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Society & Economy

Construction of banks in the heart of Addis Abeba dubbed as the future “financial district”   Ayele Gelan, (PhD), special to Addis Standard Addis Abeba, October 29/2018 – It would prove useful to re-iterate the fundamental reasons that caused popular uprisings in Ethiopia during the last few years, forcing the …

Ethiopia’s wheat production has consistently lagged other African nations. The Wheat Initiative raises hopes, but what happens when results don’t meet expectations? Gashaw Tadesse Abate, Tanguy Bernard, Alan de Brauw and Nicholas Minot Addis Abeba, Oct. 15/2018 – Small-holder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa often experience lower yields, and efforts to …

Mohammed Girma, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, September 04/2018 – In the last few days, Abiy Ahmed, the Ethiopian Prime Minister, did two things that are remarkable – which, I fear, could disappear into the speed and vastness of his reform effort. Firstly, the Prime Minister, along with the Addis …