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9th batch Liyu police graduation ceremony in jigjiga January 2016

  By J. Bonsa (PhD), Special to Addis Standard Addis Abeba, April 10, 2017 – It is saddening to witness repetitions of similar tragic events in history. Recurrences of such dreadful events can even sound farcical when they happen in a very short span of both time and space. This …
Atnaf and Nati

  Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, April 06, 2017 – Ethiopia’s Supreme Court has today passed its long-awaited verdict on prosecutor’s appeal against the acquittal from terrorism charges of four members of the Zone9 blogging collective. According to today’s verdict, the Supreme Court overruled prosecutor’s appeal and upheld the ruling by …
Ethiopia parliament

Mahlet Fasil  Addis Abeba, March 30, 2017 – Ethiopia extended the current State Of Emergency by four additional months. The SoE was first declared in Oct. 2016 and was due to end in April. The House of People’s Representative, dominated by the ruling EPRDF, during its regular meeting this morning …