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Hayalnesh Gezahegn and Zecharias Zelalem (Additional reporting from Bileh Jelan) Addis Abeba, October 28/2019 – “I was on my way to my father’s flour mill on Wednesday morning [October 23] when a small group of young men and women gathered up not far from where I was and began marching …

Belachew Mekuria, PhD, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, October 21/2019 – Ethiopia has come a long way in experimenting on multi-national federalism as an organizing principle that was adopted not as a consocietional compromise to its enduring ailments, but as a result of elite bargaining. After almost three decades of …

Mehari Taddele Maru, For Addis Standard –@DrMehari Addis Abeba, October 18/2019 – The award of the Nobel Peace Prize to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali of Ethiopia seems full of irony, and in many ways – perhaps too many.  But first, and following convention, one must congratulate the new Laureate. …