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The theme for this year’s celebration paid tribute to the visions of the late PM Meles; but it should also be about how not to do ethnic federalism the dangerous way like he did Emnet Assefa Once again, the month of December 2012, as the last six Decembers, saw the …

Ethiopia’s late PM Meles Zenawi died convinced of a no relationship between democracy and development. He was wrong Bisrat Teshome, Special to Addis Standard The famous Economist and Nobel Prize winner of 1998, Amartya Sen, on his bestselling book “Development as Freedom” unwaveringly argues that development has to be seen …

The crisis in Mali is no longer a simple Malian affair. How Africa deals with it will speak volumes on the continent’s readiness to solve its troubles by itself. Fred A. Eno, Special to Addis Standard Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma could be pardoned for over indulgence in the oft-criticized but favorite …