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16 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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AllAfrica.com

Ethiopia: Jimma University Hospital to Produce Oxygen, Vacuum

Jimma University Specialised Hospital's oxygen and vacuum producing plant, part of the half billion Birr expansion, will begin service by September 2014.

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CNN

Black Terror = 9 against 1 = Street Torch against Ethiopian Muslims

The TPLF junta police have savagely attacked Ethiopian Muslims who were peacefully praying at Anwar Mesgid in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, The attack is continuing.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Ethiopia Vows To End Child Marriage, FGM By 2025

ADDIS ABABA, July 23 -- The Ethiopian government has vowed to eliminate child marriage and female genital mutilation by 2025.

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Wall Street Journal

From Pinball to Percussion, Plus an Ethopian Pop...

Larry Harlow was an original mastermind of Fania Records, a storied New York salsa label for which he produced more than 200 albums and, in 1973, wrote perhaps the only salsa opera to borrow its premise from the Who.

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Bloomberg

Ethiopia Becomes China's China in Search for Cheap Labor

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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Walta Information Centre

Ethiopians in Russia raise funds for the GERD - Tuesday, 22 July 2014 14:34

Ethiopians and Ethiopian-born foreign citizens living in the Russia Federation and Belarus raised funds for the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam last week.

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Walta Information Centre

Ethiopian Airlines names Dreamliner after Taj Mahal - Tuesday, 22 July 2014 06:54

It is the first time that the airline has named an aircraft of its Dreamliner fleet after a historical or heritage site outside Africa, and it is a clear recognition of the substantial traffic generated on its routes to the Indian subcontinent.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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UN condemns attack in Sudan, calls for negotiations

Following today's attack by opposition forces in South Sudan, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the top United Nations official in the country are calling for all offensive operations to immediately end and for both sides to resume suspended peace talks.

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Anchorage Daily News

As Ethiopia's 'Zone 9' bloggers get popular, they get charged with terror

Ethiopia has charged 10 reform-minded bloggers and journalists with terrorism offenses - marking the latest in a long line of repressive acts against civil society by a key US partner in the Horn of Africa.

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In-depth Africa

South Sudanese rebels delegation not received at Kampala's Entebbe Airport

July 21, 2014 South Sudanese rebels said their delegation has returned to the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, after Ugandan authorities failed to receive them at Entebbe Airport in Kampala on Monday.

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