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IMF says Ethiopia’s monetary policy ‘highly distorted’; headline inflation drops by 0.5 to 40.1 percent in September, as food inflation rises by 28.4 percent

13 Oct

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin

The Ethiopian Central Statistics Agency (CSA) on 11 October reported that overall inflation in Ethiopia in September 2011 remained as high as 40.1 percent. At the same time, food inflation has risen to 51 percent. With an increase of 24.2 percent, non-food inflation has stuck at 24.7 percent.
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Greed for power, human rights violations & misuse of aid in Ethiopia interwoven, research by UK-based investigative media group reveals

5 Aug

Revealed: Aid to Ethiopia increases despite serious human rights abuses

August 4th, 2011 | by Angus Stickler and Caelainn Barr | Published in All Stories, Ethiopia Aid Exposed | (Source: http://www.thebureauinvestigates.com/)

Britain and the international community stand accused of turning a blind eye to widespread human rights abuses in Ethiopia, by providing billions of dollars of aid despite evidence that it is used as a tool of political oppression.


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