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  1. Ethiopia: Coffee Ceremony Used to Educate On HIVRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 |

    Coffee ceremony is a tradition in Ethiopia, where the world's most famous coffee Coffea Arabica grows. The ceremony takes about an hour and helps strengthen bonds within the community.


  2. St. George CathedralRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | TrekEarth

    St George's Cathedral is an Orthodox cathedral in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It is noted for its distinctive octagonal form.Empress Zewditu of Ethiopia was crowned at this Cathedral in 1917, and Emperor Haile Selassie was crowned there in 1930, and it became a pilgrimage site for Rastafarians.


  3. Oromia a Proof of Ethiopia's unique hospitable culture - Wednesday, 31 December 2014 05:47Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 31 December 2014 - Kampala December 30, 2014 - Public diplomacy and Regional Orthodox, Catholic and Evangelical Church News. President Yoweri kaguta Museveni returned to Kampala, Uganda and finished his three day state visit to Ethiopia.


  4. President Museveni returns home winding up visit to Ethiopia - Tuesday, 30 December 2014 04:30Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | Walta Information Centre

    President Yoweri kaguta Museveni Ethiopia went back to Kampala on Sunday finishing his three -day state visit to Ethiopia. Over the weekend, President Yoweri kaguta Museveni, accompanied by First Lady, Janet Kataaha Museveni, Ministers and senior government officials, visited Metals and Engineering Corporation in Bishoftu town in Oromia Regional State.


  5. US, Ethiopia join to train women farmers - Monday, 29 December 2014 06:30Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 28 | Walta Information Centre

    The U.S. is awarding $15,000 each to five pairs of U.S. and Ethiopian universities for research and development projects. One partnership is between the University of Maryland and Debre Birhan University, in Ethiopia.


  6. Book Review: The Man Who Couldn't StopRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Mother Jones

    After years of battling the irrational terror of catching a disease every time he touched a door handle, drank from a water bottle, or scraped his knee playing soccer, Nature editor David Adam earned the right to be annoyed when people called themselves "a little bit OCD." The greatest strength of his book - part memoir, part scientific treatise on obsessive-compulsive disorder - is that it meets those dilettantes on their level: "Imagine you can never turn it off."


  7. Ethiopia to register six heritages under UNESCO - Thursday, 18 December 2014 13:14Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Walta Information Centre

    The Ministry of Culture and Tourism said a study has been finalized to register six additional heritages under UNESCO. The six heritages are Dire Sheikh Hussein mosque, Sof Omar Cave, Melka Kuntre Archeological Site, Gedeo Mixed Cultural and Natural Landscape, Fiche Chembelal and Harrar Washerah Culture festivals, according to Gezahegn Abate, Public and International Relations Directorate Director at MoCT. 2 comments

  8. Australian circus star teaches her skills in birth country EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | The Age

    Sosina Wogayehu used to perform with Circus Oz and was a finalist for Young Australian of the Year, but now she trains young performers in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. Australian circus star Sosina Wogayehu's Ethiopian circus school might be free for her students but she insists it's not charity.


  9. US, Ethiopia partner to empower women - Saturday, 06 December 2014 07:38Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Walta Information Centre

    The U.S. is awarding $15,000 grants to five U.S. universities that are partnering with Ethiopian schools on research and development projects. The initiative by the State Department and the Department of Education is designed to strengthen the skills of faculty and administrators in both countries.


  10. US Ethiopia Partner to Empower WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Big News

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  11. US, Ethiopia Partner to Empower WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Voice of America

    Women and children holding their pink tickets queue for the evening meal at the Dollo Ado transit center in Ethiopia, October 26, 2011. The U.S. is awarding $15,000 grants to five U.S. universities that are partnering with Ethiopian schools on research and development projects.


  12. AA Administration to relocate 234 factories to the outskirts of the cityRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | Capital Ethiopia

    The Addis Ababa Administration is reviewing a proposal to relocate 234 industries based in Addis Ababa to specific industrial zones just outside the city. Tanneries, leather, metal and aluminum, food and beverages, chemicals, tobacco, textiles and garments are the industries targeted for relocation, according to the Draft Executive summary of the Addis Ababa and the Surrounding Oromia Special Zone Integrated Development Plan for Ethiopian Renaissance.


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

    Oct 27, 2014 |

    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.


  14. Bole Int'l airport expansion vital: Star AllianceRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | Capital Ethiopia

    It's imperative to build a new airport in Addis Ababa but until then the current one should be upgraded without delay, according to Star Alliance CEO Mark Schwab. The capacity of the existing airport is saturated and cannot accommodate the rapidly growing venture of Ethiopian Airlines as well as other carriers passing through the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, he said.


  15. Mulatu Astatke: Sketches of EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | All About Jazz

    Vibraphonist/composer Mulatu Astatke is the creator of Ethio-jazz and reputedly the first African musician to study at Berklee. Prior to that he had studied music in Wales and London.


  16. Ethiopia: Sixteen SNNP State Towns Get Electric PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 |

    Construction of the Sawla-Key Afer Electric Power Installation Project which cost more than 418 million birr has gone operational, according to Ethiopian Electric Power . EEP indicated that the project, which is part of the Growth and Transformation Plan , is benefiting 16 towns and rural areas in 4 woredas/districts/ of Gamo Gofa and South Omo zones.


  17. Newsmaker: Marco OrsiniRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Architectural Records

    On October 15, a film will debut at the Architecture and Design Film Festival in New York as well as open a new chapter for a largely forgotten designer. The documentary, Gray Matters , was produced, written, and directed by Marco Orsini and explores the life and works of Eileen Gray .


  18. a Left Behinda and a The Good Liea face off during Hollywooda s year of faith-based filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Religion News Service

    NEW YORK Two movies coming out this weekend that aim to attract a faith-based crowd join a glut of biblical films for 2014, testing the limits of Hollywood's appetite for religion. The two films, "The Good Lie" and "Left Behind," both opening Friday , reflect two different filmmaking strategies: One is geared for a wider audience that could attract Christians, while the other produces a movie clearly made for the Christian base.


  19. 4mln birr yarn fraudRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2014 | Capital Ethiopia

    Transportation and Customs agents working at the dry port in Mojo received a rude awakening when the yarn they were expecting to find in containers surprisingly turned out to be rocks. Two cargo containers expected to contain yarn when they were transported from China were in fact, full of crushed stone when they were opened at Mojo Dry Port, 80km east of Addis Ababa.


  20. Ethiopia: Power Supply Shortage Forces Chinese Cement Factory to Produce Half Its CapacityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 |

    A sister company of the Eastern Industry Zone, East Cement SC, which was established some six years ago and had commenced operations four years ago to produce some 2,000 tons of cement and 1,500 tons of clinkers has said that it has limited its production because of shortages of electric power supply. Making matters worse, the interruptions are making it difficult to be engaged in the business of cement making, according to Wei Watao, deputy general manager of East Cement factory located at the North of Addis, some 100 km away and near to Fiche town.