Archives for December, 2016

The Real Issue of Land in Ethiopia

By Dr. Daniel Teferra* I read Dr. Teshome Abebe’s piece (Ethiomedia: 12/23/16), and the response to his article by Dr. Tsegaye Tegenu (Ethiomedia: 12/26/16). I will first offer my brief comments on the respective conclusions of these two writers, and then share my understanding of the real issue of land in Ethiopia. Dr. Teshome Abebe...

Ethiopianism vs. Democratic Ethiopia

By Dr. Daniel Teferra* I would like to share my thoughts on certain points, raised by Dr. Messay Kebede in his commentary, “Jawar’s New Ploy” (Ethiomedia, 12/10/2016). The subject matter of his commentary is a recent interview, given by Mr. Jawar Mohammed about what they both call the “Amhara resistance.” In the first place, the...