Within the next few weeks, the number of starving Ethiopians will balloon to 15 million. Some environmental factors are responsible for this food crisis. But the Ethiopian government has been leasing huge tracts of arable land to foreigners. And several months ago, leaked emails revealed that the Ethiopian regime, which is now making appeals for aid and external support, was paying an Italian surveillance firm to illegally monitor journalists critical of the government.
Ethiopia: The Socio-Political and Governance Dimensions of Hunger - Exploring Ethiopia's Crisis
November 17, 2015 | PAMBAZUKA NEWS | By Fikrejesus Amahazion