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  1. Ethiopia poised for continued growth - Tuesday, 24 February 2015 10:54Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Walta Information Centre

    Ethiopia averaged 10.7 % economic growth rate over the last 10 years, more than double the annual average of countries in Sub-Saharan Africa which was 5.2%. Tangentially, Ethiopia's growth has not been tied to the development of mineral resources like oil and gas but it depends on infrastructure developments.

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  2. Alisha establish marble processing plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 24 February 2015 - Alisha Mining Plc, an Indian mining firm, established a marble processing plant in Ethiopia at an outlay 2.5 million US dollars. The plant is set up at Burayu city, Oromia State, which is located west of the capital city and sits on 20,000 square meters.

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  3. EU increases assistance to Ethiopia to 1 b...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 24 February 2015 - Considering proper utilization of funds extended to support projects by the Ethiopian government, the European Union has decided to increase amount of financial assistance. The EU has decided to increase the yearly 200 million Euros support to one billion Euros for the coming five years starting from this year, considering the proper utilization of assistance, Head of EU Delegation to Ethiopia, Chantal Hebberecht told ENA.

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  4. Beautiful and bizarre united in the Sony World Photography Awards shortlistRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Daily Mail

    ... Enrico Madini entered this sumptuous photograph of a salt caravan travelling through the Danakil Depression in Ethiopia, near the border with Eritrea and Djibouti, in the Travel category of the Open competition Contrasts: A pelican preens its ...

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  5. Zambia lie in wait for Dream TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Vanguard

    ... the return leg with the Gabonese. Also at the weekend, Burundi shocked DR Congo 1-0 in Kinshasa, Sudan edged hosts Ethiopia 2-1 in Dire Dawa and Uganda and Mozambique drew 0-0 in Maputo. Zimbabwe, Mali, Cote d'Ivoire and Burkina Faso have also ...

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  6. IGAD urges South Sudan warring parties to conclude peace agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Sudan Tribune

    As peace talks between warring parties in South Sudan resumed on Monday in what was duped to be the last round to sign a final peace agreement, officials of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development urged the two warring parties to adhere to their promises and commitments. Face to face talks between the South Sudanese government and rebels resume in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on 13 January 2014 In his opening remarks in Addis Ababa on Monday before the delegates of the warring parties and observers, the chairman of the IGAD special envoys for South Sudan and chief mediator, Seyoum Mesfin, urged negotiators for president Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar to seize the "final" IGAD provided opportunity to end the war.

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  7. Premiere: Listen to a New Remix from Beautiful SwimmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | XLR8R

    The pair of Maxmillion Dunbar and Ari Goldman share their remix from an upcoming EP for the budding 1432 R label. Late last year DC's fledgling 1432 R imprint issued the Qen Sew EP, a five-track digital record from E.R. , a producer based in the Ethiopian city of Addis Ababa.

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  8. Mediator cites distress over South Sudan truce violationRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | My Mother Lode

    The Ethiopian mediator of the South Sudan peace talks says he is distressed by the violation of a truce signed earlier this month. Seyoum Mesfin of the regional bloc known as IGAD spoke during the resumption of peace talks in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, amid reports of continuing sporadic violence in South Sudan.

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  9. Ethiopia steams ahead with vision for a mo...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Walta Information Centre

    Ethiopia is in the race to become the first sub-Saharan country after South Africa to lay down an electrified rail network that will link 49 towns and cities. It has already completed one of sub-Saharan Africa's first light rail mass transit systems, in the capital, Addis Ababa. 1 comment

  10. South Sudan rivals open 'final' peace talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | New Vision

    A combination of file pictures made on February 1, 2014 shows South Sudan President Salva Kiir on June 2, 2014 in Juba and leader of South Sudans largest rebel group and former vice-president Riek Machar on May 9, 2014 in Addis Ababa. AFP PHOTO / SAMIR BOL / ZACHARIAS ABUBEKER South Sudan's warring rivals opened the latest round of peace talks Monday to end over 14-months of conflict with negotiators warning it was the "final opportunity" to strike a deal.

