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የጨርቃ ጨርቅ ኢንዱስትሪው ተስፋ ያደረጋቸው የውጭ ኩባንያዎችና በእንጭጭ ያስቀሩት ዕቅድ – ስለኢትዮጵያ ኢንዱስትሪ ጉዞ ከተነሳ ዘንዳ…

11 Nov


    ባለቤትነትን የሚፈጥረው የራስ ጥረትና በራስ መተማመን መሆናቸውን ሕወሃት በብልሹ ፖለቲካው ምክንያት ዘንግቶ ዜጎችንም በማዘናጋት ላይ ነው! ለዝርዝሩ ሰሞኑን ዘኢኮኖሚስት (Nov 7th) የተሰኘው መጽሔት ስለኢትዮጵያና አፍሪካ የኢንዱስትሪ አስፈሪ ጉዞ አሰመልክቶ ሰለጻፈው ጉዳይ የሠጠነውን መልስ ይመልከቱ፡-

    Is Africa deindustrializing? The Economist praise of Ethiopia’s manufacturing efforts raises eyebrows

    “If the past is any guide to the present and the future, impetuous as the the TPLF regime has been in this quarter century of exercising state powers, it is in no position to translate these neatly laid out plans [Industrial Development Plan] into action, since the rulers themselves are in need of upgrading and undergoing their substantial transformations.”

    The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

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Commission recovers more than Birr 8 million, other assets lost to corruption – evidence of rising fraudulence in Ethiopia

27 Apr
    Editor’s Note:

    The FEAACC is mostly after the poor and the powerless. In Ethiopia, most of the corruption is within senior officials of the government and the military. In the case of senior government officials, these for FEAACC are the no touch zone.
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Ethiopia: A nation tainted by Impermeable Political, Economic Corruption

13 Jan
    Editor’s Note:

    This Note is a reaction to Martha van der Wollf story Ethiopia expanding sectors prone to corruption. As Rupert Baldon of the World Bank states in that story, there is nothing that beats regulatory frameworks and strong institutions in fighting corruption and corrupt practices.
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Ethiopia grants Egypt land to establish industrial zone

26 Oct

By Egypt’s State Information System (SIS)

Ethiopia grants Egypt 1 mn cubic meters to establish industrial zone
Industry and Foreign Trade Minister Hatem Saleh said on Wednesday 24/10/2012 that Ethiopia granted one million cubic meters (?) to establish an Egyptian industrial zone to boost trade, economic and investment activity between Egypt and the Nile Basin countries.
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Reprisal attacks in Gambella serve as cautionary tale for global land investors

9 Sep

By Cassandra Herrman, Centre for Investigative Reporting

In February, we featured a story for PBS NewsHour about a controversial resettlement plan of the Anuak people in southwestern Ethiopia, who were part of the government’s national “villagization” program. A few months later, we blogged about shootings on the Saudi Star rice plantation that had been the focus of our story. Since then, details of the shootings have come into focus: On April 28, unidentified armed men attacked the Saudi Star compound in the Gambella region. The gunmen killed at least one Pakistani and four Ethiopian employees.
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