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  1. Ethiopia PM lays cornerstone for mega-railroad projectRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Newstime Africa

    Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Wednesday put the foundation stone for the construction of a $1.7 billion railroad construction stretching along 375 kilometers. Senior government officials, including the Transport Minister Workineh Gebeyehu, Turkish Ambassador to Ethiopia Osman Riza Yavuzalp, and President of the Afar Regional State - a state through which the railroad passes - were among the dignitaries who attended the groundbreaking ceremony.

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  2. Beautiful and bizarre united in the Sony World Photography Awards shortlistRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Daily Mail

    The beautiful and the bizarre come together in the world's greatest photographs: Competition shortlist features everything from gorgeous skylines to cheeky monkeys In a world so vast we can never hope to experience more than the tiniest fraction of its wonders, photography offers us a chance to witness lives beyond our own horizons. These incredible pictures are the cream of the cream of this year's collective photographic opus, the selected shortlisted entrants to this year's edition of the Sony World Photography Awards.

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  3. Sudan's Bashir vows to boost cooperation with EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    Sudanese president, Omer Hassan al-Bashir, on Wednesday vowed to further strengthen bilateral ties, especially economic ties with neighbouring Ethiopia. Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir waves to the crowd during a rally with Sufi supporters in Hajj Yusuf at Khartoum district December 27, 2014 Bashir made the remarks this morning while delivering solidarity message at the celebrations held at Ethiopia's northern city of Mekele to mark the 40th anniversary of the Tigray People's Liberation Front .

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  4. TPLF's struggle laid foundation for Ethiop...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Walta Information Centre

    Several foreign leaders attended the celebrations marking the 40th anniversary of the Tigray People's Liberation Front that took place in Mekele this morning. He praised the sacrifice paid by martyrs and admired the vision of the late leader Meles Zenawi.

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  5. Residents of Mekelle stages parade in connection with TPLF's 40th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Walta Information Centre

    Residents of Mekelle town yesterday staged a parade to highlight the nation's achievements since the ouster of the country's Marxist Derg regime. Situated 780km north of capital Addis Ababa, Mekele is home to Ethiopia's Tigray ethnic group and the Tigray People's Liberation Front .

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  6. Ethiopia's TPLF marks 40th anniversary with paradeRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Newstime Africa

    Residents of Ethiopia's northern city of Mekele on Tuesday staged a parade to highlight the nation's achievements since the ouster in 1987 of the country's Marxist Derg regime. Situated 780km north of capital Addis Ababa, Mekele is home to Ethiopia's Tigray ethnic group and the Tigray People's Liberation Front , one of the main parties in Ethiopia's ruling coalition since 1991.

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  7. 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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  8. Symposium commemorating TPLF's 40th anniversary opened in Mekele - Monday, 16 February 2015 14:27Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Walta Information Centre

    As part of the 40th founding anniversary of the Tigray People's Liberation Front , a symposium was opened today in Mekele town, Opening the symposium, Chief Administrator of Tigray Regional State and Chairman of TPLF, Abay Woldu, said the young generation has the responsibility to eradicate ignorance and backwardness to enhance development. Ambassador Seyoum Mesfin noted that the inaugural date of TPLF was a day when the foundation of the struggle for the rights of Nations and Nationalities was conceived.

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  9. Ethiopia: Raya to Hit Bars, SupermarketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | AllAfrica.com

    Raya Brewery Share Company is set to inaugurate its two billion birr beer plant today constructed in the historic town of Maychew which is completed in recored time of one year and two months, one of the fastest industries to be erected in country. Located 120 kilometers away from Mekele, the capital of Tigray Regional State, Maychew is historic for it was the very town where the Italian occupation force crushed the strong Ethiopian resistance after fierce battle in 1935.

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  10. Foreign leaders to attend 40th anniversary of TPLF - Friday, 13 February 2015 13:58Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Walta Information Centre

    Several foreign leaders are expected to attend the 40th anniversary of the Tigray People's Liberation Front to be marked next week. High level delegations from China, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, Djibouti and other countries will be taking part in the celebrations.

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  11. Effect of a grazing ban on restoring the degraded alpine meadows of Northern Tibet, ChinaRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | CSIRO Publishing

    ... and Liu, Z. L. (2005 ). Effectiveness of exclosures to restore degraded soils as a result of overgrazing in Tigray, Ethiopia. Journal of Arid Environments 69 , 270284. ). Comparison of soil properties under fencing and grazing in alpine meadow on ...

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  12. Mekelle City the capital of Tigrai state bans smokingaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Tigrai Online

    An Ethiopian city has banned smoking in public places with fines more than an average monthly wage, the first city in the country to do so, reports said Tuesday. The decision by the northeastern city of Mekele, capital of the Tigray region, makes smoking illegal in bars, restaurants, schools and hospitals, as well as outdoors in stadiums and during religious festivals. 12 comments

  13. .com | Ethiopian city bans smoking in public placesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | News24

    An Ethiopian city has banned smoking in public places with fines more than an average monthly wage, the first city in the country to do so, reports said on Tuesday. The decision by the north eastern city of Mekele, capital of the Tigray region, makes smoking illegal in bars, restaurants, schools and hospitals, as well as outdoors in stadiums and during religious festivals.

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  14. Ethiopian Scientist Dr. Fetien Abay Abera wins AU AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Tigrai Online

    ... itator Integrated Seed Sector Development (ISSD) Program - Ethiopia Mekelle University P.O.Box 231 Mekelle, Tigray, Ethiopia Mob: +251914700162

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  15. Ethiopian Kaizen Institute says - Kaizen bearing fruits' - Friday, 19 December 2014 12:45Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Walta Information Centre

    The implementation of Kaizen in about 93 various factories and institutions in Ethiopia has been bearing fruits, Ethiopian Kaizen Institute said. Getahun Tadesse Director of the Institute told Walta that the implementation of Kaizen in Ethiopia since 2013 is resulted in improved products and productivity.

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  16. Ethiopia volunteers to fight EbolaRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Newstime Africa

    As many as 187 Ethiopian health workers who have volunteered to lend a hand in the fight against West Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak are preparing to make their perilous trip. "I volunteered because I want to put in whatever little contribution I can muster in the fight against Ebola.

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  17. Ethiopia volunteers to fight EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | TurkishPress.com

    As many as 187 Ethiopian health workers who have volunteered to lend a hand in the fight against West Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak are preparing to make their perilous trip. "I volunteered because I want to put in whatever little contribution I can muster in the fight against Ebola.

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  18. Ethiopia: Airports Enterprise to Construct Three New AirportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    The Ethiopian Airports Enterprise is to construct three new airports in different parts of the country. The new airports will be constructed in Hawassa, the capital of the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Regional State, Robe Goba, Oromia Regional State and Shire, Tigray Regional State.

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  19. Italian garment firm to set up manufacturing in EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Fibre2Fashion

    Calzedonia, an Italian garment manufacturing firm, is set to open its first branch in Ethiopia's Tigray state of Mekele city, Embassy of Ethiopia reported. In his meeting with the Italian company delegates at the Ministry, Ethiopian state minister Dawano Kedir said that Ethiopia has ample investment opportunities and huge potential for textile industry.

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  20. Ethiopia plans to build 960,000 houses in the next 10 years - Tuesday, 02 December 2014 01:09Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Walta Information Centre

    Ethiopia plans to build 960,000 houses in the next 10 years, besides thousands of kilometres of roads and railways. Ethiopia plans to build 960,000 houses in the next 10 years, besides thousands of kilometres of roads and railways.

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