Why is the EPRDF reaching out to the Ethiopian diaspora?

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Why is the EPRDF reaching out to the Ethiopian diaspora? By Nagessa Dube: Nagessa Dube is a human rights activist and Chairman at OFC-International Support Group. The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily…

It is not about EPRDF, it is about the struggle

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It is not about EPRDF, it is about the struggle ===================================== By Talila Kamsii A response to “is EPRDF the sole alternative for Ethiopia? Is our struggle missing its target?” I have read the article published on this platform written by Nagessa Dube which argues that EPRDF cannot change and the struggle is at…

Is EPRDF the Sole Alternative for Ethiopia? Is our struggle missing its target?

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Is EPRDF the Sole Alternative for Ethiopia? Is our struggle missing its target?   By Nagessa Dube: Nagessa Dube is a human rights activist and Chairman at OFC-International Support Group. The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of…

Breaking/Latest Ethiopia news: Ethiopian Prime Minister to Visit Sudan

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Breaking/Latest Ethiopia news: Ethiopian Prime Minister to Visit Sudan May 1, 2018 (Oiplatform):- Ethiopian Prime Minister is to visit Khartoum, the capital city of Sudan on May 2, 2018.  The newly elected premier has just returned from Djibouti and today…

Don’t defend the indefeasible: Dr. Abiy demonized and rebuked Oromo Nationalism: A reply to Maganasa Oda

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  Don’t defend the indefeasible: Dr. Abiy demonized and rebuked Oromo Nationalism: A reply to Maganasa Oda April 29, 2018 (Lemma Dessie, From Addis Ababa)   When I started reading the article written by Maganasa Oda, titled “Don’t make a…

Human Rights/Ethiopia Latest: UN Human Rights Commissioner sees ‘hope’ and ‘anxiety’ in Ethiopia

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April 26, 2018 (OiPlatform): Prince Zeid bin Ra’ad Zeid al-Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Right, has visited Ethiopia and has said he sees ‘hope’ in Ethiopia, but also ‘anxiety’. The High Commissioner has said he conveyed to the…

US Department of State Human Rights Report: Is Ethiopia going to respond to the accusation by the US State Department or choosing a different path?

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April 25, 2018 (OiPlatform): The government of Ethiopia has not issued a strong denial of the US State Department Human Rights Report. The report has detailed numerous serious violations of fundamental human rights in the country. It underlined that the…

Don’t make a Mountain out of a Molehill: The Prime Minister did not rebuke Oromo Nationalism

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April 24, 2018 By Maganasa Oda (Maganasa Oda is Oiplatform contributor. He is based in Germany. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. The author can be reached at: magansaoda@gmail.com Disclaimer: Nationalism is a very…

Breaking/Ethiopia Latest: Tension is building up between the New Prime Minister and the Army and Security

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  April 23, 2018   (OiPlatform): According to sources of OiPlatform, tension is building between the new prime minister’s team and the army and security chiefs. According to the sources, the Intelligence chief Ato Getachew Assefa and the army Chief…

Breaking/Ethiopia Latest: The US State Department has accused Ethiopia of serious violations of human rights

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Breaking/Ethiopia Latest: The US State Department has accused Ethiopia of serious violations of human rights April 20, 2018 (OiPlatform): The United States State Department report has accused Ethiopia of serious violations of human rights.  According to the report, “arbitrary deprivation…