Tag Archives: Post Meles Zenawi

“Soon Come”; Ethiopian Regime on Life Support

“Soon come” as Jamaica’s Rastafarians say.

TPLF led Ethiopia under Intensive Care of Western Powers will soon to cramble
TPLF led Ethiopia under the Intensive Care of Western Powers will soon to crumble

By Thomas C. Mountain,

In this case it applies to the end of the Ethiopian regime which is now in its terminal stage, in intensive care on life support and being kept alive only by an intravenous infusion of over $20 million a day in western “aid“.

While the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa maintains an almost surreal appearance of a thriving economy, reports by those who have traveled outside the capital speak of a life for Ethiopia’s “other” 75 million people that has changed Continue reading “Soon Come”; Ethiopian Regime on Life Support

Interview: Semhar Araia on ‘East Africa Today’

Semhar Araia, Founder and Executive Director of DAWN

By East Africa Today,

‘East Africa Today’ gives Semhar Araia, Founder and Executive Director of the Diaspora African Women’s Network (DAWN), a call to catch up on developments in the Horn of Africa.

Ms. Araia speaks to East Africa Today about the political and military stalemate between Eritrea and Ethiopia, examines whether the two countries will reconcile their differences and provides her assessment on the state of East Africa in the post-Meles Zenawi era. She also discusses the role the African diaspora has to play in shaping social and political developments in Africa beyond the simplistic views of just being a source of remittances.  Continue reading Interview: Semhar Araia on ‘East Africa Today’