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Etenesh Abera Addis Abeba, May 25/2018 – Since five days, chaos and anger have been boiling in and around Tewekel mall in the heart of Merkato, known as the largest open market in Africa, here in the capital Addis Abeba. According to several traders who spoke to Addis Standard on …

Mitiku Kassa, Commissioner of the National Disaster Risk Management Commission Addis Abeba, May 25/2018 – The Government of Ethiopia and humanitarian partners have released updated immediate humanitarian funding priorities, highlighting the most critical gaps in the Ethiopia Humanitarian and Disaster Resilience Plan (HDRP). The priorities have been established through a …

   Abebe Aemro Selassie Addis Abeba, May 23/2018 – Sub-Saharan Africa is confronting a pronounced rise in public debt. At the end of 2017, average public debt in the region was 57% of its GDP, an increase of 20 percentage points in just five years. While this is well below …