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Jan 16th, 2013
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By Mark Kapchanga The Gibe III dam could help Ethiopia’s development, but it might also be disastrous for the environment and threaten half a million people’s livelihoods. There are concerns that more than half a million people’s livelihoods along the Lower Omo Valley in Ethiopia an...
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Dec 14th, 2012
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The Aysha Wind Power Project in Ethiopia The China Import Export Bank EXIM and the European investment Bank EIB have expressed strong interest in financing Ethiopia’s proposed Aysha I Wind Farm project. The proposed site for the wind farm is located in the east of Ethiopia close to the borders of Dji...
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Nov 1st, 2012
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Comrades from Cairo Dear friends, In the coming period we will again be facing a familiar enemy that many of you have and continue to battle. International financial institutions like the IMF have long had a hand in plundering the Egyptian economy and dispossessing the Egyptian people. We aim to resi...
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Oct 19th, 2012
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By Getachew Belayneh First and for most let me take this chance to congratulate the incoming leadership for getting the rare opportunity to lead the great people of Ethiopia. I wish you all the best to develop the essential qualities needed to become an effective, self-determining, and impartial lead...
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Sep 20th, 2012
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By: Dan Ruan Goats at Water on the Omo River Photo by Jane Baldwin, www.janebaldwin.com The following is a guest blog by Dan Ruan, China Program Intern International Rivers recently developed a Chinese-language version of a short film called “Kara Women Speak,” which has been posted on our Chinese we...
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Apr 17th, 2012
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A private equity fund backed by Britain’s Department for International Development (DfID) is under criminal investigation by the European Union and Nigerian anti-corruption authorities for its alleged involvement in fraud and the laundering of millions of dollars looted by James Ibori, the ex-Governo...
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Mar 19th, 2012
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Cry Me a River, Cry Me a Lake Alemayehu G. Mariam Three years ago to the week, I wrote a weekly commentary entitled, “Cry Me a Lake: Crime Against Nature”. That commentary focused on the plight of tens of thousands of Ethiopians who are sick and dying from drinking  the polluted waters of Lake Koka, ...
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Feb 2nd, 2012
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David Turton There is a powerful economic argument for Gibe 3 Dam. But there are also powerful arguments for ensuring that large-scale river-basin development projects provide genuine and sustainable development opportunities for the affected people. BACKGROUND The River Omo (also known as Gibe in it...