Analysis: Biden’s call to Ethiopia’s Abiy sparks debate on US policy shift

Monday’s call was the first between the two and was requested by the US President, the White House said Joyce Karam, jan 12, 2022 President Joe Biden’s first call to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has prompted a debate about whether the US could be shifting towards the conflict in the East African country. Mr […]

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Ethiopia Conflict Dynamics Shift as New U.S. Envoy Takes Over

 by Michelle Gavin News coming out of Addis Ababa suggests that the conflict in Ethiopia is entering a new phase. For over a year, momentum seemed to be forever driving toward worsening violence between the federal government, its allies, and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), as well as a deepening rift between the Ethiopian government […]

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US wages global color revolutions to topple govts for the sake of American control. Investigation

TRUE COLORS OF ‘DEMOCRACY’ Editor’s Note: How many evils have been committed in the name of democracy?  Exporting wars, launching “color revolutions,” fomenting extremist ideologies, and promoting economic instability… the US has left endless trails of bloodshed and turmoil around the world. While the “model of democracy” loses its shine, the US still attempts to […]

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Why Is the US Politicizing Ethiopia’s Reported Drone Capabilities?

By Andrew Korybko— American political analyst All states have the sovereign right to ensure their national security interests, especially in the domestic dimension, through whichever means they deem necessary so long as their moves are responsible and don’t contribute to regional instability. Ethiopia is no different, which is why it’s concerning that the US has suddenly […]

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53 African countries back Chinese Global Development Initiative To improve the quality of China-Africa cooperation

Fifty-three African countries have given a nod to Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Global Development Initiative proposal. The backing of the proposal by African countries was part of the outcomes of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) 8th Ministerial Conference which took place in Dakar, Senegal, from November 29th to 30th, 2021 as contained in the Dakar […]

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AGOA Rests On Ethiopian Life Support As Retailers Flee And China Rushes

Rick Helfenbein Under stark review, the concept of exiting the Ethiopian AGOA partnership is possibly a huge mistake – one that probably should (and could) be reversed, resolved, extended, or at least peppered with exemptions. Of course, China is watching America’s every move and they immediately pounced on the weakness. For years, they have made […]

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Horn of Africa countries unite to take on Biden’s attack on Ethiopia

The U.S. never really had an edge over the Horn of Africa. That is precisely why the Biden administration is stoking conflict in the crucial region, which is the passage between the West and the East. By dominating the Horn of Africa, the U.S. can dominate the Bab al Mandeb Strait, which connects the Red […]

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Uganda is not giving away its only international airport to China

 The world has moved beyond the days of direct confrontation and many large powers rely on alternate methods, which includes economic coercion as well as taking on disinformation campaigns in the larger intelligence warfare. Similar developments were visible in the African country of Uganda. Earlier as per reports, Uganda lost its only international airport, the […]

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“Run for your lives,” China tells its citizens to flee Congo

The Chinese Embassy has run into panic mode The Chinese State has been committing some ghastly crimes in the Democratic Republic of Congo and now the people of China living in the African nation seem to be paying for the misdeeds of their country. In fact, the Chinese Embassy in the DRC is asking Chinese […]

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China in Ethiopian Cinema and culture

China aims to strengthen cultural relations with Ethiopia. In 2013, a Chinese delegate met with Mulugeta Seid, Ethiopian vice minister of culture, in hopes of establishing a cultural center in Addis Ababa (Jemal 2013, 01).  Seid lauded China’s use of culture for economic purposes, including job creation” (Jemal 2013, 01). China’s cultural influence in Ethiopia is […]

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