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Ethiopia in transition

Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, August 21/2019 – At a press briefing he held today at Hilton hotel in Addis Abeba, Abdirahman Mahdi Madey, chairman of the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) said ONLF wants to see Ethiopia’s upcoming general election, scheduled for 2020, to take place “on time.” But if …

Zecharias Zelalem Addis Abeba, August 17/2019 – Ministry of Education officials have attempted to appease outraged students and parents across the country after the results of over 300,000 students who sat for this year’s Grade 12 university entrance exam were published, exhibiting irregularities including shocking levels of poor performance grades. …

Goitom Gebreluel (@goitom_gebrelue ) Addis Abeba, August 16, 2019 – As Ethiopia is preparing for parliamentary elections come next year, a striking feature of the political landscape is the total absence of a clear leftist alternative. All the parties currently active in Ethiopia are anchored in different forms of identity …