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Mar 8th, 2014
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A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people, including two Canadians, lost contact on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Malaysia Airlines loses contact with plane Malaysia Airlines says it has lost contact with a plane carrying 239 people on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. KUALA LUMPUR,...
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Mar 6th, 2014
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Last week’s passage into law of the controversial anti-gay bill in Uganda puts the country among an elite club of nations noteworthy for their backpedaling on human and civil rights. Kampala has experienced widespread condemnation for its action, and funding from the World Bank and two European...
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Feb 13th, 2014
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Perry Munzwembiri Economic inequality has dominated international economic debate recently, and with good reason. Developmental charity organisation Oxfam International made headlines not too long ago with its report which noted that the 85 richest people in the world own the wealth of half of the wo...
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Feb 13th, 2014
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1. Introduction – Development for Whom? Though the expression of the incumbent regime that “Ethiopia is one of the fastest growing countries in the world” is deemed to be parabolic, there is an alleged progress which is shown by some macro-economic developments. The focus on having much power f...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 11th, 2014
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By FPIF   By Conn Hallinan   Hopefully the recent ceasefire agreement between the warring parties in South Sudan will halt that country’s downward spiral into civil war. It will have to buck the convergence of two powerful historical streams: a legacy of colonial manipulation dating back mo...
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Nov 29th, 2013
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor My good friends, while we in Ghana are engrossed in arguments concerning bread and butter, happenings in other parts of the world suggest something ominous that we must not gloss over. If not resolved amicably, this conflict has the potential to cause catastrophe worldwide. ...
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Oct 23rd, 2013
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Dr. Daniel Teferra* Mr. Edmund Blair’s article of October 15th reports about a concern from the Honorable Mr. Girma Seifu Maru, Ethiopia’s sole opposition member of parliament. The MP says that the Ethiopian Regime is suppressing individual freedom and human rights by following the Chinese model, who...
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Oct 17th, 2013
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Of all the constraints on new government, it is the market that proves most confining-and this in a way is the genius of unfettered capitalism: it is self-enforcing. Once countries have opened themselves up to the global markets’ temperamental moods, any departure from free market doctrine is instant...
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Oct 15th, 2013
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By Edmund Blair ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) — Girma Seifu Maru, Ethiopia’s sole opposition politician in a 547-seat parliament, says the authorities risk provoking social unrest if they do not offer more political space to critical voices. The 47-year-old economist and consultant said his party...
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Sep 9th, 2013
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Eskinder Nega, The Guardian To Ethiopia’s archaic left, which dominates the ruling party, the new euphemism for the west is neoliberal. Compared to the jargon of bygones days – imperialists – when Lenin and Mao were still in vogue, neoliberal sounds decidedly wimpy. But this hardly matters to E...