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  Etenesh Abera Addis Abeba, December 11/2017 – The Ethiopian federal supreme court has today reduced the jail terms of 20 defendants who were accused and sentenced to various years in jail after having been charged of terrorism related offenses. On January 03, 2017, the federal High court 19the criminal …

  Abinet Asfaw, for Addis Standard Addis Abeba, December 08/2017 – I would like to make a simple critique of Hewan Solomon’s article “Decolonizing Ethiopian Studies”. I find the article vacuous and symptomatic of what it seeks to dismantle. Thus, even as it raises a significant issue (“the importance of …

  Hailegabriel G. Feyissa, for Addis Standard Addis Abeba, December 04/2017 –  I am writing this short essay in response to Hewan Semon’s rather interesting and thought-provoking opinion piece ‘Decolonizing Ethiopian Studies’. I am jumping on her offer for a conversation on issues pertaining to the decolonization of the field …

  Hewan Semon, for Addis Standard Addis Abeba, November 30/2017 – I wrote this article as a way to initiate a conversation on the issues of decolonizing education pertaining directly to the field of Ethiopian Studies. The main purpose of this opinion is to highlight the importance of making Ethiopian …

  Addis Abeba, November 30/3027 – World telecom giant Huawei announces it has joined the African Union (AU) to drive the continent’s  digital transformation. The announcement was made during the Second Ordinary Session of AU’s Specialized Technical Committee (STC) on Communication and ICT (CCICT-2), which kicked-off on Monday, November 20-24th  …

  Haile Muluken Akalu, PhD, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, November 28/2017 – The successful armed struggle of the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) and the sweeping national reforms that followed the regime change in 1991 ushered in a new chapter in Ethiopian history. To date, the historical significance …

  Alem Mamo, for Addis Standard Addis Abeba, November 27/2017 – Conceivably, if there is a single most important question that requires in depth interrogation in the present political atmosphere of Ethiopia it is this one: was/is there ethnic conflict in Ethiopia? Though it seems straightforward enough, it is an …

  Addis Abeba, November 27/2017 – Ethiopia’s federal Supreme Court has today overruled a decision by the Federal High court fourth criminal bench and reduced the jail term of Yonatan Tesfaye, social media activist and former public relations head of the opposition Blue Party, to three years and six months …

  Tsegaye R Ararssa* 1 – Introduction Addis Abeba, November 22/2017 – No time has been more eventful in Ethiopia than the one we are living in. Years of peaceful protests in Oromia, later also augmented by flashes of resistance in Konso and the Amhara region, seem to have shaken …

  Samuel Bogale Addis Abeba, November 21/2017 – On October 26/2017 at least ten people were killed and 20 more were wounded by security forces during a fresh round of protest that started two days earlier in Ambo city, 125 km west of Addis Abeba, and one of the epicenters …
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