Tag Archive | EPRDF

Current Tensions in Ethopia: Looking Inward

  By the Strathink Editorial Team The scale and scope of Ethiopia’s political unrest during the past year has alarmed officials of the Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic  Front (EPRDF), and with good reason. In Oromia, home to Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group, simmering tensions have erupted over, ostensibly, the Addis Ababa Master Plan and later into […]

Read the full story

Posted in Congress Watch, Countries, Democracy, Economy, Ethiopia, Politics and Security, Regional Issues2 Comments

Recent protests in Ethiopia

From CDRC DIGEST: A monthly publication of the Centre for Dialogue, Research and Cooperation (CDRC) With the potential to undermine peace, stability, political and economic successes Ethiopia registered in the past two decades, protests have been witnessed recently, some planned and others ‘spontaneous’, in the Amhara and Oromiya regions of the country. Some of these […]

Read the full story

Posted in Congress Watch, Countries, Democracy, Economy, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Politics and Security, Regional Issues0 Comments

EPRDF must touch base with the people and overhaul the Party and government!

EPRDF must touch base with the people and overhaul the Party and government! Not too many people would fail to see how much Ethiopia has changed over the last 25 years. What the country has achieved over the last 15 years has been particularly impressive, leading many to take the “Ethiopia rising” narrative quite seriously. […]

Read the full story

Posted in Democracy, Economy, Ethiopia, Politics and Security, Regional Issues0 Comments

Ethiopia declares official mourning after stampede

From al-Jazeera Protests continue in Oromia after 52 people killed in a stampede after police fired tear gas and warning shots. Anti-government protests erupted in Ethiopia in November [Reuters] Ethiopia has declared three days of national mourning after a stampede at a religious festival in Oromia, which started after police fired tear gas and warning […]

Read the full story

Posted in Congress Watch, Countries, Defense News, Democracy, Ethiopia, Politics and Security, Regional Issues0 Comments

Al Jazeera UpFront – Are Ethiopia’s Oromo being violently repressed? | June 2016

Watch Getachew Reda and Lencho Leti debate recent events in Oromia on al Jazeera. Let us know what you think.

Read the full story

Posted in Uncategorized0 Comments

A Blast from the Past: Ethiopia and Eritrea in 1991 from the House SubCommittee on Africa

The Events of Ethiopia and Eritrea in 1991: The Role of the U.S. C-Span House Subcommittee on Africa, 1991 Current Events in Ethiopia The subcommittee heard testimony on the continuing political upheavals in Ethiopia, and the U.S. policy towards the civil strife and famine in the war-torn country. Witnesses testified on the recently completed peace talks […]

Read the full story

Posted in Congress Watch, Countries, Defense News, Democracy, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Politics and Security, Regional Issues0 Comments

“We Have to Pay With Blood”: Berhanu Nega’s Struggle for Relevance and Legitimacy (Part 3)

  by the Strathink Editorial Team Berhanu Nega came back to the United States on a mission—to re-energize a brittle and flagging organization breaking apart from Asmara to Washington, D.C. On January 31st, he gave a speech in Maryland to his followers. We look at Berhanu Nega through his own words. This is Part32 in […]

Read the full story

Posted in Congress Watch, Countries, Defense News, Democracy, Economy, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Politics and Security, Regional Issues0 Comments

Twitter @Strathinknet

  • RT @KjetilTronvoll: Shocked to hear that #Wolayta National Movement leader @AndualemTB has been stabbed and injured in #Soddo. Attacks on l…
    about 2 weeks ago
  • Must be weyene :) https://t.co/9UV9bUiN3A
    about 3 weeks ago
  • RT @wdavison10: Addis Ababa City Administration reportedly providing some taxpayer-funded assistance to 'raise awareness' of #Ethiopia's ne…
    about 3 weeks ago
  • Really, Will. The only thing holding the country together right now is the Constitution. It's easy to take the word… https://t.co/SUvtX3plCE
    about 3 weeks ago
  • Excellent analysis. rather than being used as a tool in internal power struggles, the peace must be operationalized… https://t.co/eiv58kQFlh
    about 3 weeks ago