AFRICOM and the Recolonization of Africa

By Itai Muchena:  The Legacy of the Berlin Conference of 1884,,, Today, the same Germany — the womb that gave birth to colonialism — is unashamedly hosting and developing AFRICOM, the United States of America superior military command formed to…

Was the Revolution tragic and brutal?

By Kassahun: Someone close to my taste said, "what is very tragic is to sleep through a Revolution", doing a Rip Van Winkle on the momentous event shaking the given country. Let me state from the outset that I have…

The useful delusion of being independent

Hama Tuma:  Without going deep into the not so negligible difference between an illusion (more of a perceptual problem) and a delusion (concerning belief despite facts to the contrary) it is safe to state that most of Africa suffers from…

The return of the coup

Hama Tuma: Those who had been claiming that Africans enjoy sequels and the comfort of the misery they are used to have now been vindicated. The return of the coup d’etat highlights and confirms this for all to see. Expectedly,…

Illegal action against Oromo dissidents

SOCEPP: The regime of Meles Zenawi has for long targeted militants of the Oromo ethnic group and undertaken repression in Oromo inhabited areas. In line with this, a federal court has on March 31 sentenced an Oromo political prisoner to…

“Conference on the Horn of Africa”

Yelfiwos Wondaya: One wonders why some quarters continue to avoid the name that says: Ethiopia .  If the intention is to extract our patriotic memories we hold on firm for Ethiopia , the intention will not go any further than…