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April, 2017

  • 25 April

    Ethiopia seeks NSI help in opening sugar academy – Times of India

    Ethiopia seeks NSI help in opening sugar academyTimes of IndiaDelegate Jemal Aman from Ethiopian Sugar Corporation gave a presentation in which he said that the current production of sugar in Ethiopia is 3.70 lakh ton which is to be increased to 40 lakh tons and number of sugar factories are to be increased to 17 ...and more »

  • 25 April

    Prenup? Billy, Coleen travel to Ethiopia for photo shoot – ABS-CBN News

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    ABS-CBN NewsPrenup? Billy, Coleen travel to Ethiopia for photo shootABS-CBN NewsMANILA - Billy Crawford was in a playful mood when asked about whether the recent photo shoot he had with fiance Coleen Garcia in Ethiopia was their prenup. "Malalaman niyo rin," the television host teased during an endorsement launch he had for a ...

  • 25 April

    Ethiopia can convert its youth bulge from a problem into an opportunity – How we made it in Africa

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    How we made it in AfricaEthiopia can convert its youth bulge from a problem into an opportunityHow we made it in AfricaEthiopia's youth has come under the spotlight recently for their role in a political protest that is seen to be threatening stability. But Ethiopia's youth bulge doesn't need to be a political problem. It can be converted to an economic muscle. Over ...

  • 25 April

    Ethiopia’s Oromo leader objects to terrorism charge, case adjourned – africanews

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    africanewsEthiopia's Oromo leader objects to terrorism charge, case adjournedafricanewsDr Merera Gudina, a leading opposition figure in Ethiopia and Chairman of the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC), has presented preliminary objections to the federal court where he is standing trial on terrorism and other criminal charges. ADVERTISING.and more »

  • 25 April

    Pizza Hut enters Ethiopia in latest sub-Saharan Africa expansion – Moneyweb.co.za

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    Moneyweb.co.zaPizza Hut enters Ethiopia in latest sub-Saharan Africa expansionMoneyweb.co.zaPizza Hut is set to open three outlets in Ethiopia this year, becoming one of the first international restaurant chains to enter Africa's second-most populous country. The shops are scheduled to begin serving in the capital, Addis Ababa, by November ...Yum to open 10 Ethiopian Pizza Huts in African expansionEyewitness Newsall 2 news articles »

  • 25 April

    Uganda, S. Sudan agree on plan to redraw border

    Kampala. Uganda and South Sudan have agreed on a blueprint to guide redrawing of the boundary separating the two countries, which ostensibly is expected to bring to an end the long-simmering border conflicts.

  • 25 April

    a oeEthiopia is Much More Than Land of Origina – UNWTO Secretary General

    Ethiopia with its various tangible and intangible heritages, historical and cultural tourist destination is much more than the land of origin, said Dr. Taleb D. Rifai, Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization . This comment came during the 37 African ministers of tourism and high level delegations of the UNWTO led by Dr. Rifai visited the town of Gondar, home to Fasil Ghebbi which was the residence

  • 25 April

    Jailed Journalist Nega Named IPI Press Freedom Hero

    [IPI] Ethiopian journalist and blogger Eskinder Nega, who has been imprisoned since 2011 after criticising his country's abuse of anti-terror laws to silence the press, has been named the International Press Institute (IPI)'s 69th World Press Freedom Hero.

  • 25 April

    I Love That Man Trump – Uganda’s Museveni

    [Independent (Kampala)] President Yoweri Museveni has urged African leaders to stop what he described as ideological meandering. Leaders, he said, should thoroughly discuss and distill positions which can help their people transform and develop using their natural resources.

  • 25 April

    Chinese Footwear Firm Sets Solid Foothold Into Africa

    [Daily News] Guangzhou -Large Chinese ladies shoe manufacturing firm, Huajian Footwear, says it now wants to invest more into Africa where it hopes to create at least 100,000 job opportunities.

  • 25 April

    Fear of Investigation – What Does Government Have to Hide?

