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A look at the fast spreading new form of appetite for dictatorship  Taye Negussie (PhD) Recently, Marcel H. Van Hergen, one of the noted contributors to the Project Syndicate, posted an article entitled, ‘Putinism’s Authoritarian Allure”. In the article, Hergen demonstrated an unprecedented current trend in Western Europe with many …

Emnet Assefa In the second week of March this year, participants of a talk show on Sheger 102.1 FM radio station, the only private FM radio station in Ethiopia, picked up a troubling topic as their agenda: sexual abuses against children in Ethiopia.

Ethiopia’s HDI shows an impressing progress, but only when it is compared to its own figures of the past Bisrat Teshome, Special to Addis Standard, (@Bisree)    For many years economists around the world have differed over what exactly constitutes good measures of human wellbeing and development. Owing to that …