Developmental State

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Mar 17th, 2013
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By Jonas Tameru The concept of a developmental state by itself has no predefined rules and procedures that can guide leaders in making decisions about a country’s economic future. Even so the EPRDF by the blind arrogance of its leaders has decided that a developmental state is the best solution to tr...
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Oct 31st, 2012
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By Messay Kebede Scholars loyal to the Woyanne regime, often for the sake of ethnic solidarity, but with some scruples left for the objectivity of scholarly studies engage in a risky project when they undertake the assessment of Meles’s rule of Ethiopia. While their main intention is to bring out and...
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Oct 6th, 2012
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“We are making progress on the economic front though not necessarily according to the standard orthodox prescription, so some people think there must be something wrong…”Late Prime Minster Meles Zenawi 1. Introduction n August 20, 2012, Ethiopia lost its brave son the late prime minster Meles Zenawi....
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Sep 6th, 2012
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By Teodros Kiros The recent death of Meles Zenawi, the architect of Ethiopian modernity has sent tremors of moral shock to the Ethiopian state and other African states, engaged in the murky business of capitalist modernity. I too am deeply saddened by the sudden death of a brilliant, stubborn and int...
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Jan 31st, 2012
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by Teshome Debalke All the hoopla about development is a smoke screen; wasting time and resources from tackling the core problem of governance. The self-serving policy of the ruling regime is to commoditize poverty and institutionalized corruption. It has noting to do with development but, everything...