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Dear Editor, Please allow me to commend you on your courageous expedition to Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, a country we in Ethiopia in particular and the whole world in general think is a wasted land. Your cover story (Somalia: the failed state no more, May 2013) asked a critical …

 Dear Editor, I had an interesting read on your magazine about the plight of women in Ethiopia (Domestic abuse against women in Ethiopia: the price of not knowing her pain, March 2013). You made an interesting point in arguing that if we do not know the extent of the problem …

The song of Pan-Africanism cannot be sung in today’s Africa the same way as it was half a century ago   Eyob Balcha, special to Addis Standard     Pan-Africanism then Think about a young African in the late 1950s or in the 1960s on the streets of Algiers, Accra …