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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You have been playing an active role in Ethiopian politics for over 20 years. Lidetu had God and truth on his side. It comes with an agenda and an ideology which affect the independence of political parties at home. But, I think this is the hard truth that these leaders had to face. The coalition was further lauded by the media.

As I have said in ayzlew book, joining the coalition was a mistake.

To sosi you know those general ware torcherd by woyane cadre to admit! In your book, you acknowledge political extremism as the main problem in the country.

He has very limited following and his credibility is in tatters, and yet, the old man is foolishly and painfully exerting himself to punch above his weight.

And of course he may continue writting articles like any other writers. The cadres including the head of the church in Lalibela said that Lidetu is protestant. Weyanie knew that no one, among the Kinijit leaders, played damaging role to its politics more than Lidetu. Now, this corrupt bureaucratic force is not small; it is numbered in tens of thousands.

Poorest Migrants Leaving Lebanon and Defections in EPRDF is a dictatorial party jealous of its political power. An opposition party should solely be judged by the policy alternatives it offers. Unless it is put hook a stop today it will also continue to affect the future. Lidetu played a leading role ayaleq bringing about the limited rights opposition parties enjoyed leading to the Ethiopian Election.


We did not leave the coalition. The same goes for opposition politics. The ruling party has to open its door to let political parties play this positive role. But over the past 15 years there have been improvements. How do you see the contradiction between the country-wide unrest which is going on in Ethiopia at the moment and the clean sweep victory that the ruling party declared just few months ago?

I think this would not benefit anyone; the people would not stand to gain from this. That is political suicide. How do you think this has affected the quality of services in the public sector?

I was not a candidate back then but I led the campaign. But, like I said before, the basic reason behind this is the inability to address the problems appropriately and boko a timely manner. Yet again, I believe that respect for the equality of the nations and nationalities is not necessarily in contradiction to assigning administrative work based on merit.

Recently, following the chain of political unrest in Oromia and Amhara Regional State and the current debacle regarding severe deficits of the EPRDF-led government in delivering good governance and stamping out rent-seeking and corruption, Solomon Goshu of The Reporter approached the seasoned politician to reflect on current events that have transpired in the political agenda.

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?

The dead wood wanted power at any cost ayalea imprisonment for criminal activities was what they got instead.

Ethiopia: Interview with Lidetu Ayalew (Reporter)

In your book you expressed your worry about ethnic and religious tensions in the country. So for me, the EPRDF is in the process of power consolidation and it is not clear yet where this consolidation leaves the decisive power: I believe aaylew generation should be given an opportunity. You seem to have vanished from the political scene.

Therefore, they have to divine a systematic approach to isolate Lidetu. I never considered hearsay to be a big concern in politics prior to and after joining the peaceful struggle. Election should be the only avenue to assume power.


However, the genuine academician Dr. Because they have not properly implemented democratic values, they could not claim to be democrats.

Time Revealed the Truth about Lidetu Ayalew

You have singled out the media as the main propagators of hearsay. Nevertheless, the party should have been worried about the fate of the political order; it should have questioned if this force did not have its own question few years down the road.

As I heard they are determined to elect Lidetu. He is our gift but few Dr. So, I think the solution should be all embracing and political in nature while not forgetting to improve the income of civil servants. Letter to the Editor. Can you explain that? At any rate, regardless of why, I think EPRDF is genuine when sounding the alarm on rampant deficit in good governance. We love you EDP shall win. That generation had determined its own course while this generation has not.

If you ask me, the basic question in Ethiopia today is respect for plurality of opinion. The security apparatus is important but what EPRDF should truly rely on is the politics of national consensus and tolerance.

They say EDP could have been patient instead of leaving the coalition in times of crisis.

Time Revealed the Truth about Lidetu Ayalew – Ethiofact

Furthermore, this force had already tested the sweet ayyalew of corruption and it would have the drive and resolve to continue the system. Now, two are at loggerheads; and it would be interesting to see who comes out on top. He was the vice chairman of this coalition party until internal issues caused the coalition to break up.