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Muluken Tesfaw, For Addis Standard  Addis Abeba, May 30/2018 – Ethiopia’s ruling party EPRDF has controlled state power in the country since 1991. One of the major political changes it brought shortly after seizing power was to dismantle the previous sub-country level administrations (a.k.a“provinces”) and create the current federal administrative …

  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 …