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  11. Katara to host Ethiopia cultural day - Monday, 23 February 2015 12:23Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 23 February 2015 -The Cultural Village will hold an Ethiopian cultural day on February 27. The cultural day will feature shows by Ethiopian National Theatre at the Opera House at building 16, in addition to an Ethiopian national gallery at building 13. The event will conclude on March 5. Dr Khaled bin Ibrahim al-Sulaiti, general manager, Katara, met the Ethiopian Ambassador to Qatar, Mesganu Arga Moach, at Katara, and discussed the details of the event. "Ethiopian culture is rich and ancient and has many common points with the Arab and Islamic history.

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  12. Tapping spice resources for export market vital: Ministry - Monday, 23 February 2015 11:51Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Walta Information Centre

    The Ministry of Industry said exploiting the untapped spices resources for export market is essential for earning foreign currency which supports other economic sectors. At the opening ceremony of the workshop which reveals the strategic development study on spices industry prepared by the Ministry of Industry in collaboration with the Addis Ababa Science and Technology University, Industry State Minister Dr. Mebrahtu Melese said that though Ethiopia has various agro ecological zones which could grow more than 100 species of spices, the utilization of the sub sector is negligible.

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  13. Football: Nigeria impress in All-Africa Games qualifierRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Peninsula

    Johannesburg--Nigeria began their 2015 All-Africa Games football qualifying campaign impressively with a 4-1 away triumph over Gabon at the weekend Junior Ajayi scored early in each half, Oghenekaro Etebo converted a penalty for a two-goal half-time lead and Peter Onyekachi completed the Libreville rout A profitable weekend for away teams saw Sudan win 2-1 in Ethiopia, Burundi win 1-0 in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda draw 0-0 in Mozambique Ali Osman and Athar Al-Tahir gave Sudan a two-goal half-time lead in eastern city Dire Dawa and Dawa Hutessa converted a late Ethiopian penalty DR Congo dominated Burundi in Kinshasa only to fall behind on 50 minutes when Badi Shimirimana punished a defensive blunder

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  14. Ethiopia renews support for Yemen's unity - Monday, 23 February 2015 09:23Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 23 February 2015 - Ethiopia reaffirmed on Sunday its support for the unity, security and stability of Yemen, stressing that the dialogue is the way to resolve all issues. In a statement to Saba, the Ethiopian Ambassador to Yemen Hassan Abdullah Ali said the dialogue is the only way that will lead to stability, confirming that his country's embassy in Sana'a will continue to exercise its diplomatic tasks.

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  15. Ethiopia: National Waste Treatment Plant Way Behind in Securing FundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | AllAfrica.com

    On his visit to one of the continent's emerging trade fairs dubbed All African Leather Fair, which is taking place in Addis Ababa, Tadesse Haile, state minister of Industry, disclosed that the long awaited project of the establishment of common effluent treatment plant is short of funds to at least kick start ground work. The common waste treatment plant for some 29 leather processors in Ethiopia, which is estimated to absorb some 800 million birr, was designed to dispose the leather industries waste that is damaging to the environment.

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  16. Ethiopia: Indian Firm Establishes Marble Processing PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | AllAfrica.com

    ... floor tiles of different size. According to Ahan, his company started communicating with potential buyers both in Ethiopia and abroad. "We are producing high quality marble products which can be supplied to hotels, real estate and residential ...

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  17. The traditional Issa elder Moustapha Mohamed Ibrahim, has drawn the wrath of Addis Ababa.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Harowo.com

    The creation of three kebele administered by the Issa within the Afar Regional State is a cause of ongoing concern for the Ethiopian authorities. During his official visit to Djibouti on 7 February, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn asked Djibouti President IsmaA l Omar Guelleh to intervene with the Ethiopian Issa.

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  18. Keangnam wins Mojo-Hawassa Expressway bidRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | Capital Ethiopia

    ... carried out between the towns of Mojo and Zeway. Keangnam Enterprises has been engaged in several road projects in Ethiopia in the past 16 years. The company has constructed the Mojo-Awash Arba, Ambo-Gedo, Azezo-Metemma, Hirna- Kulubi, and ...

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  19. Former Etc Ceo Tesfaye Birru releasedRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | Capital Ethiopia

    Tesfaye Birru CEO of the former Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation was released from prison on Thursday February 19, after serving his sentence on two counts of charges. He was behind bars for the past seven years.

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  20. Ermias returnsRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | Capital Ethiopia

    Ermias Amelga the much embattled business man will resume his job as of tomorrow, Monday February 23, after being in exile for the past two years. Ermias who is considered as "too important to fail" has been in discussion with government officials for his safe return to Addis Ababa.

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