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49 min ago | Walta Information Centre

Scholars speak about late Prime Minister's legacy - Friday, 22 August 2014 15:37

"The late Prime Minister's legacy as a reformist statesman would linger on!" members of the academic community told reporters of the Ethiopia Press Agency in connection with his second year memorial.

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4 hrs ago | Tigrai Online

Ethiopia steadfast towards a responsible and diverse media

In a similar fashion to the seasons in football leagues, the self-appointed western groups apparently pick a season for Ethiopia.

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9 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Ethiopia: The Need to Deconstruct the Personality Cult Built around Meles Zenawi

The Ethiopian regime and supports are commemorating the second year anniversary of the passing away of Ethiopia's long time dictator Meles Zenawi.

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13 hrs ago | Suria

Ancient Ethiopian walled city keeps...

Hyenas howl and feast on flesh every night outside the ancient walls of Harar -- one of Islam's holiest cities that is holding out against the pressures of the modern world.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Tigrai Online

Ashenda Fstival celebrations for 2014 world wide. Find one near you.

Tigrai Online has compiled and provided you with Ashenda Festival celebrations throughout the world with dates, time and places.

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Walta Information Centre

Photo exhibition displayed in memory of the late PM Meles - Thursday, 21 August 2014 14:10

Addis Ababa, 21 August 2014 - As part of the second year memorial of Former Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, a photo exhibition by former fighters of TPLF remembering the late leader opened on Wednesday in Addis Ababa.

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AllAfrica.com

Ethiopia: Nine Journalists and Bloggers Still Held Arbitrarily

Three journalists and six bloggers who have been held for the past five months were denied bail by a federal court in Addis Ababa yesterday after the prosecution argued that article 3 of the 2009 anti-terrorism law, under which they are detained, precludes release on bail.

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Walta Information Centre

Industry saves Ethiopia over a billion birr in foreign currency - Thursday, 21 August 2014 16:16

Addis Ababa, 21 August 2014 - Hibret Manufacturing and Machine Building Industry disclosed in the just ended fiscal year it managed to save the nation 1.5 Billion Birr in foreign currency by producing machines here in Ethiopia.

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Jerusalem Post

There's a brother fighting in Gaza and a sister waiting in Ethiopia

Tesfa's battle to reunite his family, which has been torn between Ethiopia and Israel for over 10 years, is far from ending.

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In-depth Africa

South Sudan army denies defection of senior officer in Yei

August 20, 2014 The South Sudanese army has denied the defection of a senior officer in Tore payam , about 25km west of Central Equatoria state's Yei town amid reports that soldiers in the area opened fire on each other.

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New Vision

Ethiopian Airlines' Entebbe-Juba route promising

Two weeks after Ethiopian Airlines launched a daily direct route from Entebbe to Juba, frequent flyers between Uganda and South Sudan seem to be embracing the development rather fast.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Tigrai Online

Meles Zenawi-Lifelong Fighter for Democracy and Justice

Ethiopia , the cradle of human being and the springboard for ancient civilizations, is widely endowed with diverse historical, social, cultural, ecological, natural, religious etc.

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The Washington Post

Ethiopia Coffee Export Earnings May Surge 25% on World Supplies

Ethiopia's arabica coffee export earnings are forecast to climb 25 percent to about $900 million in 2014-15 because of higher prices after a drought damaged plants in the biggest grower of the bean, Brazil, an industry group said.

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CPJ Press Freedom Online

Blog: New charges against Ethiopian publications further diminish critical voices

Five independent magazines and a weekly newspaper have been charged by Ethiopia's Justice Ministry, a move that may add to the long lists of shuttered publications and Ethiopian journalists in exile .

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Walta Information Centre

Ethiopia seeks to brand, trademark signature coffee - Wednesday, 20 August 2014 15:10

Ethiopia, Africa's largest coffee grower, is set to continue talks with global buyers in hopes of branding and trademarking its world-renowned coffee and boosting national revenue.

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Walta Information Centre

U.S. admires Ethiopia's increasing commercial competency - Wednesday, 20 August 2014 15:08

The U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia Patricia Haslach said her country admired the increasing commercial competency of Ethiopia.

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AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Rebels 'Ready for Talks'

South Sudanese rebels led by the former vice-president Riek Machar have accused the government delegation of boycotting the talks in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.

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AllAfrica.com

Ethiopia: India Promotes 4.6 Billion Dollar Textile Industry in Ethiopia

Biruk Taye, 28, came to inTexpo, an exhibition of Indian textiles at the Sheraton Addis Hotel, in the Lalibela Ball Room, on Wednesday, August 13, 2014, with the expectation to find new partners, who will work with agents in Ethiopia.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Walta Information Centre

From the things I have lost, I miss Zenawi the most

This is the time of merriment and song, as much it is a time for a passing moment of sadness.

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Eff.org

EFF to Ethiopia: Illegal Wiretapping Is Illegal, Even for Governments

Earlier this week, EFF told the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia that Ethiopia must be held accountable for its illegal wiretapping of an American citizen.

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