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By Etenesh Abera @EteneshAb & Bileh Jelan @Bilejelan Addis Abeba, September 23/2020 – The month of August 2020 has left behind a dark shade to the Ethiopian journalists community and to the media family as we lost four Ethiopian journalists: Mohammed Tola of Al Jazeera; Getachew Tedela of Deutsche Welle …

Reviewed by Mohammed Ademo (@OPride) Addis Abeba, August 12/2020 – In the Ethiopian popular imagination, emperors and rulers are glorified, lionized and monumentalized while the stories and histories of those who resisted their oft-brutal rules are silenced. The oral archives of many of Ethiopia’s peoples are replete with rich stories …

Andrew DeCort, PhD, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, March 10/2020 – In a time of escalating conflict defined by us vs. them identities, Caleb Meakins was something revolutionary, refreshing, and wonderful: a person – universally beloved and respected by all. Caleb (1989-2020) was the son of an Ethiopian mother, Ruth, …