian soared to glory at home and in Ethiopia

Col. Hubert Julian beside a plane in Le Bourget.

Col. Hubert Julian, the Black Eagle of Harlem, was in Addis Ababa, and it would have been his most glorious hour if he'd only had an airplane.

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Analysis: The Ailing State Of Health Care In Ethiopia’s State-Run Hospitals, Who Takes The Blame?

The situation in many state-run hospitals outside of the capital is no less grim, but the burden is severe when it comes to the nation’s capital Addis Abeba.

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Cultural competence is a game changer for Ethiopians in the Diaspora

ECADF Ethiopian News, Opinions and Views

To get along with people from diverse cultures, we should stop treating our native culture as the standard bearer. We shouldn’t expect everyone to behave and act the way we do.

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Why the European Union, Canada and the USA Need a Unified and Prosperous Ethiopia

Aklog Birara (DR)

Fracturing people into smaller and smaller ethnic groups for the sole purpose of dominating them creates far reaching unintended consequences that no one can predict.

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Skirting the issue won’t help vindicate dysfunctional Ethiopian elites escape responsibility for their delinquencies

The cost of dysfunctional behavior of contemporary Ethiopian elites

The former army general who led the TPLF forces into Addis in 1991 said Ethiopia is fundamentally a Red Sea country but the current activities in Eritrea considers Ethiopia as an insignificant entity in the region.

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Trump’s Africa policy should end US aid to dictators, rights abusers

Trump's Africa policy

In Africa, removing the “rust” from U.S. policy means disentanglement from partnership with African dictators because continuing with business as usual with them will not enhance American security.

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Ethiopia: Eternal Vigilance is the Price of Keeping One’s Land

Ethiopia is One

The T-TPLF today says to Oromos, “Let’s talk about ‘Oromiya’s  special interest in Addis Ababa and self-determination. Here is some cotton candy to chew on while we talk.

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A lived experience in Wollo University, Ethiopia: Academic Freedom in Public Universities

Wollo University, Ethiopia

Academic freedom is not only for individuals, instead it is important to look for the freedom of Universities as an institution.

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Why the European Union, Canada and the USA Need a Unified and Prosperous Ethiopia

Aklog Birara (DR)

My argument in this commentary is that a Balkanized, tribal, sectarian, conflict ridden, oppressed, repressed, dependent and corrupt Ethiopia won’t be of any value to Western democracies.

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Ethiopia: Let us honor our heroes and disgrace villains

Kwami Nkrumah and Haile Selassie

Melesse Zenawi destroyer and divider of the Ethiopian Nation, Killer of men, women and children, master of genocides and totally responsible for all evils in this country.

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An Academic Analysis of Ethiopian Illegal Adoptions: A Sobering Roadmap

Some children arrived in the United States believing they were only visiting.

The issue of illegal adoptions from Ethiopia has been simmering for years. I don’t think anyone has statistics on how many adoptions have been legal or illegal.

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A Mafia Developmental State: Dysfunctional elites’ premeditated racket against Ethiopians

A Mafia Developmental State in Ethiopia

It is abundantly clear for all Ethiopians by now, TPLF’s ethnic divide is practical dead as many Ethiopians fooled for so long figured out the premeditated hoax but, not buried yet.

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From Ethiopianness to Ethnic Fragmentation: the Adversity of Retrospective Logic

Messay Kebede

A leitmotiv of ethnic politics in Ethiopia is the use of retrospective logic as an essential argument to justify its ideological stand.

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