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Ethiopia in transition

Addis Abeba, September 30/2020 – “Ethiopia has entered a new year with all its heavy political burdens – with both hope and despair. And without a shadow of doubt, the hoped-for democratic transition is disturbingly failing,” said the opposition Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC) in a statement. The statement, released on …

Shimelis Mulugeta Kene, PhD & Solen Feyissa, PhD Although seldom framed and understood as such, the current political conflict in Ethiopia has its roots in disagreement among the elite on how to narrativize Ethiopian history. Addis Abeba, September 30/2020 – There is an enduring disunity among Ethiopian elites regarding its …

Siyanne Mekonnen @Siyaanne & Medihane Ekubamichael @Medihane Addis Abeba, September 29/2020 – In an interview aired on Tigray Mass Media Agency, Asmelash Wolde Sellassie, executive member of Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), the governing party of Tigray regional state, said the region will not comply with laws, directives, and regulations, among …