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These Stunning Photos Celebrate the Beauty and Power of Ethiopia – VICE

VICEThese Stunning Photos Celebrate the Beauty and Power of EthiopiaVICE“I'm always surprised when people see my work in an exhibition, they think it's a painting,” says Ethiopia-based photographer Aïda Muluneh. But in her compositions of elegant Ethiopian women donned in bold explosions of color, she only incorporates ...
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Eritrea – Ethiopia accord, template of peace – Micronesia prez at UN – africanews

africanewsEritrea – Ethiopia accord, template of peace – Micronesia prez at UNafricanewsThe Ethiopia – Eritrea peace deal continues to attract applause from governments across the world, the latest being the Federated States of Micronesia. Micronesia president, Peter Christian, mentioned the Ethio – Eritrea peace process during his ...
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Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia spikes after border reopening – africanews

africanewsEritrean refugees in Ethiopia spikes after border reopeningafricanewsEritreans are taking advantage of reopening of border crossing to enter neighbouring Ethiopia. Some to visit relatives, others for trade but also others are there to stay. This is according to ReliefWeb, a leading humanitarian information source on ...and more »
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Eritrea – Ethiopia accord, template of peace – Micronesia prez at UN

The Ethiopia – Eritrea peace deal continues to attract applause from governments across the world, the latest being the Federated States of Micronesia. Micronesia president, Peter Christian, mentioned ...
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International Monetary Fund forecasts Ethiopia’s economic growth rising to 8.5 percent in 2018/2019

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Ethiopia’s economy is forecast to expand to 8.5 percent in the July 2019 to June 2019 period from 7.5 percent in the previous fiscal year. In the country’s f...
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Ethiopia heading to ‘SHITHOLCOUNTRY’ (By Kebour Ghenna) – borkena.com

borkena.comEthiopia heading to 'SHITHOLCOUNTRY' (By Kebour Ghenna)borkena.comWhat we came across were some trendy Oromo politicians from the Diaspora, berating why their party is ready to govern Oromia WTH Ethiopia… or something like that. We haven't heard anything like this! Wowww! These Oromo leaders don't stop reminding ...and more »
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Take time to make these iconic Ethiopian dishes – TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

TwinCities.com-Pioneer PressTake time to make these iconic Ethiopian dishesTwinCities.com-Pioneer PressEthiopia food first thrilled me more than 30 years ago and it is as marvelous as it ever was — and you can make it at home. After all, they do in Ethiopia. But I have to admit, Ethiopian food can take a while to make. And before you start, you may ...
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Ethiopia – Minister for Foreign Affairs Addresses General Debate, 73rd Session

27 Sep 2018 - Workineh Gebeyehu Negewo, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, addresses the general debate of the 73rd Session of the General Assembly of the UN (New ...
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Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan Discuss Renaissance Dam

AFRICANGLOBE – Water ministers of Ethiopia, Egypt, and Sudan met on Tuesday in capital Addis Ababa to discuss a report on a multi-billion dollar dam project on the Nile. In May, leaders of the three c...
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These Stunning Photos Celebrate the Beauty and Power of Ethiopia

“I’m always surprised when people see my work in an exhibition, they think it’s a painting,” says Ethiopia-based photographer Aïda Muluneh. But in her compositions of elegant Ethiopian women donned in ...
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Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia spikes after border reopening

Eritreans are taking advantage of reopening of border crossing to enter neighbouring Ethiopia. Some to visit relatives, others for trade but also others are there to stay. This is according to ReliefW...
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Orthodox Christians in Ethiopia, Eritrea celebrate discovery of Christ’s Cross

Thousands of Ethiopians and Eritreans had flocked to Meskel Square in Addis Ababa on Wednesday to commemorate the Meskel festival, also known as the Finding of the True Cross on which Jesus was crucif...
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Native Ethiopian basketball player Nuni Omot to play for Brooklyn Nets of NBA

BROOKLYN, N.Y.―The Brooklyn Nets filled the final open spot on their training camp roster on Tuesday when they announced the signing of undrafted free agent forward Nuni Omot. Nuni Omot, whose 24th bi...
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Saudi Arabia eyes Ethiopian hydropower link to cut reliance on oil and gas – Climate Home

Climate HomeSaudi Arabia eyes Ethiopian hydropower link to cut reliance on oil and gasClimate HomeA high-level delegation from Saudi Arabia visited the construction site of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam in 2016. In May, Ethiopia's new prime minister Abiy Ahmed made Riyadh his first calling point after African neighbours Sudan, Kenya and Djibouti.
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US want to be partners in Ethiopia’s revolution: diplomat – africanews

africanewsUS want to be partners in Ethiopia's revolution: diplomatafricanewsTibor Nagy, who was speaking on the sidelines of the ongoing United Nations General Assembly said political and economic reforms in countries like Ethiopia and Angola were “prime examples” of how visionary leaders could transform countries and attract ...and more »
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IMF projects Ethiopian economic growth rising to 8.5 pct in 2018/19 – africanews

Reuters AfricaIMF projects Ethiopian economic growth rising to 8.5 pct in 2018/19africanewsIn its first assessment since Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed took office in April, the IMF said Ethiopia was benefiting from easing uncertainty and improved domestic and foreign investment. Abiy has signed a peace deal with neighbour Eritrea, lifted a state ...IMF sees Ethiopian economic growth rising to 8.5 pct in 2018/19Reuters Africaall 4 news articles »
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How much do you know about Ethiopia’s Meskel festival which marks the discovery of Jesus’s cross?

A very important festival on both the Ethiopian and Eritrean Orthodox Church calendars, the Meskel is celebrated annually on either September 27 or September 28 in a leap year with this year’s ...
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Ethiopia’s Meskel festival: Bonfires, robes and crosses – BBC News

BBC NewsEthiopia's Meskel festival: Bonfires, robes and crossesBBC NewsEthiopians are celebrating the annual Meskel festival, the first big festival of the Ethiopian religious year. According to Ethiopian Orthodox Christian tradition, the national holiday marks the finding of the cross that Jesus was crucified on ...Ethiopian Christians celebrate Meskel -- Finding of the True CrossXinhuaEthiopian PM calls for long-standing peace amid Meskel celebrationsSatenaw News (satire) (press release) (blog)all 5 news articles »
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European, American Tourists Fascinated with Unique Ethiopian Festival

Addis Ababa September 27/2018 Tourists from the United Kingdom Europe and United States of America have expressed their delight in taking part in the lively Meskel festival which was celebrated yester...
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Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan discuss hydro-dam on Nile

Water ministers of Ethiopia, Egypt, and Sudan met on Tuesday in capital Addis Ababa to discuss a report on a multi-billion dollar dam project on the Nile. In May, leaders of the three countries agreed ...
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Saudi Arabia eyes Ethiopian hydropower link to cut reliance on oil and gas

The Gulf Cooperation Council’s grid operator is studying the feasibility of a cable to Ethiopia, which would run through currently war-torn Yemen Arabian Gulf countries are considering an electricity ...
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Innovative investment transforms lives in Ethiopia – UNHCR

UNHCRInnovative investment transforms lives in EthiopiaUNHCRA new approach by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, the IKEA Foundation, and Ethiopian authorities is empowering thousands of refugees and local residents like Ibrahim, devastated by successive droughts, in Ethiopia's remote Somali region. Together ...
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Report: Ethiopia leads in hotel expansion in East Africa Kenya second – The Standard

