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  1. Ethiopia's provisions of power, infrastructure win recognition - Friday, 01 August 2014 15:59Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 1 August 2014 - The rapid growth Ethiopia has been registering in the provision of Power and infrastructure has won recognition, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

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  2. South Sudan conflict drives idea of oil wealth monitoringRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | AlertNet

    An SPLA soldier is pictured behind a South Sudan flag as he sits on the back of a pick-up truck in Bentiu, Unity state January 12, 2014.

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  3. Tigray international Diaspora festival kicks off - Friday, 01 August 2014 13:26Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 1 August 2014 - The Tigray International Diaspora Festival opened on Thursday at the conference hall of the Martyrs' Monument of Tigray in Mekele town.

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  4. Five key takeaways from PM Hailemariam Desalegne's latest presserRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    ... or as a group - is not that high. However, they are Trojan horses of "foreign governments that wish to sabotage Ethiopia's peace and growth". He didn't name these hostile states, except Eritrea. Asked whether there is a contradiction between his ...

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  5. Ethiopian Airlines soon to launch a new sustainable tourism policy - Friday, 01 August 2014 06:01Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    The presentation of a first complete draft of a new sustainable tourism policy for Ethiopia is now just weeks away and stakeholders are meeting in Addis Ababa since yesterday for a broad consultative workshop.

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  6. UK minister calls for immediate ceasefire in S. SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | In-depth Africa

    ... Hamid) Mark Simmonds, in a statement issued ahead of the planned restart of South Sudan's peace talks in Ethiopia, called on all parties to the talks to negotiate in good faith, stressing the terrible humanitarian consequences of the ongoing ...

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  7. East Africa: Statement By Regional Leaders On LAPSSETRead the original story

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    Statement by the Heads of State of Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and South Sudan on the Lamu Port Southern Sudan-Ethiopia Transport Corridor Project Today, we held a Summit of Heads of State and Government at State House, Nairobi to explore joint financing options for the Lamu Port Southern Sudan-Ethiopia Transport Corridor Project.

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  8. Ethiopia: Roads Worth Over Br6.5 Billion Built in AddisRead the original story

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    Roads built with an outlay of over 6.5 billion Birr in the just-concluded Ethiopian fiscal year have become operational, according to Addis Ababa Roads Authority.

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  9. Food Security: Land Grabbing - a New Political Strategy for Arab CountriesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Hispanic Business

    Food price rises as far back as 2008 are believed to be the partial culprits behind the instability plaguing Arab countries and they have become increasingly aware of the importance of securing food needs through an international strategy of land grabs which are often detrimental to local populations.

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  10. G. Bahr el Ghazal youths call on rival leaders to commit to mediationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | In-depth Africa

    July 30, 2014 The chairman of the Greater Bahr el Ghazal Youth Union, Joseph Achuil, has called on youths in the region to push for the resumption of talks between president Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar in order to reach a final peace deal.

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  11. Ethiopian photojournalist Aziza Mohamed held without chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CPJ Press Freedom Online

    ... Kebbede, in July 2012 and January 2013, respectively. Both journalists were charged with inciting violence under Ethiopia's anti-terrorism legislation. Their cases are ongoing, local journalists said. Aziza Mohamed is the second journalist jailed ...

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  12. Free Zone 9 BloggersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | My heart's in Accra

    It was written in Amharic, the dominant language in Ethiopia, by a team of young journalists and thinkers who wanted to have an open, public conversation about the future of their nation.

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  13. Exploring Washington DC's Best Ethiopian RestaurantsRead the original story

    Thursday | Serious Eats

    Washington, DC is commonly considered the second largest Ethiopian city in the world, second only to Addis Ababa, and it's estimated that about 250,000 Ethiopians call DC home.

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  14. "The Zone 9 Bloggers are Writing from the Outer Ring of the Prison, the Nation Itself"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Global Voices Online

    ... to make the world's citizen media available to everyone. It was written in Amharic, the dominant language in Ethiopia, by a team of young journalists and thinkers who wanted to have an open, public conversation about the future of their nation. It's ...

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  15. Ethiopia, Egypt to resume Nile dam talks on Aug. 26 - Thursday, 31 July 2014 11:03Read the original story

    Thursday | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 31 July 2014 - Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan will resume their tripartite talks on an Ethiopian multi-billion dollar hydroelectric dam on the Nile in late August, an Ethiopian official said Tuesday.

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  16. African odyssey an unforgettable time for Cumbria studentsRead the original story

    Thursday | North-West Evening Mail

    ... Victoria High School took part in a variety of community projects during a visit to Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. It is the ninth year that Jeanette Halsey, head of chemistry at UVHS, and Malcolm Halsey, head of geography and geology at ...

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  17. #FreeZone9Bloggers: On July 31, We Tweet for Human Rights-and Human BeingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Global Voices Online

    ... create Zone9, a blogging collective bearing the tagline, "We blog because we care." They did this in their native Ethiopia, a country where state media dominate the information economy and reputable press freedom groups have been driven out on ...

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  18. South Sudan peace talks may resume on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | In-depth Africa

    ... takeholders meeting held last month in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. The civil society groups based in Kenya, Ethiopia and Sudan on Tuesday concluded the selection process by electing seven representatives to the IGAD led peace process.

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  19. South Sudan: South Sudan Peace Talks May Resume On MondayRead the original story

    Wednesday | AllAfrica.com

    ... organisations in the multi-stakeholders meeting last month in Addis Ababa. The civil society groups based in Kenya, Ethiopia and Sudan on Tuesday concluded the selection process by electing seven representatives to participate in the peace process.

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  20. Ethiopia: Ministry Set to Launch Exclusive Diaspora Housing SchemeRead the original story

    Wednesday | AllAfrica.com

    A directive on the housing registration for members of the Ethiopian Diaspora community prepared by the Ministry of Urban Development, Housing & Construction , provides for a housing scheme that will only be open to the Diaspora.

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