Monthly Archives: October 2015

Another Letter to My Ethiopian Sisters

Mesrak Gessesse I am now writing this as I just finished my annual mammogram and ultra sound testing for breast cancer. Exactly five years ago to the day on October 25, 2010, I wrote an article discussing my experiences after being diagnosed with breast cancer. (Pleaseclick here to read that article.) I now write “Another […]

Posted in Ethiopia News

Can the T-TPLF Stop the Famine in Ethiopia?

It is a big international secret that Ethiopia today is in the middle of a Biblical famine. For the second time since 1984-85! Last week, the Global Post headlined an article posing the question: Ethiopia is facing its worst drought in 30 years. Can the government stop famine this time?   The “government” of Ethiopia […]

Posted in Ethiopia News

A Government-in-Exile for Ethiopia?

Foreword to a “government-in-exile for Ethiopia” A few weeks ago, I gave an interview to an Ethiopian civic group on the topic of “government in exile” under international law. I was asked to comment on whether the idea and practice of “government in exile” is cognizable under international law. The implicit question was whether Ethiopians […]

Posted in Ethiopia News

Government of Ethiopia in Exile in the Eyes of Scholars & Experts

The renowned Professor of constitutional law at California State University, Dr Alemayehu Gebremariam, will hold a Question & Answer session on the process of forming Ethiopian government in exile. Refer to the below link for details. Read the announcement here (pdf)    

Posted in Ethiopia News

Did Reagan Get it Right on Immigration and Refugee Policy?

Lately, I have been talking about “Republunatics” and “Republooney Toons”. Some may feel I have been ragging too much on the Republicans and the Republican Party. Not to worry. I have much so more in store for the Democ-rats. But looking at the current crop of 17 (?) republican presidential candidates licking their chops for […]

Posted in Ethiopia News

Republooney Toons in the House?

The last time I wrote about Republicans, I warned aboutRepublunatics at the Gate. The White House Gate, that is. Now, I am issuing an APB for Republooney Toons in the house. The House of Representatives, that is. What in the world is happening in the Grand Old Party?  The Party of Abe Lincoln, that is. Long before […]

Posted in Ethiopia News

Why a Government of Ethiopia in Exile is Necessary? Addis Dimts program coverage

A special 4-hour press conference was held on Saturday September 12, 2015 to answer some of the fundamental questions about the need for creating a government of Ethiopia in exile. Addis Dimts was one of the many media reporters that had participated. Below is Addis Dimts’s coverage. Listen: https://youtu.be/ZjZF_iOsiDM

Posted in Ethiopia News

Why Can’t Ethiopia Become Like Ghana?

I will confess publicly. I envy the Ghanaians. When Barack Obama made his first trip Africa, he did not choose to go Nigeria, the country with the largest population and largest economy. He did not choose Nelson Mandela’s South Africa with the second largest economy on the continent. Obama did not choose Kenya, the birth […]

Posted in Ethiopia News

Kim Davis: A Lesson in the Rule of Law

In April 2010, Army doctor  Lt. Col. Terry Lakin refused to deploy to Afghanistan because he believed President Barack Obama is not born in the United States and therefore constitutionally unfit to become U.S. President and  commander-in-chief. Lakin was court martialed, found guilty of  disobeying a lawful order, not deploying with his unit and dereliction […]

Posted in Ethiopia News
FORUM | AMHARIC