Tag Archives: poverty and inequality

UNITED NATIONS: Ethiopians & Somalis flooding into Yemen despite conflict

20 Jan

Editor’s Note:

Following the collapse of the Siad Barre regime in January 1991, Somalia did not have any government for over twenty years. Only late in 2012 was a government established in that country, whose dominion does not extend into the entire territory Siad Barre had left.
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Expansion of industrial hubs in Ethiopia becomes byword for more displacements, poverty & inequality

11 Jul

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin, The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

World Bank President Jim Kim

There were fewer cheers in 2012, when President Obama nominated the Korean-American Dr.Jim Yong Kim to become the 12th President of the World Bank. Not only that Mr. Kim was just a dark-horse – unknown to the wider international development community. But also he was a candidate standing against the internationally recognized and praised Harvard hand Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
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