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September 14, 2014 Sudan's ruling National Congress Party said that political stances of opposition parties which refused to participate in the national dialogue have been weakened following the signing of the framework agreement between the national dialogue committee known as 7+7 and the Paris Declaration forces.
Business and art are becoming increasingly entwined in the Ethiopian capital, but journalist James Jeffrey asks if this has come at a cost to creativity and true artistic experimentation. Until recently the buying and selling of modern and contemporary art in Ethiopia was all but non-existent.
Ask me if I felt a little strange holding two candles and celebrating the beginning of a New Year in September and I will tell you no. I have done stranger things and besides I knew exactly what I was doing.
The Ethiopian Roads Authority yesterday signed an agreement with Chinese CGC Oversees Construction Company to upgrade 220-kms Dire Dawa-Dawale road at a cost of 3.9 billion Birr. Shandong was also another Chinese company which won the bid to consult the project.
In the first week of September 2014 the United States government announced that the leader of Al-Shabab has been killed by US forces. The leader Al-Ahmed Abdi Godane , also known as Mukhtar C / ramaan Abu Zubayr was killed on Monday September 1, 2014.
The Sudanese security authorities on Friday detained a leading member of the National Consensus Forces, upon his return from the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa after a meeting with leaders of the Sudan Revolutionary Front. The head of the Sudanese Congress Party , Ibrahim Sheikh, and seven party members are still held in custody, despite the amnesty granted by President Al Bashir on Wednesday.
Addis Ababa, 13 September 2014 - Ethiopian Peoples' Revolutionary Democratic Front Youth League Head Dessalegn Gebre-Yohannes told journalists here yesterday that the six year anniversary of the establishment of EPRDF Youth League would be marked with various panel discussions and entertaining programs next Sunday at the Millennium Hall. According to Dessalegn, members of EPRDF Youth League have been marking the day through participating in voluntary services and developmental activities in their respective states every year since the League's inception.
Ethiopia has the capacity to host the Africa Cup of Nations and is ready to discharge any responsibility regarding this, Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mokonnen said. Confederation of African Football delegation led by the President Issa Hayatou discussed with Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and his deputy Demeke Mekonen on Friday about development of Ethiopian football.
"We didn't do anything and they destroyed our house," Miriam told me. "We are appealing to the mayor, but there have been no answers.
Today's major political conflicts might relate to the Western European powers' aggressive and rivalry occupation towards other continents of the globe for industrial resources. That systematic migration, which its last foot was Africa's Scramble of 1880s, was too strange to the occupied people and nations while today's liberty or freedom through "own state sovereignty" was not in the mind of many of those scrambled.
Forty years ago Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia was overthrown. It was a blow for all Rastafarians, who revere him as a god - and for those Rastafarians who had emigrated to Ethiopia, life suddenly got more difficult.
The statistics of the African Development Bank are terrifying: Africa's total installed power generation capacity is 147 gigawatts. That's about the same amount as Belgium's total capacity, and the equivalent of what China installs every 12 to 24 months.
In Addis Ababa, the bustling metropolis of nearly 3.5 million, raw meat lovers flock to butcher shops that serve raw meat any time of day. "But their most preferred time is lunch," Tsegaye Ayenew, who owns a butchery in Piazza in the heart of Addis Ababa, where many meat shops are located, told Anadolu Agency.
September 10, 2014 - One could be a party to a conflict, therefore a party to a negotiation process, if need arises. However, to be a mediating party as well in the same conflict is something unusual.
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