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Compiled by Samuel Bogale Addis Abeba, September 15/2017 –  On September 14, at around 11:00 am local time, one person was killed buried under a pile of garbage that a collapsed on him.   According to the weekly Addis Fortune, the victim was “Kassahun Fekade, married and a father of six …

Thousands of Oromo are displaced from their homes in eastern Ethiopia Liyat Fekade Addis Abeba, September 13/2017 – Increasing numbers of civilian casualties due to military actions in parts of east, south and south east Ethiopia over the last weeks has now led to fresh protests, more deaths and displacements …

Both Lemma Megerssa, left, and Aba Dula, have taken to the practice of speaking bold to their constituency. Will they deliver? Ezekiel Gebissa, Special to Addis Standard Addis Abeba, September12/2017 – The Oromo People’s Democratic Organization (OPDO) is the most enigmatic actor among Oromo political parties. Unlike Oromo parties who emerged out …