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Major cities in Ethiopia are experiencing an unprecedented boom in population sizes  Yordanos Seifu Estifanos, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, December 18/2018 – Population and housing census is one of the main sources of data on vital statistics ranging from birth to death. It is used as a basis for …

Illustration: John Holmes for Human Rights Watch report on Jail Ogaden  Solomon A Dersso, PhD, Addis Abeba, December 14/2018 – Addressing the topic of transitional justice and reconciliation in today’s Ethiopia is perhaps one of, if not, the most difficult one. Transitions, which are characterized by political and institutional fluidity …

“Let us stand together to say: Never again shall a few people oppress us as a nation. Never again shall the beautiful smiling Coast experience a tyranny of the minority against the majority,” President Adama Barrow on Launching Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Gambia on October 15, 2018 Nega Gerbaba …