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PM Abiy Ahmed

“Forging A Durable Peace in the Horn of Africa” Your Majesties, Your Royal Highnesses, Distinguished members of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Fellow Ethiopians, Fellow Africans, Citizens of the World Ladies and Gentlemen, I am honored to be here with you, and deeply grateful to the Norwegian Nobel Committee for recognizing …

Ezekiel Gebissa, for Addis Standard Addis Abeba, December 05/2019 – In his Selections from Prison Notebooks, Antonio Gramsci famously wrote in 1930: “The crisis consists precisely in the fact that the old is dying and the new cannot be born; in this interregnum a great variety of morbid symptoms appear.”1 He …

Girmachew Alemu, For Addis Standard Between revolution and continuity Addis Abeba, December 03/2019 – Ethiopia is going through a political transition to democracy that began under the incumbent Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), a coalition of four ethnic-based political groups that ruled the country since 1991.  Despite its authoritarian …