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By Zecharias Zelalem @ZekuZelalem Addis Abeba, June 26/2020 – Twenty-three year old Simon left his native Eritrea seven years ago, crossing the border into neighboring Ethiopia where he still resides. He uses remittances from relatives in Canada to rent a two room apartment in Addis Abeba’s Lafto district, which he …

Belete A. Desimmie, @adbelete, (MD, PhD), for Addis Standard Addis Abeba, March 24/2020 – Physicians and other healthcare workers have answered the internal call to action to halt the spread of COVID-19 and are doing what they have been called upon and trained to do – taking care of patients. …

“Addis Standard lies, steals your money, collaborates with Egypt!”, Ambassador Shamebo Fitamo, Foreign Ministry official, said this in bizarre tirade and threatens to sue Addis Standard during an address to Ethiopians residing in Lebanon. According to an audio recording received by Addis Standard Ambassador Shamebo was discussing about a series …