Tag Archive | Opposition

Time Waits for No Man—Even Isayas Afewerki

By The Strathink Editorial Team The new superhero movie, Thor: Ragnorok, is the story of Asgard, a fictional planet within the Marvel Comics universe. Ruled by a tyrant, the people of Asgard simply leave, unable to tolerate the vicissitudes of their cruel and destructive leader. In the end, Asgard, the planet, is destroyed by the […]

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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 […]

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The Addis Ababa Master Plan: Federalist Growing Pains

by the Strathink Editorial Team Washington, D.C., is home to the largest number of Ethiopians in the world outside Addis Ababa itself. It is also the capitol city of the United States. Article One, Section Eight, of the U.S. Constitution permits the establishment of a “District (not exceeding ten miles square) as may, by cession of particular […]

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A Wake Up Call for the International Community: Eritrea after President Isayas Afewerki

  By the Strathink Editorial Team Eritrean websites have been reporting on the serious health problems facing Eritrean President Isayas Afewerki. These are not mere rumors. Our sources confirm that President Afewerki is terminally ill and his demise is likely imminent. We say this as a fact and not the kind of gossip that tends […]

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Sudanese Dialogue Boycott ‘Larger Than Expected’

From allafrica.com Khartoum — In addition to the absence of the majority of the opposition parties and rebel forces, no heads of states or other prominent foreign functionaries attended the launch of the National Dialogue in Khartoum on Saturday, except the Chadian president and the secretary-general of the Arab League. Former Foreign Minister Ibrahim Taha […]

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Sudan slams Libya for harboring rebel movement

KHARTOUM, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) — Sudanese army on Tuesday summoned Libya’s Military Attache in Khartoum in protest against the recognized Libya’s harboring of forces belonging to a major rebel movement in Sudan’s Darfur region. “The Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) has summoned the Libyan military attache on the background of Tobruk government’s harboring of the rebels […]

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