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

    Friday Jan 16 | 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

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

    Friday Jan 16 | 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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  3. House ratifies financing agreements, passes bill on corruption - Wednesday, 14 January 2015 11:23Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | 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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  4. Ethiopia dismisses reports of air force pilots' defection to KenyaRead the original story

    Monday Jan 5 | 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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  5. 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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  6. Price of Diaspora condominium houses released - Tuesday, 06 January 2015 06:29Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | 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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  7. Woyane Tigrai: Four Decades Old Redeemer of EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | 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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  8. 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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  9. Authority launches upgrading Dire Dawa-Dewele road - Saturday, 20 December 2014 08:52Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Walta Information Centre

    The Ethiopia Roads Authority said upgrading the 220 km Dire Dawa-Dewele road to asphalt paving has been launched at a cost of over 3.9 billion birr. Dire Dawa-Dewele road, which is part of the Ethiopian road development program, will be built by a Chinese construction company, CGC Overseas, Dereje Hailu, ERA Communication Directorate Team Leader told WIC.

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  10. The Unification of Ethiopia and Djibouti will be of Paramount Historical SignificanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Tigrai Online

    ... Likewise, all Issa (a Somali clan) strongly believe that their original home is Ugaz (in greater Dire Dawa, Ethiopia). Due to historical circumstances and superimposed imperial hegemony, the peoples of Ethiopia and Djibouti have gone separate ways ...

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  11. Ethiopia to expand energy, industry with Eurobond funds - Wednesday, 17 December 2014 05:56Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Walta Information Centre

    Ethiopia plans to expand industry, sugar factories and power production using proceeds from its oversubscribed debut Eurobond that raised $1 billion, the finance minister said on Tuesday. Ethiopia is the latest African state to receive a strong response on its first foray into the international debt markets.

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  12. Ethiopia to Expand Energy, Industry With Eurobond FundsRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Big News Network.com

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  13. Ethiopians mark constitution anniversary with pompRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Newstime Africa

    Tens of thousands of Ethiopians from all over the country gathered in the western city of Assosa, capital of Benishangul-Gumuz State, to celebrate their national charter's 20th anniversary. Speaking at the colorful ceremony in Assosa Stadium, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn hailed the country's constitution as the "result of decades of sacrifice."

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  14. How 'I can't breathe' resonates around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Hill

    At Dire Dawa University in Ethiopia, students asked me last year about gun violence in America. I was on a trip to Africa representing the State Department as a public diplomat, explaining the values and policies of the United States to young people.

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  15. Ethiopia: Dire Dawa's Good Old DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    In the good old days, taking a stroll down one of the three perpendicular streets, which converges at the Dire Dawa Railway Station, one could easily see how vibrant the neighborhood was. It was full of laughter and life.

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  16. Nationwide Consultative Meeting of Civil Service Institutions Kicks off in JimmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Walta Information Centre

    A consultative meeting between civil service institutions in Ethiopia aimed at addressing the ever increasing challenge in good governance has kicked off in Jimma. The Ministry of Civil Service has announced it has conducted a study with the objective of addressing problems of good governance.

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  17. Ethiopian Cities realize multifaceted developments: President Mulatu TeshomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Walta Information Centre

    Addressing the participants at the launching of the 6th Ethiopian Cities Forum undergoing in Dire Dawa, the president said the cities are now transforming to centers of services, trade and industries. "The policies and starategies Ethiopia has been implementing have contributed to this alerounded development," The president added.

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  18. Ethiopian Cities realize multifaceted developments: President Mulatu...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Walta Information Centre

    Addressing the participants at the launching of the 6th Ethiopian Cities Forum undergoing in Dire Dawa, the president said the cities are now transforming to centers of services, trade and industries. "The policies and starategies Ethiopia has been implementing have contributed to this alerounded development," The president added.

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  19. Ministry says 165 cities will participate in the upcoming Cities forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Walta Information Centre

    Ministry of Urban Development, Housing and Construction said more than 165 cities will participate in the upcoming Cities' Forum, which will kick off on 14th of November 2014 in Dire Dawa. In his exclusive interview with WIC, the Minister of ministry of Urban Development, Housing and Construction Ato Mekuria Haile said that more than 165 cities are expected to participate in the Forum.

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  20. ALLE' plans to supply 354 mln birr worth goods to retailers - Wednesday, 05 November 2014 11:40Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Walta Information Centre

    ', a wholesale enterprise established to provide goods at a competitive prices to retailers, plans to supply consumer goods worth 354 million birr this Ethiopian budget year. The enterprise is set to supply the food items through its stores opened at Megenagna, Kaliti and Merkato areas, Enterprise General Manager, Nuredin Mohammed, told WIC.

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