For the minority clique who are on the helm of the Ethiopian people, tyranny is democracy, repression is freedom, concentration of wealth in the hands of its inner circle is economic growth and development.
TPLF/EPRDF’s major bragging source over the last number of years has been its ‘achievements’ in the education sector, particularly in university education. The ruling group constantly brandishes its statics about the ‘expansion’ of higher learning in Ethiopia. What is not included in the fraudulent statistics is the obliteration of quality and depth of teaching and learning in these so-called ‘universities.’
IN OUR19 December 2013 article entitled ‘Explaining the Ethiopian outmigration: incentives or constrains’ we alerted readers and policy makers in Ethiopia about the push, pull and mediating factors of outmigration in general and outlined the factors as they relate to Ethiopia. In this short article we aim to discuss further the incompatibility between macroeconomic growth and outmigration and close the piece by outlining potential mitigation strategies. Continue reading Some Policy Considerations Regarding the Ethiopian Outmigration→
Amid all the reports of spying on Americans by the U.S. government, through the National Security Agency, FBI and others, the complaint filed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation on behalf of a man identified only by the pseudonym of Mr. Kidane takes allegations to a whole new level.
Minister for International DevelopmentPekka Haavisto will visit Asmara, the capital of Eritrea, on 9–10 January.
During his visit, the Minister will get acquainted with the humanitarian situation of Eritrea and the problems caused by the present state of Eritrea, the refugee problem in particular. At the same time, Finland will encourage Eritrea to increase its international interaction and enhance its dialogue with the EU. Continue reading Finland’s Development Minister Heading to Eritrea→