Oromo-Somali conundrum: Can Ethiopia tame the Liyu police?

By Zecharias Zelalem ||| Ethiopia says hundreds of Oromos killed and hundreds of thousands of civilians displaced from their homes in still ongoing violent clashes in the Eastern part of the country.

Conflict along the border of Ethiopia’s Oromia and Somali states is not new. The two states have seen sporadic episodes of clashes and raids along the common border for more than a decade.… Read More Oromo-Somali conundrum: Can Ethiopia tame the Liyu police?

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For the sake of Black lives, the time to put your foot down is NOW

By Zecharias Zelalem |||

The scenes are gory, disgusting, heart-wrenching, but as a generation of underprivileged, discriminated and systematically stomped upon African Americans can testify to, these scenes are becoming all too familiar.… Read More For the sake of Black lives, the time to put your foot down is NOW