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Riek Machar & the rebels are not ready for peace

With world's attention turned to war between Israel Defense Forces and Hamas and the fight between Russian-backed separatists and Ukraine government, which subsequently led to the downing of Malaysian passenger airplane, South Sudan's peace talk will now be put on the back burner.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Tuesday, August 5

1944 - More than 1,000 Japanese, taken as prisoners of war by Australia, unsuccessfully attempt to escape from a camp in Cowra, New South Wales; 234 are killed and 108 wounded.

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OregonLive.com

Missing Ethiopian runners: Athletes come from deeply troubled nation

Members of Portland's Ethiopian community and others marched on May 9, 2014, to protest the killings of 11 students during clashes in Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia.

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Iol.co.za

Ethiopia feels China's huge presence

Ethiopian workers strolling through the parking lot of Huajian Shoes' factory outside Addis Ababa last month chose the wrong day to leave their shirts untucked.

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African Affairs

'Do not cross the red line': The 2010 general elections, dissent, and ...

Thanks are due to the Wenner Gren Foundation, the British Institute in Eastern Africa, the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Wolfson College and All Souls' College at the University of Oxford, as well as the Fondation Wiener Anspach in Brussels.

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Walta Information Centre

Egyptian intensive care unit for cardiac surgery inaugurated at Black Lion Hospital

An Egyptian intensive care unit for cardiac surgery was inaugurated Saturday at Black Lion Hospital in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, Egypt's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a Saturday statement.

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Walta Information Centre

Ethiopia eyes regional integration through highways - Monday, 28 July 2014 08:09

Addis Ababa, 28 July 2014 - A total of $610.6 million has been allocated for the implementation of the Ethiopian part of the project, with the funds coming from the Ethiopian government, international financial institutions and donor organizations.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

BBC News

Ethiopian mother angry over murdered son

"Yeshi" is still trying to come to terms with the trauma of discovering the body of her son being carried through the streets of the Ethiopian city of Ambo.

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AllAfrica.com

Ethiopia: How Much Noise is Too Much for Addis?

The streets of Addis Abeba have long become permanent exhibitions for earsplitting noises; it is no longer shocking to find schools and hospitals built adjoining bars, workshops and restaurants; nor residential quarters housing a host of bars and nightclubs; and churches, congregations and mosques are getting noisier by the day.

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Walta Information Centre

Tigray International Diaspora festival preparations complete - Sunday, 27 July 2014 05:43

The Tigray International Diaspora Festival preparations have been completed, the Region's Government announced.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Financial Times

'All Our Names', by Dinaw Mengestu

Born in Addis Ababa in 1978, Dinaw Mengestu moved to the US with his mother and sister when he was two years old to join his father, who had recently fled the communist revolution in Ethiopia.

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Christian Science Monitor

In Ethiopia, family planning increasingly an article of faith

Mebrate Tenangne, almost nine months pregnant, stands in the doorway of her home in the village of Mosebo in northern Ethiopia.

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Walta Information Centre

Church donates $10, 000 for GERD - Friday, 25 July 2014 05:57

In the Ethiopian Orthodox Church , the Debresina Saint Gabriel Cathedral in Beirut has donated 10,000 USD for the Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam , said Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

In-depth Africa

End bleeding, ex-Nigerian leader tells S. Sudanese leaders

July 24, 2014 Former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo insists South Sudanese leaders have the primary responsibility to end the ongoing conflict in the country for healing processes to commence.

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In-depth Africa

S. Sudan government, rebels to resume talks next week

Despite fresh fighting over control of key town of Nasir, South Sudan government and rebels led by former vice-president Riek Machar, will resume peace talks next week, a regional bloc disclosed on Thursday.

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Tigrai Online

Bill Gates, the American billionaire received honorary degree from Addis Ababa University

The American billionaire Bill Gates received honorary degree from Addis Ababa University.

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AllAfrica.com

Ethiopia: GPB Global Signs Oil-Exploration Deal in Ethiopia

On July 17, 2014, Tolosa Shagi, Minister of Mines of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Alexander Ivanov, Chief Business Development Officer of GPB Global Resources, signed a Petroleum Production Sharing Agreement .

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

CPJ Press Freedom Online

Twenty Ethiopia state journalists dismissed, in hiding

"If they cannot indoctrinate you into their thinking, they fire you," said one former staff member of the state-run Oromia Radio and Television Organization , who was dismissed from work last month after six years of service.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Walta Information Centre

Ethiopia prioritizes equitable use of Nile waters - MoWIE - Wednesday, 23 July 2014 05:30

Ethiopia is in a better position to sustainably and equitably utilize the Nile with the scientific knowledge provided by the country's scholars, said Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy .

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AllAfrica.com

Ethiopia: Nearly Solo Bid Process Awards Consortium Br17 Million Parliament Design Contract

A consortium of architectural firms gets a successful solo ride to a 17 million Br government contract for the design of a parliament complex, after three other bidders were dropped very early in the process on grounds of creativity.

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