Category: Editorial

Ethiopia: PM ABIY AHMED’S DOWNSIZED CABINET SEES 50 PER CENT WOMEN MINISTERS ASSUME KEY POSITIONS

For the second time since becoming Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed formed a new cabinet today. But unlike the first one, PM Abiy has downsized the number of ministers from 28 to 20 and equalized the gender composition to 50% women and 50% men; he also gave key positions, such as minister of peace and defense, to women ministers, a...

Divide and Conquer, Cui Bono? – The US and Former Yugoslavia

Marilyn Langlois – TRANSCEND Media Service Human beings are social creatures whose survival depends on cooperation and mutual support.  Only in an atmosphere of perceived scarcity, threats and unresolved conflicts do people divide and demonize “the other”.  The common denominator in divide and conquer scenarios is increasing concentration of wealth and economic control in the hands of a greedy few...