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Ethiopia in transition

Addis Abeba, January 13/2018 – Protesters in Afar regional state have today blocked the main road connecting Ethiopia to Djibouti, the main import export route. Protesters are demanding an end to what they said were violent incidents in the past several weeks perpetrated by armed men from the Somali Isa …

  Addis Abeba, January 08/2019 – A Draft Proclamation for the establishment of Administrative boundaries and Identity Issues Commission (herein after called Proclamation) was submitted to the House of Peoples Representatives (HPR), the lower house, for consideration and adoption. The consideration process of the Proclamation witnessed unusual heated debate in …

Henock B. Taddese (PhD), For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, January 04/2018 – In the sweltering heat of a Washington DC summer day, thousands flocked to catch a glimpse of, hear from, and on the off chance, meet and embrace the new Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed. This level of …