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  Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, August 10/2017 – A panel of three judges at the Federal High Court 4th criminal bench have today passed a decision denying the request for bail submitted by Bekele Gerba, (pictured), first secretary general of the opposition Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC). The decision came after …
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Addis Abeba, August 08/2017 Several businesses in Ambo city, 120 kms west of the capital Addis Abeba, have spent a second day closed off for business, according to these pictures received exclusively by Addis Standard. This is the second time in just a month that residents of the city decided …
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Addis Abeba, August 07/2017 Several businesses in the city of Bahir Dar, the capital of the Amhara Regional state, 558 kms from Addis Abeba, have spent today closed off.   Residents of the city are commemorating the one year anniversary of the killings by security of several civilians during a …