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 Hoola Halaleho Ambaye Ogato (PhD), For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, February 18/2019 – With the coming of prime minister Abiy Ahmed and his reformist agenda, a political change has been sweeping Ethiopia like never before. PM Abiy has introduced significant transformation and his reform initiatives have been gathering pace. Optimism …

Sana’a / Addis Abeba, January 30/2019 – Approximately 350 Ethiopian migrants stranded in Yemen are set to fly home this week under the International Organization for Migration’s (IOM) latest Voluntary Humanitarian Return (VHR) flight operation. Such airlifts resumed from Yemen in late November last year. IOM is handling the logistics …

Haleluya Hadero Addis Abeba, January 24/2019 – It’s 6:00pm, rush hour in Addis Abeba. Melkam Getaneh, a pharmacy owner in the capital, sits in her gated house, helping her two daughters with homework, and scouring Facebook for posts about disturbances and reforms in Ethiopia. Melkam, like many other women, waits …