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   PM Abiy Ahmed greeting the crowd during his trip to Ambo, the epicenter of the Oromo protests,  in the first two weeks of his premiership Getachew T. Alemu, Special to Addis Standard Addis Abeba, June 08/2018 – It takes a simple scanning of daily headlines to learn that Ethiopia …

 Mekonnen Teshome Tollera Addis Abeba, may 29/2018 – Ethiopia is one of the African countries endowed with abundant fresh water resources and commonly dubbed as the Water Tower of Africa. The country is currently building Africa’s biggest hydroelectric dam, which is expected to generate 6200 MW while completed in few …

Ayele Gelan, (PhD), special to Addis Standard Addis Abeba, May 10/2018 – At its birth, Ethiopia’s capital city was given a romantic and beautiful name – Addis Abeba meaning New Flower. As time went by, however, Addis Abeba grew into an enigmatic city. To a foreigner, the city is a …