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Submitted by Andrew Shiloh Selassie on
The past month I have read the World Bank will be providing extra funding to the Ethiopian Regime to help finance the countries food shortages. This sounds good on the outset, but the majority of Ethiopian know their land is blessed with an abundance of fertile land and natural resources which need to be exploited to the benefit of all Ethiopians. Under the Constitutional Monarchy of a founder of the World Bank, HIM Haile Selassie, entitled every Ethiopian 1 gasha of freehold land to be past down from generation to generation in order to increase their standard of living. For 35 years, The past and present regimes of secession claim to own all rural landholdings, which affects the Ethiopian poor majority, who cannot afford the leases imposed on them by force, which resullts in high unemployment and malnourishment. The current regime has continued to sell off large tracts of fertile land to foreign investors, without making a real contribution to the development and welfare of the Ethiopian people. Ethiopia can solve her own problems, foreign assistance is welcome providing it makes a real contribution to the development and welfare of the Ethiopian people. At the G20 meeting in London earlier this year the regime had gained billions in financial assistance, a week later it announced it will be building an ammunition and arms factory in Ethiopia. The intentions of the regime of secession are clear, to benefit the minority in power at the expense of the majority whom are oppressed by force. "Ethiopians are members of one closely knit family, in these circumstances it is neither fair nor legitimate for the interests of one group of this great family to be promoted at the expense of the other." Haile Selassie, The father of African Unity, founding member of the United Nations and Defender of Faith. Last year in Shashamane, Ethiopia, American donated wheat was being sold in the markets for 300 birr whilst Ethiopian grown wheat was selling for 800 birr, which made life more difficult for the poor and malnourished. The World Bank should seriously reconsider its involvement with the corrupt regime in Ethiopia, instead it should channell its financial resources through the specialized agencies of the United Nations and the Crown Council of Ethiopia. GOD BLESS