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Ethiopia

Population: 96.51 mn.
GDP: $49.9 bn.
Debt: $12.6 bn.

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Aid and ethics clash

Britain and the US are accused of complicity in human rights abuses, highlighting difficult choices about democracy and development

Two of Ethiopia's leading foreign donors are again accused of complicity in human rights abuses. It highlights the debate on whether development should come before democracy. The m...


'Torpedo the dam'

Egypt is protesting to the United Nations Security Council and the International Criminal Court about the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. It will also boycott a meeting in Khartou...


Huawei in corruption probe

Telecoms equipment left unclaimed at the port leads to a government investigation into the Chinese company

Ethiopia has launched an investigation into the illegal import of US$13 million in telecommunications equipment in the name of Ethio Telecom by Huawei Technolgies. The inquiry will...


Secrets of the dam builder

Sudan has now thrown its weight behind the Millennium Dam, at a time when curiosity about the contractor, Salini, was already growing

As Egyptian, Ethiopian and Sudanese ministers sat down to discuss the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on 9 December, one item was notably absent from the agenda. The role of Salini...


Salini looks to expand

Salini has merged with a Milan-based multinational construction competitor. A Salini statement said that a September Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting of Impregilo SpA, a 1...


Shoring up regional support

After a period of defiant independence, Addis Ababa has now, belatedly perhaps, built strong diplomatic support behind the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Before the joint meeting...


Another dam under fire

The Gibe III dam on the Omo River may threaten Lake Turkana and those who depend on it

A new report claims that Ethiopia’s Gibe III dam on the Omo river could lower water levels in Lake Turkana, in Kenya’s remote and arid northwest, by as much as 20 metre...


A dam for all

Ethiopia might attract Egyptian finance for its vast dam, although many financial and technical hurdles remain

Key regional meetings are about to take place on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, probably Africa's biggest-ever development project to be undertaken without grants or concessi...


No runner for office

The governing Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front played it safe by electing Mulatu Teshome Wirtu to the largely ceremonial office of President on 7 October. Mu...


Demos galore

The opposition Semayawi Party has said it will hold a demonstration on 7 September, having failed to stage a promised public show of opposition to the government in Addis Ababa on ...


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