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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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Ethiopia’s recent military strike against rebel-controlled outposts inside Eritrea sent a signal of yet another full-blown war in the making. All things can happen but that, says Tsedale Lemma For the leaders of two countries who embraced war as their best resort to get desperately needed power there is nothing …

How an interim report about poverty alarmingly omits the poor from its index and declares a decline in poverty.  Hone Mandefro  With the start of the new millennium in the year 2000, the World Bank and IMF replaced the decades-old Structural Adjustment Programs with Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSP) as …