The StandardReport: Ethiopia leads in hotel expansion in East Africa Kenya secondThe StandardEthiopia leads in hotel development in East Africa. This is according to a regional focus from the influential annual hotel pipeline survey by Lagos-based W Hospitality Group. ALSO READ: US First Lady Melania Trump to visit Kenya. Details of the survey ...and more »
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Turkey restores historic Al-Nejashi mosque in Ethiopia

A Turkish body completed the restoration of an ancient mosque in Ethiopia. Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) completed the restoration of the Al-Nejashi mosque, the tomb of the Abyssi...
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U.S. want to be partners in Ethiopia’s revolution: diplomat

A top diplomat of the United States says Washington “definitely wants to be partners in Ethiopia’s evolution” through technical assistance, financial reforms and investment. Tibor Nagy, who was speaki...
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IMF Projects 8.5pc Growth in GDP, Hails Ethiopia for Reducing Deficit in Current Account

Ethiopia will see an impressive expansion in its economy in 2018/19, estimated to grow by 8.5pc in a gross domestic product (GDP), the IMF projected. Although not in the double-digit as Ethiopian auth...
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IMF projects Ethiopian economic growth rising to 8.5 pct in 2018/19

Ethiopia’s economy is forecast to expand 8.5 percent in the July 2018-June 2019 period, from 7.5 percent in the previous fiscal year, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday. In its first as...
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Ethiopia champions Africa’s common interest on global stage: FM

ADDIS ABABA, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Ethiopian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Workneh Gebeyehu, on Thursday reaffirmed Ethiopia's determination in representing Africa's common interest on the global arena ...
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Ethiopia violence: 1200 detained after Addis Ababa clashes

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopian authorities arrested more than 1,200 people after violence erupted in and around the capital this month, a senior police official said, three times more than earlier ...
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Ethiopia ethnic violence: “This looks like old practice”

International rights group, Amnesty International, AI, has cautioned the Ethiopian government against returning to the authoritarian days of mass arrests after a report that about 1,200 persons are cu...
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Ethiopia to Mauritius: how will Africa match jobs to its population boom? – The Guardian

The GuardianEthiopia to Mauritius: how will Africa match jobs to its population boom?The GuardianYet even in Ethiopia – perhaps the last great hope in Africa for manufacturing-led development – the chances of success hang in the balance. Asanakech Dere sits on a wooden stool, carefully tending the beans roasting in front of her. The coffee shop is ...and more »
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Ethiopia’s Meskel festival: Bonfires, robes and crosses

Ethiopians are celebrating the annual Meskel festival, the first big festival of the Ethiopian religious year. According to Ethiopian Orthodox Christian tradition, the national holiday marks the findi...
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Ethiopia’s Meskel festival: Bonfires, robes and crosses

Ethiopians are celebrating the annual Meskel festival, the first big festival of the Ethiopian religious year. According to Ethiopian Orthodox Christian tradition, the national holiday marks the findi...
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Bonfires and crosses on display at Ethiopian festival

Ethiopians are celebrating the annual Meskel festival, the first big festival of the Ethiopian religious year. According to Ethiopian Orthodox Christian tradition, the national holiday marks the findi...
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Ethiopia to Mauritius: how will Africa match jobs to its population boom?

People in Lagos queue at a bus stop. Despite growth, Nigeria now has more people in extreme poverty than India. Photograph: Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters There’s a speech that the Nobel-prize winning eco...
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Ethiopia to Mauritius: how will Africa match jobs to its population boom?

People in Lagos queue at a bus stop. Despite growth, Nigeria now has more people in extreme poverty than India. Photograph: Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters There’s a speech that the Nobel-prize winning eco...
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Infogram: World Bank’s revamped support for Somalia and Ethiopia

The World Bank has made two significant moves in the Horn of Africa in the space of one month, first in Ethiopia and now in neighbouring Somalia. In Ethiopia, the global finance lender after 13 years ...
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Egypt: Negotiations on Ethiopia dam have failed – Middle East Monitor

Middle East MonitorEgypt: Negotiations on Ethiopia dam have failedMiddle East MonitorThe Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation announced on Wednesday that the meeting of the tripartite committee on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, which was held between ministers of water resources and ...Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan commence tripartite ministerial meeting over disputed damThe New TimesEgypt, Sudan, Ethiopia reach no consensus on hydro-dam projectMENAFN.COMNo deal in 3-party Nile dam negotiationsAnadolu AgencyGhana News Agencyall 15 news articles »
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Ethiopia turns to Zimbabwe as it seeks election advice – News24

News24Ethiopia turns to Zimbabwe as it seeks election adviceNews24Ethiopian authorities are in Zimbabwe to learn how best to conduct an election, according to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission, which faced criticism over July's disputed vote. Like Zimbabwe, Ethiopia has a new leader promising reforms including a ...Ethiopia, seeking election advice, turns to Zimbabwe9&10 Newsall 82 news articles »
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Ethiopia, seeking election advice, turns to Zimbabwe

Ethiopian authorities are in Zimbabwe to learn how best to conduct an election, according to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission, which faced criticism over July's disputed vote. Like Zimbabwe, Ethiopia ...
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Ethiopia, seeking election advice, turns to Zimbabwe

Ethiopian authorities are in Zimbabwe to learn how best to conduct an election, according to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission, which faced criticism over July's disputed vote. Like Zimbabwe, Ethiopia ...
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Ethiopia Committed to Transform into Strong Democracy: FM Workneh

New York September 27/09/2018 Foreign Minister Workneh Gebeyehu said Ethiopia is committed to transform itself into strong democracy, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs told ENA. Workneh who is in New Yo...
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Ethiopia Committed to Transform into Strong Democracy: FM Workneh

New York September 27/09/2018 Foreign Minister Workneh Gebeyehu said Ethiopia is committed to transform itself into strong democracy, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs told ENA. Workneh who is in New Yo...
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Ethiopian Christians celebrate ‘meskel’, or ‘finding of the true cross’

ADDIS ABABA, Sept 27 (Bernama) -- Ethiopian Christians on Thursday celebrated ‘Meskel’, the ‘Finding of the True Cross' on which Jesus Christ was crucified on Good Friday. In Ethiopia, Meskel is celeb...
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Top news items in major Ethiopian media outlets

ADDIS ABABA, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- The following are news highlights in Ethiopia's major media outlets on Thursday. -- The United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres has praised the new politic...
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Ethiopian Christians celebrate Meskel — Finding of the True Cross

ADDIS ABABA, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Ethiopian Christians on Thursday are celebrating Meskel, the Finding of the True Cross on which Christ was crucified on Good Friday. In Ethiopia, Meskel is celebrated ...
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Infogram: World Bank’s revamped support for Somalia and Ethiopia – africanews

africanewsInfogram: World Bank's revamped support for Somalia and EthiopiaafricanewsThe World Bank has made two significant moves in the Horn of Africa in the space of one month, first in Ethiopia and now in neighbouring Somalia. In Ethiopia, the global finance lender after 13 years agreed to finally provide direct budgetary support ...and more »
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Ethiopian PM calls for long-standing peace amid Meskel celebrations

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Wednesday urged Ethiopians from all walks of lives to maintain the long-standing peace and togetherness. The premier made the call as part of his message on the ...
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Ethiopian PM calls for long-standing peace amid Meskel celebrations

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Wednesday urged Ethiopians from all walks of lives to maintain the long-standing peace and togetherness. The premier made the call as part of his message on the ...
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Ethiopian man misunderstands bail conditions, jailed four months

