There are no parties worthy of public trust – asst. Professor Abebaw Ayalew

Melat Mulugeta

Addis Wog began yesterday at Sheraton hotel organized by the Office of the Prime Minister. The forum, titled Ethiopia’s socio-economic and political history, presented discussions and studies reflecting on the challenges and improvements that came along with the reform. Among the panelists was Assistant professor Abebaw Ayalew, a historian at Addis Ababa University. He presented his studies on how the organizations and civil societies have failed to cope with the reform. He also commented on the current Ethiopian political parties status as suitable representatives of the people.