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An Oromo dilemma

Ezekiel Gebissa, Special to Addis Standard In his ground breaking study, An American Dilemma: The Negro Problem and Modern Democracy, the Swedish Nobel-laureate economist Gunnar Myrdal described America’s race problem as a vicious cycle in which whites oppressed blacks and then blamed their alleged poor performance as the reason for their oppression. The …
Ethiopia WWW

Tess Conner Last week, the government in Ethiopia approved, much to the outcry of the rights activists, a new Computer Crime Proclamation, which, according to the government, is designed to protect the state and citizens from crimes committed using computers. It is not clear if governments, especially the US and …
Menilik II

  A call for caution-Lest we rewrite history in the name of contextual interpretation By Tsegaye R. Ararssa There is a renewed frenzied interest among social media activists in the Ethiopian right, who vow that Emperor Menelik II of Ethiopia never claimed to be a Caucasian. The activists dispute the …