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8 hrs ago | Tigrai Online

Ethiopian Airlines adds Kano, Nigeria to it's Global Network as 81st Destination

Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable airline in Africa, is pleased to announce the commencement of four weekly flights to Kano, Nigeria, starting 24 May 2014.

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12 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Economic consequences of foot-and-mouth disease

Students gather around picnic tables under giant oaks at the Cummings School on an early fall afternoon.

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17 hrs ago | Capital Ethiopia

The richest person in Poland to invest in Ethiopia

The polish billionaire, Jan Kulczyk is keen to invest in the energy sector in Ethiopia.

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21 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

Ethiopia's Chickpea Industry Sees Boost by Large-Scale Initiative - Tuesday, 15 April 2014 05:36

Addis Ababa, 15 April 2014 - A Guts Agro Industry initiative means that Ethiopia's staple Shiro dish will soon be pre-packaged and available in supermarkets and shops after the company secured 66,000 dollars in funding from USAID.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Washington Post

Kelela: An R&B star-to-be

Her futuristic love songs feel like high-def screen grabs of latent passion, micro-tonal desire and other in-the-middle emotions that the English language can't quite articulate.

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AllAfrica.com

Ethiopia: Hilton to Be Renovated At a Cost of Br100 Million

Addis Ababa Hilton Hotel is to be renovated at a cost of 100 million birr. Informed sources told The Reporter that the hotel would soon embark on major renovation work that will transform the hotel.

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Tigrai Online

Happy Third Anniversary GERD

Out of the many historic and great speeches our great leader Ato Meles Zenawi gave the one he did at the event held to lay the cornerstone of Ethiopia's " Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam " stands out.

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Walta Information Centre

Breakthrough in riding the rails in Ethiopia - Monday, 14 April 2014 14:23

Addis Ababa, 14 April 2014 - As dusk falls on Addis Ababa, it is easy to spot the shadows of the giant cranes that are busy laying the rails for Ethiopia's ambitious light-rail transit system.

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The Peninsula

Deputy Premier meets Ethiopian ambassador

DOHA: HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Ahmad bin Abdullah Al Mahmoud met Monday with HE Ambassador of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to Qatar Meganu Arga.

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AllAfrica.com

Ethiopia: Heineken Seeks for Br700 Million Loan From CBE

Sources told The Reporter that Heineken had been looking to get hold of some three to five billion birr since joining the local market in 2011.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Walta Information Centre

Polish billionaire shows interest in Ethiopia - Sunday, 13 April 2014 11:47

Addis Ababa, 13 April 204 - Poland's richest man, Jan Kulczyk , founder and owner of Kulczyk Holding SA and international investment house, Kulczyk Investments with headquarters in Luxembourg and offices in London, Kiev and Dubai, came to Ethiopia this week and met with Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and officials from the African Union.

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Sunherald.com

'Brown Condor' Thomas E. Simmons returns from visit to Ethiopia

SUN HERALD/FILEAuthor Tom Simmons stands next to a bronze bust of Gulfport native and black aviation pioneer John Charles Robinson.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Tigrai Online

Ethiopian Diaspora in the UK mark 3rd GERD Anniversary

Members of the Ethiopian Diaspora residing in the UK marked the third anniversary of the launch of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam , pledging to mobilize more resources to see through the mega project that would feed energy to one of the fast growing economies in the world.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Globe and Mail

In a crowded market, entrepreneur finds a sweet way to stand out

Shega Shero Eatery in Ethiopia's capital city was at risk of failing because the restaurant scene in Addis Ababa was already saturated with similar businesses with almost identical menus.

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Walta Information Centre

Addis light rail enters final phase - Friday, 11 April 2014 19:14

The construction of the Addis Ababa Light Rail Transit project entered traction works, a final phase in the construction of the electrified rail system.

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Walta Information Centre

Canada provides over 5.6 Million USD in Grant to Support Ethiopia's Women Entrepreneurs

Addis Ababa, April 12, - Canada's Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development has signed a 5.6 million USD grant with UNDP Ethiopia to build the entrepreneurial capacity of around twenty-five thousand Ethiopian women and female youth.

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Walta Information Centre

"Renaissance Dam to Transform Ethiopia's Economic base from...

The multibillion-dollar Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam which is currently 30% complete has not received a penny in external funding thence solely financed by Addis Ababa based central coffers and contributions from Ethiopians in the Diaspora and citizens of neighbouring African countries, Somaliland Sun Reports.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Switched

Reverend Bob Thorn Drowns While Rowing From Dorset To Cornwall For Lenten Pilgrimage

The body of Reverend Bob Thorn, a popular pastor in Burton Bradstock, Dorset, U.K., was found on Monday after a search of several hours, reports the BBC .

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EDGE

Africa's Anti-Gay Movement Spreads to Ethiopia

Two groups in Ethiopia said Thursday that they will hold an anti-gay demonstration later this month, a move that puts Ethiopia in line to become the next African country to increase the public demonization of gays.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Africa's anti-gay movement spreads to Ethiopia

Two groups in Ethiopia said Thursday that they will hold an anti-gay demonstration later this month, a move that puts Ethiopia in line to become the next African country to increase the public demonization of gays.

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