Lencho Leta and Company in Addis Abeba…


Who would have thought a few months back Lencho Leta and company would be received in Addis Abeba with official pampering when they arrived at the Bole International Airport? Last…


Last wee’s cabinet reshuffle by the administration of Abiy Ahmed (PhD)…

For many people, last week`s cabinet reshuffle by the administration of Abiy Ahmed (PhD) was a jolt out of the blue, gossip observed. It was not that a reshuffle of…


Abiy Ahmed (PhD)…

It has been two weeks since Abiy Ahmed (PhD) was confirmed by parliament as Ethiopia`s Prime Minister and he has been busy chairing the cabinet meetings ever since. However, his…


Abiy Ahmed (PhD)…

Abiy Ahmed (PhD) may not be the youngest politician to rise to power in Ethiopia. But gossip observed that he is probably the first to have won such a popular…


The Revolutionary Democrats` last week…

It is not an easy task to decipher what just happened in the world of the Revolutionary Democrats` last week. It is too early to pass the verdict on whether…


On Monday comes a day of reckoning for the Revolutionary Democrats…

On Monday comes a day of reckoning for the Revolutionary Democrats, gossip says. They may have had a couple of such moments in their history of nearly 30 years. But…


There is sometimes a bright side to severe crises, even the kind which the Revolutionary Democrats…

There is sometimes a bright side to severe crises, even the kind which the Revolutionary Democrats are confronted with, gossip observed. They can draw a sense of pride in their…


It is a rarity for a developing country like Ethiopia to host foreign ministers from…

It is a rarity for a developing country like Ethiopia to host foreign ministers from three countries within a week, unless they gather for a state conference of sorts. When…


The delicate state of affairs in the Revolutionary Democratic camp…

The delicate state of affairs in the Revolutionary Democratic camp is becoming more obvious in the leadership`s indecisiveness to hold the series of meetings of the Front according to their…


One of the rare but consequential moments are just around the corner, gossip foresees…

In the nearly 30-year history of the Revolutionary Democrats, they have been through the thick and thin. Theirs have been a history of mostly triumph and few periods of tribulations.…


Last week would pass as the most consequential in Ethiopia…

Last week would pass as the most consequential time in Ethiopia`s political history since the mid-1970s right before the deposition of Emperor Hailesellasie`s government. So much happened within a few…


The OPDO is becoming a force for reform in the Revolutionary Democratic camp, claims gossip…

For a change, a component body of the ruling EPRDF concluded its top leadership meeting last week, issuing a communiqué whose content shows a significant departure from tradition, gossip noted.…


What has transpired at the ANDM, the ruling coalition governing the Amhara Regional State…

No doubt this year will pass as a time of endless marathon meetings by the ruling party’s rank and file, while the public discontent will have no reason to subside,…


In all these years of the EPRDF rule, there are a few controversial subjects…

In all these years of the EPRDF rule, there are a few controversial subjects as much as the history and role of the endowment companies that are active in the…


The TPLFites have congregated, once again, up in Meqelle…

The TPLFites have congregated, once again, up in Meqelle, a town many of its residents fondly call the Northern Star. It is a meeting of the mid-level and senior cadres…


Coming out of longer than two weeks of ordeal by the Executive Committee …

Coming out of longer than two weeks of ordeal by the Executive Committee members of the EPRDF, the Revolutionary Democrats have begun the struggle to meet the tall order of…




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