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By Girma Gadisa Tufa @GirmaGadisa2 Setting the Context Addis Abeba, September 16/2020 – It has been almost a decade since Ethiopia has launched the construction of the GERD in 2011. The project is fully funded by Ethiopians and it is considered as a flagship of transformation for the economy of …

By Mahlet Fasil @MahletFasil Addis Abeba, September 09/2020 – The federal prosecutors have charged Eskendir Nega, founder and leader of the opposition Balderas for Genuine Democracy, and two others with terrorism, and four others with criminal charges (two of them in absentia), at the Federal High Court Lideta Branch. Henok …

Addis Abeba, September 08/2020 – In 2020, Ethiopia’s humanitarian needs have increased due to the impacts of COVID-19 and other health outbreaks such as cholera, the persisting desert locust invasion (since June 2019) impacting livelihoods and exacerbating food insecurity, and recent conflict and flood-induced displacements in parts of the country. …