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Opinion: Ethiopia likely to see further riots and deaths without genuine reform

Ethiopia has seen impressive economic development in recent years, however important questions need to be asked about freedom, democracy and human rights. Martin Home discusses how the situation has led to outbreaks of violence recently. The Ethiopian government has followed a state-driven development model, and argues democracy must come gradually. …

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Ethiopian ruling party decides to stop Master Plan

Oromo People’s Democratic Organization (OPDO) central committee made the decision to  totally stop Addis Ababa and Finfinne Surrounding Oromia Special Zone integrated development master plan after three days of talks in Adama town. The committee says OPDO has been working vast development works with the public. The party also shown …

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Ethiopia To Be Africa’s Major Economic Power By 2050 – UNECA

The top spot for Africa’s biggest economy by 2050 will go to Ethiopia, according to Dr Carlos Lopes, the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). Dr Carlos weighed prospects and challenges for Nigeria and South Africa — the current economic giants of Africa — with …

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Ethiopian PM Hailemariam Desalegn is 2015 AfricaWorld Man of the Year

It is remarkable how Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has sustained economic progress in Ethiopia after the sudden death of his predecessor in 2012 Moments after the Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn was re-elected as prime minister last October for a second term in an election the ruling coalition took all …

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