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By IndepthAfrica
Aug 21st, 2014
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By Ezana Kebede The purpose of privatization is to limit the involvement of government in the productive sector of the economy so that it makes public sector reforms to relieve scarce resources and re-deploy them to higher priority poverty reduction pr...
By IAfrica
Aug 21st, 2014
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By Yohannes Kifle, THE 1990s were a very peculiar decade for both Eritreans and Ethiopians. After sacrificing over 65,000 lives, Eritrea was able to win a protracted war and achieved its independence from Ethiopia in 1991. At the same time Ethiopi...
By IAfrica
Aug 21st, 2014
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By Tesfa-Alem Tekle August 19, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) announced on Tuesday that Ethiopia has become Africa’s biggest refugee-hosting country, overtaking neighbouring Kenya. South Sudanese refugee Nyarout Chuol si...
By IndepthAfrica
Aug 20th, 2014
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By Destaw Andargie (PhD) One can only speculate why the secretive government of Ethiopia is giving away the country’s fertile land to foreign agribusinesses. But we know the official explanation; that is, such ‘long-sought’ agricultural investments enh...
By IAfrica
Aug 19th, 2014
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Ethiopian Airlines, which operates an extensive flight network connecting West African countries to other parts of the world, has announced that it has put in place precautions to combat Ebola, which is currently spreading in Wester...
By IAfrica
Aug 19th, 2014
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Refugees from South Sudan in Ethiopia August 19, 2014 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency announced on Tuesday that Ethiopia has overtaken Kenya to become the largest refugee-hosting country in Africa, sheltering 629,718 refugees as of the ...
By IAfrica
Aug 19th, 2014
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The Ethiopian Government has dispelled rumours of alleged cases of the Ebola in the country.An East Africa correspondent reports that information that Ebola may have been brought into the country by two Chinese who travelled to Nigeria went viral in Ad...
By IndepthAfrica
Aug 18th, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam a This commentary, perhaps confession is a better descriptor, has been long in coming. Why have I written lengthy weekly Monday commentaries for hundreds of weeks without missing a single week? Why are my “commentaries so long”? W...
By IAfrica
Aug 17th, 2014
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The provocative interview PM Hailemariam Desalegn made with Radio Tsinat on August 9th, 2014 is of a serious concern to the peace and stability of the region. Whether his threats are meant to strengthen his image ahead of the upcoming election or to de...
By IAfrica
Aug 17th, 2014
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By Tesfa-Alem Tekle August 16, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopia’s ministry of health has dismissed rumours circulated on social media alleging that an Ebola case had been detected in the East African nation. While the ministry said there is no...