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By Eskinder Haile The IMF Vs. Ethiopia Alternative Methods Of Measuring Economic Growth ” If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion.” -George Bernard Shaw Ethiopia is clearly booming, not only the Ethiopian government but the IMF and other institutions seem...
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By Mareng Chuor Deng When the word honesty is mentioned, its antonym dishonesty easily comes to mind. A combination of such reference and rampant betrayal makes politic such a dirty game indeed. This is because those who make politics dirty are the few and greedy elites who cling to the strings of ep...
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A bold experiment by the One Laptop Per Child organization has shown “encouraging” results. By David Talbot     Why It Matters Around a 100 million first-grade-aged children lack access to schools. A foundation is testing whether poor children who are given computers and learning software c...
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By Steve Paterno October 28, 2012 — Finally, it is officially confirmed, early next months, the Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir will make an official trip to the Republic of South Sudan. This visit is intended as a gesture of good will and a measure of confidence building in sorting out the remaini...
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by Major General Alexander Madiebo Many people have been commenting on Professor Chinua Achebe’s comment on Chief Obafemi Awolowo in his book, There was a Country. What Achebe said, as I told some people, in all aspects, is correct. In fact, I went further to say that if I am to give my own account o...
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Tribune Where is the $25million plea-bargain money paid by a multi-national company operating in the country and indicted in the monumental Halliburton scandal? This is the riddle security operatives are trying to unravel as they commence investigations into the $25million plea-bargain over the multi...
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By Zechariah Manyok Biar What I heard from my Church on Sunday, October 28, 2012, sent chilly air down my marrows. It made me worry about the future of our country. What I heard was that our pastor had been called by many people, asking him to advise preachers against criticizing the government on th...
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Ethiopians have continuously chosen and sometimes forced by circumstances to leave their country and reside in different parts of the world. The dispiriting politics that failed to improve and tolerate opposite views, extreme poverty and the desire to enjoy better standard of living in other parts of...
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By Kofi Akosah-Sarpong Veteran Ghanaian journalist Elizabeth Ohene, of BBC fame, disclosure that out of 45 Ghanaian medical students surveyed 41 believe witchcraft is responsible for existential problems; once again, reveal the immense obstacles entangling the Ghanaian development process. Here the m...
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document U.S. Mission to the United Nations Remarks by Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, At a Memorial Service for Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi at Abyssinian Baptist Church AS PREPARED Good morning. Reverend Butts, Mr. Secretary General, Ambassado...