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Kebadu Mekonnen, (PhD), For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, September 05/2018 – We live in and through a story whether we know it or not. If it is in someone else’s story, we probably get a marginal part and that may not be to our liking. Or perhaps we might not …

Mohammed Girma, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, September 04/2018 – In the last few days, Abiy Ahmed, the Ethiopian Prime Minister, did two things that are remarkable – which, I fear, could disappear into the speed and vastness of his reform effort. Firstly, the Prime Minister, along with the Addis …

Kefyalew Gemeda & Hussien Berisso , for Addis Standard Addis Abeba, August 29/2018 – As recently as March 2018, the discussion of neither political reforms nor economic liberalization was conceivable in the Ethiopian political context.  The changes both may have been an internal party decision particularly after EPRDF’s 17 days …