Economic growth

By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 2nd, 2014
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My readers will note quickly that this piece is not focused on lamentations, it is not about praise, nor is it an epistle. It is rather about the predictability and authority of the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE). Given my audience, let me first set the stage. As is true in almost all countries in [...
By IndepthAfrica
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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 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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 28th, 2013
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Yesterday I didn’t really post any new articles because I spent the whole day reading up on current affairs in the African economic scene. I read up on a lot of recent, and past, news about the Chinese, and other foreign investors, involvement in the setting up shop in Africa. While some individuals,...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 27th, 2013
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what does it hold? A lot of issues have been raised on the rise of the middle class in Africa and the change that these classes of people can actually cause towards the economic growth and transformation in Africa. Many analysts have raised concerns as to which class of people falls within the so cal...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 8th, 2013
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By Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala PROTOCOLS – 1. It is with great pleasure that I present to you today, the 2013 Federal Government Budget. I thank Mr President, my colleagues and the Honourable Members of the National Assembly for their contributions to the planning, preparation, passage and signing ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 8th, 2013
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Addis Ababa — The ministry of finance and economic development on Wednesday announced that Ethiopia has registered an average of 10% economic growth during the past two years of the five-year Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP). In a report, state minister Abraham Tekeste said Ethiopia’s econo...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 10th, 2013
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Ethiopian inflation dropped in December to 12.9 percent year-on-year, its lowest rate of 2012, official data showed on Wednesday. The government had targeted single-digit inflation in 2012, something it now hopes to achieve this year. Inflation, which has been billed by the IMF as the country’s...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jan 2nd, 2013
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My dear friends on facebook, as we enter a new year, I want to assure Nigerians that the future of our nation is better than its past. We have had some challenges and together, we have either overcome them or are in the process of overcoming them. In our overcoming, we have bonded together and [&hell...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 15th, 2012
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CNN named former Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Meles Zenawi among notable people we’ve lost in 2012. According to CNN, PM Meles was a strongman in the troubled Horn of Africa. He dedicated his life for the development of Ethiopia and firmly stood for African interests. He was a man of the people who had...