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Ethiopia in transition

 Hoola Halaleho Ambaye Ogato (PhD), For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, February 18/2019 – With the coming of prime minister Abiy Ahmed and his reformist agenda, a political change has been sweeping Ethiopia like never before. PM Abiy has introduced significant transformation and his reform initiatives have been gathering pace. Optimism …

Stephanie Jay, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, February 15/2019 – Prime Minister Abiy’s recent speech at the 2019 World Economic Forum in Davos was not without irony. In his speech, Abiy full-heartedly embraced the neoliberal doctrine of the free market – improving the ‘ease of doing business’, the power of the private sector, …

Hayalnesh Gezahegn Addis Abeba, February 13/2019 – Thousands of civilians who were left internally displaced following a spate of fresh violence in central and western Gonder zone of Amhara Regional State say they are in need of urgent help, according to report by Amhara Mass Media Agency (AMMA). Around 45, …