Bekele Gerba was jailed for a year and three months more after he received parole
Bekele Gerba who at the time of his arrest was the deputy chairman of an opposition political party, Oromo Federalist Democratic Movement (OFDM) was released from an Ethiopian jail yesterday, March 31st.
Ethiopian State Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ambassador Berhane Gebre-Christos has called on COMESA Member States to complement the efforts of other sub regional groupings in the region and continental Union involved in peace and security to avoid duplication of efforts and institutional rivalry.
I read Lencho Lata’s recent op-ed, “Electoral Absolutism in Ethiopia,” with great interest. Ethiopia is approaching a political dead end and there is no better alternative to seeking compromise and a third way.
The absolutist idea of the Ethiopian elitist that Lencho so aptly described