With the aim of selling its products online, the government of Ethiopia and Alibaba’s Co-founder Jack Ma Foundation ink deal on Monday.
Intellectuals and business leaders gathered in Addis Ababa this morning debate about the benefits of Ethiopia’s “urgency” to privatize the state owned mega enterprises such as Ethio Telecom and Ethiopia Airlines among others.
By Tesfu Telahoun Abebe – Old style colonialism went something like this: European covets a territory and makes acquaintances with the indigenous people, lubricating contacts by presenting manufactured trinkets like mirrors, spinning tops and beads. He gathers information on the local customs, tribal structures, long standing enmities among the region’s communities and other useful details.
By Tesfu Telahoun Abebe – Third world economies frequently operate on what seems like a parallel level to established and emerging markets. This situation is frequently cited as being a major determining factor for why so few developing countries gain acceptance to the WTO.
By Tesfu Telahoun Abebe – A ruby-red sun is setting ever slowly over sparkling emerald-blue waters tucked into the southern limits of the Red Sea. Its the Gulf of Tadjoura, some 146km northwest of present day Port of Djibouti.
By spending over $500 million investors from Kunshan, a city in Jiangsu province of China, are set to build an industrial park in Dire Dawa city of eastern part of Ethiopia.
Melakou Tegegn, Kampala- Uganda– As a famous Amharic saying has it, “Aya jibo satamehagn bilagn”; ostensibly the lamb said to this to the hyena who was saying all and sundry but dying to eat the lamb. In 1964, the Johnson administration in the US fabricated a story that goes in the history of falsified incidents […]
The World Bank provides $350 million loan and grant to the government of Ethiopia’s effort to improve the livelihoods of pastoralist communities in the country.