How Ethiopia Can Avoid the Curse of Oil

There are things Ethiopia can do to avoid the oil curse. First is creating a peaceful environment by reaching a consensus with the local community and with the general public on how to use the resource, writes the Ethiopian Herald.

  • Ethiopia:   How Ethiopia Can Avoid the Curse of Oil

    Ethiopian Herald, 11 July 2018

    Ethiopia has recently started crude oil production in the Ethio-Somali state, with the prospect of commercial quantities. Inevitably, when a country starts to produce oil in… Read more »

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  • Ethiopia:   Oil Is Not a Curse

    Ethiopian Herald, 11 July 2018

    What makes oil, or any other resource, a blessing or a curse is how that particular country manages to use it. And the benefits oil brings to Ethiopia far outweighs the risk of it. Read more »

  • Ethiopia:   Ethiopia Considers Building Oil Terminal in Djibouti

    Reporter, 7 July 2018

    Capacity limitations at the Djibouti oil terminal has prompted the Ethiopian government to start planning to build an oil terminal at the port of Djibouti, The Reporter has learnt. Read more »


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