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   PM Abiy Ahmed greeting the crowd during his trip to Ambo, the epicenter of the Oromo protests,  in the first two weeks of his premiership Getachew T. Alemu, Special to Addis Standard Addis Abeba, June 08/2018 – It takes a simple scanning of daily headlines to learn that Ethiopia …

  By J. Bonsa (PhD), Special to Addis Standard Addis Abeba, October 20/2017 – At the opening of Ethiopia’s parliament on 9th October 2017, Ethiopia’s President, Dr. Mulatu Teshome, stated that earning foreign exchange was has become a matter of life and death for Ethiopia. Apparently  he was hinting that …

  Tsegaye R. Ararssa  Addis Abeba, Jan. 18/2017 – When Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn indicated last week that a draft law was prepared on the “special interest” of Oromia in Finfinnee (aka Addis Abeba), discussions have resurfaced on the issue of the status of the city and its relations with …