Economic Development

By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 20th, 2013
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By Seid Hassan and Minga Negash1 In both theory and practice, pull and push factors drive migrants out of their own countries of origin. The factors are complex but they are in general categorized as: (a) demand-pull factors, represented by better economic opportunities and jobs in the host (new) cou...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 4th, 2013
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Government of Ethiopia This week, Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Finance, Dr. Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Al-Assaf, was in Addis Ababa for talks with Prime Minister Hailemariam and the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Ato Sufian Ahmed. The discussions with the Prime Minister focused on ways ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 24th, 2013
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Nwokem Ikenna You are one of a KIND, and I mean it from the depth of my ‘shallow’ heart – which is deep – Got It? Keep it up Bro. Most things in life starts by/with TALKING before the WALKING. Some may believe TALK is CHEAP, well, they probably did not know how Oprah Winfrey [...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 19th, 2012
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The World Bank launched today (December 19, 2012) Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for Ethiopia in which the Bank planned to provide 4 billion US dollars to the country for the coming four years supporting its Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP). “One of the key pillars we focused on in the strate...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 17th, 2012
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By Addisfortune A recent discussion with a friend of mine, who is a business management coach by profession, has taken me by surprise. It is not that the discussion was unique in subject but it brought a rather new perspective to a popular issue. Our discussion was about culture and how it affects ec...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 1st, 2012
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Kojo Tamakloe The NPP generally has made it that some people have a “ herd mentality” . It also accuses anyone not supporting it to be an Anti Akan ., a tribalist or a hater of Akans. .In my own small way I have tried hard to fathom why this should be a factor . […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 29th, 2012
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by Teshome Debalke The West may have won the Cold War but, lost the battle for democracy and the free market on its own making; competing with authoritarian regime of China on economic development and praising small time tyrants as champions of development says it all. African tyrants embezzled billi...
By IndepthAfrica
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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....
By IndepthAfrica
In Guinea
Oct 2nd, 2012
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WASHINGTON, October 2, 2012 Press Statement Hillary Rodham Clinton Secretary of State Washington, DC October 1, 2012 On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Guinea on the 54th anniversary of your independence this October 2...