By Andualem Sisay Gessesse – Ethiopia has pursued the developmental state model for over 15 years. For so long, the government seemed content with the model believing it brought the country to the club of the fastest growing economies in the world. Rosy government reports on economic growth have lately been corroborated by international institutions […]
By actively involving civil societies, Ethiopian government is set to re-plan its development programs to attain sustainable, quality and inclusive development, a top government official said.
The United States and Ethiopia held their 8th Bilateral Dialogue on Human Rights, Democracy, and Governance at the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The two sides met on July 19, 2018 to discuss ways that the countries can partner to advance the democratic reform process in Ethiopia.
The east African coast plays an increasingly significant role in the global heroin trade. Heroin is shipped from Afghanistan via a network of maritime routes stretching along East and Southern Africa. Known as the ‘southern route’, this trade corridor is increasingly used by drug traffickers as a route for illicit shipment to Western Europe.