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By IAfrica
Jul 25th, 2014
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By Shabait, THE number of College graduates in the country is increasing due to the extensive educational opportunity and endeavors, coupled with immense investment being made on the part of the Government to promote equitable educational opportun...
By IAfrica
Jul 24th, 2014
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Each year the UN Development Programme (UNDP) compiles a human development report applying an human development index (HDI), which ranks human wellbeing by measuring inequality, education, life expectancy and income. According to the rep...
By IAfrica
Jul 22nd, 2014
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By Magidu Nyende and Luka Okumu, A combination of restrictive government policies, shortages of foreign exchange, declining remittances and heavy government borrowing from the banking sector has severely inhibited private-sector activity and ...
By IAfrica
Jul 22nd, 2014
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By Magidu Nyende and Luka Okumu, ERITREA’S monetary policy has mainly been geared to accommodating the public fiscal deficits. Broad money supply increased sharply to 119% of GDP in 2011 and 2012. Due to exceptionally high deficits in the previou...
By IAfrica
Jul 22nd, 2014
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By Magidu Nyende and Luka Okumu, EVIDENCE-based assessment of fiscal policy in Eritrea is severely constrained by lack of transparency and availability of basic information on fiscal operations and management, including, of course, the budget. Estimate...
By IndepthAfrica
Jul 22nd, 2014
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By Woldu Tekle It is common knowledge that Dictator Isaias Afewerki Abraha is the founding father of the modern slave Eritrea state. The objective evidence for that assertion is overwhelming. He was the designer of the disastrous Ethio-Eritrea war whic...
By IAfrica
Jul 21st, 2014
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By Magidu Nyende and Luka Okumu, THE Government of Eritrea considers global value chains as one of the main engines for reducing economic volatility and improving growth. Major activities within the value chain are currently performed in the ...
By IAfrica
Jul 21st, 2014
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Translated from Tesfaye Gebreab’s recently published memoir of the 1998-2000 Ethiopia – Eritrea border war titled “የደራሲው ማስታወሻ”። By Bereket Kidane, “Good mo...
By IAfrica
Jul 21st, 2014
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By Berhane Woldu, AT a conference in Asmara, a person in the audience got up and decried the fact that there is acute power problem. The person’s concern was that the City of Asmara was becoming prone to blackouts, the inconveniences of the short...
By IndepthAfrica
Jul 18th, 2014
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Eritrea for Sale – to the Russians! By HRCE The Eritrean government has become so isolated and desperate that it has tried to sell its precious gold resources to Russia – at any price. Sanctions have hurt the financial position of this gove...