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Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, February 19/2019 – The federal attorney general’s office has filed charges on eight former prison officials in connection with the September 2016 deadly fire at Qilinto federal maximum security prison located in the southern outskirt of the capital Addis Abeba. According to the charges, the eight …

Addis Abeba, February 11/2019 – Filsan Abdi, 27, is a UK based Speech and Language Therapy consultant and the founder of the ‘Nabad Project” – ‘Nabad’ in Somali means ‘Peace’. It is a recently established campaign for peace and reconciliation between various ethnic groups in Ethiopia. Born in the city …

Zecharias Zelalem, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, December 24/2018 – Yesterday Reuters reported that “the bodies of 34 Ethiopian Christians executed in Libya by Islamic State (IS) in 2015 have been exhumed from a mass grave.” Reuters cited Libyan authorities as the source of the news, the kind of news …