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  1. Ethiopia Inaugurates Wind Farm with 153 MWs Featur...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Walta Information Centre

    Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn said the country is striving to be among the few countries competing in the sector by strengthening its activities in generating renewable energy. In the project were involved, Adama Science and Technology and Mekele universities.

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  2. Foundation for 491km railway projects lay - Thursday, 14 May 2015 11:32Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 14 May 14/2015 - Prime Minister HaileMariam Desalegn laid down a cornerstone yesterday in Ambo town for the construction of a 491km railway that links Addis Ababa with Bedele, known for its dense natural forest and crop production, in Oromoia regional state. The project is among the eight national railway roots set to be constructed by the Ethiopian Railways Corporation with a total length of 5060km.

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  3. Chinese company finances standard secondary school in northern EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Walta Information Centre

    Residents of Alamata town in Tigray Regional State of Ethiopia have celebrated establishment of a standard secondary school financed by a Chinese company, China Communications Construction Company . The school, which is a project of the Tigray Development Association , has been constructed with a finance amounting to 35 million Eth.

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  4. Roundup: Chinese company finances standard secondary school in northern EthiopiaRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | People's Daily Online

    Residents of Alamata town in Tigray Regional State of Ethiopia have celebrated establishment of a standard secondary school financed by a Chinese company, China Communications Construction Company . The school, which is a project of the Tigray Development Association , has been constructed with a finance amounting to 35 million Eth.

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  5. Ethiopia: Ministry of Agriculture Completes Two of Four Artificial Insemination LabsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | AllAfrica.com

    The total cost of the four projects stands at 33.2 million Birr with the laboratories located in Tigray, Amhara, Southern and Oromia regions The Ministry of Agriculture has completed the construction of two of the four artificial insemination laboratories, which have been planned for four regions of the country, at a cost of 33.2 million Br. The other two will be completed by the end of the current fiscal year.

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  6. Major Ethiopia textile build experiences delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Just-Style

    The Ethiopian Textile Association has insisted the construction of a major textile factory by Bangladesh's DBL Group will proceed, despite delays. textile factory, which will be the second largest in Ethiopia, was expected to start operations in the last quarter of 2015.

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  7. Who Controls Our Food?Read the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | Common Dreams

    ... corporate-controlled agriculture. As a matter of fact, it already is feeding millions of people. In Tigray, Ethiopia, farmers have seen grain yields double, with increased biodiversity and fertility, not to mention less debt. In Senegal, ...

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  8. Injera diplomacy and honouring heroes the Ethiopian wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Daily Monitor

    I could see the victims of Luweero Triangle, or those we lost in battles against the Lord's Resistance Army, those who died in the war against the Allied Democratic Forces, and those we have lost in Somalia in the battle to pacify that country and combat terrorism. When President Museveni delegated the Prime Minister, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, to represent him at the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Tigray Peoples' Liberation Front in Mekele, Ethiopia, on February 17 and 18, Dr Rugunda in turn asked me to accompany him.

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

    Feb 17, 2015 | 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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  10. Beautiful and bizarre united in the Sony World Photography Awards shortlistRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | 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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  11. 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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  12. TPLF's struggle laid foundation for Ethiop...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | 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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  13. Residents of Mekelle stages parade in connection with TPLF's 40th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | 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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  14. Ethiopia's TPLF marks 40th anniversary with paradeRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | 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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  15. Nation identifies 5 corridors for horticulture development - Tuesday, 17 February 2015 12:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | 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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  16. Symposium commemorating TPLF's 40th anniversary opened in Mekele - Monday, 16 February 2015 14:27Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | 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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  17. Ethiopia: Raya to Hit Bars, SupermarketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | 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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  18. Foreign leaders to attend 40th anniversary of TPLF - Friday, 13 February 2015 13:58Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | 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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  19. Effect of a grazing ban on restoring the degraded alpine meadows of Northern Tibet, ChinaRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | 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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  20. 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. 11 comments