Awol Allo is Senior Lecturer in Law at Keele University, UK.
And in order to start one, it needs to face its imperial past and legacy.
Tigray is the last frontier in a battle over the character of the Ethiopian state.
Haacaaluu inspired a whole generation of Oromos to fight for their rights. His tragic death is an incalculable loss.
The new pan-Ethiopian party created to replace the EPRDF coalition risks bringing the country to the edge of an abyss.
The prize not only acknowledges the Ethiopian prime minister’s commitment to peace, but encourages him to do more.
The Victory of Adwa has been a very divisive issue in Ethiopia for decades. It’s time to change that.
Ethiopia needs both accountability and reconciliation to come to terms with its violent and divisive past.
But the complete removal of accountability and justice from the agenda is not the answer.