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The official narrative and the federalism to come Tsegaye R Ararssa, Special to Addis Standard Addis Abeba, September 20/2017 – In this series of reflections, I touched upon the major stages in the evolution of the Ethiopian experiment with federalism. I highlighted the range of stories that one could tell …
Irreecha

  “International Inquiry Needed into Deaths at 2016 Event” HRW Nairobi, September 19/2017 – Ethiopian government and security officials should act with restraint and take concrete steps to prevent injuries and deaths at this year’s Irreecha festival on October 1, 2017, Human Rights Watch said in a report and video …
At a crossroads

  Ezekiel Gebissa, Special to Addis Standard Addis Abeba, September 15/2007 – In his book, Moral Man and Immoral Society, Reinhold Niebuhr, the influential American theologian and ethicist, discusses the difficulty of achieving social justice through moral and rational means.  Following Thomas Hobbes, Niebuhr argues that individual humans, suffering from …