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Abdi Iley in one of his court appearances in the capital Addis Abeba (Pic Social media archive) Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, Oct. 19/2018 – The federal police investigating ex Somali region president Abdi Mohamed Omar told the federal high court today that the deposed president had “attempted to escape prison …

 Ezekiel Gebissa, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, October 17/2018 – Ethiopia is in the midst of a political transition. There is genuine elation that the rule of violence has ended and a democratically elected government is in the offing. Yet, there is collective anxiety that this transition could become another …

Addis Standard staffs Addis Abeba, Oct. 16/2018 – 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 …