Economy of Ethiopia

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
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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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Dec 27th, 2012
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y Getachew T. Alemu, Addis Fortune (Addis Ababa) column My memories of university life contain lots of adventures. They encompass both good and bad experiences. I would say, however, that it was the most apolitical phase of my life. I was somewhat dormant, in terms of analysing economic, social and p...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 5th, 2012
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By Anteneh Shiferaw First of all, anyone who understands how our country’s situation is in a ‘state of complete mess’, could immediately raise other key indispensable questions such as, what about: the overt & covert killing of citizens, the prison tortures, the abusive terrorism law, the very se...
By benim
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Jun 20th, 2011
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There is the economics of Adam Smith, the intellectual father of capitalism. There is Levitt & Dubner’s freakonomics of weird stuff. Then there is the fakeonomics (economics by gimmickry) of Meles Zenawi, the dictator in Ethiopia and author of the five-year “Growth and Transformation Plan” (GTP)....
By benim
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May 31st, 2011
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Power does not corrupt man; fools, however, if they get into a position of power, corrupt power- G. B. Shaw When I first heard about His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie’s “billion” dollar Swiss Bank account, I was a naïve 9th grader who has no idea what a million birr was let alone a billion dollar. ...
By benim
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Apr 15th, 2011
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United We Stand, Divided We Fall,” was the theme for the Ethiopian government’s Five-Year Growth and Transformation Plan Convention in Harlem this past Saturday. Both government and opposition supporters came out to fill the seats at the convention, while protesters held a demonstration outside. New ...
By benim
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Mar 9th, 2011
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The winds of change that has been rocking the Arab world have once again confirmed the fact that every tyranny is a house built on sand. Unlike rock solid democratic systems that are built on the consent of the people, evil tyrannical regimes are founded on brutality, oppression, corruption, dominati...
By benim
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Feb 13th, 2011
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As ordinary Egyptians have erupted in jubilant euphoria at Tahrir Square and on the streets of Egypt after the fall of the three-decade long dictator Hosni Mubarak, Ethiopians in and outside of the country have been keenly watching the wind of change from North Africa. We have witnessed history unfol...