UMC heart surgeons heading to Ethiopia
TUCSON - A team of UMC heart surgeons and nurses is showing just how big their hearts are with a volunteer mission to Ethiopia.Joining Dr. Teidori are two pediatric ICU nurses from UMC, pediatric cardiologist Dr. Brent Barber, trauma surgeon Dr. Bellal Joseph, and Dr. Gohalem Felema, an Ethiopian native completing her anesthesia residency at the UA.
HRW’s campaign to politicize aid
(MoFA, Oct 29, 2010)- Last week we briefly commented on HRW’s politically motivated report on the make-believe story of politicization of development aid in Ethiopia. This latest report was somewhat unusual even by HRW’s tendentious, and often specious, standards...
Week in the Horn
Prime Minister Meles Zenawi appointed
Abay Tsehaye as Director General of Sugar Corporation
with the rank of minister.10/29/2010
Arkebe Equbay as advisor minister to the Prime Minister,
Government Appoints Ambassadors
Addis Ababa, October 27, 2010 (Addis Ababa) - The government gave appointments to special envoys, ambassadors and plenipotentiaries and ambassadors of Ethiopia, the Office of the Prime Minister announced here on Wednesday. ..(ENA)
The so called Human Right Watch, the political wing
of the state department
October 28 2010- I read the HRW report entitled “Development without freedom”. This report is not different what has been posted before by this organization. As usual the report is purely political,... My comments don’t focus on the HRW report, but rather on the interview given by Leslie Lefkow
Ethiopia's Economy to grow at 8.5% IMF Says
In Ethiopia, the economy has recently enjoyed strong and broad-based growth, including rising contributions
from the service sectors and industry.
Macroeconomic imbalances heightened sharply in 2008–09, but a strong
tightening of monetary and fiscal policies since late 2009 has helped reduce inflation to single digits and rebuild
international reserves. Exchange rate adjustments have also helped.
GDP growth of 8–8½ percent is projected
HRW’s continued vendetta against the people of Ethiopia
(MoFA, Oct 25, 2010)-Human Rights Watch has been involved in a vitriolic campaign to tarnish Ethiopia’s image for a long time now, concentrating on the electoral process, churning out report after report with a view to influencing the conduct and outcome of the voting...
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DAG Condemns HRW Report on Ethiopia
Development Assistance Group of Ethiopia (DAG), which has 25 members including the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF), released a statement denouncing the latest Human Rights Watch (HRW) report, which argues the abuse of aid by the Ethiopian government.
“We do not concur with the conclusions of the recent HRW report regarding widespread, systematic abuse of development aid in Ethiopia,” said the group in its official statement dispatched to media houses yesterday October 22, 2010.