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By: Awol Allo, Hassan Hussein, Mohammed Ademo and Tsedale Lemma Addis Abeba, February 07/2018 — Ethiopia’s much-touted pledge to release political prisoners in order to foster national consensus and widen the democratic space turned out to be much ado about nothing. Thirty-five days after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced plans …

  Daniel Behailu (PhD), for Addis Standard Addis Abeba, January 31/2018 – Ethiopia is in a chaotic state of facts for the last five years and in the last three years the chaos has grown into a different phase. There have been persistent resistance mainly in Oromia and Amhara and …

  January 28/2018 Today hundreds of thousands of people from Ambo, a city 125 km west of Addis Abeba, and its environs came to welcome veteran opposition party leader Dr. Merera Gudina   Dr. Merera, chairman of the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC)  was released from prison last week after spending more …