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Yonatan T. Fessha, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, September 05/2019 – In some societies every dispute turns into an ethnic dispute. Ethiopia is increasingly becoming one such society. The emotionally charged debate on the proposed roadmap on education is a recent example of an unfortunate situation where matters like education …

New research warns that African consumption of illegal drugs is projected to become a public health emergency. Addis Abeba, September 05/2019 – Africa faces a substantial increase in illegal drug use, fueled by organized crime and ineffective policy. In the next 30 years, sub-Saharan Africa will see the world’s biggest surge …

Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, September 05/2019 – Despite complaints from the Joint Council of Political Parties, representing 107 opposition parties, and a threat to boycott Ethiopia’s 2020 general elections, the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) chairwoman, Birtukan Mideksa, stood by the new Electoral and Political Parties Law of Ethiopia. …