    [HRW] In February 2016, an 18-year-old student who I will call Tolessa and two friends took part in their first protest, in Oromia's East Hararghe zone. As the crowd moved forward, they were met by a line of regional police, federal police and the army. Shortly thereafter and without warning, security forces fired live ammunition into the crowd hitting Tolessa four times. Miraculously he survived. But his two friends were not so lucky.

  • 24 April

    Modern-Day Moses: The Heroes Who Saved Ethiopian Jews – My Jewish Learning

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    My Jewish LearningModern-Day Moses: The Heroes Who Saved Ethiopian JewsMy Jewish LearningMekonen: The story people usually tell is that the Jews of Ethiopia were rescued by Israel. And that is true in part. But there is a whole part of the story that is not well known, the story of the Ethiopian activists who held onto the dream of going ...

  • 24 April

    Ethiopia Infrastructure Tracker 2016-2020 – Research and Markets – Yahoo Finance

    Ethiopia Infrastructure Tracker 2016-2020 - Research and MarketsYahoo FinanceThe research service provides an in-depth overview of infrastructure investment in Ethiopia for road, rail, port, airport, information and communications technology (ICT), energy, and social infrastructure. Ongoing and future infrastructure projects ...and more »

  • 24 April

    Ethiopian dam creates waves – The National

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    The NationalEthiopian dam creates wavesThe NationalEthiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam on the upper reaches of the Blue Nile has been six years in the making, and is a project of staggering proportions. It will create a lake 150 square kilometres in size, produce electricity equal to a third of the UAE's ...Ethiopia: Addis' Smart Car Parking Start Trial Operation2merkato - Ethiopian Business Portalall 2 news articles »

  • 24 April

    How Kenya upstaged Ethiopia to London Marathon glory – africanews

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    africanewsHow Kenya upstaged Ethiopia to London Marathon gloryafricanewsKenya's Daniel Wanjiru beat pre-tournament favorite Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele to win the marathon on Sunday. He finished in two hours five minutes and 48 seconds. Bekele, who is the world record-holder over 5,000m and 10,000m, fought back brilliantly ...Ethiopian Officials Hit Back at Olympic Athlete Planning London Marathon ProtestNewsweekEthiopia'

  • 24 April

    Ethiopia: Thousands hit by outbreak of acute watery diarrhoea – Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

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    Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) InternationalEthiopia: Thousands hit by outbreak of acute watery diarrhoeaMédecins Sans Frontières (MSF) InternationalA massive outbreak of acute watery diarrhoea is sweeping through Doolo zone, in Ethiopia's Somali region, exacerbated by one of the worst droughts in 30 years. In response, teams from Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) are working alongside Ethiopian ...and more »

  • 24 April

    Habesha Cement Inaugurated

    Addis Ababa April 20/2017 The Habesha Cement Factory, with a capacity to produce 1.4 million tons of cement per annum, was inaugurated on Wednesday. The cement factory, built around Holeta area with an outlay of 3.2 billion Birr, is owned by Ethiopian shareholders and two South African companies.

  • 24 April

    Ethiopia taps Chinese firms to employ a burgeoning youth population

    Selam Fantahun, an Ethiopian high school dropout, feels that her life's prospects have brightened up since she landed a job at a Chinese shoe factory in Addis Ababa four months ago. "I wouldn't say I've learned 100 percent of what I aspired to but I'm getting there, learning new skills everyday," says the

  • 24 April

    Museveni in Ethiopia for security meeting

    The leaders are discussing efforts to protect the continent's vast natural resources amid challenges including conflicts and a population explosion. President Yoweri Museveni has arrived in Bahir Dar, Ethiopias' second largest city for the 6th Tana High-Level forum on security in Africa.

  • 24 April

    Ministry Upgrades ICT Expo to International Status

    [Ethiopian Herald] The Ministry of Information and Communication Technology announced that this year's annual and national ICT Exhibition and Bazaar is to be upgraded into first International ICT Expo.