Ethiopia: Tigray, the Lava Lake of the Horn of Africa

Tigray is the Lava Lake of the Horn of Africa The Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), is leading the Tigray region to danger of civil strife, economic hardship and isolation. Prior to 1991, the province of Tigray was one of the poorest, most isolated hungry provinces of Ethiopia. After 27 years in power, the TPLF have positioned Tigray to become much worse than what it was prior to 1991. Today, Tigray is like a volcanic crater filled with lava lake ready to explode, unleash it’s fiery-fury in every direction. It is isolated mountain without connection to the world trapped without direction and leadership. How did it get here? Before it assumed power and sat in Menelik Palace in Addis Ababa Ethiopia in 1991, the TPLF did one-good thing, partnered with Eritrea. That partnership propelled it to power. But as soon as the assumed power, the TPLF turned on Eritrea and started a 20-year journey of conflict that led to death of countless youth displacement, hardships and economic losses. Certain it can bring Eritrea to her knees, the TPLF gambled on a zero-sum game and unleashed an all-out war to undo Eritrean independence in quest to become the hegemon of the region. The TPLF exploited the war-on-terror campaign, long-standing US Ethiopia relations and colluded with Washington, unleashed a 20 year-long campaign and failed. TPLF’s actions lead to severed ties between Eritrea and Ethiopia. As result, traditional cross border exchanges, trade relations

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Dr. Abiy Ahmed, Chief Messenger of the TPLF

Amanuel Biedemariam Eritrea, anyone who praises Dr. Abiy Ahmed for announcing the acceptance of Badme EEBC Algiers agreement ruling is truly naïve and short sighted. Abiy is nothing but an errand boy regurgitating what TPLF tells him to say. And those Ethiopians touting Abiy’s gestures are fooling themselves. Because the TPLF is using him to do their dirty deed. In […]

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Memories of Dr. Nerayo Teklemichael

Memories of Dr. Nerayo By Samuela Zerai March 23, 2018 Dr. Nerayo Teklemichael was a man of the people who dedicated his life for his country and his passing away is a loss to the country but is heavy on his family and close associates in the armed struggle. Dr. Nerayo Teklemichael was not an ordinary person or run-of-the-mill doctor. […]

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You are TPLF, and not Eritrean Opposition

You are TPLF, not Eritrean Opposition  Amanuel Biedemariam Between 1998-2000, over 80,000 Eritreans were forcibly evicted from their homes and deported from Ethiopia by Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) in the most horrible ways. Children, elderly, and the very sick were forced to travel hundreds of kilometers via treacherous routs to be thrown away on the hottest parts of the […]

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