An alleged misunderstanding of a court decree has proved a costly error for a homeless Ethiopian man who was jailed and ordered to pay €10,000 for breaching his bail conditions. Omar Ismail Abdimalik, ...
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Ethiopian Airlines, Dangote Cement leading Africa-to-Africa trade — Quartz Africa

Quartz Africa is a guide to the important stories of innovation across the continent's wide-ranging economies. Our journalists in Africa write for both local and global readers. Thanks for reading!
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Ethiopian Airlines, Dangote Cement leading Africa-to-Africa trade — Quartz Africa

Quartz Africa is a guide to the important stories of innovation across the continent's wide-ranging economies. Our journalists in Africa write for both local and global readers. Thanks for reading!
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Here are St. Paul’s top 3 Ethiopian restaurants – Hoodline

HoodlineHere are St. Paul's top 3 Ethiopian restaurantsHoodlineLooking to satisfy your appetite for Ethiopian fare? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Ethiopian spots around St. Paul, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture when cravings strike.
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IMF sees Ethiopian economic growth rising to 8.5 pct in 2018/19

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Ethiopia’s economy is forecast to expand 8.5 percent in the July 2018-June 2019 period, from 7.5 percent in the previous fiscal year, the International Monetary Fund said on ...
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Ethiopian Delegation Learning From ZEC How To Run Elections

Ethiopian authorities are in Zimbabwe to learn how best to conduct an election, according to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission, which faced criticism over July’s disputed vote. Like Zimbabwe, Ethiopia ...
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Ethiopian Delegation Learning From ZEC How To Run Elections

Ethiopian authorities are in Zimbabwe to learn how best to conduct an election, according to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission, which faced criticism over July’s disputed vote. Like Zimbabwe, Ethiopia ...
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Following the Ethiopian Airlines playbook may be vital for SAA recovery – Moneyweb.co.za

Moneyweb.co.zaFollowing the Ethiopian Airlines playbook may be vital for SAA recoveryMoneyweb.co.zaLast month, Ethiopian Airlines announced its results for the 2017/18 financial year, with net profit of US$233 million up just 1.7% from $229 million the previous year. However, what is notable is that the East African carrier reported a 43% rise in ...and more »
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Meskel colorfully celebrated across Ethiopia – borkena.com

borkena.comMeskel colorfully celebrated across Ethiopiaborkena.comEthiopians have colorfully celebrated Meskel holiday today at Meskel Square in the capital Addis Ababa and across the country. Open-air bonfire is among the many attractive features of the holiday. It is one of the major tourist attractions of Ethiopia ...
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Egyptian Minister of Irrigation announces failure of technical negotiations on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

The Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation announced on Wednesday that the meeting of the tripartite committee on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, which wa...
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Egyptian Minister of Irrigation announces failure of technical negotiations on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

The Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation announced on Wednesday that the meeting of the tripartite committee on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, which wa...
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IMF sees Ethiopian economic growth rising to 8.5 pct in 2018/19 – Nasdaq

NasdaqIMF sees Ethiopian economic growth rising to 8.5 pct in 2018/19NasdaqNAIROBI, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Ethiopia's economy is forecast to expand 8.5 percent in the July 2018-June 2019 period, from 7.5 percent in the previous fiscal year, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday. In its first assessment since Prime ...and more »
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Ethiopian crackdown casts doubt on premier’s agenda – Financial Times

Financial TimesEthiopian crackdown casts doubt on premier's agendaFinancial TimesAbiy Ahmed, Ethiopia's new prime minister, is facing questions over his ability to deliver on promises of democratic reform after a crackdown by government security forces following a recent spate of violence. Since taking power in April Mr Abiy has ...The once-troubled Horn of Africa is now a positive note on the UN's busy agendaQuartzEthiopia detains 1200 after deadly Addis Ababa clashesBBC News'Abiy Ahmed is our miracle': Ethiopia's democratic awakeningThe Guardianafricanews -Business Day -Pacific Standardall 96 news articles »
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WEDC conference papers are an important source for learning about WASH innovations and lessons learned in the field and more than 150 papers were accepted for the 2018 WEDC conference. Here is the lin...
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Ethiopian crackdown casts doubt on premier’s agenda

Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopia’s new prime minister, is facing questions over his ability to deliver on promises of democratic reform after a crackdown by government security forces following a recent spate of ...
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2018 Meskel, Ethiopians celebrate discovery of Christ’s Cross – africanews

africanews2018 Meskel, Ethiopians celebrate discovery of Christ's CrossafricanewsIn #AddisAbeba the religious procession of #Mesqel, (founding of the true cross) by the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church has started at the Mesqel Square in the presence of religious leaders from Churches in the city & their choir; Pres. Mulatu ...
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Following the Ethiopian Airlines playbook may be vital for SAA recovery

Last month, Ethiopian Airlines announced its results for the 2017/18 financial year, with net profit of US$233 million up just 1.7% from $229 million the previous year. However, what is notable is tha...
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Following the Ethiopian Airlines playbook may be vital for SAA recovery

Last month, Ethiopian Airlines announced its results for the 2017/18 financial year, with net profit of US$233 million up just 1.7% from $229 million the previous year. However, what is notable is tha...
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Hyatt to Open First Ethiopia Hotel as Africa, China Travel Grows – Bloomberg

BloombergHyatt to Open First Ethiopia Hotel as Africa, China Travel GrowsBloombergThe property in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, will be followed by Hyatt's first hotels in Algeria and Senegal in early 2019 and in Kenya the year after, according to Kurt Straub, the company's vice president for the Middle East and Africa. Hyatt in ...and more »
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Ethiopia, seeking election advice, turns to Zimbabwe – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Ethiopia, seeking election advice, turns to ZimbabweMinneapolis Star TribuneHARARE, Zimbabwe — Ethiopian authorities are in Zimbabwe to learn how best to conduct an election, according to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission, which faced criticism over July's disputed vote. Like Zimbabwe, Ethiopia has a new leader promising ...and more »
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Ethiopian Airlines emerges “Best African Airline” – The Punch

The PunchEthiopian Airlines emerges “Best African Airline”The PunchEthiopian Airlines, on Wednesday, announced it had been crowned the “Best African Airline” at the second edition of Arabian Travel Awards 2018 held in Dubai. The airline's Group Chief Executive Officer, Mr Tewolde GebreMariam, said the award was a ...Ethiopian Airlines voted “Best African Airline” at Arabian Travel AwardsMyjoyonline.comEthiopian Airlines emerges “Best African Airline” | TheNewsGuruTheNewsGuruall 4 news articles »
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Ethiopia: Drought – Emergency Plan of Action Operation Update n°6 (MDRET016) – ReliefWeb

ReliefWebEthiopia: Drought - Emergency Plan of Action Operation Update n°6 (MDRET016)ReliefWebSummary of Operation Update to emergency plan of action: Through this operation update the Ethiopia Red Cross Society (ERCS) requests a 3-months' timeframe extension of the operation to allow the NS to finalize the implementation of pending activities ...
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IMF sees Ethiopian economic growth rising to 8.5 pct in 2018/19

NAIROBI, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Ethiopia's economy is forecast to expand 8.5 percent in the July 2018-June 2019 period, from 7.5 percent in the previous fiscal year, the International Monetary Fund said ...
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Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan meet over disputed dam

ADDIS ABABA, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Water ministers of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt on Tuesday commenced trilateral ministerial discussion in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa on the filling of Ethiopia's gra...
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Ethiopian crackdown casts doubt on premier’s agenda

Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopia’s new prime minister, is facing questions over his ability to deliver on promises of democratic reform after a crackdown by government security forces following a recent spate of ...
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Ethiopia detains 1,200 after Addis clashes

Ethiopia has detained 1,200 people over the deadly political violence that broke out a fortnight ago, police say. These are the first mass arrests since reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed came to pow...
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Ethiopia: United States Provides Back-to-School Materials for 147,000 Displaced Children

The U.S. Government has provided new school materials for 147,000 displaced children in Oromia, Somali, and SNNPR regional states. Through the United States Agency for International Development ...
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Turkey restores historic Al-Nejashi mosque in Ethiopia – Anadolu Agency

Anadolu AgencyTurkey restores historic Al-Nejashi mosque in EthiopiaAnadolu AgencyBy Meltem Bulur and Munira Abdelemenan Awel. ANKARA. A Turkish body completed the restoration of an ancient mosque in Ethiopia. Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) completed the restoration of the Al-Nejashi mosque, the tomb of the ...and more »
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Roundup: Ethiopian PM calls for long-standing peace amid Meskel celebrations

ADDIS ABABA, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Wednesday urged Ethiopians from all walks of lives to maintain the long-standing peace and togetherness. The premier made the c...
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IMF Staff Completes 2018 Article IV Mission to the Federal Republic of Ethiopia

End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do ...
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No concrete results reached during dam talks with Ethiopia, Sudan: Egypt ministry

Egypt s irrigation ministry says that no concrete results were reached during talks between Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel-Aty and his Ethiopian and Sudanese counterparts on the Grand Ethiopian Ren...
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Rare ‘holy water’ draws thousands to Ethiopian Church in Kentucky, United States

“Anyone who is sick spiritually or physically can go to the church and get the holy water service and is healed,” Father Fikreyesus Desta, founder of the Church said. LOUISVILLE, Ky.―Standing along Go...
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Rare ‘holy water’ draws thousands to Ethiopian Church in Kentucky, United States

“Anyone who is sick spiritually or physically can go to the church and get the holy water service and is healed,” Father Fikreyesus Desta, founder of the Church said. LOUISVILLE, Ky.―Standing along Go...
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Tripartite meeting on Ethiopian dam wraps up – Egypttoday

EgypttodayTripartite meeting on Ethiopian dam wraps upEgypttodayCAIRO - 26 Sept 2018: The tripartite ministerial meeting on the Ethiopian dam grouping Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia, held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia over two days, wrapped up on Wednesday. Attending the meeting were the water and irrigation ministers of ...Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan meet over disputed damGhana News Agencyall 10 news articles »
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Ethiopian man misunderstands bail conditions, jailed four months

An alleged misunderstanding of a court decree has proved a costly error for a homeless Ethiopian man who was jailed and ordered to pay €10,000 for breaching his bail conditions. Omar Ismail Abdimalik, ...
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Sierra Leone Sports: Disappointing performance leads to loss to Ethiopia

Leone Stars suffered a 1-0 defeat to the Walias of Ethiopia in the 2019 AFCON Qualifiers on Sunday 9 September 2018, at the Hawassa International Stadium. Sierra Leone coach John Keister expressed ...
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Former Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn joins Nairobi-based AGRA Board

NAIROBI (AGRA)―Former Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), a pan-African institution work...
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Former Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn joins Nairobi-based AGRA Board

NAIROBI (AGRA)―Former Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), a pan-African institution work...
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Managing the Democratic Transition in Ahmed’s Ethiopia

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's government faces a staggering number of demands and appeals for overnight reforms at the local, regional and national levels. There are widely divergent views among ...
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Managing the Democratic Transition in Ahmed’s Ethiopia

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's government faces a staggering number of demands and appeals for overnight reforms at the local, regional and national levels. There are widely divergent views among ...
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Ethiopia, seeking election advice, turns to Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - Ethiopian authorities are in Zimbabwe to learn how best to conduct an election, according to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission, which faced criticism over July's disputed vote. ...
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Ethiopia, seeking election advice, turns to Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - Ethiopian authorities are in Zimbabwe to learn how best to conduct an election, according to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission, which faced criticism over July's disputed vote. ...
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Ethiopian Airlines emerges “Best African Airline”

Ethiopian Airlines, on Wednesday, announced it had been crowned the “Best African Airline” at the second edition of Arabian Travel Awards 2018 held in Dubai. The airline’s Group Chief Executive Office...
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Ethiopian Airlines emerges “Best African Airline”

Ethiopian Airlines, on Wednesday, announced it had been crowned the “Best African Airline” at the second edition of Arabian Travel Awards 2018 held in Dubai. The airline’s Group Chief Executive Office...
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US provides school materials to displaced children in Ethiopia – New Business Ethiopia

New Business EthiopiaUS provides school materials to displaced children in EthiopiaNew Business EthiopiaThrough the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), this effort is aimed at protecting vulnerable children's rights to education following internal conflicts that have displaced approximately 2 million people in Ethiopia.and more »
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Hyatt to Open First Ethiopia Hotel as Africa, China Travel Grows

Hyatt Hotels Corp. plans to open its first hotel in Ethiopia by the end of the year as it seeks to double its African portfolio to tap growing visits by both African and Chinese travelers. The propert...
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Hyatt to Open First Ethiopia Hotel as Africa, China Travel Grows

Hyatt Hotels Corp. plans to open its first hotel in Ethiopia by the end of the year as it seeks to double its African portfolio to tap growing visits by both African and Chinese travelers. The propert...
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No concrete results reached during dam talks with Ethiopia, Sudan: Egypt ministry

Egypt's irrigation ministry says that no concrete results were reached during talks between Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel-Aty and his Ethiopian and Sudanese counterparts on the Grand Ethiopian ...
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Kenya’s preps to face Ethiopia in limbo as government yet to release funds – Goal.com

Goal.comKenya's preps to face Ethiopia in limbo as government yet to release fundsGoal.comIt is exactly 15 days before Kenya takes on Ethiopia and it seems all is not well. Despite coach Sebastien Migne naming a provisional squad to move to camp ahead of the two-legged Afcon qualifier against the Walya Antelopes, Goal now understands that ...and more »
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Sierra Leone Sports: George Wyndham to attend training in Ethiopia

Sierra Leone Para Table Tennis player George Wyndham is expected to attend training in Ethiopia slated for this month. He revealed that the training will help him to build up as an athlete both ...
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Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan discuss hydro-dam on Nile

Water ministers of Ethiopia, Egypt, and Sudan met on Tuesday in capital Addis Ababa to discuss a report on a multi-billion dollar dam project on the Nile. In May, leaders of the three countries agreed ...
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Ethiopia: United States Provides Back-to-School Materials for 147,000 Displaced Children

The U.S. Government has provided new school materials for 147,000 displaced children in Oromia, Somali, and SNNPR regional states. Through the United States Agency for International Development ...
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SAA can learn a lot from Ethiopian Airlines – Citizen

CitizenSAA can learn a lot from Ethiopian AirlinesCitizenLast month, Ethiopian Airlines announced results for the 2017-18 financial year with the net profit at $233 million (R3.3 billion). The East African carrier went on to report a 43% rise in operating revenue amounting to $3.7 billion in 2017-18, proving ...Ethiopian Voted “Best African Airline” at Arabian Travel Awards2merkato - Ethiopian Business PortalFlying High: Ethiopian Airlines scoops Best African Airline awardThe Africa Logistics (press release) (blog)all 5 news articles »
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Ethiopian violence sees 1 200 plus arrests

