Ethiopia, 30 years after the famine

A man walks past Addis Ababa light railway

“To be in Ethiopia is to witness an economic miracle. The country has enjoyed close to double-digit growth for a decade. One study found it was creating millionaires faster than anywhere else on the continent…” (Source: theguardian.com)

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Ethiopia’s ‘African tiger’ leaps towards middle income

People wait for a bus in Addis Ababa. The government has launched an ambitious modernisation plan in the Ethiopian capital.“In sharp contrast with that devastating poverty, Ethiopia is now widely considered to be one of a pack of “African tigers”, with ambitious plans to become a middle-income country by 2025…”
(Source: thegardian-globaldevelopment)

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Pope Francis Beatifies Pope Paul VI at the Closing Mass of Synod of Bishops in Rome

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International Irob Teleconference Sponsored by Irob Develpment Association

All Irobs are invited by the Irob Development Association (IDA) to the upcoming (click on the linkInternational Irob Teleconference on November 16, 2014

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A model and exemplary association of young people, known as Maria Association, in Kala’asa Village in Erob Woreda strive to make a positive change for the people of the village and the woreda. Listen to the following Irob Radio interview in Saho!

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Ethiopians and Ethiopian Americans of Washington Metropolitan Area peacefully demonstrate in support of the Ethiopian Embassy in the USA

They Wrote a Letter to: The Honorable John Kerry Secretary of State of the United States of America Washington, D.C  (Source: Aiga Forum)

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More Migrants from Africa and elsewhere drowned in the Mediterranean Sea

In the space of a week, at least 750 migrants are feared to have died crossing the Mediterranean Sea (BBC News)

File photo. Corpses are pulled out of the water.

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170 African Migrants Feared Lost at Sea Off Libya

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DO NOT DEVALUE THE BIRR: Ignore the World Bank! By Tecola W Hagos

The recent poisoned advice from the World Bank to devalue the Birr by another 10% is a sure process of killing the Ethiopian economy for good. What they are attempting is to get at China through such pariah-nibbling at small economies around the world where China has gained well-earned influence and often mutually beneficial partnerships with numerous developing countries. “Lars Moller, the bank’s chief economist in Ethiopia, told reporters today in the capital, Addis Ababa,” about the 10% devaluation so reported William Davison in his short article “World Bank Urges Ethiopia to Devalue Birr to Boost Exports,” Bloomberg, Jul 22, 2014.  (For full Text, CLICK HERE!)

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President Teshome Mulatu of Ethiopia interviewed in the USA by the Tsenat Radio

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