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 Hoola Halaleho Ambaye Ogato (PhD), For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, February 18/2019 – With the coming of prime minister Abiy Ahmed and his reformist agenda, a political change has been sweeping Ethiopia like never before. PM Abiy has introduced significant transformation and his reform initiatives have been gathering pace. Optimism …

Stephanie Jay, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, February 15/2019 – Prime Minister Abiy’s recent speech at the 2019 World Economic Forum in Davos was not without irony. In his speech, Abiy full-heartedly embraced the neoliberal doctrine of the free market – improving the ‘ease of doing business’, the power of the private sector, …

 Mebratu D Kelecha, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, January 15/2019 – There are diverse experiences of “democratic transition” around the world, as well as the causes that lead to such transition and its outcomes. As the factors of “democratic transition” are inherently diverse and complex, the current transition in Ethiopia …