Ethiopian authorities arrested more than 1,200 people after violence erupted in and around the capital this month, a senior police official said, three times more than earlier estimates. Twenty-eight ...
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Ethiopian violence sees 1 200 plus arrests

Ethiopian authorities arrested more than 1,200 people after violence erupted in and around the capital this month, a senior police official said, three times more than earlier estimates. Twenty-eight ...
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Tripartite meeting on Ethiopian dam wraps up

CAIRO - 26 Sept 2018: The tripartite ministerial meeting on the Ethiopian dam grouping Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia, held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia over two days, wrapped up on Wednesday. Attending the me...
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Infogram: Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Uganda – Disaster displacements figures – africanews

africanewsInfogram: Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Uganda - Disaster displacements figuresafricanewsFloods in nine regions of Somalia displaced 289,000 with 171,000 displaced in four regions in Ethiopia. Somalia's other headache – drought – displaced anothet 167,000 whiles 150,000 people suffered displacement across 20 districts of Uganda in the ...
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Families continue search for Ethiopia’s disappeared

When the Ethiopian government released thousands of prisoners this year, Hannah Tesemma hoped that her three brothers and sisters, and her cousin, arrested on the streets of the capital 24 years ago, ...
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Families continue search for Ethiopia’s disappeared

When the Ethiopian government released thousands of prisoners this year, Hannah Tesemma hoped that her three brothers and sisters, and her cousin, arrested on the streets of the capital 24 years ago, ...
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Nigeria Airways’ deadline was too close for take-off

He also discusses what makes Ethiopian Airlines unique from other national airlines in Africa. Plus, why Liberians are chanting, “bring back our money.” A unique case where the government itself – not ...
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Iconic Ethiopian dishes warmed with spices – Loveland Reporter-Herald

Iconic Ethiopian dishes warmed with spicesLoveland Reporter-HeraldI still remember the first time I ever had Ethiopian food. It was at Mama Desta's Red Sea restaurant in Chicago, where I took an ex-flame that I was desperately trying to rekindle. I don't remember what we ate, but I was blown away by the expert ...and more »
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Kenya’s preps to face Ethiopia in limbo as government yet to release funds

It is exactly 15 days before Kenya takes on Ethiopia and it seems all is not well. Despite coach Sebastien Migne naming a provisional squad to move to camp ahead of the two-legged Afcon qualifier agai...
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Kenya’s preps to face Ethiopia in limbo as government yet to release funds

It is exactly 15 days before Kenya takes on Ethiopia and it seems all is not well. Despite coach Sebastien Migne naming a provisional squad to move to camp ahead of the two-legged Afcon qualifier agai...
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Travel Club: Visit Ethiopia with our Travel Editor Stephen Scourfield – The West Australian

The West AustralianTravel Club: Visit Ethiopia with our Travel Editor Stephen ScourfieldThe West AustralianWe are going to the original country. We are going to the country our ancestors walked out of to populate the world. We are going to the roots of Christianity. We are going to Ethiopia. We are going to Axum, the capital of the ancient Abyssinia, and ...
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Kenyan, Ethiopian runners for Enugu marathon – The Punch

The PunchKenyan, Ethiopian runners for Enugu marathonThe PunchIhuoma Chiedozie, Enugu. Kenyan and Ethiopian athletes are to participate in the first Coal City Marathon in Enugu on November 24. Enugu State Commissioner for Sports, Joseph Udedi, disclosed this after officials from the Athletics Federation of ...
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Ethiopian Voted “Best African Airline” at Arabian Travel Awards

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, is pleased to announce that it has been crowned “Best African Airline” at Arabian Travel Awards ...
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Amnesty condemns ‘mass arbitrary arrests’ in Ethiopia

The rights group was responding to a statement from Ethiopian authorities that police had conducted a wave of arrests in the wake of recent violence that killed dozens in the capital and its Burayu su...
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Amnesty condemns ‘mass arbitrary arrests’ in Ethiopia

The rights group was responding to a statement from Ethiopian authorities that police had conducted a wave of arrests in the wake of recent violence that killed dozens in the capital and its Burayu su...
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Ethiopia: New Passenger Terminal Partially Commence Operation

Addis Ababa, September 25, 2018 (FBC) – The Ethiopian Airlines said that the passenger terminal, being built at the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport has started providing service partially. The ...
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Ethiopian Shipping and Logistics Enterprise Conducting Assessments

The government of Ethiopia is undertaking an assessment to expedite the full or partial privatization of the state-owned Ethiopian Shipping and Logistics Enterprise. Earlier, the government had announ...
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Ethiopia: Bole Airport’s New Passenger Terminal Becomes Partially Operational

Ethiopian Airlines announced that the Bole Airport new passenger terminal, which is being constructed at a cost of USD 345 million in the east and west directions of the airport’s existing terminal, h...
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Tripartite committee resumes meetings over Ethiopian Dam

September 25, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The tripartite committee including water ministers of Sudan, Ethiopia and Egypt on Tuesday has kicked off a new round of talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance ...
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Tripartite committee resumes meetings over Ethiopian Dam

September 25, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The tripartite committee including water ministers of Sudan, Ethiopia and Egypt on Tuesday has kicked off a new round of talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance ...
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SAA can learn a lot from Ethiopian Airlines

Last month, Ethiopian Airlines announced results for the 2017-18 financial year with the net profit at $233 million (R3.3 billion). The East African carrier went on to report a 43% rise in ...
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SAA can learn a lot from Ethiopian Airlines

Last month, Ethiopian Airlines announced results for the 2017-18 financial year with the net profit at $233 million (R3.3 billion). The East African carrier went on to report a 43% rise in ...
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Using Satellites to Make Index Insurance Scalable – ReliefWeb

ReliefWebUsing Satellites to Make Index Insurance ScalableReliefWebLow-income, rainfed subsistence farmers are amongst Ethiopia's most vulnerable segment of population, particularly when rainy seasons start late and end early. About 40% of the targeted 50,000 households are headed by women and about 60% are ...
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Five iconic Ethiopian dishes – Marin Independent Journal

Marin Independent JournalFive iconic Ethiopian dishesMarin Independent JournalI still remember the first time I ever had Ethiopian food. It was at Mama Desta's Red Sea restaurant in Chicago, where I took an ex-flame that I was desperately trying to rekindle. I don't remember what we ate, but I was blown away by the expert ...and more »
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Ethiopian Government Open to Dialogue on National Flag – Ezega

Satenaw News (satire) (press release) (blog)Ethiopian Government Open to Dialogue on National FlagEzegaSeptember 25, 2018 - Ethiopian national flag day will be celebrated on October 15, 2018, according to Deputy Speaker of the House of People's Representatives (HPR), Shitaye Minale. This is the 11th time the national flag day is celebrated in Ethiopia.Ethiopian flag could be changed, says governmentSatenaw News (satire) (press release) (blog)all 2 news articles »
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Amnesty cautions Ethiopia against return to era of arbitrary arrests

International rights group, Amnesty International, AI, has cautioned the Ethiopian government against returning to the authoritarian days of mass arrests after a report that about 1,200 persons are cu...
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Amnesty cautions Ethiopia against return to era of arbitrary arrests

International rights group, Amnesty International, AI, has cautioned the Ethiopian government against returning to the authoritarian days of mass arrests after a report that about 1,200 persons are cu...
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Iconic Ethiopian dishes warmed with spices

