ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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ETHIOPIA- Time of Reckoning

THE story of Ethiopia reads like a grim fairy talc. The; Amharas and the Gallas, who dominate the Coptic Church and the; Throne, make up the aristocratic landed gentry who form 0.1 per cent of the population, Seventy per cent of the land is owned by this 0.1 per cent. Ninety per cent of the population is engaged in agriculture and tenant farmers make up 80 per cent of the agricultural population. These farmers pay 75 per cent of their produce as rent to their landlords. Tenants are also required to spend one day out of three rendering various unspecified services for their landlords.

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