Doctor of Philosophy

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Apr 28th, 2014
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By Fekadu Bekele (PhD) On 25th February 2014 a one-day seminar was conducted by Heinrich Böll Stiftung, a foundation named after one of the legendary figures of peace movements during the ‘70s and ‘80s, famous for his many critical works as a writer. The foundation intimately linked to the Green part...
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Feb 14th, 2014
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by MeKonnen H. Birru, PhD Arrogance, ignorance, and incompetence. Not a pretty cocktail of personality traits in the best of situations. No sirree. Not a pretty cocktail in an office-mate and not a pretty cocktail in a head of state. In fact, in a leader, it’s a lethal cocktail. Graydon Carter More t...
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Dec 11th, 2013
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By Abebe Gellaw Until recently, Arkebe Oqubay was known to have spent much of his life on projects of bloody conflicts, corruption, tyranny or gross violation of human rights. It was a  total surprise when one of TPLF’s topguns was introduced as a record-breaking scholar. It emerged that Arkebe has b...
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Dec 2nd, 2013
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… DONS GIVE PRESIDENT JONATHAN 72 HOURS TO REVERT DECISION OR FACE PROTEST Fejiro Oliver As the President Jonathan administration continues to face protest from various sector of the country, foremost technological institute in the country, National Centre for Technological Management (NACETEM), Obaf...
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Sep 2nd, 2013
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By Jaye Gaskia Let us begin by establishing what should be a commonsensical fact; that there is a direct and dialectical link and relationship between the quality and level of accessibility of education; the level of economic productivity and growth; the job creation capacity of the economy; the leve...
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Aug 5th, 2013
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By Tintagu Tigley In his article We owe it to them, Professor Solomon Terfa begins with a cliché describing being a revolutionary when one is young i.e. ages 18-30 and that this comes as a result of being  “motivated by emotions and idealism”. He continues to inform us that If one remains a revolutio...
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May 2nd, 2013
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The ineffectiveness, inefficiency and failure of leadership in the country is due to the occupation of state positions by old-aged Ghanaians. The youth cherish very much the outstanding prowess in wisdom and knowledge of our elders but the question is “Do they have the requisite energy to do the job?...
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Jan 5th, 2013
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By Teklu Abate (PhD) Introduction Twenty years ago, my cousin returned from the Middle East totally incapacitated, physically as well as psychologically. I recall that people were talking about her doomsday, that she threw herself down from her employer’s many-storey building. She was paralyzed from ...
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Nov 12th, 2012
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By Zelalem Eshete, Ph.D. In response to my article, Ethiopia: Time for a Paradigm Shift part 2, the pro-government (Ethioadvocate) boiled down everything therein to one simple question: “Paradigm Shift for Whom?” (Which was posted on Aiga Forum). The answer is this: it is for all of the Ethiopian peo...
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Nov 5th, 2012
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Zelalem Eshete, Ph.D. The new PM Hailemariam Desalegn has already been accused of several things in his brief time in Office. It is fair to hold him accountable for the things he has done, but failing to understand him is unfair. It is difficult to change the affairs of one’s personal life in a matte...