The rhetoric that presents the Amhara people as a national enemy has gone on, unchallenged, for far too long.
Her exquisite piano compositions drew fans to the Jerusalem monastery where she lived after fleeing Ethiopia.
Prevailing political attitudes, security actors, alliances and geopolitics differ starkly from the final days of the hated Ethiopian military regime.
Ethiopian history shows that the demands of its young people can’t go unaddressed for long.
Ethiopia’s party system is extremely volatile due to the prevalence of weakly institutionalised and fragmented political parties.
Leaders go in and out of fashion, making statues built in their memory a tricky issue.
For William Kentridge, searching and erasure serves as a model for understanding our place in the world.
Despite all Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed’s inspirational reforms, there can be no progress without the rural majority.
Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed needs to strike a balance between forgiveness and justice.
For the first time in years Ethiopia’s ruling coalition faces real political competition from two parties within its own ranks. Can they usher in democracy after nearly 30 years of authoritarianism?
Ethical engagement in multilingual communication is about mutual respect. More importantly, it’s about shaping a shared future through face-to-face communication.
Authoritarian and landlocked it may be, but Addis Ababa will mark its last emperor’s death as a model of development.