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Ethiopia Becomes China’s China in Search for Cheap Labor

Ethiopian workers strolling through the parking lot of Huajian Shoes’ factory outside Addis Ababa last month chose the wrong day to leave their shirts untucked. 2,408 more words


“And now go to; I will tell you what I will do to my vineyard: I will take away the hedge thereof, and it shall be eaten up; and break down the wall thereof, and it shall be trodden down: and I will lay it waste: it shall not be pruned, nor digged, but there shall come up briers and thorns: I will also command the clouds that they rain no rain upon it.

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Your valuable solidarity gives us strength when we face life’s challenges

Abba Solomon, parish priest at Sebeya Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Ethiopia, looking at a card and wooden cross sent from a Connect2 parish in England. 202 more words


Haile Selassie: the power of love

A wonderful sentiment on the power of love from the late Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie, who would have been 122 today.

ኢትዮጵያ በኤክስፖርት ዘርፍ አስከፊ የተባለ አፈጻጸም ማሳየቷን የዓለም ባንክ ጥናት አመለከተ

- ከሚመስሏት አገሮች ዝቅተኛ ተወዳዳሪነት አላት

- መንግሥት የገንዘብ ምንዛሪ ተመን አላስተካክልም አለ

የዓለም ባንክ ለሦስተኛ ጊዜ ባካሄደው የቅርብ ጊዜ የኢትዮጵያ ኢኮኖሚ ጥናት፣ ኢትዮጵያ በአሥር ዓመት ውስጥ አስከፊ የተባለውን የወጪ ንግድ አፈጻጸም ማስመዝገቧን አመለከተ፡፡ መንግሥት የኤክስፖርት ዘርፍ መዳከሙን አምኗል፡፡

Addis Ababa

My welcome to Africa

In these last four weeks I have been grabbed, pinched, touched, warmly greeted, in two cases slowly stroked, the target of a thrown rock, of countless jeers, comments, hellos, smiles, giggles, frowns and what I am sure were dirty comments from groups of young men based on the sniggering that followed. 579 more words