Ethiopia: Devaluing Birr – At Whose Cost?

By Abiy Hailu Amidst its successive achievements in economic growth, Ethiopia last devalued its currency in 2010 by 17%. Meanwhile, the value of the Birr against the dollar and other international currencies…


Ethiopian Rail Corporation’s Debt: How Big Is It?

by Jabessa Bonsa The Ethiopian Reporter (ER) newspaper has been presenting shocking facts about extents of corporate bankruptcies. These have escalated particularly since #OromoProtests started in November 2015. Such reports are becoming…

African Heads of State pose for a group photo ahead of the start of the 28th African Union summit in Addis Ababa on 30 January, 2017 AFP

Implication of Youth Population of Africa: Demographic Dividend or Burden

By Tsegaye Tegenu, PhD 30-01-2017 Today, 30-01-2017, the 28th ordinary session of the assembly of the African Union, launches the theme “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in the Youth”. It is…

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