Les causes profondes du communautarisme éthiopien

Sisyphe ou la récurrence des tensions identitaire en Ethiopie Semblant prise dans une logique violente, l'Ethiopie se voit être le théâtre de nombreux affrontements au caractère identitaire, du moins en apparence. Cette fois dans le Tigray, ce lundi 22 octobre, des habitants d'Alamata (400 kilomètres au nord d'Addis Ababa) se sont heurtés aux forces de …

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Africa strangled by public loans to China

Latest data from the China-Africa Research Initiative (Cari) shows Ethiopia owes Beijing $13.73 billion, followed by Kenya at $9.8 billion. Uganda owes $2.96 billion and Tanzania $2.34 billion. East Africa now owes China $29.4 billion in infrastructure loans. The region’s economies are now spending almost eight per cent of their revenues to service these loans, which …

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Ethiopian success story: ‘soleRebels’ a shoe-brand by Betelehem Alemu…

  Betelehem Alemu is the founder of soleRebels, a shoe company and also a world’s fastest-growing businesses.  Her story is one of resilience and determination. The 22nd global store for her branded shoe has recently opened, which shows that African businesses can flourish across the world. From a company that started at the backyard of …

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Ethiopian Airlines: growing hub and a major tool for Addis Ababa’s growth

Extending network Ethiopian Airlines (ET) recently acquired its 100th aircraft (June 7, 2018), a Boeing 787 'Dreamliner', allowing the company to step on the stage of the major civil carriers. With new aircrafts and a constant growing fleet, ET is also implementing new flights or resuming ancient connections that were suspended, like Chengdu and Seychelles …

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The use of photography as primary source for the writing of urban History

While fiercely struggling for its independence during the second half of the 19th century, Ethiopia extended considerably its territory. A region of meadows and mountains, at the southern march, became the centre of the country in its new borders. There, in 1886, what was first founded as a garrison camp for its strategic position became …

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