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Addis Standard staffs Addis Abeba, August 02/2019 – Despite encouraging improvements, peace and security in eastern Ethiopia neighboring states remained challenged by a host of factors. This was disclosed at a conference by the security council of eastern Ethiopian regional state which opened yesterday in Harar city of Harari regional …

A trader carries bundles of Khat (Chat) for the market   Hewan Semon Addis Abeba, July 27/2017 – Increasingly popular among the youth of Addis Abeba, Khat, commonly known as Chat by Ethiopians, is a controversial perishable stimulant. Attempts, albeit unsuccessful, have been made to link the use of Khat …

  Ed’s Note: The beautiful city of Harar, in Eastern Ethiopia, 522 km from the capital Addis Abeba, is celebrating the 1010 anniversary of its birth. In celebration of this event, we are re-publishing an article originally published on Addis Standard in March 2012.    Henok Wondyirad (PhD) It is …