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Wondwossen Demissie (PhD), For Addis Standard  Addis Abeba, January 25/2019 – Ethiopia is in the process of opening up and widening the political space departing from the TPLF-dominated EPRDF-led government’s repressive approach. While the success of     democratic consolidation remains uncertain, Abiy’s government tend to    offer hope for significantly more democratic …

 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 …

Aanne Ajjamaa , for Addis Standard Addis Abeba, January 16/2019 – I switched off the overhead light, relaxed in my seat aboard the plane and closed my eyes; I let my mind drift off to the home I craved to visit for years. Not knowing what awaited me, I rushed …