Ethiopian Business Review

In a speech before the UN General Assembly last December, Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, said that “this is the right time for pursuing intensive international action against illicit financing in developing countries, which undermines the domestic resource mobilisation effort and become a matter of major concern due to the scale and negative impact on Africa’s development and governance agenda.”

Monday, 16 June 2014 03:00
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Despite its long rooted history and significant in Ethiopia’s culture and economy, coffee, Ethiopia’s largest export item is losing its dominance due to continuous price decline in the international market, which leads to a decrease in export revenue from the bean.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 06:00
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Slowly as IPods and smart phones became affordable in Ethiopia people found a way to fill their portable drives with free music and movies. Now more affordable music sound systems that rely on flash disks rather than CDs coupled with new technology that makes downloading creative work simple are providing access to a diverse array of art many may otherwise not experience. This is however exacerbating violations of copyrights. Rather than fight the emerging technologies, It is better to find new ways to embrace them while at the same time finding innovative ways for artists to protect their rights. Meseret Mamo, EBR Staff Writer, explores this issue.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 00:00
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