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GERD negotiation calls for give and take

I remember taking a course called “Business 101” in my first year of college.  I recall the instructor telling the class that negotiation is a process by which two or more people settle their differences amicably.

Justice before democracy

I trust Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) will take monumental measures to correct the problems of injustice in Ethiopia though I do not agree with him on his move on democracy.

Abiy loves the people. Consequently, he is practicing political idealism, which is full of morality, in contrast to the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) that practiced political realism as a philosophy that is initiated by a siege mentality.

The triple crisis that is shaking the world

The COVID-19 pandemic is entering its second phase as countries gradually reopen their economies and loosen or even revoke strict social-distancing measures. Yet, barring the arrival of an effective, universally available therapy or vaccine, the transition back to “normal” will be more aspirational than real. Worse, it risks triggering a second wave of infections at the local and regional level, and possibly on a much larger scale.