Eritrea

By IAfrica
In Eritrea
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 previous years, the authorities had to resort to central...
By IAfrica
In Eritrea
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. Estimates by various sources, including the IMF, however,...
By IndepthAfrica
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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 which was cost thousands of young people lives, The m...
By IAfrica
In Eritrea
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 provision of ancillary services, production of ag...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 21st, 2014
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Why the arrest of Addis Ababa’s most vocal critics is a huge embarrasment for the West By Martin Plaut, Foreign Policy. Tall metal gates guard a courtyard just off a busy street north of London’s financial district. The area, once down and out, is today much sought after, but scattered be...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 21st, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam (Author’s note: In this commentary, I take a literary approach to reflect on the counter-productive and self-defeating actions the regime in Ethiopia has taken recently to punish its perceived opponents and critics. I am both amused and perplexed by the regime’s comedy of errors...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 21st, 2014
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By Beyene, B.M.* In 2011, the Ethiopian government announced its plan to construct the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Blue Nile. Acknowledging the difficulty to get funding from foreign sources (mainly due to Egypt’s campaign against any project on the Nile in the upstream countries), ...
By IAfrica
In Eritrea
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 morning Colonel?” “Greetings Mr. Journa...
By IAfrica
In Eritrea
Jul 21st, 2014
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By TesfaNews, ETHIOPIA’s 67.1 million citizens (77% of the total 87 million populations) do not have access to electricity, a new research by the International Energy Agency reveals. Ethiopia is one of the six African countries that have chosen to be part of the United States’ P...
By IAfrica
In Eritrea
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 shortage of light and the use of surfing the internet....