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  Addis Abeba, Oct. 26/2017 – At least ten people were killed today and 20 more wounded in a fresh round of protest that started on Tuesday October 24 in Ambo city, 125 km west of Addis Abeba and one of the epicenters of the 2014-2016 Oromo protests. Earlier in …

The PM also said “black market in forex” and “contraband” as well as “Khat trading” in eastern Ethiopia fueled recent violence, giving the violence ethnic and national dimensions. But the PM defended the federal army and the Somali region’s controversial “Liyu Police” force in the conflict with the exception of …

  Yihun D. (PhD) and Wondwossen T. (PhD), for Addis Standard Addis Abeba, Oct. 23/2017 – Lake Tana is the largest lake in Ethiopia and the second largest in Africa. In recognition of the lake’s rich biodiversity and significant cultural heritage, UNESCO added the lake to its World Network of …