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  Addis Abeba, February 16/2018 – The Council of  ministers is set to declare a state of emergency for three months as of this morning, a source close to the government told Addis Standard. The military will be in charge via a command post, which will be “reporting to the …

  Hassen Hussein, Special to Addis Standard Addis Abeba, February 15/2018 – After six years of power struggle within the ruling party since the death of the only leader the party had known; three years of relentless protests by the Oromo, later joined by the Amhara; and mounting turmoil in the …

    Addis Abeba, February 15/2018 – Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said he has submitted a letter requesting to resign from his role as Prime Minister and Chairman of Ethiopia’s ruling party EPRDF. In a televised address to the nation this afternoon, PM Hailemariam said he decided to resign …