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From the print edition Once again Ethiopia is in the headlines.It is not for its dazzling double digit economic growth, nor for its once familiar tale of famine and poverty that it tries so hard to leave behind, or not even for two consecutive mega state visits by the US …

Dear readers, Two years ago, in its Vol. I Issue no 2 edition in March 2011, Addis Standard published a story on what has then become an unsettling trend of religious tension between Christians and Muslims in Ethiopia; a month later in its April 2011 edition, it published an editorial …
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If you think you are lost after reading this headline, it is because you probably are, unfortunately unnecessarily.       On Friday June 22, Shimelis Kemal, Ethiopia’s State Minister for the Government Communication Affairs Office, (GCAO), appeared before the local media to give the state’s briefing on current affairs. His …