Millennium Development Goals

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Apr 29th, 2014
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For many years, Ethiopia was the poster child for futility. Hip deep in the mire of cross-generational poverty, the eastern African nation never could find the kind of traction that was allowing so many of its sub-Saharan neighbors to find a foothold toward progress. My visits there as an aid worker ...
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Feb 12th, 2014
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By Pambazuka News   By FikreJesus Amahazion   Nestled in the turbulent Horn of Africa (HOA) region, Ethiopia is Africa’s oldest independent modern nation-state and second most populous. [1]   The second poorest country in the world according to the United Nations Development Programme ...
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Sep 25th, 2013
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The President of the 68th Session of the General Assembly; Heads of State and Government; The Secretary-General; Distinguished Delegates; Ladies and Gentlemen. Mr President, 1. On behalf of the Government and People of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, I salute you as you preside over the 68th Session...
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Jun 12th, 2013
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WHY AFRICAN LEADERS ARE SO OBSESSED WITH RURAL DEVELOPMENT Africa will continue to be one of the most pertinent continents in the world with multifaceted people from different cultural backgrounds. Interestingly, the continent is blessed with innumerable natural resources such as crude oil, gold, coc...
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Apr 7th, 2013
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As the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) enter their last 1000 days, UNICEF but called on the Government of Ethiopia, its people and development partners to accelerate results for children, particularly for the most marginalized and vulnerable. “Ethiopia should be proud of its progress so far. It h...
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Apr 7th, 2013
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It’s not often that you think of children in Ethiopia as “privileged.” Any Canadian near a TV screen in 1984 will recall the country’s famine. They’ll remember images of emaciated children struggling for breath. Some were just hours away from death. Yet on the eve of Wor...
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Mar 29th, 2013
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Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has described the spate of insecurity in the country as a great cause for concern that should be addressed urgently, warning that the country is on the brink of a second civil war....
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Mar 28th, 2013
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Osei-Poku, Emmanuel The world has organisations like the World bank, UN, WTO, IMF and many more YES Africans respect that, but not to the extent of imposing development programs like Structural Adjustment Programs (SAPs), Economic Recovery Programs (ERPs), Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) on our s...
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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...
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Mar 13th, 2013
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By Keffyalew Gebremedhin There are many of us who strongly believe that the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have been a major politico-economic initiative of the post-Cold War world. With the launch in September 2000 of UN-MDG by the UN General Assembly, the subsequent twelve years have unmistaka...