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On March 1, 2018, the World Bank approved a $375 million International Development Association (IDA)* credit to support Ethiopia's goal of ... one of the most successful electrification programs in Sub-Saharan Africa, expanding the grid network coverage to nearly 60 percent of towns and villages. Despite ...
Ethiopian immigration officials have deported a British journalist over an accreditation row that both sides are disputing. William Davison, who was a Bloomberg reporter for seven years before he started writing for The Guardian, said he was expelled from Ethiopia on Wednesday after being detained at a ...

Ethiopia recently held the second edition of the African Circus Arts Festival, which saw 11 circus troupe artists from six African countries perform at the event. ... of Addis Ababa residents came out to see acrobats, hoopers, jugglers and contortionists among other acts on stage, when the circus came to town.
Ethiopia's defense minister announced the arrests of the "main instigators" linked to anti-government protests roiling the country, insisting that armed ... Nurzema Gale, administrator for Omonado Hospital in the western Oromia town of Jimma, told VOA Wednesday that it had treated three young men for ...
Consequently, countries like Ethiopia have found their towns swollen by in- migrating refugees. While many of them are urban migrants and hence posses much higher level of education and skill than the traditional African rural to rural refugees, the effect of such types of refugees on host African countries ...
... along the city's new light rail _ built and financed by China. The towering silver African Union headquarters here was built by China, too. So was the new ring road system around the city. And the new railway connecting landlocked Ethiopia to Djibouti. (Ding Haitao/Xinhua via AP) The Associated Press.

Ethiopia's defense minister announced the arrests of the "main instigators" linked to anti-government protests roiling the country, insisting that armed ... His comments came hours before U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's Wednesday evening arrival in the capital city, the first stop on a weeklong tour of ...
Members of Swan City Rotary watched a container filled with about 45,000 school books depart for Ethiopia on Monday. The 40-foot sea can was filled with everything from Kindergarten books to university textbooks. The shipment will end up at the University of Jijiga, where the books will be sorted and ...
Under-the-radar Ethiopian city Dire Dawa draws tourists with cosmopolitan architecture and bustling markets ... Dawa a natural refuge from the often frantic nature of getting around in Ethiopia, as well as the chaotic hustle and bustle that can dent the morale of travellers in some of the country's other towns.
Most towns across the Oromia regional state in Ethiopia are observing a three-day social shutdown called by online activists and youth in the state popularly referred to a Qeerroo. Videos posted online show closed shops and offices in towns whiles there is no signs of transport activities. The move is to ...
Ethiopian airlines has continued to extend its tentacles from aviation to tourism business as it announce the construction of a twin hotel in Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia, which is put at US$91 million. The first is a 637-key five-star hotel near the Millennium Hall and will feature among others a duty-free ...
A diplomatic spat between Egypt and Sudan is spilling over into the long-running dispute over a dam Ethiopia is building on the Nile River, which Cairo ... Sudan in December 2017 and won rights to Suakin Island, a port city on the Red Sea, raising concerns that Ankara could build a military base there.
Nairobi -- Ethiopian Oromo refugees fleeing to Kenya to escape persecution say they are finding life on the streets of Nairobi no better than the ... who have come from cities in Ethiopia fear camp life because of the lack of employment opportunities, the heat, and Kakuma's physical proximity to Ethiopia.
Top U.S. celebrities are known to have adopted Ethiopian children, amongst others: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt. Jolie adopted a six-month old girl Zahra back in 2005. Zahra's mother in 2007 dispelled news reports that she wanted her daughter back. Mentwabe Dawit, resident in the southern city of Awasa ...
Oromo protesters demonstrate in the Ethiopian town of Bishoftu on October 1. (Zacharias Abubeker/AFP/Getty Images) ... Indeed, the stark admission would have marked the first time ever that Ethiopia had acknowledged holding political prisoners in the country. (human rights groups have estimated that ...
The most recent being when about 19 people were killed in the town of Chelenko late last year. In October 2017, 10 people were reportedly killed in Ambo with another four deaths in the town of Soda. The security situation between the Oromia and Ethiopia-Somali states has also been heated in the last ...
The Addis Abeba main branch office of the Ethiopian Revenues & Customs Authority (ERCA) has been raised to the level of an Authority. The city's new body, which will be called Addis Abeba City Administration Revenues & Customs Authority, will answer to the Mayor of the city. The measure was officially ...

