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Ambo Vehicle

A pick-up vehicle carrying uniformed security officers in Ambo   Addis Abeba, August 10/2017 – In addition to a twitter reaction posted yesterday and was reported by Addis Standard, the US embassy in Addis Abeba has given further explanation on the ‘possible misuse’ of a pick-up vehicle belonging to Ethiopia’s …
PM-HMD

  By Felix Horne, for Addis Standard Addis Abeba, April 21, 217 – In February 2016, an 18-year-old student who I will call Tolessa and two friends took part in their first protest, in Oromia’s East Hararghe zone. As the crowd moved forward, they were met by a line of …
International-Womens-Day-2017

Margot Wallström, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden STOCKHOLM, Mar 7 2017 (IPS) – Lately, the world has tended to present itself in increasingly darker shades. In many places, democracy is questioned, women’s rights are threatened, and the multilateral system that has taken decades to build is undermined. No society …