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Belachew Mekuria, PhD, For Addis Standard Addis Abeba, November 15/2019-  EPRDF’s merger, should it pan out, will mark a significant shift in Ethiopia’s democratic experiment as it means, following the Derg’s all-Ethiopian Workers Party, the second attempt in constituting a nationally inclusive political party by the government in power. Bringing …

Ephream Sileshi & Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, October 23/2019 – Protests erupted in several cities and towns across Oromia regional state and various spots surrounding Addis Abeba after Jawar Mohammed, executive director Oromo Media Network (OMN) and prominent activist posted information in his Facebook page that his security detail were …

Addis Abeba, October 22/2019 – Responding to questions from members of the House of People’s Representatives (HoPR) this morning, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed defended his administration’s decision to hold Ethiopia’s next general elections in May 2020. The Prime Minister appeared at the parliament which was convened to pass the motion …