Ethiopia widens anti-corruption crackdown with asset freezes : Xinhua

Ethiopia widens anti-corruption crackdown with asset freezes : Xinhua

Xinhua August 11,2017 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia has widened an anti-corruption crackdown with asset freezes on 210 individuals and 15 companies. The individuals and companies sanctioned are suspected to have links with recently arrested government officials, business people and brokers on allegations of corrupt activities, according to report by state owned Ethiopian News Agency on Friday. […]

The T-TPLF’s Corruption Prosecution Con Game

The T-TPLF’s Corruption Prosecution Con Game

Author’s Note: If I assembled all of the commentaries I wrote on the T-TPLF’s corruption, it would comprise of at least two solid volumes. Back in 2013, I commented extensively on the range of T-TPLF corrupt practices in a number of sectors of the Ethiopian economy and society based on the World Bank’s 448-page report, […]

Ethiopia : The Corruption charge game ; who is not corrupt?

Ethiopia : The Corruption charge game ; who is not corrupt?

Is fighting against corruption being used as a political tool? borkena, Ethiopian News July 26,2017 This week, the government announced that it arrested more than 30 senior government officials in connection with corruption. Federal and Addis Ababa Roads Authority, Sugar Corporation and ministry of finance and economic cooperation are among government organizations from which officials […]

Is Forbes article on corruption in Ethiopia annoying?

Is Forbes article on corruption in Ethiopia annoying?

March 6,2017 by Dimetros Birku Forbes Article on Corruption Annoying? Opinion piece on corruption, entitled “Ethiopia’s Cruel Con Game” , that appeared on Forbes got me into what turned out to be acrimonious conversation on twitter. What caused reaction was my remark that the opinion was an informed one. The objection from a tweep, who […]