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Emnet Assefa A conference stressed on the need for a strong legislative on cyber security for banks. Acontinent-wide conference, ‘Ethiopia Banking and ICT summit 2013’ that brought together banking and ICT experts from the region discussed on issues affecting these two segments of the economy on August 2, 2013.

 “We arrived in Yemen at midnight” says Jemale, a 20-year-old Ethiopian who left his home four months ago. His plan was to travel to Saudi Arabia in order to find work.“As we had heard stories of traffickers, we hid on a small mountain. The next day we tried to get …

Hallelujah Lulie, Special to Addis Standard It was a coup; a military coup. Though it started as a popular uprising and millions rallied against the Muslim Brotherhood and its democratically elected president Mohammed Morsi, at the end the saga ended with the unconstitutional and shortsighted intervention by Egypt’s mighty army. …