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Litany of complaints about risks to the public of Addis Abeba’s light rail come from all corners, engeers included

23 Sep

Posted by Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Mikyas Tesfaye

    “It didn’t seem that there was a plan for building a railroad,” Fekade Haile (Eng.), general manager of the Addis Abeba City Roads Authority (AACRA), who is also a member of the board of the Corporation, told the state Amharic daily, Addis Zemen, last week.

    Fekade sees that most of the features along the railway have been, “added as developments on the project progressed”, and expressed that more modifications should come in the future. It is indeed unprecedented to see a senior official from the city administration expressing his frustration in public.

    He is not a solitary voice in the city administration calling for caution over the risk to public safety.

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Ethiopia’s poor service delivery & rising inflation hurt economy, the poor, & policy credibility

15 Feb

Posted by The Ethioipia Observatory

    Several infrastructure development projects are under way in Ethiopia as part of [the country’) five-year Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP), which is due to run to 2015.

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Study shows Ethiopia exposed to immense corruption under various compensation schemes

2 Feb

Posted by Admin

ኢሳት ዜና:-ከከፍተኛ የመንግስት የልማት ፕሮጀክቶች ጋር በተያያዘ ወጪው እስከ 15 በመቶ ይደርሳል ተብሎ የሚገመተው የካሳ ክፍያ አፈጻጸም ለሙስናና ብልሹ አሰራር የተጋለጠ መሆኑን አንድ ጥናት አመለከተ፡፡
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Meles says Ethiopia not ready to liberalize key sectors of the economy

8 Mar

By Evelyn Njoroge, Capital FM Business

NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 5 – Ethiopia insists that it will maintain a foothold on some key sectors despite increased calls from neighbouring countries to open them up.
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