Wednesday, February 21, 2024

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Solomon Goshu

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Sustaining the Nile

Ever since Ethiopia has announced its Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) the country has kept a love-hate relationship with downstream countries especially Egypt.

Sustaining the Nile

The Nile River System is the lynchpin that holds the North-Eastern part of Africa together for many years. But, this relationship has not always been smooth; rather it oscillated between cooperation and hostilities.

Policymakers advised to work closely with researchers on Nile

By Solomon Goshu, Wad Medani, Sudan Policymakers were advised to work closely with researchers by participants of the workshop which took place from December 3-5, 2016 in Wad Medani, Sudan, and co-organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and the Sudan Hydraulic Research Center (HRC).

FETO redefining Turkey’s foreign policy

Ethiopia and Turkey have good relations. And because of this good relation between the two countries, Turkey expects more from Ethiopia in her fight to get rid of the Fethulah Gulen Movement, or the Fetullah Gulen Terrorist Organization (FETO) after the Turkish government labeled it as a terrorist organization, from Turkey and the world.

Testing the endurance of the FDRE Constitution

Lack of continuity in the legal and political environment of the nation has always been a problem for Ethiopia. No doubt constitutional continuity is the most important one.

Electoral reform on the horizon

In the last two elections, the ruling party, and its allies, won 99.9 percent and 100 percent of the seats in the House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR). This result left substantial number of votes given to the opposition parties unrepresented in the HPR.

Electoral reform: something long overdue

Yared Legesse, Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) is a constitutional expert. Yared earned an LLB degree in law from Addis Ababa University, Law School. He holds an LLM degree in law and did his SJD in comparative constitutional law at Central European University (CEU) in Hungary.

EPRDF’s renewal: a critical appraisal

Mulugeta Aregawi is a DC-based lawyer who attended school both in Ethiopia and the U.S.  He earned his LLB from Addis Ababa University Law School and LLM from Washington College of Law, specializing on International Law.

Tracing Hailemariam’s leadership identity

September 21, 2016 marks Hailemariam Desalegne’s 4th year since he assumed power as the chief executive of the Ethiopian administration. In truth, since the death of Meles Zenawi in August 2012, the world has been closely watching how Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn is performing as a leader. 

Tracing Hailemariam’s leadership identity

A soft-spoken technocrat from the academic circle, Hailemariam Dessalegn rose to the most powerful post in Ethiopian politics four years ago.