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  1. Ethiopia: NIB Gets Core Insurance Solution for 11 Million BrRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | AllAfrica.com

    Nib Insurance Company S.C will become the second insurer in acquiring a CORE insurance solution integrating all its branches with one electronic system named Genisys Configurator for 11 million Br. The system, developed by the Indian based company CMC Limited and supplied by Techno Brain Global FEZ is going to be implemented by the latter, CMC's local partner for Africa, according to the agreement that was signed on Tuesday February 24, 2014, between Hailemariam Assefa, chief executive officer of NIC, and Mekonnen Tesfaye country director of Techno Brain at the office of NIC located at Dembel City Center on Africa Avenue.

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  2. Zambia lie in wait for Dream TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Vanguard

    Zambia's U-23 side will be the Dream Team's next opponents in the race to the 11th All-Africa Games after they must have seen off Gabon, following the withdrawal of Madagascar. Siasia's wards lashed the Gabonese 4-1 in Libreville on Saturday with the return leg set for Abuja on March 7. The winner of the two-leg fixture is billed to play the winner between Zambia and Madagascar, but the Indian Ocean islanders withdrew from the race, handing an automatic final round ticket to the Zambians.

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  3. Football: Nigeria impress in All-Africa Games qualifierRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Peninsula

    Johannesburg--Nigeria began their 2015 All-Africa Games football qualifying campaign impressively with a 4-1 away triumph over Gabon at the weekend Junior Ajayi scored early in each half, Oghenekaro Etebo converted a penalty for a two-goal half-time lead and Peter Onyekachi completed the Libreville rout A profitable weekend for away teams saw Sudan win 2-1 in Ethiopia, Burundi win 1-0 in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda draw 0-0 in Mozambique Ali Osman and Athar Al-Tahir gave Sudan a two-goal half-time lead in eastern city Dire Dawa and Dawa Hutessa converted a late Ethiopian penalty DR Congo dominated Burundi in Kinshasa only to fall behind on 50 minutes when Badi Shimirimana punished a defensive blunder

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  4. Ethiopia: National Waste Treatment Plant Way Behind in Securing FundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | AllAfrica.com

    On his visit to one of the continent's emerging trade fairs dubbed All African Leather Fair, which is taking place in Addis Ababa, Tadesse Haile, state minister of Industry, disclosed that the long awaited project of the establishment of common effluent treatment plant is short of funds to at least kick start ground work. The common waste treatment plant for some 29 leather processors in Ethiopia, which is estimated to absorb some 800 million birr, was designed to dispose the leather industries waste that is damaging to the environment.

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  5. The traditional Issa elder Moustapha Mohamed Ibrahim, has drawn the wrath of Addis Ababa.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Harowo.com

    The creation of three kebele administered by the Issa within the Afar Regional State is a cause of ongoing concern for the Ethiopian authorities. During his official visit to Djibouti on 7 February, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn asked Djibouti President IsmaA l Omar Guelleh to intervene with the Ethiopian Issa.

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  6. U.S. government extends commitment to combat tuberculosis in EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Walta Information Centre

    Representatives from the governments of Ethiopia and the United States joined with officials from ALERT and St. Peter's hospitals yesterday to inaugurate renovated tuberculosis laboratories and an outpatient department. The U.S. Government, through USAID, funded the renovation that included basic culture laboratory equipment, installation of a negative pressure system and furniture under its TB CARE I activity.

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  7. Ethiopia, Djibouti agreed to construct oil pipeline - Thursday, 19 February 2015 07:06Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Walta Information Centre

    Ethiopia and Djibouti concluded an agreement giving a green light for the construction of an oil pipeline that stretches across the two countries. The agreement was inked on February 7, 2015 by Tolosa Shagi, Ethiopian Minister of Mines and Ali Yacoub Mahamoud, Djibouti's Minister of Energy in charge of Natural Resources Department.

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  8. Nation identifies 5 corridors for horticulture development - Tuesday, 17 February 2015 12:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Walta Information Centre

    The Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research said five development corridors said to be favorable for horticulture development in the country have been identified. Addis Ababa- Oromia, Hawassa- Arba Minch, Awash- Dire Dawa and Harrar, Bahir Dar- Nile Gorge and South Gondar, as well as Mekele- Raya and Alamata are the corridors.

