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Nov. 08, 2016 (ReliefWeb) – An outbreak of wheat rust disease in critical wheat-growing regions of Ethiopia is threatening recent crop production gains in parts of the country, following a long period of El-Niño-induced drought. In late August, survey teams first spotted the rust in Oromia and Southern Nations, Nationalities …

special-edition-on-irreecha-oct-2016   Contents in this edition: P. 5 – #IrreechaMassacre: The day that changed the game (By Addis Standard staffs) “I saw people who had fallen inside ditches and deeper pits. I saw people who had no one to pick them up. I saw people suffocated by the smoke of …

Ezekiel Gebissa, Special to Addis Standard Ethiopia’s political history of the last half-century has been the pregressive unfolding of the twinned ideas of “land to the tiller question” and the “national question.” Two ideological factions coalesced around the question of nationalities: the ethno-nationalists who favored self-determination and the Ethiopianists who …