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In the wake of a complex civil war like the one that ravaged Darfur, it is easy to lose hope of a return to normalcy. But the odds of claiming a peaceful Darfur never looked promising, says our managing editor Tsedale Lemma Ed’s note: This story was first published in  …
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A promising joint venture between two real estate companies may see thousands of metropolitans in Addis Ababa get houses of their dreams  Access Real Estate S.C (ARE) claims the private sector in Ethiopia was “able to construct no more than 12,000 units for the last 40 years.” That is a …

Its general manager Guillaume Massiera positions it somewhere “between the Hilton and the Sheraton”; he doesn’t pretend his hotel to be outrageously luxurious; (unlike other branches of the hotel throughout the world, this one misses out on the fun of having a swimming pool); but Mr. Massiera believes since the …