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  How many of us know that this rather poor continent, Africa, is ironically one of the biggest markets for the world-class whisky liquor company since long? Taye Negussie (PhD) One of the renowned economists of our time, Jeffrey D. Sachs, in his recent article entitled The Lost Generation written …

Emnet Assefa Addis Ababa has just completed celebrating its 125th year of founding anniversary, which was being marked for the last one year, as Ethiopia’s capital. Being the capital city of a country with a history that stretches over 3000 years, it’s safe to say that Addis Ababa is a …

Prudent Africans understand China’s non-interference policy is no longer fine. China must listen.    Alula A. Iyasu, special to Addis Standard   In October 2012, the Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS) held a China-Africa Forum in Bishoftu, 45 kms south of Addis Ababa.  The event was perhaps the …