2010 Person of The Year

By Elias Kifle

In 2011 Ethiopian Review, the longest running independent Ethiopian journal, celebrates its 20th year in service. It is a milestone period in …

TPDM on a short leash

By Elias Kifle

Some Eritrean friends are asking me why is it necessary for Ethiopian Review to start a public discussion on concerns regarding the …

Ethiopian Groundhog Year 2010

By Alemayehu G. Mariam

Groundhog Year in Prison Nation

In December 2008, I wrote a weekly column entitled “Groundhog Year in Prison Nation” summarizing some …

74 Ethiopians arrested in Kenya

A Kenyan journal, The Standard, reports that the government of Kenya is intensifying its crackdown on Ethiopians who are fleeing from Ethiopia to seek refugee

ESFNA finance head resigns

The finance committee chairman of Ethiopian Sports Federation in North America (ESFNA), Ato Abework Abay, has announced his resignation today citing financial irregularities, lack of …

Ethiopia: “So What!”

By Alemayehu G. Mariam

“So what! Soo what!! Sooo whaaat!!!” was the repetitive mantra of dictator Meles Zenawi recently in response to pesky questions lobbed …