Ethiopia's application for 'candidature'
The international EITI Board accepted Ethiopia's application for EITI candidature when it met in Oslo 19 March. Candidature is not a recognition of a country's levels of transparency or accountability. As a Candidate, the country has three years to achieve compliance with the EITI Standard....and what will they(HRW and their handlers) say next?
Ethiopia the Anchor of Sanity Ezana Sehay 3/19/2014 - For the most part, Ethiopian officials have so far risen above the fray despite the virulent statements coming out of Egypt
CNR signs tramcar contracts with Ethiopia BEIJING, March 17 (Xinhua) -- Chinese train manufacturer CNR Corporation (CNR) has signed contracts with Ethiopia to provide 41 modern tramcars, marking the entry of Chinese tramcars into Africa, CNR said Monday
A Report Card on the Performance of the GTP Dawit Teka 03/16/14 - Following its land slide win at the 4th general election, one of the promise the ruling party made to the people was, “We will work with substantial success to improve the five year growth plan.’’
HRW Lobbies Transparency Group to Reject Ethiopia's Membership
(New York) – A major global initiative to encourage governments to better manage natural resource revenues should reject Ethiopia’s bid for membership..(If Ethiopia joins the group it will enhance its chances to develop its mining industries and in return feed its population by moving away from its agriculture based economy to industry based. But HRW is not interested in seeing well fed and developed Ethiopians. It wants to see the lords of poverty shuttling between the streets of Addis with out any rules and regulations to govern them which the CSO law does! Oh Lord please bless us to see the day Ethiopia is free of these merchants of poverty and their influence on any African's Life!)
Prosecutors: Fraudsters filed fake tax return as Eric Holder
Two Georgia men filed a tax return with the name, birthday and social security number of Attorney General Eric Holder in hopes of getting his refund, according to federal prosecutors in Atlanta. Mr. Holder was one of several people targeted by Yafait Tadesse and Eyaso Abebe,...(Yigermena lo bele wedi tukabo!)