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Yohannes Kinfu (PHD), for Addis Standard Addis Abeba, April 05/2019 – The coming Sunday, the 7th of April 2019, was meant to be the census date for Ethiopia’s 4th population and housing census (henceforth the census), but the federal government has postponed it indefinitely three weeks ago, on March 18, …

Kjetil Tronvoll (@KjetilTronvoll), For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, March 26/2019 – The Ethiopian government, and its regional states’ authorities, are increasingly facing challenges to enforce order and security control over the territory of the federation. Several areas are allegedly not administratively ‘connected’ to the center, but run by local groupings …

Juweria Ali, For Addis Standard ‘Ninkii moodi mowd inuuhelayow Mudane Makhtal Daahir baa yimid’ Addis Abeba, March 14/2019 – Jubilant crowds welcomed the return of Makhtal Dahir in 1961 when Haile Selassie pardoned him after serving 12 years in the same prison that his grandson was to be imprisoned in …