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Yonatan T. Fessha, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, September 05/2019 – In some societies every dispute turns into an ethnic dispute. Ethiopia is increasingly becoming one such society. The emotionally charged debate on the proposed roadmap on education is a recent example of an unfortunate situation where matters like education …

Ephrem Madebo, for Addis Standard Addis Abeba, September 02/2019 – I was half-asleep and half-awake when the voice of an incoming email on my iPhone ended the hallucinating hypnagogic state that should have ended naturally anyways. I gathered myself, reached to my phone, opened an email sent by a friend …

Goitom Gebreluel (@goitom_gebrelue ) Addis Abeba, August 16, 2019 – As Ethiopia is preparing for parliamentary elections come next year, a striking feature of the political landscape is the total absence of a clear leftist alternative. All the parties currently active in Ethiopia are anchored in different forms of identity …