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Editor’s Note: Addis Abeba City Administration has announced yesterday that it has started school feeding programs covering some 300, 000 students in public schools. The program by the City Administration is far from perfect and is potentially constrained by lack of adequate financing for the over 10, 000 women engaged …

Note on the article: [1] Hassen Hussein, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, October 07/2019 – Over the last two decades, Ethiopia has made a great stride in expanding tertiary education (De Beer, Armstrong, Oguamanam, & Schonwetter, 2014).  This notable and commendable expansion however came at the expense of quality education—the …

Belachew Mekuria, PhD, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, October 01/2019 – 2020 elections are nigh and some campaign type of moves are observed in many parts of the country. This is a unique moment of history in Ethiopia’s nascent democracy, elections culture and practices. Not even the highly glorified 2005 …