Thursday, June 24, 2021
Addis Ababa, April 28, 2021 (Walta) – Ethiopians living in Somaliland have donated an ambulance worth 2.5 million Birr to the Ethiopian National Defense Force that has been engaging in law enforcement action in the Tigray region. State Minister for the...
By almariam “Medemer” (original in Amharic), Dr. Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister of Ethiopia, 280 pp. (October 2019) Part I — The “philosophy” of “Medemer” Reviewer’s Note: This review is intended for the benefit and convenience of English-speaking audiences who have a sincere desire...
Just like the she-camel, the Ogaden National Liberation Front old guard is torn in different directions, and risks losing everything as a result, writes a former member of the party’s International Relations Committee  by Hud B Abdulahi I grew up in an...
Capitalizing on the Nile impasse, reversing Abiy Ahmed’s ‘One Somalia’ policy, and into the orbit of Taiwan and the U.S. In 2020, Somaliland’s internationally and regionally isolated status has dramatically changed with the establishment of new diplomatic engagements. These new...
Prime minister Abiy Ahmed, who has been awarded this year’s Nobel Prize for Peace, has recently announced the establishment of a new political party in Ethiopia. The Prosperity Party brings together three of the four members of the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic...
The Board of Vision Ethiopia, an independent and nonpartisan network of Ethiopian academics and professionals, expresses its deepest sorrow over the vicious killing of Mr. Hachalu Hundessa, and sends its condolences to his family and the peace-loving people of Ethiopia. Regrettably, the young...
by By Tobias Hagmann The author dedicates this article to the memory of Ahmed Ali Gedi ‘Borte. Published in partnership with Ethiopia Insight. Many years ago I conducted an interview with a leader of the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF). At the...
For almost three decades Ethiopia’s federal structure – enshrined in the country’s 1994 constitution – has been defended by the ruling coalition, the Ethiopian Peoples Revolutionary Democratic Front. It’s not surprising that the front has been the system’s prime advocate and defender....
Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) is expanding its capacity in the Horn of Africa, building on its success to curb cheetah trafficking through Somaliland by engaging the authorities and working with local conservation groups. This week the Namibia-based conservation group...
Ethiopia’s on-going construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile River has attracted speculation that it could lead to a ‘water war’. There is no doubt that the dam has become a source of serious tension among Egypt, Ethiopia,...