Friday, June 14, 2024

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Brook Abdu

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Divergent reactions to Tigray investigation

Misery had been the defining feature of the conflict in the northern part of the country since it started on the fateful night of November 3, 2021.

IGAD’s absence during the Horn’s crises

The East African region, especially the Horn of Africa, is exhibiting uncertainty that was unseen in the past. After decades of economic prospects, regional integration, potential grounds for democratic transition, as well as international leadership, the region has descended again into chaos.

Inclusivity in national dialogue

The buzz word national dialogue has been in every political discourse for long. Demands for a national dialogue were rather extensive since Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) came to power following widespread protests across the nation.

Rights Council calls for lasting election reform

The Ethiopian Human Rights Council (EHRCo) called for legal and operational amendments for future elections based on its observation outcomes of the elections conducted on September 30, 2021.

Addis co-hosts continental investigative journalism summit

For the first time since it was launched 17 years ago, the African Investigative Journalism Conference (AIJC) came to Addis Ababa, a city that co-hosted the event in hybrid online and offline discussions in Nairobi, Abuja, Dakar, and Johannesburg.

Salvaging the economy through agriculture

Ethiopia has formed a new government with not that much new faces into the cabinet of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD). This new government is expected to navigate the country through the bumpy roads to “prosperity.” The vision to become “The Beacon of African Prosperity” aims at minimizing the country’s poverty level from 19 percent to seven percent.

“The west regards silence as weakness”

In this dynamic world where man made and natural disasters affect developing countries like Ethiopia, it is imperative that countries take advises and recommendations from experts so that they make knowledge-based decisions.

Economic hurdles facing the new government

One year into the ten year prospective plan which runs until 2030, a new government is set to start its term on Monday, October 4, 2021. The majority of members within the House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR) have been replaced by newly elected representatives from the sixth general elections conducted on June 21, 2021 polls.

Ethiopia’s expulsion of UN staff creates commotion

An announcement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) of Ethiopia proscribing seven UN staff was welcomed with condemnations and rebukes from the international community both from bilateral and multilateral partners of the country.

Parts of Ethiopia go to late polls

Constituencies in Somali, Southern, and Harar regions headed to polling stations on Thursday September 30, 2021, to vote for their representatives, and in the case of some in the South, to vote in a referendum to form a new regional government called Southwestern Ethiopia.