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The big debate

  Addis Abeba, January 08/2019 – A Draft Proclamation for the establishment of Administrative boundaries and Identity Issues Commission (herein after called Proclamation) was submitted to the House of Peoples Representatives (HPR), the lower house, for consideration and adoption. The consideration process of the Proclamation witnessed unusual heated debate in …

Zerihun Addisu, for Addis Standard Addis Abeba, November 21/2018 – It is now a little over six months since the swearing in of Abiy Ahmed as prime minister of Ethiopia, which ignited unprecedented hope and optimism since 2005.  Although as chairman of EPRDF, PM Abiy is largely considered as aspiring …

 Getachew T. Alemu, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, Oct. 25/2018 – There seems to be no other country that is seeing the sea of change that ours is witnessing. While trying to recover from the instability triggered by years of public protest in various localities, it is also marching towards …