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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Hailemariam Desalegn, Olusegun Obasanjo and Kgalema Motlanthe For Addis Standard via The Brenthurst Foundation Addis Abeba, March 19/2020 – The full health consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic are yet to be calculated. Which is not to say we should diminish the extent of previous catastrophes. The Great …

Arkebe Oqubay Addis Abeba, March 13/2020 – The COVID-19 coronavirus – which has now spread to more than 100 countries – has pushed the world into “uncharted territory,” according to World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom. So far, Africa has recorded relatively few infections, but there is no reason to …

Mahemud  Tekuya (@MTekuya) for Addis standard Addis Abeba, March 12/2020 – Disputes over the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) have, once again, threatened to provoke water-induced conflict in North-East Africa. Since November 2019, Ethiopia, Sudan, and Egypt had dozens of trilateral talks on the filling …