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Addis Abeba, January 08/2019 –  Ireland’s Prime Minister Leo Varadkaris is scheduled to arrive in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, this evening for state visit which will last until 11th January, the Irish Embassy in Addis Abeba said in a statement.  “2019 marks 25 years of diplomatic relations between Ireland and Ethiopia …

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 news, the kind of news …

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 lines. Rashid Abdi Addis Abeba, …