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Abel Abate Demissie & Ahmed Soliman The prime minister has made great strides at reforming the authoritarian state in his first year. But how will he confront the hurdles ahead? Addis Abeba, April 17/2019 – It has been a whirlwind year for Ethiopia since Abiy Ahmed became prime minister. He …

Kjetil Tronvoll (@KjetilTronvoll), For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, March 26/2019 – The Ethiopian government, and its regional states’ authorities, are increasingly facing challenges to enforce order and security control over the territory of the federation. Several areas are allegedly not administratively ‘connected’ to the center, but run by local groupings …

Yared Tsegaye Addis Abeba, March 06/2019 – On February 21, residents of the city of Addis Abeba were lavished by yet another shining news from the current administration – this time in the form of an afternoon inaugural ceremony for a construction of a dream-like urban green park attended by …