I still remember the first time I ever had Ethiopian food. It was at Mama Desta's Red Sea restaurant in Chicago, where I took an ex-flame that I was desperately trying to rekindle. I don't remember wh...
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Roundup: Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan commence tripartite ministerial meeting over disputed dam – Xinhua

Anadolu AgencyRoundup: Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan commence tripartite ministerial meeting over disputed damXinhuaADDIS ABABA, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Water ministers of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt on Tuesday commenced trilateral ministerial discussion in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa on the filling of Ethiopia's grand dam. The Ethiopian Grand Ethiopian Renaissance ...Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan discuss hydro-dam on NileAnadolu AgencyEgypt's irrigation minister heads to Ethiopia for talks on Renaissance damAhram OnlineEgypt's Irrigation minister to attend trilateral meeting on GERDEgypttodayall 7 news articles »
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Roundup: Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan commence tripartite ministerial meeting over disputed dam – Xinhua

Anadolu AgencyRoundup: Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan commence tripartite ministerial meeting over disputed damXinhuaADDIS ABABA, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Water ministers of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt on Tuesday commenced trilateral ministerial discussion in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa on the filling of Ethiopia's grand dam. The Ethiopian Grand Ethiopian Renaissance ...Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan discuss hydro-dam on NileAnadolu AgencyEgypt's irrigation minister heads to Ethiopia for talks on Renaissance damAhram OnlineEgypt's Irrigation minister to attend trilateral meeting on GERDEgypttodayall 7 news articles »
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Families continue search for Ethiopia’s disappeared – africanews

africanewsFamilies continue search for Ethiopia's disappearedafricanewsEthiopia. When the Ethiopian government released thousands of prisoners this year, Hannah Tesemma hoped that her three brothers and sisters, and her cousin, arrested on the streets of the capital 24 years ago, would be among them. They were not, so ...No respite for relatives of Ethiopia's disappearedThe Nationalall 18 news articles »
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Families continue search for Ethiopia’s disappeared – africanews

africanewsFamilies continue search for Ethiopia's disappearedafricanewsEthiopia. When the Ethiopian government released thousands of prisoners this year, Hannah Tesemma hoped that her three brothers and sisters, and her cousin, arrested on the streets of the capital 24 years ago, would be among them. They were not, so ...No respite for relatives of Ethiopia's disappearedThe Nationalall 18 news articles »
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Kenyan, Ethiopian runners for Enugu marathon

Kenyan and Ethiopian athletes are to participate in the first Coal City Marathon in Enugu on November 24. Enugu State Commissioner for Sports, Joseph Udedi, disclosed this after officials from ...
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Ethiopian Airlines voted “Best African Airline” at Arabian Travel Awards

Ethiopian Airlines has been crowned “Best African Airline” at Arabian Travel Awards held on September 20, 2018 in Dubai. The winners of the award were determined based on the votes of travelers. Regar...
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Families continue search for Ethiopia’s disappeared

When the Ethiopian government released thousands of prisoners this year, Hannah Tesemma hoped that her three brothers and sisters, and her cousin, arrested on the streets of the capital 24 years ago, ...
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Egypts irrigation minister heads to Ethiopia for talks on Renaissance dam

Egypt s irrigation and water resources minister flew to Ethiopia on Tuesday to participate in a tripartite meeting with his Sudanese and Ethiopian counterparts, where they will resume negotiations on ...
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Ethiopia detains 1,200 after deadly Addis Ababa clashes

Ethiopia has detained 1,200 people over the deadly political violence that broke out a fortnight ago, police say. These are the first mass arrests since reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed came to pow...
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Ethiopia detains 1,200 after deadly Addis Ababa clashes

Ethiopia has detained 1,200 people over the deadly political violence that broke out a fortnight ago, police say. These are the first mass arrests since reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed came to pow...
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Allergy-related disorders (ARDs) among Ethiopian primary school-aged children: Prevalence and associated risk factors

There has been a noticeable increase in the prevalence of allergy-related disorders (ARDs) in the modern era. Urbanization is believed to be a major environmental risk factor for the onset of ARDs but ...
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‘Abiy Ahmed is our miracle’: Ethiopia’s democratic awakening

Something extraordinary is happening in Ethiopia. Under new prime minister Abiy Ahmed, authoritarianism and state brutality appear to be giving way to something resembling democracy. A country that be...
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Rare ‘holy water’ draws thousands to Ethiopian Church in KY – KFVS

KFVSRare 'holy water' draws thousands to Ethiopian Church in KYKFVSTucked away from the road is the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church. In the parking lot of the church are license plates from all over -- Colorado, Texas, Maryland, even Ontario. The immediate question is usually, “What are they doing in Louisville?”.and more »
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More than 1200 detained over deadly Ethiopia violence: police – Reuters

ReutersMore than 1200 detained over deadly Ethiopia violence: policeReuters12-17 and included attacks on minorities in Ethiopia's ethnic Oromo heartland outside Addis Ababa, was a blow to new reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's efforts at reconciliation. The unrest escalated on the day of a rally marking the return to ...Ethiopia detains 1200 after deadly Addis Ababa clashesBBC News'Abiy Ahmed is our miracle': Ethiopia's democratic awakeningThe GuardianPolice: More Than 1200 Detained Over Deadly Ethiopia ViolenceVoice of AmericaQuartz -Pacific Standardall 71 news articles »
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‘Abiy Ahmed is our miracle’: Ethiopia’s democratic awakening – The Guardian

The Guardian'Abiy Ahmed is our miracle': Ethiopia's democratic awakeningThe GuardianUnder the transformative regime of prime minister Abiy Ahmed, a reformist from Oromia, exiled dissidents are being welcomed home. Yet the loosening of state control has also sparked an upsurge in violence. by Tom Gardner and Charlie Rosser.Letter From Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Inside a Safe House for Ethiopian WomenPacific StandardMore than 1200 detained over deadly Ethiopia violence - policeEyewitness NewsAnalysis: Democratic transition in Abiy's Ethiopia: managing the bad, the good and the troublingaddisstandard.comQuartzall 72 news articles »
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Ethiopian Airlines voted “Best African Airline” at Arabian Travel Awards – Myjoyonline.com

Myjoyonline.comEthiopian Airlines voted “Best African Airline” at Arabian Travel AwardsMyjoyonline.comEthiopian Airlines has been crowned “Best African Airline” at Arabian Travel Awards held on September 20, 2018 in Dubai. The winners of the award were determined based on the votes of travelers. Regarding the award, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, Group ...Ethiopian Voted “Best African Airline” at Arabian Travel AwardsEthioSportsEthiopian Airlines wins Arabian Travel AwardsNew Business Ethiopiaall 4 news articles »
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Ethiopia detains 1200 after deadly Addis Ababa clashes – BBC News

BBC NewsEthiopia detains 1200 after deadly Addis Ababa clashesBBC NewsEthiopia has detained 1,200 people over the deadly political violence that broke out a fortnight ago, police say. These are the first mass arrests since reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed came to power in April. At least 28 people died in clashes near ...Ethiopia paints a bleaker picture of effects of recent violenceBusiness DayAmnesty cautions Ethiopia against return to era of arbitrary arrestsafricanews'Abiy Ahmed is our miracle': Ethiopia's democratic awakeningThe GuardianVoice of America -Eyewitness Newsall 90 news articles »
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Turkey’s foundation begins activities in Ethiopia – Yeni Şafak English

