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Editor’s Note: Please click here to download draft copy of “Prosperity Party Regulation” exclusively obtained by Addis Standard Ephream Sileshi Addis Abeba November 18/2019 – The Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) Executive Committee meeting has entered its third day today in what would become the last such meetings before …

Belachew Mekuria, PhD, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, November 15/2019-  EPRDF’s merger, should it pan out, will mark a significant shift in Ethiopia’s democratic experiment as it means, following the Derg’s all-Ethiopian Workers Party, the second attempt in constituting a nationally inclusive political party by the government in power. Bringing …

Terje Østebø, for Addis Standard Addis Abeba, November 06/2029 – Ethiopia has always been celebrated as a unique case of peaceful religious inter-relations. This has recently been distorted by what seems like a surge of religious violence. There have been reports – confirmed and unconfirmed – about religious-based casualties, attacks …