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  1. Stuck in a swamp: hard times for South Sudan's displacedRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | The Daily Star

    A woman winnows grain to separate sorghum seeds from soil after collecting seeds off the ground following an air-drop at a village in Nyal, an administrative hub of Panyijar county in Unity state, south Sudan, on February 23, 2015. NYAL, South Sudan: The world's biggest marshland has shielded the people of Nyal from the carnage of South Sudan's civil war, but now hunger and illness are taking the toll that violence has not.

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  2. With less rain, farmers in Kenya quit food crops to cash in on legal drugRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), which also does agricultural work. Miraa arrived from Ethiopia in the 1980s. Years of water shortages have prompted farmers in this patch of northern Kenya, one of the only places in the ...

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  3. Exclusive - Bar South Sudan leaders from transition: inquiry draftRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Star Online

    A much-anticipated African Union inquiry calls for South Sudan's president and his rival to be barred from a transitional government and for the oil-producing country to effectively be placed under AU control, say sources and a draft of the report. The recommendations are directly at odds with a peace deal being negotiated that would retain Salva Kiir as president and appoint rebel leader Riek Machar as deputy.

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  4. Ancient jawbone found in Ethiopia to help evolution researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Newstime Africa

    Scientists who recently unearthed a 2.8-million-year-old Jawbone in Ethiopia said Thursday that the discovery would significantly add to knowledge of human evolution. They said at a press briefing in Addis Ababa that a fossilized lower jawbone found in the Ledi-Geraru research area of the northeastern Afar region had pushed back scientists' estimates for when human life began.

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  5. CAF Champions League: Cameroonian referees for Eulma-Kotoko gameRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Referees from Cameroon and a Moroccan Match Commissioner will be in-charge of next Saturday's 1/16th stage, CAF Champions League match between Mouloudia Club d'El Eulma of Algeria and Asante Kotoko. They are Neant Alioum, Referee; Joseph Fuanta Lambi, Assistant Referee One; Thierry Bruno Tocke, Assistant Referee Two; Christopher Nde, Reserve Referee and Mohamed Guezzaz, the Match Commissioner from Morocco.

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  6. Sandoz announces training program for midwives in Ethiopia - Thursday, 05 March 2015 14:06Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    Sandoz on Tuesday announced the launch of a new program, New Life & New Hope, to improve maternal and child health and reduce mortality associated with childbirth. The program, ahead of International Women's Day on March 8, kicks-off with the completion of the first in a series of Sandoz-sponsored trainings to improve obstetric knowledge among midwives in Ethiopia.

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  7. U.S. government celebrates International Women's Day - Thursday, 05 March 2015 14:06Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development and in collaboration with Addis Ababa University , celebrated International Women's Day under this year's theme "Make it Happen!" International Women's Day was first celebrated more than 100 years ago and is a day to commemorate the achievements of women and girls throughout the world. At the experience-sharing event, sponsored through USAID's University Success Program , U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia Patricia Haslach along with five prominent Ethiopian women role models shared their personal experiences with more than 100 female university students and staff members.

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  8. South Sudan: UN Adopts Targeted Sanctions Against South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The United Nations Organisation has set out the criteria for the designation of individuals and entities that are responsible for, complicit in, or that had engaged directly or indirectly in actions or policies that threaten peace, security or stability in South Sudan. Members of the UN Security Council on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 adopted Resolution 2206 laying the ground work for targeted sanctions in South Sudan should the Peace Deal brokered by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa fails, a statement from the UN Security Council said.

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  9. Ministry rules out possibility o...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    ... sent letters to participating countries for their athletes to stay secluded for 3 weeks prior to their flights to Ethiopia and take diagnosis. Close follow up is carried for particularly those countries exposed to Ebola, the advisor said, adding ...

