The World Economic Forum’s 2012-2013 Global Competitiveness Report has been released, and Ethiopia under the TPLF/EPRDF junta ranks at the bottom ten in several categories. The worst of all is technological readiness where Ethiopia ranks 140 out of 144 countries. The technology sector, particularly information technology, has been purposely stifled by the regime in order to keep Ethiopians in the dark. The person who is doubling as head of Ethiopia’s information technology development is Debretsion Gebremichael. Currently he is one of the candidates to replace the late dictator Meles Zenawi. Read the full report here.