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By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 5th, 2014
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By Daniel Tefera (PhD) One of the factors, essential for economic development, is a successful and thorough transformation of subsistence agriculture into commercial farming. This is not just a technical transformation. It is also a social transformation. It requires changing existing property relati...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 29th, 2014
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by Dr. Mike Redford Those who are not with us are against us. President Jonathan and PDP are against us. President Jonathan has made fundamental economic woes for Nigeria. The most recent one being the corrupt arrangement with Japanese auto industry to inflate the cost of bringing used cars into Nige...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 25th, 2014
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By Eleanor Ross, Huffington Post Some disappeared, others were given lengthy prison sentences. One thing all thirty men arrested in 2012 in Ethiopia had in common was that they had criticised the state and the policies of the former Premier, Meles Zenawi. And yet last week Japan’s Prime Ministe...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 29th, 2013
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor My good friends, while we in Ghana are engrossed in arguments concerning bread and butter, happenings in other parts of the world suggest something ominous that we must not gloss over. If not resolved amicably, this conflict has the potential to cause catastrophe worldwide. ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 23rd, 2013
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Dr. Daniel Teferra* Mr. Edmund Blair’s article of October 15th reports about a concern from the Honorable Mr. Girma Seifu Maru, Ethiopia’s sole opposition member of parliament. The MP says that the Ethiopian Regime is suppressing individual freedom and human rights by following the Chinese model, who...
By IndepthAfrica
In Southern Africa
Jul 12th, 2013
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Poor women have been exploited at their most vulnerable time by a hospital that charged them $5 every time they screamed during child birth. The shocking discovery was made by a U.S. group that campaigns against corruption, as it released its annual Global Corruption Barometer. At the hospital in Zim...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 15th, 2013
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Ethiopian runner Lelisa Desisa won the men’s division at this year’s Boston Marathon on Monday, finishing the 26.2 miles in 2 hours, 10 minutes and 22 seconds. It’s the first win at Boston for the 23-year-old. Hitting the tape at 2 hours, 26 minutes and 25 seconds, Kenya’s Rit...
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Mar 18th, 2013
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Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn says Africa’s renaissance will be realised with strengthened support of its development partners. Speaking at the opening of the 5th TICAD (Tokyo International Conference on African Development) Ministerial Preparatory Meeting here Saturday, he sai...
By IndepthAfrica
In Southern Africa
Feb 7th, 2013
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At least 53 people have died in a road accident north of the Zambian capital, Lusaka. Reports suggest that a bus taking passengers from a mining district to the capital collided with an oncoming truck. The bus, operated by the Zambian Postal Service, was on its way from the Copperbelt mining province...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 3rd, 2013
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Ethiopia’s London 2012 Olympic Games Marathon champion Tiki Gelana was named as the female AIMS/ASICS World Athlete of the Year for 2012 in Marugame, Japan, on Sunday (3). President Emeritus of AIMS Hiroaki Chosa and AIMS Board Member and Vice President of the Japanese Athletics Federation Dr Keisuke...