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 commentary is the... 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 in jeopardy. In... 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 largely Christian country... Read more »
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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 Basic Services (PBS)... Read more »
Ethiopia receives at least 3.2 billion dollars per year

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 its steady growth... Read more »
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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, Malawi, Mali, Nepal... Read more »