Tag Archives: inequality

Three trends destabilising the world in 2015 – Kofi Annan

31 Jan

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

As 2015 begins, the values enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights are under threat.
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በኢትዮጵያውያን መካከል የኑሮ ደረጃ ልዩነት መስፋት፣ በሕፃናት ደህንነትና ትምህርት የማግኘት መብት አለመከበር እየታየ ነው

26 Oct

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
በሚኪያስ ሰብስቤ: ሪፖርተር የሕፃናት ትምህርት የማግኘት መብትና የምግብ ችግር ፈተናዎች

በአዲስ አበባ ከሚገኙ የመጀመሪያ ደረጃ ትምህርት ቤቶች አንዱ በሆነው ብርሃንህ ዛሬ የሚታየው ሁኔታ፣ የሀብታም ልጆችን ከሚያስተምሩ የከተማዋ ትምህርት ቤቶች ሲነፃፀር ልዩነቱ እጅግ ሰፊ ነው፡፡
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Why Inequality Matters

16 Dec

by Paul Krugman, Columnist for The New York Times and Princeton economics professor
Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

Rising inequality isn’t a new concern. Oliver Stone’s movie “Wall Street,” with its portrayal of a rising plutocracy insisting that greed is good, was released in 1987. But politicians, intimidated by cries of “class warfare,” have shied away from making a major issue out of the ever-growing gap between the rich and the rest.
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Land ownership draft law being tossed around, perhaps waiting for land grabbers to finish

14 Dec

by Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory

In this Saturday’s edition, The Reporter has published an article about the problems the Addis Abeba governemnt has been experiencing regarding land administration.
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UN Africa Economic Report 2013 makes Ethiopia defensive

30 Sep

by Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory

The September 28, 2013 issue of The Reporter has very well reflected the nervousness Addis Abeba has experienced since last Thursday. This follows the launch by the UN Economic commission for Africa (ECA) of its flagship publication the Economic Report on Africa 2013.
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Ethiopia’s PM & AU current chair addresses UNGA 68th Session

26 Sep

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory

On September 25, 2013, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn addressed the 68th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). It is important to note that his latest statement to UNGA comes a year and four days after he was sworn in as Ethiopia’s prime minister on September 21, 2012.
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Addis Abeba’s renewal, massive inequality, grand land heists & the housing Russian roulette project likely to exact costly retributions – Part I

20 Sep

by Keffyalew Gebremedhin   – The Ethiopia Observatory

Why a series of articles on Addis Abeba?

    Beginning with this piece, The Ethiopia Observatory would present a series of articles for a few weeks under the above title. Put in simple terms, its purpose is to rekindle interest in frank and informed conversations about the state of Addis Abeba and its role in our country’s progress and development.
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ETHIOPIA AFTER MELES – Reaction to ICG’s post-Meles Ethiopia scenario

24 Aug

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin
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The long awaited report by the International Crisis Group (ICG) Ethiopia After Meles was released Wednesday, a day after Ethiopian authorities finally decided to announce Prime Minister Meles Zenawi’s expiry. It is a document whose presence was first announced by ESAT in July during its preparation, with possibility of its release by the Ethiopian New Year.
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