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By Zecharias Zelalem @ZekuZelalem Addis Abeba, June 26/2020 – Twenty-three year old Simon left his native Eritrea seven years ago, crossing the border into neighboring Ethiopia where he still resides. He uses remittances from relatives in Canada to rent a two room apartment in Addis Abeba’s Lafto district, which he …

Berihun Adugna Gebeye (S.J.D.),@BerihunAdugna Addis Abeba, June 24/2020 – Yoweri Museveni in his book “What is Africa’s problem?” observes that the longer presidents stay in power, the more difficult it gets to remove them democratically. There is no better example for the validity of his observation than himself. He has …

By Mohammed Girma (PhD) @girma_mohammed Addis Abeba, June 04/2020 – I was once driving with my colleague in Yaoundé, the capital of Cameroon. As I took a glance through the window, one massive billboard caught my attention. It was President Paul Biya’s picture with a strapline, “36 Years of Democracy …