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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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 9th, 2013
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South Sudan welcomes more investment from China and hopes the two country could further enhance bilateral cooperation for mutual benefits, said South Sudan’s Ambassador to Ethiopia Arop Deng Kuol here on Sunday. The visit by South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit to China in 2012 has enabled...
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Sep 8th, 2013
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By Belayneh Akalu It has now been almost a decade since Ethiopia started to register some impressive economic growth indicators. For much of this time, the country enjoyed double digit economic growth rates that are backed by concrete improvements in all sectors of the economy. Radical shifts have be...
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Sep 3rd, 2013
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I was on board the defunct Air Nigeria Airline to the Gambia for the Conference for African Ministers, Fisheries and Aquaculture (CAMFA) in 2010 when I encountered another Nigerian (Ikechukwu), who was alighting in Sierra Leone. We both boarded the aircraft in Lagos and soon I began to chat to him ab...