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Exodus amnesia

The tastes, texts and theatrics of the Passover Seder have been a potent vaccine against forgetting that we were once slaves to Pharaoh in Egypt and miraculously escaped to freedom.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Independent

Wheat rust: The fungal disease that threatens to destroy the world crop

Experts in Europe and Africa are racing to develop resistant grain varieties as university researchers predict the likely spread across continents of the air-borne spores of the fungus Scientists are warning that wheat is facing a serious threat from a fungal disease that could wipe out the world's crop if not quickly contained.

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The Independent

The spirit of a pure Christianity: Exploring Ethiopia's stunning subterranean churches

When he ventured into the mysterious subterranean churches of Ethiopia, Evgeny Lebedev not only visited one of the world's architectural marvels, he experienced a humble Orthodox Christianity which shames Russia's own I wake up and don't have a clue where I am.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Clayton Colvin and Tegene Kunbi Ending Soon at Margaret Thatcher Projects, Now Through 4/26

Margaret Thatcher Projects is pleased to present Put Down Your Stars, the gallery's first solo exhibition with Birmingham-based artist Clayton Colvin.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Walta Information Centre

President urges envoy to strengthen Pak- Ethiopia trade ties - Saturday, 19 April 2014 05:29

Imran Yawar, Pakistan's ambassador-designate to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and permanent observer to African Union , called on President Mamnoon Hussain at the Aiwan-e-Sadr on Friday and discussed matters pertaining to his diplomatic assignment.

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Walta Information Centre

Ethio-Somali Community in Sweden Promise Support to the Renaissance Dam

Addis Ababa, 18 April 2014 - Members of the Ethiopian-Somali community elders, businessmen, investors and professionals promise support and vowed to mobilize more resource to see the completion of the Ethiopian Grand renaissance Dam in a meeting organized by the Ethiopian-Somali Community in Sweden on 16 April 2014 at the Embassy of the federal ... (more)

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Umukino

Ethiopia settles for coach Barreto

The Ethiopian Football Federation's change of tune continued on Friday when they announced the appointment of Portuguese Mariano Barreto.

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Walta Information Centre

The Nile Dividend: Egypt's Ambition of Controlling the Nile vs...

By Desta Asgedom The Nile is the longest river in the world stretching from the highlands of Africa to the Mediterranean Sea.

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In-depth Africa

IGAD to deploy peacekeepers to South Sudan

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development , an East Africa trade bloc, plans to deploy peacekeepers in South Sudan by the end of April, an official close to South Sudanese peace talks said Thursday.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

PRLog US Entertainment

'Tamrin: Merchant of Aksum' - Historical Adventure Reveals the Story of the Queen of Sheba's Son

Apr. 17, 2014 - SAN DIEGO -- Without Tamrin, a strong man of few words, the Queen of Sheba could not have journeyed to visit King Solomon.

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SeacoastOnline

Saving Behaylu: Stratham boy's siblings coming from Ethiopia

A Stratham boy will be reunited with two of his siblings from Ethiopia next week when they arrive for a bone marrow transplant they hope will save their brother's life.

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News24

Anti-gay demo in Ethiopia cancelled

The future of Zimbabwe's Presidential Elephant Herd remains uncertain after elephant protector Sharon Pincott hinted she is stepping aside following a fallout over an "illegal" land claim, a report says.

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New Vision

The raging war for EAC air space...

A five minutes visit of Entebbe International Airport is a revelation of a raging war for the airspace between Kenya Airways , Ethiopian Airlines, Air Uganda and the Gulf giants comprising Emirates, Qatar, Air Arabia and Fly Dubai, which enjoy unlimited market access from African governments.

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News24

Gunmen kill 9 in Ethiopia truck attack

Addis Ababa - Gunmen opened fire on a truck in western Ethiopia Wednesday, killing nine people and injuring seven, the information ministry said.

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Walta Information Centre

S. Sudan's Kiir to visit Ethiopia today - Thursday, 17 April 2014 07:03

Addis Ababa, 17 April 2014 - South Sudanese President Salva Kiir will arrive in Addis Ababa on Thursday, a senior government official told Anadolu Agency.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Dalhousie News

Introducing Dal's honorary degree recipients for Spring Convocation 2014

Donghyuk Shin, Anne McGuire and Maureen Joanne Sabia are three of this year's honorary degree recipients at Spring Convocation.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Ann Peacock to Pen Feature Screenplay based on Saving the Lost Tribe

Ann Peacock is set to write a feature screenplay based on the acclaimed book Saving the Lost Tribe: The Rescue and Redemption of the Ethiopian Jews by Asher Naim.

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ABC News

Planned Anti-Gay Rally in Ethiopia Is Cancelled

Two groups had been planning to hold a large anti-gay rally in Addis Ababa on April 26. But Dereje Negash, chairman of a religious group affiliated with the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, said the cancellation came after people inside the church asked the government to prevent the rally.

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GhanaSoccerNet.com

Ethiopian FA deadlocked in talks to appoint ex Ghana coach Goran Stevanoic

The Ethiopian FA are deadlocked in talks with former Ghana coach Goran Stevanovic towards appointing him to take over their vacant national team job.

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Reuters

Gunmen kill nine in western Ethiopia bus attack - state media

Gunmen ambushed a bus carrying dozens of people in western Ethiopia near the Sudanese border, killing nine and wounding six others, state-run media said on Wednesday.

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