Father Girma Wondimu, the Orthodox Christian priest who has made his name well known for his teachings and his practicing of exorcism, has been detained by Ethiopian police for a day now, barely days after his return from a church related stay in Australia. … Read More MEMIHIR GIRMA: A SCAPEGOAT OF THEIR INCOMPETENCE
First of all, as a disclaimer, I am just an ordinary Oromo. I don’t speak for the great Oromo nation nor do I seek any personal fame, power or leadership position in the Oromo society. If my people overwhelmingly voted for me to be in such a lofty position, I would only consider it after knowing I had both their consent and blessing to undertake such a tedious task. … Read More SECESSION OR AUTONOMY: Two cents from one Oromo
Ethiopia got some mainstream international airtime last night as the producing team at American primetime television king CNN’s “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown,” decided to dedicate an entire episode to Ethiopia, and more specifically the unique, exquisite traditional delicacies of the land.… Read More TAKE A BOW ANTHONY BOURDAIN! A look at his time in Ethiopia
Barely a week has gone by since a court in Addis Ababa declared the proceedings against the last incarcerated Zone 9 bloggers, accused of terrorism among other things, was void.… Read More IRREECHAAGATE: ZONE 9 BLOGGERS “GUILTY” THIS TIME?!
By Zecharias Zelalem
Yesterday was the eighth Ethiopian National Flag day, an annual holiday where the sanctity of the flag is remembered by the descendants of so many patriots who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in defense of the honour of the glorious tricolor banner. … Read More National Flag Day conundrum
By Zecharias Zelalem.
A look at Ethiopianism past and present. Is the idea of Ethiopianism naturally oppressive or is there more to it than what we know? … Read More The original creed of Ethiopianism