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Zecharias Zelalem, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, December 24/2018 - Yesterday Reuters reported that "the bodies of 34 Ethiopian Christians executed in Libya by Islamic State (IS) in 2015 have been exhumed from a mass grave." Reuters cited Libyan authorities as the source of the

Against all sensible advice, the Federal Government of Somalia muscled in on a local election to shove aside an Islamist conservative candidate. It scored a tactical victory but created significant additional risk for the country already wracked by conflict and divided along regional and clan

Henok Samuel, MD Addis Abeba, December 24/2018 - After the last conflict which I posted [in November this year] titled ‘The endless battle of Moyale’, the town was in a tense situation – there had been palpable fear and tension in the air and we