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  Suldan A. Osman, for Addis Standard Addis Abeba, May 11/2018 – Being one of its worst victims, Ethiopians in Somali Region erupted with jubilation as the ruthless Derg regime collapsed.  The backdrop to the euphoria was a free air and a hope for the wonderland of a bright future. …

Ayele Gelan, (PhD), special to Addis Standard Addis Abeba, May 10/2018 – At its birth, Ethiopia’s capital city was given a romantic and beautiful name – Addis Abeba meaning New Flower. As time went by, however, Addis Abeba grew into an enigmatic city. To a foreigner, the city is a …

Protest in Adola town on May 08/2018 Liyat Fekade Addis Abeba, May 09/2018 –  Ethiopia’s Ministry of Mines, Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoMPNG) said it cancelled recently renewed controversial license of MIDROC Gold, the largest gold mine in Ethiopia after protesters took to the streets for the last ten days.  …