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An Easy Transition After the Prime Minister’s Death

Summary The Ethiopian government announced the death of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi on Aug. 21. Zenawi, 57, had held his post since the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front came to power in 1991 after overthrowing the communist regime led by … Continue reading

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Microfinance: What role in Africa’s development?

Note to the editor: There is continuing debate about the impact of microfinance on poverty reduction. In this analysis for Africa Renewal, David Mehdi Haman and Oliver Schwank argue that while microfinance cannot transform African economies, the scheme is necessary … Continue reading

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North African women press for …

North African women press for freedom, rights and dignity http://t.co/WmNq5gJ via @iEthiopia

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After independence, what next for South Sudan?

Note to the editor:  South Sudan became the newest nation in the world on 9 July when it gained independence, fuelling hopes of an end to the bloody war it fought with the north. However, in this report for Africa … Continue reading

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African economies up to the global challenge

Note to the editor: What if much of sub Sahara Africa was to become the world’s next business destination? The question might sound odd, yet it is in line with the tone of a UN Conference held in Istanbul last … Continue reading

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RT @nazret: Ethiopia: May 28 Day Celebrations in Video http://bit.ly/iQNPXy #Ethiopia

iEthiopia: RT @nazret: Ethiopia: May 28 Day Celebrations in Video http://bit.ly/iQNPXy #Ethiopia Continue reading

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Ethiopia marks Mengistu ouster, new dam http://bit.ly/kbU6bi

iEthiopia: Ethiopia marks Mengistu ouster, new dam http://bit.ly/kbU6bi Continue reading

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Ethiopian ruling party marks 20 years in power http://yhoo.it/j39IRf

iEthiopia: Ethiopian ruling party marks 20 years in power http://yhoo.it/j39IRf Continue reading

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Reuters: #Ethiopia marks Mengistu downfall, celebrates dam http://bit.ly/jvnu8q

iEthiopia: Reuters: #Ethiopia marks Mengistu downfall, celebrates dam http://bit.ly/jvnu8q Continue reading

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RT @Michael_Haile: The deafening silence among the youth in #Ethiopia will change tonight for #CL #Barcelona Vs. #United.

iEthiopia: RT @Michael_Haile: The deafening silence among the youth in #Ethiopia will change tonight for #CL #Barcelona Vs. #United. Continue reading

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