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  1. Al-Mahdi says Sudanese government returned only 6% of his party's confiscated assetsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

    December 26, 2014 The leader of Sudan's opposition National Umma Party , al-Sadiq al-Mahdi, claimed that the government repaid only 6% of his party's confiscated assets. NUP leader Sadiq al-Mahdi speaks to reporters at a press conference in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on 30 November 2014 Following the June 30, 1989, military coup which brought the current president Omer Hassan al-Bashir to power, the government confiscated political parties' assets and the personal property of their leaders.

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  2. Uganda says it will pull troops from S.Sudan only if Juba securedRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | AlertNet

    Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni addresses a news conference during his official visit to Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, December 26, 2014. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri ADDIS ABABA, Dec 26 - Uganda's president said on Friday he would pull troops out of South Sudan only if regional forces secured its capital Juba from rebel attack, as fighting in the world's newest state dragged on into a second year.

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  3. Uganda says it will pull troops out of South Sudan only if Juba securedRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... over a million to flee and driven the country of 11 million toward famine. Regional efforts led by neighboring Ethiopia to find a peaceful solution to the conflict have made limited gains amid bouts of fighting, despite Kiir and Machar signing a ...

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  4. Bob Geldof and Band Aid 30 Should Back Off, Let Africans Help AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    ... the group released the hit "Do They Know It's Christmas?" - a song which, despite initially being about poverty in Ethiopia, Geldof brought back to the airwaves as a new celebrity-sung remix to raise awareness about the Ebola crisis. The Irish ...

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

    21 hrs ago | 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."

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  6. British tourist shot dead in EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    ... to the other." A spokeswoman for the Foreign Office said: "We can confirm the death of a British national in Ethiopia. We are providing consular assistance to the families." a Subscribe to our daily newsletter (requires registration) and get the ...

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  7. British tourist killed in EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sunday Herald

    ... to the other." A spokeswoman for the Foreign Office said: "We can confirm the death of a British national in Ethiopia. We are providing consular assistance to the families." Bahir Dar is a popular tourist destination located some 310 miles (500km) ...

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  8. British tourist shot dead in church in Ethiopia in 'gun accident'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Independent

    ... to the other." A spokeswoman for the Foreign Office said: "We can confirm the death of a British national in Ethiopia. We are providing consular assistance to the families. Sony suffered a chorus of disapproval after it withdrew 'The Interview', but ...

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  9. Briton killed in Ethiopian shooting 'accident': officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Peninsula

    A 47-year-old British tourist was killed in a church in a northwestern Ethiopia after a man accidentally fired a gun, a government spokesman said on Thursday. The incident occurred on Wednesday morning in Bahir Dar, a leading tourist destination about 500 kilometres from the capital Addis Ababa and famed for the nearby Lake Tana, the source of the Blue Nile.

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  10. S. Sudanese minister tells citizens to prepare for peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | In-depth Africa

    South Sudan's information minister, Michael Makuei has hinted on the possibility of peacefully resolving the country's conflict between the warring parties through dialogue. The minister made these remarks Thursday as he addressed reporters after a church service in South Sudan's Jonglei state capital, Bor.

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  11. Opposition umbrella endorses "Sudan Call", decides to popular mobilisationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | In-depth Africa

    The alliance of opposition parties, National Consensus Forces endorsed on Thursday the "Sudan Call" and decided to mobilise peaceful demonstrations to bring down the government of president Omer al-Bashir. The political declaration, signed the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on 3 December, is the first agreement gathering all the opposition parties, civil society groups and the rebel coalition Sudanese Revolutionary Front .

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  12. 15:41 Kazakhstani Ambassador to Ethiopia presents credentials to President TeshomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | AkiPress

    Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Ethiopia Mr. Yerlik Ali has presented his credentials to the President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Mr. Mulatu Teshome, reports the press service of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry on December 24. During a short conversation at the ceremony Kazakh diplomat informed President Teshome about Kazakhstan's development at the present stage, the country's foreign policy initiatives, the tasks set by President Nursultan Nazarbayev to enhance the Kazakh-Ethiopian cooperation. He noted the importance of further cooperation in the framework of the African Union.

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  13. Ethiopian scientist Dr. Fetien wins AU Award for h...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Walta Information Centre

    Fetien Abay Abera is selected as a winner of the prestigious African Union Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Awards 2014, Regional Award for Women in recognition for her outstanding achievements in Science and Technology on December 19, 2014, at the head quarter of African Union in Addis Ababa. Fetien Abay is serving Mekelle University as Director Institute of Environment, Gender and Development Studies and scientific coordinator of different community based projects.

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  14. Ambassador of Kazakhstan presents his credentials to President MulatuRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Walta Information Centre

    ... of bilateral cooperation. Dr Mulatu welcomed the fact that Kazakhstan's interests will be represented in Ethiopia at the level of the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador, and wished success to the diplomatic mission of Kazakhstan. ...

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

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Tigrai Online

    ... ie Tesfay Regional Public Private Partnership (PPP) Facilitator Integrated Seed Sector Development (ISSD) Program - Ethiopia Mekelle University P.O.Box 231 Mekelle, Tigray, Ethiopia Mob: +251914700162

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  16. Ethiopian PM to remain 'patient' with S Sudan talks - Wednesday, 24 December 2014 08:11Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Walta Information Centre

    Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn says he is "frustrated" with Salva Kiir and Riek Machar's failure to reach a peace deal. Hailemariam has been hosting negotiations in Addis Ababa since January with no tangible results so far.

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  17. Ambassador Elman Abdullayev presents his credentials to President of EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 24 December 2014 - Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Elman Abdullayev presented his credentials to President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Mulatu Teshome. Press service of the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry told APA that at the meeting with the President, Abdullayev emphasized that Azerbaijan is interested in the development of relations with Ethiopia, that is one of main countries of the African continent, enhancement of cooperation in a number of fields, including economic, humanitarian, cultural and educational fields and said there is a great potential for a new era of relations between the two countries.

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  18. Sudan's president says no concessions for rebel and opposition forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | In-depth Africa

    Sudanese president Omer al-Bashir reiterated that his government would make no concession to the rebel and opposition forces, saying that the dialogue process will not wait for them. Since last January, al-Bashir launched a call for a national dialogue to discuss peace and democratic reforms in the country.

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  19. Jonathan lauds economic ties between Nigeria, Ethiopia - Wednesday, 24 December 2014 07:07Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Walta Information Centre

    ... He commended the outgoing ambassador for working hard to boost trade and economic relations between Nigeria and Ethiopia during his tenure in Abuja. Ambassador Suleiman, who served in Abuja for three years, told the President he was leaving with ...

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  20. Ethiopian air force pilot defects to EritreaRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 23 | In-depth Africa

    December 23, 2014 A senior Ethiopian senior air force pilot has defected to neighbouring Eritrea along with the two trainees and two MI 35 fighter helicopters during a training session. In a statement it issued to the state-run Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation on Monday, the ministry of defence said the pilot had forced the co-pilot and technician to divert their helicopter to the Red Sea nation.

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