Semantics and Social Media

Semantics in all its forms is a very powerful weapon. Especially in an age where everything seems to be connected. As...

Why do some politicians incite fear?

To put it simply, it is profitable. The politicians, activists, or self-proclaimed revolutionaries usually gain something by the end of their...

Changing Climate: an Inevitable Threat to the Pastoral and Agro-pastoral Livelihoods of the Horn...

By : Hussien Mohamed Yusuf The IGAD region is one of the most food-insecure regions in the world. Prolonged and widespread drought...

“Made in Ethiopia”: Asset or Liability?

By Becky Tsadik My eyes widened. During sales call training at work, I had just witnessed a potential customer’s dismissal of our...

In Conversation with Felix Horne: Human Rights & Somali Region Crowd

May, 15, 2019 By: Abdiaziz Ali Felix Horne is the Senior Ethiopia and Eritrea researcher for Human Rights Watch. In July 2018,...

‘In Abiy they Trust’: Free Riders and Partisans in the ‘contemporary’ political move of...

Dejen Yemane Messele Free Riding and Partisanship: Recklessness at its best    Free riding and partisanship adversely affect countries in many forms.  Their impact doubles...

Language and Being Global Citizens

  By Meki Shewangizaw   I was eating with a friend at a restaurant by my job one day when one of the men...

Sudan. Three Presidents In One Week

By Tagawa Warrag In December 2018, protests across Khartoum and other Sudanese states took place, and continued for four consecutive months. The...

Does Hate Speech Bill Limit the Freedom of Speech and Expression or Freedom of...

April 8, 2019 By: Abdiaziz Ali Freedom of speech and expression, especially when it comes to social media usage, was recklessly exploited...

Ethiopia: A Country on the Brinks

By Dawit Woldegiorgis, Visiting Scholar at Boston University, African Studies Center ‘Absolutely Oversold As instability and violence spread across much of Ethiopia, with...