Lidetu Ayalew is a very shrewd, articulate and pragmatic politician with a tinge Medrek ought to be brave and take a leaf out of Lidetu’s book;. Time Revealed the Truth about Lidetu Ayalew . Lidetu is the only Ethiopian ever who wrote two books in less than 5 years, as the Chairman of. Lidetu Ayalew: Adjustment and Change Never Changed. his perceived character assassination through his books Yearem Ersha and Medlot.

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But, that should not be the case. There are a considerable number of political forces, with public backing, who disregard peaceful struggle as a means to assume power in the country. I believe this generation should be given an opportunity.

What do you think is the role of political parties in mitigating the current situation in Ethiopia? In Ethiopia, there seems to be no culture of examining the past to understand how, why and when a certain problem occurred. The current regime has its limitations, but we do not believe that it is the source of every problem in this country.

This resulted in a fallout between Lidetu and other opposition leaders such as Berhanu Nega. And of course he may continue writting articles like any other writers.

So, the campaign should start with the party itself. Top Weyanie official was invited to give a speech at the ceremony. We were forced out. That was the fundamental problem. People might have found it difficult to differentiate between me and EDP because I represented the party in many of the public debates. It has led the public to form a mistaken impression of our internal strength.

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Yes, the ruling party fares better in its effort to realize what it preaches about development. If the statement is indeed the formal stance of the party then it could be construed as a paradigm shift and that we all have to debate on the matter. Just like the bureaucracy, these democratic institutions are also composed of politically aya,ew individuals.


Some parties have not accepted this reality and complain to the international community as if the ruling party were destroying the nation. The public should be politically conscious and avoid being driven by emotion.

We need to look inwards and accept that we are also part of the problem and work to be part of the solution. It comes with an agenda and an ideology which affect the independence of political parties at home. No matter what, I do not intend to back down. The day-to-day task is performed by members of the executive committee.

In other words, a party that encouraged its cadres to repress opposition voices and the media and violate basic human rights to solidify its grip on power cannot be surprised when these same cadres invite themselves to the cookie jar economic corruption.

But this generation has not been able to become a political leader even at the age of The Secretary of G-7 was once a member of the EPRDF and Seyie Abraha has metamorphosed over night from an ultra nationalist to multi-nationalist without blinking an eye.

Why do you think it has been difficult for parties to withstand such interferences? The forces abroad should only play supportive role- not assume the leadership. Another confusing fact is that for a party that prides itself on having mass base and mass network that extend up to an individual level, how can a problem this big remain hidden for such a long time?

That was enough for the true Ethiopians to know about Lidetu and the rubbish politics of Weyanie. Our problems cannot be achieved with regime change alone. EDP is the only Ethiopian political party with such relaxed regulation despite other party presidents who monopolize power for decades.


Lidetu Ayalew: Master of Realpolitik

Apart from that what about the measures that are being taken at present. Obok have been in the political process and have come to witness the hatred and tension. I hear opposition political parties blaming the ruling party on their own internal divisions. Members of CUD did not have similar political goals. It is true that there are a lot of discouraging factors but that actually propels me to contribute more lidtu the peaceful struggle.

In your year active political engagement, have you seen an improvement? However, it works to develop this country as much as its capacity and circumstances allow it.

Time Revealed the Truth about Lidetu Ayalew

Gradually those ideas develop to become popular. These people are found both within the ruling party and the opposition. What is your response to that? That will not be the solution and might even create another grievance and rebel group.

Ethiofact Ethiopian News and Views. However, the genuine academician Dr. Ayaelw book did not mention in the way Arkebe or Weyanie understood it. At any rate, regardless of why, I think EPRDF is genuine when sounding the alarm on rampant deficit in good governance.


Primarily, such booi arrangement hinges on apportioning political power and sources fairly among the various ethnic groups in the country. Lidetu had God and truth on his side.

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They wanted nothing less. Dr Lapiso was given 5 minutes but he talked more than 25 minutes and was not very rough when the organizers told him to cut his talk. Some political zyalew would still prefer to take up arms to kill one another had current circumstances allowed it.