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

    Monday Dec 22 | 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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  2. Authority launches upgrading Dire Dawa-Dewele road - Saturday, 20 December 2014 08:52Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | 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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  3. The Unification of Ethiopia and Djibouti will be of Paramount Historical SignificanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | 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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  4. Ethiopia to expand energy, industry with Eurobond funds - Wednesday, 17 December 2014 05:56Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | 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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  5. Ethiopia to Expand Energy, Industry With Eurobond FundsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  6. Ethiopians mark constitution anniversary with pompRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | 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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  7. How 'I can't breathe' resonates around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. African provincial meets with New Orleans-area Catholic studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | NOLA.com

    To thank high school students in the New Orleans area for their contributions to his African schools in Ethiopia, Brother Ghebreyesus Habte Fadega, provincial of the Lwanga District of Africa, met with high school students Oct. 27. He met with four New Orleans area schools because they are participants in a "twinning school" program with the De La Salle Street Children Project in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia. As twinning schools participants, students from Archbishop Rummel High School in Metairie, Christian Brothers School and De La Salle High School in New Orleans, and St. Paul's School in Covington make regular foreign missions collections at their schools and send the moneu to the Ethiopian school.

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  15. Ethiopia: Chemin De FerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    The steel track, or chemin de fer, is one of the oldest modes of surface transport ever introduced in Africa, in general, and, in Ethiopia, in particular, the centenary of which we are about to celebrate in less than two years time. Every time I hear about railway transport service, it touches one of the subjects closest to my heart simply because my first experience takes me back six decades.

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  16. Ethiopia: Ethiopia to Generate 300MW Solar EnergyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    The Ethiopian Electric Power headed by Engineer Azeb Asnake signed on Oct.14 a Memorandum of Understanding with a US-based company Green Technology Africa Inc. to generate 300 megawatts of solar energy. The partnership signifies the collaboration of the government and the private sector which aims at supporting Ethiopia's green development strategies with the underlined expectations and demands of the Growth and Transformation Plan , Dereje Mesfin, CEO GTA Inc, told The Reporter.

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  17. Authority to upgrade 6 gravel roads to asphalt - Tuesday, 21 October 2014 12:56Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Walta Information Centre

    Activities are underway to upgrade a total of 600-km gravel roads to asphalt at a cost of 9.5 billion birr, the Ethiopian Roads Authority said. Communications Directorate Team Leader at ERA, Dereje Hailu, told WIC that the six roads to be upgrade to asphalt level are located in SNNP and Oromia Regional States as well as Dire Dawa City Administration.

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  18. Somalia: The Forgotten Enemy- Dammul-Jadiin and Ethiopian NISS collaboration scandal unmaskedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | CNN

    Somalia- In the wake of the central government's collapse in 1991, foreign countries took advantage of the political crisis in Somalia and they managed to run a network of spies within Somali politicians. One of those countries that led a naked foreign interference is Somalia's big, bad neighbor of Ethiopia, which has been meddling in Somalia's domestic affairs over the last two decades to fulfill its selfish interests by creating chaos in bid to prevent a strong and effective government to be established in Somalia.

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  19. Office to open three new branches - Tuesday, 14 October 2014 05:59Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Walta Information Centre

    Documents Authentication and Registration Office said it is planning to open three new branches this fiscal year. In 2006 budget year, the office opened one new branch in Addis Ababa.

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  20. Ethiopia making great strides towards achieving MDGs, says USAID CoordinatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Walta Information Centre

    Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo, USAID's global Coordinator for Disability and Inclusive Development, and world-renowned lawyer and advocate for rights of persons with disabilities and children, visited Ethiopia this week to advance support to people with disabilities and facilitate their inclusion in the country's development process. McClain-Nhlapo participated in an Africa-wide round table on Disability Inclusive Development sponsored by the Embassy of Finland where she highlighted best practices from countries around the world to mainstream disability into development cooperation.

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