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25 min ago | In-depth Africa

UK minister calls for immediate ceasefire in S. Sudan

July 31, 2014 South Sudan risks facing famine unless its conflicting parties adopt immediate ceasefire for lasting peace, the United Kingdom minister for Africa warned on Thursday.

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Related Topix: World News, Sudan, Africa, South Sudan, Famine, Natural Disasters,

11 hrs ago | CPJ Press Freedom Online

Ethiopian photojournalist Aziza Mohamed held without charge

CPJ is alarmed by the detention of Addis Guday photojournalist Aziza Mohamed, who has been in custody for two weeks without charge.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Journalism

14 hrs ago | Serious Eats

Exploring Washington DC's Best Ethiopian Restaurants

Washington, DC is commonly considered the second largest Ethiopian city in the world, second only to Addis Ababa, and it's estimated that about 250,000 Ethiopians call DC home.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Washington, DC, Adams Morgan (Washington, DC), Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread

17 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

Ethiopia, Egypt to resume Nile dam talks on Aug. 26 - Thursday, 31 July 2014 11:03

Addis Ababa, 31 July 2014 - Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan will resume their tripartite talks on an Ethiopian multi-billion dollar hydroelectric dam on the Nile in late August, an Ethiopian official said Tuesday.

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19 hrs ago | North-West Evening Mail

African odyssey an unforgettable time for Cumbria students

TEENAGERS braved thunderstorms, wild animals and water shortages during a life-changing trip to one of Africa's fastest-growing cities.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Ethiopia: Ministry Set to Launch Exclusive Diaspora Housing Scheme

A directive on the housing registration for members of the Ethiopian Diaspora community prepared by the Ministry of Urban Development, Housing & Construction , provides for a housing scheme that will only be open to the Diaspora.

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New Vision

Each one of us is responsible for everyone's safety and security

So many gruesome things have been happening lately in the airspace. Many travellers are beginning to think twice before they opt to fly.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Burkina Faso, Africa, Uganda

Walta Information Centre

US-Africa Summit to be held - Wednesday, 30 July 2014 19:11

Addis Ababa, 1 August 2014 - A US-Africa Summit is to take place in Washington, D.C. to heighten the relationship between them, said Ethiopian Foreign Affairs Ministry.

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Walta Information Centre

Ethiopia sees - surge' in MICE growth - Wednesday, 30 July 2014 19:11

Addis Ababa, 1 August 2014 - The Africa Hotel Investment Forum recently announced it was moving its 2014 event to Addis Ababa.

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Christian Science Monitor

As famine and violence loom, is this South Sudan's last chance for peace?

With a season of unplanted crops in South Sudan and the United Nations declaring the food security crisis here "the worst in the world," time is running out to prevent the death by starvation of as many as 50,000 people, analysts say, caught in what is now a seven month civil war.

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Related Topix: World News, Sudan, Africa, South Sudan, Famine, Natural Disasters, Agriculture, Science, Salva Kiir

AllAfrica.com

Ethiopia: Seminar On the Need to Establish a Regional Development Bank

An Experts' Seminar to assess the establishment of a Regional Development Bank for IGAD was held on Saturday at the UN Economic Commission for Africa in Addis Ababa.

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Walta Information Centre

Delegation Led by President Mulatu Departs to - Wednesday, 30 July 2014 05:55

Addis Ababa, 30 July 2014 - A high-level Ethiopian delegation led by President Mulatu Teshome left for the US on Monday, July 28, 2014 evening.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Walta Information Centre

Huajian Group to Build Industrial Zone in Ethiopia - Wednesday, 30 July 2014 05:16

Addis Ababa, 30 July 2014 - Huajian Group, a Chinese shoe manufacturer, is going to invest U.S $ 2.2 Billion in Ethiopia to build an Industrial Zone of its own.

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Switched

Here's Why We Definitely Approve Of This Bill Gates, John Green Bromance

If there ever were a selfie to feel excited about, it's this one of Bill Gates and John Green.

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Walta Information Centre

The Egyptian-Ethiopian divide

By Abdel Latif el-Menawy Mistakes begin when we only see what we want to see. Negative repercussions worsen when we insist on our point of view and refuse to look at issues from a different angle.

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Walta Information Centre

Ethiopia to finalize Sustainable Tourism Master plan - Tuesday, 29 July 2014 16:07

The STMP is an initiative currently being developed through the technical support provided by the Sub-Regional Office for Eastern Africa and the Division for Regional Integration and Trade , in partnership with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

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Walta Information Centre

Ethiopia dismisses allegations it had provided support to S Sudan...

Ethiopia's foreign affairs spokesperson, Ambassador Dina Mufti on Sunday dismissed allegations that South Sudanese rebels were receiving support from the East African country or using its territory to destabilize South Sudan.

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In-depth Africa

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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Related Topix: World News, Sudan, Africa, South Sudan, Salva Kiir,

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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