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

    Friday Dec 19 | 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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  2. Ethiopia volunteers to fight EbolaRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | 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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  3. Ethiopia: Airports Enterprise to Construct Three New AirportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | 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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  4. Italian garment firm to set up manufacturing in EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | 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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  5. Ethiopia plans to build 960,000 houses in the next 10 years - Tuesday, 02 December 2014 01:09Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | 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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  6. Charity: water Changes the Rules of Nonprofit Fundraising While Also Changing the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Web Ink Now

    ... in the September 2011 campaign funded Yellow Thunder, the first charity: water drilling rig located in Tigray, Ethiopia. Yellow Thunder was funded so the organization's local partners in Ethiopia could drill more wells. A Twitter feed at ...

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  7. Ethiopia: UDJ Says Govt Pressure Is MountingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    The Unity for Democracy and Justice Party criticized the government for the harassment of its members and leaders of the party in various parts of the country and said that the pressures from the government are mounting like never before and it is mainly done deliberately to weaken the party and control the political space and the upcoming national election. This was expressed in a press conference given by Asrat Abreham head of public relations and Zekaryas Yemanebirhan head of party affairs.

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  8. Vendor/craft sale benefitRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | Paulding Progress

    PAULDING A vendor, crafter and food sale is planned for Saturday, Nov. 8 to help support Mission: Metekle, a project to build an addition to a primary school in Mekele, Ethiopia. The event will be 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at Black Swamp Nature Center in Paulding.

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  9. Ethiopia: Enhanced emergency response in GambellaRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    South Sudanese refugees accommodated at Leitchour camp in Gambella region collecting household essentials from a Red Cross distribution site. Ethiopian Red Cross Society With the conflict in South Sudan prompting civilians to seek refuge in Ethiopia, and intercommunal violence generating internal displacement in different parts of the country, the ICRC and its partners have been moving quickly to bring aid to the people who need it most.

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  10. Hailemariam: Ethiopia will register double digit growthRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | Capital Ethiopia

    Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said that the country will attain the 11.4 percent economic growth it has planned for this fiscal year. He said this while the House of People's Representative discussed President Mulatu Teshome's motion for the speech.

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  11. HPR approves motion for President Mulatu's speech - Thursday, 16 October 2014 13:38Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Walta Information Centre

    The House of Peoples' Representatives in its regular session held today approved the motion for President Mulatu Teshome's speech at the State of the Union. Asked about Ethiopia's economy, the Premier said that the country's economy has been growing on average by 10.3 per cent.

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  12. Ethiopia: Credit Suisse Delays U.S. $1.4 Billion Loan for Railway ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    Credit Suisse, a syndicate of banks and Export Credit Agencies, has delayed a USD 1.4 billion loan, which it has agreed to extend to the Government of Ethiopia for the financing of the Awash-Woldiya railway project, due to the Environment Impact Assessment report, The Reporter learnt. According to reliable sources approached by The Reporter, the reason that prompted the bank to withhold the anticipated loan is in connection with the impact assessment that was carried out and submitted by the Ethiopian Railways Corporation that is said to have failed to meet the Equator Principles up on which the bank considers it as a guiding principle for evaluating EIA.

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  13. Ethiopia's Danakil Depression: O...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Walta Information Centre

    Located in the northeastern corner of Ethiopia near the border with Eritrea, the Danakil Depression has been called "the gateway to Hell" because it is one of the hottest and harshest places on Earth, with recorded temperatures of 125 degrees reports USA Today. Rain almost never falls here.

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  14. Ethiopian govt provides land for modern apparel factoryRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2014 | Fibre2Fashion

    The Government of Ethiopia has provided 100 hectares of land in the Tigray region in Mekele city to Velocity Apparel Plc for construction of a modern garment factory with an initial investment of US$ 150 million, Ethiopian News Agency reported. The State Minister of Industry Tadese Haile said that project is important for Ethiopia, as it has major economic benefits.

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  15. Garment-making finds new low-cost home in EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | The Globe and Mail

    Ethiopian women walk on a road as they return home at dusk near Mekele in northern Ethiopia March 9, 2007. Ethiopian women walk on a road as they return home at dusk near Mekele in northern Ethiopia March 9, 2007.

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  16. Ethiopia: Unrelenting Stance On GERDRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    Water affairs ministers of Ethiopia and Sudan rejected their Egyptian counterpart's latest proposal on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam while agreeing unanimously to hire an international consultant that will conduct a study on the effects of the dam on downstream countries.

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  17. Ethiopia: Indian Company to Build Textile Industry in MekeleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    An Indian Company, Velocity Apparel, has received 100 hectares of land in Mekele to build a modern textile industry with a starting capital of USD 150 million.

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  18. Mekele University becomes center of techno...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 11 August 2014 - Ambassador Dr. Genet Zewude, Ambassador of Ethiopia to India, said that Mekele University has become a nucleus of technology transfer, innovation and problem solving for the IGAD region.

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  19. Tigray Diaspora's Festival Tigray 2014 in Mekelle CityRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2014 | Walta Information Centre

    ... and national back grounds. This time around, Festival Tigray 2014 took place for the first time in Mekelle, Tigray, Ethiopia. The Tigray National Regional State has been ready and willing to host the event after learning about the decisions taken ...

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  20. Ethiopia: Diasporas Laud Development Triumph in EthiopiaRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    Some 3000 Tigray born Diasporas participating in the festival since Thursday expressed their delight over the development success Ethiopia has registered, after visiting development works at Mekele.

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