Ethiopia: The Power of Grassroots Advocacy Over Paid Lobbying

Prime Minister of Ethiopia Hailemariam Desalegn attends the 28th African Union summit in Addis Ababa on January 30, 2017. (ZACHARIAS ABUBEKER/AFP/Getty Images) By Alemayehu G. Mariam Author’s Note: This... Read more »

Scapegoating foreign aid

In our Brexity, Trumpist times, you only need to see the words “foreign aid” to understand that such a thing – and also its entire operational philosophy – is... Read more »

ANALYSIS : Ethiopia’s usefulness eclipses its repressiveness

By SHANNON FIELD The New Age: Ethiopia is one of the largest recipients of development aid, receiving over US$3.3bn (R22.6bn) annually. Ethiopia is perceived by Western leaders as a... Read more »

IDA Commits US$420 Million in Additional Financing to Enhance Local Basic Services in Ethiopia

Press Release: WASHINGTON, February 22, 2011 – The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved US$420 million in additional International Development Association (IDA) funding for the Protection of... Read more »

Wolrd bank estimated Ethiopia receives 3.2 Billion dollars per year

The World Bank has challenged the National Bank of Ethiopia’s remittance inflow figures after a recent study indicated that the country receives at least 3.2 billion dollars yearly. Notwithstanding... Read more »

Ethiopia selected as one of the eight countries to get extra help

(Reuters) – The U.S. government named eight countries Friday that will get extra help under the Global Health Initiative, a six-year, $63 billion aid program. Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Kenya,... Read more »