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The big debate

Mehari Taddele Maru (@DrMehari), For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, December 23/2019 – The tension between the Federal Government of Ethiopia and National Regional State of Tigray is getting more overt, complicated and acute. Rarely have the stakes been so high for Ethiopia. It is high time to take stock of this …

Ezekiel Gebissa, for Addis Standard Addis Abeba, December 05/2019 – In his Selections from Prison Notebooks, Antonio Gramsci famously wrote in 1930: “The crisis consists precisely in the fact that the old is dying and the new cannot be born; in this interregnum a great variety of morbid symptoms appear.”1 He …

Please click here to download the e-magazine version of this report Zecharias Zelalem Addis Abeba, November 27/2019 – In February of this year, Ethiopians on social media were in a celebratory mood when the news broke of a nation’s festering wound being apparently bandaged up. The wound emanated from the …