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The Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest Nobel Prize Laureate, Malala Yousafzai, was in Ethiopia last week. Addis Standard’s Nasredin Mohammed and Mahlet Fasil had the opportunity for this exclusive interview shortly before she left. Excerpts: Addis Abeba, July 19/2019 Addis Standard – Tell us about the purpose …

Born in 1973 in Degehabur zone of Somali regional state, Mustefa Muhumed Omer became the deputy president of the Somali region in the midst of a crisis following the ousting of his predecessor Abdi Muhamud Omer, a.k.a, Abdi Iley in August 2018. A well-known critic of Abdi Illey’s ten year …

On March 12, the Council of Dire Dawa city, a chartered city in eastern Ethiopia, appointed Mahdi Gire as the new Mayor of the city after Ibrahim Ousman Farah, who was the Mayor of the city for the last three and half years, unexpectedly reassigns. Ibrahim Ousman administered the city …