Yeni Şafak EnglishTurkey's foundation begins activities in EthiopiaYeni Şafak EnglishTurkey's Maarif Foundation has officially begun its activities in Ethiopia, a foundation official said on Tuesday. Levent Sahen, director of Maarif Foundation in Ethiopia, told Anadolu Agency that he has already been in contact with the relevant ...and more »
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A Zionist James Bond story: this Red Sea resort was a secret Mossad base used to evacuate Ethiopian Jews in the 1980s

The brochure portrayed it as a divers’ paradise located along the Red Sea in Sudan. It was in fact one of the Israeli intelligence agency’s most audacious operations. The stunning tale is set to becom...
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A Zionist James Bond story: this Red Sea resort was a secret Mossad base used to evacuate Ethiopian Jews in the 1980s

The brochure portrayed it as a divers’ paradise located along the Red Sea in Sudan. It was in fact one of the Israeli intelligence agency’s most audacious operations. The stunning tale is set to becom...
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Rare ‘holy water’ draws thousands to Ethiopian Church in KY

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Standing along Goldsmith Lane near Bardstown Road in Louisville, KY, one typically hears the swish of cars. But, for those who stop and listen a little closer, they may hear th...
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Ethiopian to Build New Airport in Bishoftu

Addis Ababa September 25/2018The Ethiopian Airlines has set plans to build airport city that could accommodate 80 million passengers annually around the town of Bishoftu, at the outskirts of Addis Aba...
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Ethiopian to Build New Airport in Bishoftu

Addis Ababa September 25/2018The Ethiopian Airlines has set plans to build airport city that could accommodate 80 million passengers annually around the town of Bishoftu, at the outskirts of Addis Aba...
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Ethiopia Key Message Update, September 2018 – Reliefweb

ReliefwebEthiopia Key Message Update, September 2018ReliefwebIn September, ahead of the Deyr rainy season and the Meher harvest that will begin next month, the areas of highest food insecurity in Ethiopia include large areas of eastern Somali Region, border pastoral areas of Oromia (parts of Guji and Borena) and ...
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Amnesty condemns ‘mass arbitrary arrests’ in Ethiopia – Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)

Modern Ghana (press release) (blog)Amnesty condemns 'mass arbitrary arrests' in EthiopiaModern Ghana (press release) (blog)"While the Ethiopian authorities have in recent months made a commendable attempt to empty the country's prisons of arbitrary detainees, they must not fill them up again by arbitrarily arresting and detaining more people without charge," said Amnesty's ...Ethiopia: Talk of Peace Fails to Quell Ethnic ClashesAllAfrica.comall 7 news articles »
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Ethiopia’s stunning reforms now challenged by deadly unrest

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Ethiopia's stunning political reforms are now threatened by long-standing ethnic tensions that have roared back to life since a young prime minister took power just five months ...
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Amnesty Slams Ethiopia Over Mass Detentions

The UK-based rights group Amnesty International has censured the recent detention of hundreds of people in Ethiopia’s capital of Addis Ababa, saying that the arrests “threaten a new era of human right...
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Iconic Ethiopian food in 5 recipes – PostBulletin.com

PostBulletin.comIconic Ethiopian food in 5 recipesPostBulletin.comEthiopia has been in the news recently, having successfully achieved a peace agreement with neighboring Eritrea, with which it had been in a conflict for two decades. The countries have opened embassies in each other's capitals, and air travel has been ...
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Humanitarian Action for Children 2018 – Ethiopia (Revised August 2018) – ReliefWeb

ReliefWebHumanitarian Action for Children 2018 - Ethiopia (Revised August 2018)ReliefWebEthiopia. The Ethiopian Humanitarian and Disaster Resilience Plan for 2018, currently estimates that 7.9 million people need food and cash assistance, 6.86 million people need water,sanitation and hygiene support, 6 million are at risk of communicable ...and more »
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Humanitarian Action for Children 2018 – Ethiopia (Revised August 2018) – ReliefWeb

ReliefWebHumanitarian Action for Children 2018 - Ethiopia (Revised August 2018)ReliefWebEthiopia. The Ethiopian Humanitarian and Disaster Resilience Plan for 2018, currently estimates that 7.9 million people need food and cash assistance, 6.86 million people need water,sanitation and hygiene support, 6 million are at risk of communicable ...and more »
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Documenting the expansion of tertiary education in Ethiopia – Ethiopia Observer

Ethiopia ObserverDocumenting the expansion of tertiary education in EthiopiaEthiopia ObserverIn new book, Dr. Aklilu Habte chronicles the historical evolutionary dynamics of higher education in Ethiopia. In his opening address at the official launch of the university bearing his name, Emperor Haile Selassie stated what he envisioned to be the ...
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Ethiopian Voted “Best African Airline” at Arabian Travel Awards

The winners of the award were determined based on the votes of travellers. Regarding the award, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines remarked, “We are honored to have been voted th...
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Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone sets strategy for Ethiopia clash

The Leone Stars continue their preparations on Thursday 6 September 2018, with a pre-match meeting between the coaches and the players. The session took place in the South Star International Hotel ...
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Sierra Leone Sports: Sierra Leone sets strategy for Ethiopia clash

The Leone Stars continue their preparations on Thursday 6 September 2018, with a pre-match meeting between the coaches and the players. The session took place in the South Star International Hotel ...
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Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan Discussing on Research Group Findings on GERD Filling

Addis Ababa September 25/2018 the water ministers of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt are discussing on the findings of the National Independent Research Group on filling and filling operation of the Grand E...
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Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan Discussing on Research Group Findings on GERD Filling

Addis Ababa September 25/2018 the water ministers of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt are discussing on the findings of the National Independent Research Group on filling and filling operation of the Grand E...
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Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan discuss hydro-dam on Nile

Water ministers of Ethiopia, Egypt, and Sudan met on Tuesday in capital Addis Ababa to discuss a report on a multi-billion dollar dam project on the Nile. In May, leaders of the three countries agreed ...
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Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan discuss hydro-dam on Nile

Water ministers of Ethiopia, Egypt, and Sudan met on Tuesday in capital Addis Ababa to discuss a report on a multi-billion dollar dam project on the Nile. In May, leaders of the three countries agreed ...
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Ethiopia detains 1,200 after deadly Addis Ababa clashes

Ethiopia has detained 1,200 people over the deadly political violence that broke out a fortnight ago, police say. These are the first mass arrests since reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed came to pow...
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Ethiopia detains 1,200 after deadly Addis Ababa clashes

Ethiopia has detained 1,200 people over the deadly political violence that broke out a fortnight ago, police say. These are the first mass arrests since reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed came to pow...
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Ethiopia taps into Zec system – Bulawayo24 News (press release) (blog)

Ethiopia taps into Zec systemBulawayo24 News (press release) (blog)A FOUR-MEMBER team from the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) is in the country taking notes from the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) as they move to transform their own election management system. NEBE chairperson Samia Zekaria ...and more »
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Egypt’s irrigation minister heads to Ethiopia for talks on Renaissance dam

Egypt’s irrigation and water resources minister flew to Ethiopia on Tuesday to participate in a tripartite meeting with his Sudanese and Ethiopian counterparts, where they will resume ...
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Egypt’s irrigation minister heads to Ethiopia for talks on Renaissance dam

Egypt’s irrigation and water resources minister flew to Ethiopia on Tuesday to participate in a tripartite meeting with his Sudanese and Ethiopian counterparts, where they will resume ...
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No respite for relatives of Ethiopia’s disappeared – The Sun Daily

