Ethiopia: You Have Become A King. Now, Be One! -–Part II

By Teshome Abebe*   On September 16, 2015, after EPRDF declared election victory and with the ensuing affirmation of Ato Hailemariam Dessalegne as the premier, I wrote the following: In the epic... Read more »

Kenya unease grows as Ethiopia becomes region’s largest economy :: Kenya

Addis Ababa / Djibouti train line. The 750 kilometre (460 mile) railway, built by two Chinese firms, links Addis Ababa to the Red Sea port city of Djibouti in about 10 hours.... Read more »

In spite of rapid growth, corruption keeps Ethiopia mired in poverty

In spite of rapid growth, corruption keeps Ethiopia mired in poverty By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM) While Ethiopia is currently enjoying economic growth, the Horn of Africa nation remains mired in... Read more »
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Illegal Ethiopian Capital Flight Skyrocketed in 2009 to US$3.26 Billion [ Full Report ]

African Nation Lost US$11.7 Billion in Illegal Capital Flight from 2000 through 2009, Writes GFI Economist WASHINGTON, DC – Corruption, kickbacks and bribery are on the rise in Ethiopia, according to a... Read more »

Ex-Ethiopian telecom CEO gets four years in jail

The Reporter:By Tamiru Tsige The Federal High Court, First Criminal Bench Wednesday passed a four-year sentence and 5,000 birr fine on the ex-Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the former Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation... Read more »
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Court found Former ETC CEO guilty for corruption

Reporter : By Mikias Sebsibe Tesfaye Biru (Ph.D.), former CEO of Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation (ETC), and 16 other defendants were found guilty of corruption on Wednesday in connection with a mobile telecom... Read more »

UN Africa corruption case buried. Officials scammed hundreds of thousands of dollars

By JOHN HEILPRIN Associated Press Writer The United Nations compound of high-rise buildings, green lawns and white SUVs has been an engine of prosperity not only for Africa’s diplomatic capital but also... Read more »