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Mohammed Girma, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, September 04/2018 – In the last few days, Abiy Ahmed, the Ethiopian Prime Minister, did two things that are remarkable – which, I fear, could disappear into the speed and vastness of his reform effort. Firstly, the Prime Minister, along with the Addis …

Kefyalew Gemeda & Hussien Berisso , for Addis Standard Addis Abeba, August 29/2018 – As recently as March 2018, the discussion of neither political reforms nor economic liberalization was conceivable in the Ethiopian political context.  The changes both may have been an internal party decision particularly after EPRDF’s 17 days …

Alem Mamo, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, July 30/2018 – It is a very rare occurrence that inter-state peace negotiations or agreements are achieved  in Africa or elsewhere for that matter without a third-party negotiator, often from the western world, sitting in the middle pace talk tables and holding the …