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DrFrankAshall.WordPress.com: Double-digit growth? Quadruple-digit propaganda! Ethiopia’s top 10 wealthiest people, and Ethiopia’s 87 million poor

Posted by: Berhane Habtemariam

Date: Monday, 05 June 2017

Double-digit growth? Quadruple-digit propaganda! Ethiopia’s top 10 wealthiest people, and Ethiopia’s 87 million poor

Ethiopia: A British professor's perspective

Dr Frank Ashall: Professor in Ethiopia (2012-2017)

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June 05, 2017

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https://drfrankashall.files.wordpress.com/2017/05/img_20161216_102233.jpg

I took all of the photographs on this page in 2016 and 2017. They are a handful of hundreds of photographs I took there during my four years in Ethiopia as a professor.

Don’t get me wrong, though. Ethiopia is a beautiful country, with amazing natural beauty and historical and archeological sites, astonishingly beautiful and rich cultural diversity, and so many wonderful people. I will share my photos of some of these on a happier post.

But wherever people live, extensive areas of poverty are evident, especially in rural areas, where over 80% of Ethiopians live. Even in its capital city, Addis Ababa, poverty abounds, but much of it is hidden from sight by tall trees, and fancy hotels and malls, close to where the poor and homeless beg on the streets, hoping for donations from the few who can afford to frequent those hotels and malls................

................Read it in PDF Attachment below

Berhane


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