Archive | November 9, 2016

Globalisation is dead, and white supremacy has triumphed

By Paul Mason (The Guardian) — Trump’s victory is a betrayal of ethnic minorities and women. Progressives must direct their energies to building an alternative to the failed neoliberal model “Isit in one of the dives … uncertain and afraid,” wrote WH Auden, in the days before war broke out in 1939. Tonight it’s the […]

12 things that already happened within hours of Donald Trump being elected president

(Independent) — Donald Trump won’t officially become president until January 2017, but within hours of his victory the world has already begun to change. 1) A top Israeli government minister declared the idea of Palestinian state “over”. (AFP/Getty Images) Israel’s Education Minister Naftali Bennett, a key figure on the right wing of the Israeli governing […]

Is Africa on Donald Trump’s radar?

By Alastair Leithead (BBC) — Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential election means an uncertain future for Africa. His rival Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by a landslide – at least among those in Barack Obama’s ancestral village in western Kenya. The mock poll in Kogelo gave Mr Trump just a quarter of […]

Is Oromo fiduciary to Habesha and often demanded to confess its political strategy?

By Falmataa Sabaa (PhD) I want to supplement to the exigency of Prof. Ezekiel’s recent article entitled “The Big Debate – Beyond Assimilation and Accommodation: The Resurgence of Oromo Nationalism”. Presumptive reason as to why Prof. Ezekiel took the initiative of writing the article might have to do with the recurring pan-Ethiopianist’s requirement posed on […]

Crossing Arms: The Plight and Protest of the Oromo in Ethiopia

(The McGill International Review) — Equity statement: Accurate information on African politics and culture is extremely difficult to attain. Western countries routinely delegitimize African professionals and news outlets by sharing biased accounts of issues occurring in African countries to African people. I have done my absolute best to adequately research and interview in order to […]


Ethiopia: After a year of protests, time to address grave human rights concerns

(Amnesty International)  — Nearly one year on from the start of a wave of protests that has left at least 800 people dead at the hands of security forces, the Ethiopian government must take concrete steps to address grave human rights concerns in the country, Amnesty International said today. The protests began in the central Oromia […]

US election 2016 result: Historic win for Somali-American woman

(BBC) — Ilhan Omar, 34, has made history by becoming the first Somali legislator in the United States. A former refugee, the Somali-born activist has been elected to serve as an MP in the US state of Minnesota. The Muslim Somali-American woman becomes the highest-ranking Somali elected to office in the US. Her election comes […]

Mr. D. W Giorgis’ speech at “Vision Ethiopia Conference” is an Amhara chauvinism manifestation at its core!

By Abbaa Ormaa ODF forms Alliance with am Amhara group to come up soon. The following two paragraphs are the basis of the speech given by Mr. Major D. W Giorgis at the recent conference organized by “Vision Ethiopia” in Washington DC titled “The End Game and Transition” ( These two paragraphs say everything you […]

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