Number of Dollar millionaires in Ethiopia on the rise

Ethiopia: The Addis millionaire’s club By Jacey Fortin in Addis Ababa Africa Report At first glance, Ethiopia would seem like a tough place for business owners to make it big. The strength of the state stands in contrast to the fledgling private… Original post

Africa: ‘Prudential boss Tidjane Thiam to lead Credit Suisse’

Africa: ‘Prudential boss Tidjane Thiam to lead Credit Suisse’ Prudential boss Tidjane Thiam is expected to leave the insurance firm to take the top job at Credit Suisse, according to media reports. Mr Thiam, who has headed Prudential for six years, wi… Original post

Africa: ‘Prudential boss Tidjane Thiam to lead Credit Suisse’

Africa: ‘Prudential boss Tidjane Thiam to lead Credit Suisse’ Prudential boss Tidjane Thiam is expected to leave the insurance firm to take the top job at Credit Suisse, according to media reports. Mr Thiam, who has headed Prudential for six years, wi… Original post

Vibram illegally used Olympian Bikila’s name, Tigard son says – kgw.com

kgw.com Vibram illegally used Olympian Bikila's name, Tigard son sayskgw.comSEATTLE (AP) – The family of an Ethiopian runner who famously won an Olympic marathon barefoot is suing Vibram, the maker of a popular line of minimalist running shoes, saying it used his name without permission. Abebe Bikila … An annual marathon in … and more »

Great Run Club Challenge returns for 2015 – Athletics Weekly

Athletics Weekly Great Run Club Challenge returns for 2015Athletics WeeklyThe winning club from each Morrisons Great Run Series event, based on the average time of their fastest seven men and women to finish, is placed in a draw for the chance to win the Great Ethiopian Run trip prize, while there is also a range […]

Great Run Club Challenge returns for 2015 – Athletics Weekly

Athletics Weekly Great Run Club Challenge returns for 2015Athletics WeeklyThe winning club from each Morrisons Great Run Series event, based on the average time of their fastest seven men and women to finish, is placed in a draw for the chance to win the Great Ethiopian Run trip prize, while there is also a range […]

Ethiopia’s “Odious Debt” to the Odious World Bank

FEBRUARY 8, 2015 10:57PM Ethiopia as “sovereign deadbeat” state due to debts incurred by the T-TPLF In my last commentary, The World Bank and Ethiopia’s “Growth and Transformation”, I cryptically observed in passing, “… The USD$600 million is money the World Bank loaned to the Thugtatorship of the Tigrean Peoples Liberation Front (T-TPLF)  in the name […]

Ethiopia’s “Odious Debt” to the Odious World Bank

FEBRUARY 8, 2015 10:57PM Ethiopia as “sovereign deadbeat” state due to debts incurred by the T-TPLF In my last commentary, The World Bank and Ethiopia’s “Growth and Transformation”, I cryptically observed in passing, “… The USD$600 million is money the World Bank loaned to the Thugtatorship of the Tigrean Peoples Liberation Front (T-TPLF)  in the name […]

World Bank-ruptcy in Ethiopia

 The moral bankruptcy of the World Bank in Ethiopia Ethiopians have been the object of a cruel bureaucratic joke by the World Bank. Last week, an official investigative report surfaced on line showing World Bank bureaucrats in Ethiopia have been playing  “Deception Games” of displacement, deracination, forced resettlement and a kinder and gentler form of ethnic cleansing  in the Gambella region of Western Ethiopia. […]

World Bank report praises poverty reduction in Ethiopia

A New World Bank Report recognizes Ethiopia’s success in reducing poverty in the country.