The Sun DailyNo respite for relatives of Ethiopia's disappearedThe Sun DailyADDIS ABABA: When Ethiopia released thousands of prisoners earlier this year, Hannah Tesemma hoped her three siblings and cousin, seized from the streets 24 years ago, would be among them. They were not, so Hannah and her sister took a banner ...and more »
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Amnesty condemns ‘mass arbitrary arrests’ in Ethiopia

Amnesty International condemned the recent arrests of thousands of people in Ethiopia's capital, saying the detentions "threaten a new era of human rights gains" under Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. The r...
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Amnesty condemns ‘mass arbitrary arrests’ in Ethiopia

Amnesty International condemned the recent arrests of thousands of people in Ethiopia's capital, saying the detentions "threaten a new era of human rights gains" under Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. The r...
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Ethiopia PM to IMF: Sustaining rapid growth, my utmost priority

Ethiopian Prime Minister has told the International Monetary Fund, IMF, that sustaining the country’s rapid and stable economic growth was his utmost priority. Abiy Ahmed made the remarks on Monday wh...
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Ethiopia PM to IMF: Sustaining rapid growth, my utmost priority

Ethiopian Prime Minister has told the International Monetary Fund, IMF, that sustaining the country’s rapid and stable economic growth was his utmost priority. Abiy Ahmed made the remarks on Monday wh...
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More than 1,200 detained over deadly Ethiopia violence – police

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopian authorities arrested more than 1,200 people after violence erupted in and around the capital this month, a senior police official said, three times more than ...
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More than 1,200 detained over deadly Ethiopia violence – police

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopian authorities arrested more than 1,200 people after violence erupted in and around the capital this month, a senior police official said, three times more than ...
Posted in Ethiopian News

More than 1,200 detained over deadly Ethiopia violence – police

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopian authorities arrested more than 1,200 people after violence erupted in and around the capital this month, a senior police official said, three times more than ...
Posted in Ethiopian News

More than 1,200 detained over deadly Ethiopia violence – police

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopian authorities arrested more than 1,200 people after violence erupted in and around the capital this month, a senior police official said, three times more than ...
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Ethiopian flag could be changed, says government – borkena.com

borkena.comEthiopian flag could be changed, says governmentborkena.com“Ethiopian flag can be changed if an idea that will bring about national consensus in proposed in the house of representative and the constitution is amended [to reflect the new consensus]” says Ethiopian Federal parliament deputy speaker, Woizero ...and more »
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Ethiopian Airlines voted “Best African Airline” at Arabian Travel Awards

Ethiopian Airlines has been crowned “Best African Airline” at Arabian Travel Awards held on September 20, 2018 in Dubai. The winners of the award were determined based on the votes of travelers. Regar...
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‘Abiy Ahmed is our miracle’: Ethiopia’s democratic awakening

Something extraordinary is happening in Ethiopia. Under new prime minister Abiy Ahmed, authoritarianism and state brutality appear to be giving way to something resembling democracy. A country that be...
Posted in Ethiopian News

‘Abiy Ahmed is our miracle’: Ethiopia’s democratic awakening

Something extraordinary is happening in Ethiopia. Under new prime minister Abiy Ahmed, authoritarianism and state brutality appear to be giving way to something resembling democracy. A country that be...
Posted in Ethiopian News

ABRA Blues at Addis Ethiopian Restaurant

Addis Ethiopian Restaurant (707 H St. NE), which racked up quite the ABRA fine for multiple violations, failed to pay the amount due Sept. 13 and was subsequently placarded for immediate license suspe...
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ABRA Blues at Addis Ethiopian Restaurant

Addis Ethiopian Restaurant (707 H St. NE), which racked up quite the ABRA fine for multiple violations, failed to pay the amount due Sept. 13 and was subsequently placarded for immediate license suspe...
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Ethiopia taps into Zec system – NewsDay

NewsDayEthiopia taps into Zec systemNewsDayA FOUR-MEMBER team from the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) is in the country taking notes from the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) as they move to transform their own election management system. BY BLESSED MHLANGA.and more »
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Ethiopian Industrial Inputs Development Enterprise Shows Inefficient Capacity

The Ethiopian Industrial Inputs Development Enterprise (EIIDE), which was established four years ago, said the low performance of the manufacturing sector was attributable to its inefficient capacity. ...
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Rare ‘holy water’ draws thousands to Ethiopian Church in KY – WAVE 3

WAVE 3Rare 'holy water' draws thousands to Ethiopian Church in KYWAVE 3Tucked away from the road is the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church. In the parking lot of the church are license plates from all over -- Colorado, Texas, Maryland, even Ontario. The immediate question is usually, “What are they doing in Louisville?”.and more »
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Thousands Are Arrested in Ethiopia After Ethnic Violence

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The Ethiopian government has arrested thousands of people around the capital, Addis Ababa, over the last week and sent many of them to military camps for “rehabilitation,” the ...
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Thousands Are Arrested in Ethiopia After Ethnic Violence

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The Ethiopian government has arrested thousands of people around the capital, Addis Ababa, over the last week and sent many of them to military camps for “rehabilitation,” the ...
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Ethiopia PM to IMF: Sustaining rapid growth, my utmost priority – africanews

africanewsEthiopia PM to IMF: Sustaining rapid growth, my utmost priorityafricanewsHE PM Abiy Ahmed met today with Christine Lagarde Managing Director of IMF in her HQ Washington DC. PM Abiy had productive discussion with Madam Lagarde about IMF's support for #Ethiopia's reform plan and priorities. pic.twitter.com/dqY0bC6WQE.and more »
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Thousands Are Arrested in Ethiopia After Ethnic Violence – New York Times

New York TimesThousands Are Arrested in Ethiopia After Ethnic ViolenceNew York TimesADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The Ethiopian government has arrested thousands of people around the capital, Addis Ababa, over the last week and sent many of them to military camps for “rehabilitation,” the authorities said on Monday, as the government ...Ethiopia: Mass arbitrary arrests and detentions of youth threaten a new era of human rights gainsAmnesty InternationalHundreds arrested in Ethiopia after violence around capitalFox NewsEthiopia: Talk of peace fails to quell ethnic clashesDeutsche WelleAnadolu Agencyall 185 news articles »
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Iconic Ethiopian food in 5 recipes

I still remember the first time I ever had Ethiopian food. It was at Mama Desta’s Red Sea restaurant in Chicago, where I took an ex-flame that I was desperately trying to rekindle. I don’t remember wh...
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Israel allows immigration of 1,000 Ethiopian Jews

JERUSALEM: The Israeli government has announced that it has agreed to absorb 1,000 Ethiopian Jews – accepting just a fraction of the African country’s 8,000 remaining Jews who want to move to Israel. ...
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No respite for relatives of Ethiopia’s disappeared

Addis Ababa (AFP) - When Ethiopia released thousands of prisoners earlier this year, Hannah Tesemma hoped her three siblings and cousin, seized from the streets 24 years ago, would be among them. They ...
Posted in Ethiopian News

No respite for relatives of Ethiopia’s disappeared

Addis Ababa (AFP) - When Ethiopia released thousands of prisoners earlier this year, Hannah Tesemma hoped her three siblings and cousin, seized from the streets 24 years ago, would be among them. They ...
Posted in Ethiopian News

No respite for relatives of Ethiopia’s disappeared

Addis Ababa (AFP) - When Ethiopia released thousands of prisoners earlier this year, Hannah Tesemma hoped her three siblings and cousin, seized from the streets 24 years ago, would be among them. They ...
Posted in Ethiopian News