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Ethiopia in transition

Belachew Mekuria, PhD, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, October 21/2019 – Ethiopia has come a long way in experimenting on multi-national federalism as an organizing principle that was adopted not as a consocietional compromise to its enduring ailments, but as a result of elite bargaining. After almost three decades of …

Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba Oct. 20/2019 – A book written by PM Abiy Ahmed was launched on Saturday October 19, 2019 in ceremonies in more than 30 cities across Ethiopia. The book titled ‘Medemer’ in Amharic and ‘Ida’amuu’ in Afaan Oromoo introduces the PM’s much touted concept of ‘synergy’. The 280-page …

Addis Abeba, October 18/2019 -The ongoing meeting by the Council of the Southern Nations, Nationalities and People’s Regional State (SNNPRS) approved a legal framework document which makes the city of Hawassa, currently the capital city of SNNPRS, accountable to the future Sidama Regional State (RST), DW Amharic reported. According to …