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The IGAD Special Envoys to the South Sudan Mediation Process announce that H.E. Salva Kiir Mayardit, President of the Republic of South Sudan (RSS) and Dr. Riek Machar, Former Vice President-turned-rebel-leader are set to meet in Addis Abeba on Friday, May 9th 2014.    This will mark the first face-to-face …

Mahlet Fasil A court in Addis Abeba today granted the police investigating the case of three independent journalists and six bloggers ten more days before the next hearing. According to defense lawyer Amha Meokonnen, the police have submitted an application for no-bail at the Arada First Instance Court, First Bench …

“I believe my candidacy won’t be as much effective as leaving the Chamber [now]”: Mulu Solomon Kiram Tadesse Mulu Solomon, the first female President of the Ethiopian Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations, says she will not stand for the second term in the upcoming presidential election of the Chamber …