Category Archives: Ethiopia

Discourse on the Debt, 33 Years On

DISCOURSE ON THE DEBT, 33 YEARS ON

by PD Lawton,  15 November 2020

Today, Africa stands at the cross-roads. This is the last opportunity for the continent`s leadership to decide the fate of 1.3 billion people.

This is the most crucial moment in Africa`s history. The choice on one hand, … Read the rest

Ethiopia’s China-Built Railway as a Model The Role of Infrastructure in Fighting Hunger, Moving Beyond Aid

re posted from                                       EXECUTIVE INTELLIGENCE REVIEW

This article appears in the November 6, 2020 issue of Executive Intelligence Review.

Ethiopia’s China-Built Railway as a Model
The Role of Infrastructure in Fighting Hunger, Moving Beyond Aid

[Print version of this article]

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China-Africa cooperation continues to flourish as FOCAC marks 20th anniversary

an important review of the incredible changes that are taking place in African countries that are working in partnership with the Belt and Road Initiative

re posted from                               XINHUANET

Xinhua Headlines: China-Africa cooperation continues to flourish as FOCAC marks 20th anniversary

Source: Xinhua| 2020-10-13 21:10:54|Editor: huaxia
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Will IMF Austerity Policies Lead to More Deaths in Africa? The Answer is Obvious

The COVID-19 pandemic has driven more Africans into poverty, and hunger is increasing across the continent. It is criminal and immoral for the IMF to to insist that nations implement austerity, when hundreds of millions are already suffering from lack of income, lack of food, and lack of healthcare. In Read the rest

Trump Administration Intervention Against Ethiopia Undermines Africa’s Progress

re posted from                             AFRICA AND THE WORLD

Trump Administration Intervention Against Ethiopia Undermines Africa’s Progress

October9, 2020

While I have rarely, if ever agreed with any position of the {London School of Economics}, or for that matter, the {Washington Post}, and don’t’ support all the content that is contained Read the rest

Ethiopian minister commends Chinese-built Ethiopia-Djibouti electrified railway

Chinese Ambassador to Ethiopia Tan Jian, who started his ambassadorial tenure in the east African country in December 2017, also stressed that the Ethiopia-Djibouti rail line is “a lifeline to landlocked Ethiopia.”……

“There are 13 countries in the world with a population size larger than 100 million. You might Read the rest

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed: “Africa’s Peace and Prosperity Begin at Home”-More is Required

re posted from                          AFRICA AND THE WORLD

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed: “Africa’s Peace and Prosperity Begin at Home”-More is Required

 

Th AfCFTA is intended to be a new platform for the continent’s economic growth. (courtesy twnafrica.org)

September 14, 2020

Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed make a strong case for African

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Africa Requires Ethiopia Fill Its Dam

crucial facts and observations – please read!

“The GERD, which is 75% finished was entirely funded by the Ethiopian people, is a $5 billion water infrastructure project initiated in 2011. Its purpose is to provide much needed electricity to power Ethiopia’s transition from an agrarian dominated economy to one that … Read the rest

IMF Conditionalities Contribute to Shortage of Health Workers: Africa Suffers

the health of the banks vs the health of people

“The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed the failure of the world globalized financial system, which has been become decoupled from the real economy. Genuine economic growth uses credit to promote human life. President Franklin Roosevelt’s Bretton Woods system, in its perverted … Read the rest