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29 July 2014 Economic News

Aviation: Ethiopians’ Big Ambitions

New operators and services are entering new markets but, as ever, there are only two options when it comes to buying wide-bodied aircraft: Boeing and Airbus. 5,441 more words

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Where China Goes To Outsource Its Own Soaring Labor Costs

Submitted by Tyler Durden on 07/24/2014

30 years ago, the great outsourcing wave took millions of US low-skilled jobs and planted them right in the heart of China, which was about to undergo the fastest industrialization-commercialization-financialization experiment in history. 2,141 more words


Canada in the world

The remarkable advances in human prosperity in the last few decades have proven that extreme poverty is not inherent to the human condition. It is dependent, in large part, on the choices we make, as human societies. 403 more words


Bill Gates Finally Gets His College Degree

Bill Gates
Addis Ababa University Honorary Degree
July 24, 2014

Thank you for that introduction, Dr. Admasu Tsegaye .

Prime Minister Hailemariam; distinguished guests; faculty and students of Addis Ababa University. 3,293 more words

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After the Millennium Development Goals


by N. Kidan (2014)

UN Report calls for the inclusion of peace building, good governance and human rights in the new development agenda.
In September 2000, 189 countries endorsed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) at the UN Millennium summit. 479 more words

Ethiopia Becomes China’s China in Search for Cheap Labor

Ethiopian employees work inside the Huajian Shoes’ factory outside Addis Ababa

By Kevin Hamlin, Ilya Gridneff and William Davison Jul 22, 2014

Ethiopian workers strolling through the parking lot of Huajian Shoes’ factory outside… 2,472 more words


apply for funding for Millennium Campus Conference!


Funding for Millennium Campus Conference (MCC)


Seeking: two U.S. youth to represent Plan International USA and Plan’s youth programs during a weekend-long youth conference on global development issues at Lynn University in Boca Raton, FL. 325 more words