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  9. Ogaden-Djibouti : PM Desalegn Asks President Guelleh to Calm Issa Leader ReadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | CNN

    The creation of three kebele administered by the Issa within the Afar Regional State is a cause of ongoing concern for the Ethiopian authorities.During his official visit to Djibouti on 7 February, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn asked Djibouti President IsmaA l Omar Guelleh to intervene with the Ethiopian Issa. He wants IOG to persuade them to accept the federal arbitration decision ordering the Somali Regional State to hand the three localities situated on the Addis Ababa-Djibouti highway back to the Afar Regional State.

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  10. Ethiopia's population to pass the 100 million mark in five yearsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | Capital Ethiopia

    Ethiopia's population will grow by 10 million after five years, reaching 100,829,000, forecasts the Central Statistics Agency. The forecasted figure will hold if the current Total Fertility Rate which is, 4.1 percent, continues within the stated time frame.

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  11. Ethiopia: MoTr Says Finance for National Railway Network Not SecuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | AllAfrica.com

    The Ministry of Transport on Tuesday revealed that the construction of the Ethio-Djibouti railway project is on schedule; however, other railway projects, which are part of the planned nationwide railway network, have not secured the required loans except one which is partially financed by the Government of India. According to the Minister of Transport, Workneh Gebeyehu, who presented his office's six-month performance report to the House of Peoples' Representatives on Tuesday, the construction of the Addis Ababa/Sebeta-Me'iso and Me'iso-Dire Dawa and the other long range project, the Awash - Woldiya/Hara Gebeya, are achieving a progress of 60 percent and 71 percent, respectively.

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  12. Addis Light Rail upcoming opportunities - Saturday, 07 February 2015 09:22Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 7 February 2015 - Yeshiwork Techane, 23, is communication officer in a governmental organization. She had observed the Addis Light Rail recent pre-revenue testing.

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  13. Qatari investors to launch 500 mln USD projects - Saturday, 17 January 2015 06:52Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    President Mulatu Teshome stated that the government will consolidate its support to investors who are keen to invest in Ethiopia. During his talks with a Qatari business group led by Sheikh Fahad Ahmed M.T Al Thani here Friday, the President said Qatari investors would benefit a lot by engaging in the Ethiopian market due to the countries' geographic proximity. 3 comments

  14. 'A Man of Good Hope' as reviewed by Sheldon G. WeeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    "A Man of Good Hope" was released by Random House on Jan. 6. It is by Jonny Steinberg, a South African academic, researcher and writer. He has worked at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation in Johannesburg, moved on to the University of Cape Town, and then he was in New York City on a two-year research fellowship, and more recently he has been based at Oxford University, England, where he teaches criminology and African studies.

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  15. House ratifies financing agreements, passes bill on corruption - Wednesday, 14 January 2015 11:23Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    The House of People's Representatives ratified agreements between Ethiopia and International Development Associations for financing productive safety net project and the regional pastoral livelihood resilience project. The agreements were signed in October and November 2014 respectively.

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  16. Ethiopia dismisses reports of air force pilots' defection to KenyaRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2015 | In-depth Africa

    January 5, 2015 The Ethiopian government on Monday dismissed reports circulated by opposition media alleging that four Air Force pilots have deserted to neighbouring Kenya. The Ethiopian Satellite Television on Thursday alleged that four military Air force pilots have flown from an airbase in Ethiopia's eastern Dire Dawa city to defect to Kenya.

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  17. Ethiopia dismisses reports of air force pilots' defection to KenyaRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    The Ethiopian government on Monday dismissed reports circulated by opposition media alleging that four Air Force pilots have deserted to neighbouring Kenya. The Ethiopian Satellite Television on Thursday alleged that four military Air force pilots have flown from an airbase in Ethiopia's eastern Dire Dawa city to defect to Kenya.

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  18. Price of Diaspora condominium houses released - Tuesday, 06 January 2015 06:29Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    Almost all of Ethiopian regional states have finalized their Diaspora housing program directives and are preparing to start the housing program registration. Representatives from the regional state Diaspora offices with Ministry of Foreign Affairs Diaspora Engagement Affairs General Directorate held a meeting on the Diaspora housing development program progress review on December 12, 2014 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs .

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  19. Woyane Tigrai: Four Decades Old Redeemer of EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | Tigrai Online

    TPLF has clocked forty years since its formation in Dedebit, Western Tigray, on 18 February 1975. Seventeen years of the four decades had been consumed waging a costly armed struggle against a military government that came to an end in May 1991.

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  20. Ethiopia: Oil's Trickledown EconomicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    The world seems to be suddenly losing its thirst for oil. The price is falling to an all-time low.

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