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By Rashid Abdi @RAbdiCG Ethiopia’s delicate transition is under severe strain. A ferocious burst of communal violence in July, touched off by the murder of a popular Oromo singer, which claimed some 160 lives, underscored the grave conflict risks the populous Horn of Africa nation faces. Addis Abeba, August 13/2020 …

Addis Standard staffs Addis Abeba, August 12/2020 – After a daylong lull yesterday, tension is rising again in Boditi and Gununo towns of Wolaita zone, in SNNPRS. It followed rumors circulating about an arrangement of a new regional structure following the mass arrest of Zonal officials last Sunday, according to …

Addis Standard staffs Addis Abeba, August 11/2020 – In a statement it released today, the opposition Wolaita People’s Democratic Front (WPDF) said the number of people killed in various places in Wolaita zone has reached 21; countless others were also injured. WPDF called for the immediate release of the arrested …