Hundreds of disgruntled elite soldiers in full regalia and armed marched to the prime minister's office demanding a meeting over payment, working conditions and reforms. This could be seen as a sign of democracy but the same time it sends a rather disturbing message about the loyalty of the Ethiopian army, writes Azeb-Tadesse Hahn for Deutche Welle.
Questions Raised Over Army Loyalty
Deutsche Welle, 11 October 2018
Ethiopians have been reminded of life before Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. Out of nowhere, mobile internet services were shut down across the capital and not a word about it on the… Read more »
OLF's Return is a Showcase for Conducive Political Landscape
Ethiopian Herald, 12 October 2018
On Saturday, 15 September 2018 Addis Ababa was inundated with a flood of people coming from all corners of the country. They were here to welcome the leaders of the famous Oromo… Read more »
Prudent Leadership Succession
Carefully identifying the capable young leaders that would succeed the current ones contributes a great deal in ensuring the proper continuity of leadership within a party. This… Read more »
Leadership Pipeline in ODP
After 28 years, the Oromo Peoples Democratic Organization (OPDO) rebranded itself to the Oromo Democratic Party (ODP) and introduced the anthem and a new logo which features Oda… Read more »
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's government faces a staggering number of demands and appeals for overnight reforms at the local, regional and national levels. There are widely divergent ... Read more »
Ethiopia has more than 80 ethnic groups. Despite recent improvements, it also has a weak economy and an overwhelmingly poor citizenry. If Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed wants to make a ... Read more »
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