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  10. OPDO Women League vows to work for free, peaceful completion of electionRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    The Oromo People's Democratic Organization Women League held its first ever conference to celebrate the achievements registered so far as well as to honour and award model women members in Adama on Monday. Established six years ago, the League has managed to raise its number of members from 200,000 to 1.9 million.

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  11. Jaw bone discovered in Ethiopia is oldest known human lineage remains - Thursday, 05 March 2015 10:53Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    A lower jaw bone and five teeth discovered on a hillside in Ethiopia are the oldest remains ever found that belong to the genus Homo, the lineage that ultimately led to modern humans. Fossil hunters spotted the jaw poking out of a rocky slope in the dry and dusty Afar region of the country about 250 miles from Addis Ababa.

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  12. Mammoth rail network to transform West Africa.Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | CNN

    West African and mining companies in the region are investing in a massive rail project which, when completed, will be 3,000 km long and link Benin, Burkina Faso, Niger, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria and Togo. The Grand Renaissance Dam is under construction on the Blue Nile River in Ethiopia.

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  13. Ethiopia: South Sudanese Leaders Begin Direct TalksRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    President Salva Kiir and Dr. Riek Machar began face-to-face talks in Addis Ababa on Tuesday afternoon . Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, who met the two leaders separately earlier, told them to expeditiously address the outstanding issues and take the tough decisions for a final peace settlement.

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  14. S. Sudan Waring Factions Face Looming Deadline to Avoid UN SanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Voice of America

    Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn , South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and South Sudan rebel chief Riek Machar attend a meeting in Addis Ababa, March 3, 2015, as part of the latest round of peace talks. With less than 12 hours to go, South Sudan's warring factions are still not any closer to signing a comprehensive peace deal that will avoid United Nations sanctions.

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  15. CAF Champions League: Kotoko confirm March 14 date against Algerian sideRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    The CAF Champions League, 1/16th stage first leg match between Mouloudia Club d'El Eulma and Kumasi Asante Kotoko will be played on Saturday, March 14, 2015. Kotoko's FA and Accra Representative, Edmund Ackah disclosed this to Asantekotokosc.com after contacts were made with the Algerian FA and officials of Eulma late Monday.

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  16. Missing link? African bones predate earliest-known humans by 400,000yrsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    ... at Arizona State University and an accompanying research team discovered the lower jawbone and five teeth in Ethiopia in 2013. Now, for the first time, the findings have been published in two papers simultaneously, while a third supprorted the ...

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  17. Ethiopian cinema focuses on prostitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Newsday

    "I know them as young, beautiful women, mothers, sisters and friends," she tells me at a popular cinema in the middle of Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa. "I always wanted to tell their story, because I know it well.

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  18. South Sudanese peace talks hit deadlock as mediators think next moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Sudan Tribune

    The last round of the peace talks in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, between the two warring parties in South Sudan has come to a standstill as president Salva Kiir and his rival former vice-president, Riek Machar failed to agree on any of the major outstanding issues. South Sudan's President Salva Kiir walks prior to a meeting on March 3, 2015 in Addis Ababa The East African regional bloc, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development , gave the two principals 5 March deadline to resolve all the contentious issues and sign a final peace agreement.

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  19. South Sudan condemns deadly clashes in AbyeiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Sudan Tribune

    The spokesperson for South Sudan's ministry of foreign affairs, Mawien Makol, said the government is concerned over reports that innocent civilians were killed during an attack in the disputed areas of Abyei. Ethiopian peacekeepers patrol the outskirts of the disputed Abyei town that straddles the border between Sudan and South Sudan on 16 September 2013 The UN peacekeeping force in Abyei reported that last Sunday some 100 armed Misseriya killed four people, wounded three others and eight children are missing.

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  20. Restoring Sight in EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CNN

    Photographer Amanda Conde had the opportunity to witness cataract procedures that treated the blind in Harar, Ethiopia. For the first week of February, the Oregon resident traveled with her friend Dr. Jason Dimming who was volunteering with the Himalayan Cataract Project during the organization's eye campaign.

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