DAG (Development Assistance Group) published on July 2010, a study report, titled ‘Aid Management and Utilisation in Ethiopia: A study in response to allegations of distortion in donor-supported development programmes’. DAG – Ethiopia comprises about 26 donor countries and organizations providing assistance to Ethiopia. First established in 2001 as a forum for donors to share … Read more
The whistleblowers’ website Wikileaks published the 7th leaked cable from US Embassy Addis Ababa. The cable provides a summary of a meeting held on January 31/2010 in Addis Ababa and attended by US Sate Department Assistant Secretary Johnnie Carson, National Security Council Senior Director Michelle Gavin, Ambassador Michael Battle, Nobel peace prize laureate former President … Read more
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EU Observers released their final report on Ethiopian election on Monday. Given the moderateness of the report, it is puzzling why the Ethiopian government refused to host the press conference to release the report, which was held in Brussels rather than in Addis Ababa.