8 Sep Our moral compass has been lost: Berhanu Nega York City, Berhanu Nega is an accomplished economist and author of a book ‘Yenetsanet. 1 Sep Dr. Berhanu Nega, associate professor of Economics at Bucknell University and the Chairman of the Ethiopian oppo lg sition Movement, Ginbot. 7 Sep Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5.
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Negassa Yadetie February 14, at 2: The problem is that bedhanu could not clarify why and how all these elements factors are directly related to the book which deals with a very specific aim, what we are seriously missing in our current political system?
Yes, the very mother tongue of mine is Amharic and I have no problem to express myself in my first language.
Ethiopia: Professor Berhanu Nega’s interview with Addis Standard
We decided that we will go to parliament insofar as X, Y, and Z happened. What change did take place? Archived May 27,at the Wayback Machine. After years of armed resistance from its base in Eritrea and following a wave of political liberalization in Ethiopia which began in March this year, Patriotic Ginbot 7 announced that it was ceasing all armed struggles and moving back to peacefully operate from Ethiopia. Let me make myself clear one again to you that the problem is merely my extremely poor skill in writing with an Amharic keyboard.
I beg to differ!
Here are some of them and the comment I want to make on them: Berhanu, with his wife and his two children, Noah and Iyassu, returned to Ethiopia in Our moral compass has been lost: Goshu, thanks for your comments on my contribution to a recent review of Dr.
For more information about subscribing to allAfrica, please read the subscription and contribution overview. But that focus is based on a strong political argument that the very reason why we continue to suffer is nothing, but because of the total non-existence of a political system that promotes and protects the very interests of the country and her people.
Needless to say, the only way is to get rid of a political system that is the very root cause for what is terribly missing and replace it with a genuine democratic system that should essentially be responsible to the people boko accountable for any action that is against the will and gook of the people.
Retrieved from ” https: Tesfaye and Ato Berhane is: It is an issue of the country not only an issue of the scholars.
I do not think there is a problem of clarity and simplicity of the book as far as aiming at contributing to the dialogue on the ongoing political struggle is concerned. To decide not to play, not to agree to this kind of open and egregious circumvention of the political process, I think, berhaun a legitimate decision on our part.
It does not sound a logically meaningful reasoning. In his conclusion, the author has clearly informed his readers that part two of his work will be dealing with the issues of bringing about genuine democratic political system in our country as a necessity, not as a choice. American Association for the Advancement of Science. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. They berhanuu arrested on the allegations that this panel incited a student protest at Addis Ababa University the next day, but released on bail 5 June and neither were ever tried.
We have to talk about why we need democracy before we talk about it was another point of argument.
Berhanu is married to Dr. They changed the rules of parliament just immediately after that; they just circumvented the whole process. Yes, any comment including on nfga problems like yours should be valued and taken into consideration.
The questions that we raised at that time were entirely related to the independence of institutions: Berhanu Nega berhabu book from prison”Addis Capital accessed 20 May Entertainment Books East Africa Ethiopia. Is it not a very bitter truth that we continue to suffer from all kinds of crises mainly because of the absence of a democratically representative government?
Birhanu or G7 all you want, but you can do so without being thoughtlessly partisan or polemical. Every society has to have some kind of moral compass to exist.
Ethiopia: Dr. Birhanu’s Book Published
I nga to go back and watch it for a couple of times to make sure that I could grasp the very essence specific objective of the discussion and to make sure that I could have the right impression, not wrong perception. Having trouble logging in?
The book, which is under distribution this week, written while the author is in prison, covers issues like democracy in Ethiopia; politics and economy before the May election; the election process; EPRDF; peaceful struggle and Ethiopia’s fate in the future. To my understanding, the very specific aim of the book is not to deal with a very comprehensive approach to all the political, economic and cultural history of our country together with bfrhanu we seriously are lacking in the current bolk, socio-economic and environmental aspects of our lives.