Discussion of armed struggle – Time to break glass!

March 17th, 2008

Statement from Tegbar March 18th 2008 Tegbar has noticed the recent talk of armed struggle and whether or not Kinijt should seek such alternative. It is a question posed on Ethiopian Review, with various interesting responses including one that appears on ethiomedia. So, should armed struggle be an option, or should it leave the table? … Continue reading »

Ethiopian Inflation Accelerates to 19.4% on Higher Food Costs

March 10th, 2008

By Jason McLure March 4 (Bloomberg) — Ethiopia’s annual inflation rate climbed to 19.4 percent in January as food costs jumped, the Central Statistical Agency said. Inflation accelerated from 18.4 percent in December, the Addis Ababa-based agency said in a statement today. Food prices surged an annual 28 percent in the month, compared with 25.7 … Continue reading »

Lifestyle of the super rich in Ethiopia – photos

March 7th, 2008

There are two ways to be rich or super rich in Ethiopia: 1) Be a member of the Tigrean People Liberation Front (Woyanne); or 2) Be a Woyanne butt-kisser. The photos below show how one of these super rich individuals, the owner of Sunshine Construction, lives in Addis Ababa. It is to preserve and expand … Continue reading »