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Rashid Abdi, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, May 10/2019 – Two mass protest movements have, in quick succession, forced regime changes in Sudan and Ethiopia, two of the Horn of Africa’s quintessential “hard” states. A deep-seated disillusion with the security and developmental states drives the new “revolutionary” mood. What is …

Addis Abeba, April 25/2019 – It has come to the attention of Addis Standard that China’s pledge to write off Ethiopia’s debt is related only to interest-free loan, and not “interest on all loans”, as was initially reported by state-affiliated FanaBC. According to a correction sent to Addis Standard from …

Abel Abate Demissie & Ahmed Soliman The prime minister has made great strides at reforming the authoritarian state in his first year. But how will he confront the hurdles ahead? Addis Abeba, April 17/2019 – It has been a whirlwind year for Ethiopia since Abiy Ahmed became prime minister. He …