Ethiopia to receive World Bank $US 500 million for environment

Ethiopia to receive World Bank $US 500 million for environment

borkenaJune 15,2019 Ethiopia and The World Bank have signed on Saturday US$500 million grant agreement in the capital Addis Ababa, reported Ethiopian State Broadcaster. The Minister for Finance, Ahmed Shide, and World Bank Country Director for Ethiopia Carolyn Turk. The fund is to be spent on environmental protection and climate change prevention measures. The program […]

Ethnocentrism, Ethiopia and the Ethiopian Experience (Tesfaye Demmellash)

Ethnocentrism, Ethiopia and the Ethiopian Experience (Tesfaye Demmellash)

Part One – Reckoning with Ethnocentrism Tesfaye DemmellashJune 13, 2019 One might say that the crisis Ethiopia is in today has to do with ethnicity in the raw, tribal consciousness pure and simple. But from a broader, historically informed and critical perspective, the crisis concerns not so much ethnicity simply as the politics of ethnic […]

Ethiopia’s budget ignites debate in the parliament

Ethiopia’s budget ignites debate in the parliament

Ethiopia’s parliamentarians express concern over fairness of proposed budget allocation federal regions for next fiscal year. borkenaJune 11, 2019 Members of Ethiopian House of Representatives debated the draft budget on Wednesday, reported Ethiopian News Agency (ENA).  They raised questions on grounds that budgetary allocation practices in the past have caused conflicts for they lacked equity […]

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