Harar: Ethiopia's City of Saints the Best Place in the World to Visit in 2018 ... In Ethiopia, Harar's old town is a maze of alleys lined with colorful walls. ... New York (TADIAS) -- Ethiopia's beautiful ancient city of Harar has been selected by the editors of National Geographic magazine as among the best ...
Dr. Segenet Kelemu according to Gates, having witnessed the damage locusts wreak in rural Ethiopia, aspired to study agriculture and today "used the power of science to find ways to help farmers ... Dr. Segenet Kelemu once witnessed a swarm of locusts wipe out the crops in her rural Ethiopian village.
In Ethiopia, the celebration is referred to as Gena, and is usually a time Christians unite to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. An Ethiopian tourist website wrote about the celebration: ''Gena or Ledet (7 January), the Ethiopian equivalent to Christmas, is preceded by an all-night vigil following 43 days of ...
6 (Xinhua) -- Kombolcha Industrial Park (KIP), in Ethiopia's northern Amhara regional state will start production in February 2018, an Ethiopian official said ... Located 376 km north of Ethiopia's capital city, Addis Ababa, the industrial park is part of Ethiopia's efforts to have a manufacturing development belt ...
We're exceptionally privileged to have so many great Ethiopian restaurants spread throughout the city. There's a decent strip of Ethiopian restaurants on Queen West -- and the best stretch in the city, a collection of eateries along the Danforth in the Greenwood-Coxwell neighbourhood. Toronto has had a ...
Marczak received the email while he and his colleagues were investigating a series of phishing emails sent to Ethiopian journalists and activists with a history of criticizing the current government. Those emails, including the one sent to Marczak, were designed to infect targets with spyware made by the ...
One of Ethiopia's largest internal displacements due to violence in recent times was triggered by events on September, 12 in the usually peaceful and bustling trading city of Aweday, between the cities of Harar and Dire Dawa. On that day, protests by Oromo escalated to rioting that left 18 dead, according to ...
"Most Ethiopian coffee we find here comes from [the regions of] Yirgacheffe, Sidamo or Harar," says Mohamed, who illustrated and authored a children's book called Story of Coffee. "You buy it from the market here, or sometimes when people come from Ethiopia, you ask them to bring you some to use at ...
The 23-year-old has travelled 56 miles to the city of Hawassa, in southern Ethiopia, to try out for a job in the textile business at the Chinese-built .... That problem may ease once a planned railway is built to connect the park to an existing railway line that runs from the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, to the ...
The installation of a water pipeline from Ethiopia to Djibouti has been ongoing. In fact, residents of the Djiboutian town of Belbela are now drinking Ethiopian fresh water. "Within a period of three months now, the entire tap water supply of Djibouti will come from the Adigala wells of [northwestern] Ethiopia," ...
New York (TADIAS) -- This month a new award-wining Amharic drama from Ethiopia entitled Yenegen Alwoldim by filmmaker Fortuna Moges will screen in New York City. Sponsored by ECMAA (Ethiopian Community Mutual Assistance Association) the event is scheduled to be held on Sunday, December ...
Despite growing up in a Jewish family in Harar, a city in Ethiopia a few hours by car from Somalia, she never celebrated "modern" holidays like Hanukkah. ... Now, her Hanukkah traditions include candle lighting with tofe (a homemade Ethiopian beeswax candle with a big flame) as well as the doro wat, ...
Koye is the latest in a handful of miniature cities that are gobbling up land all around the Ethiopian capital. Since launching the integrated ... As more and more of Ethiopia's 100 million inhabitants - 80% of whom still live in the countryside - spill into Addis Ababa, strains on the city's land have intensified.
Near the Oromia-Somali Regional Border, Ethiopia: Ethnic ... protests on September 12 in the town of Aweday, between the cities of ... on September 20," says Fateer Shafee from a village near Jijiga. ... Displaced Oromo sheltering on an industrial park on the outskirts of the city of Harar in eastern Ethiopia.
U of T professor uncovers churches carved out of rock in Ethiopia ... University of Toronto Professor Michael Gervers, an expert on Ethiopian history. ... Often this involves travelling from village to village, and, once there, asking ...
'Tech hub' is a buzzword usually used in discussions about technologically advanced cities. Although, different scholars define it differently, ...
Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia tensions over dam flare up again ... Differences over the Ethiopian dam, which is 62 percent complete, is potentially ...
farmers stroll down the new road of Buranest, Ethiopia, on November 1 2017. Thomson Reuters Foundation/Tom Gardner. RSS; Follow; email ...
Chinese organization inaugurates Africa office in Ethiopia to facilitate investment ... city Shenzhen has consolidated economic partnership with Ethiopia ... The Ethiopian government is building an ICT park in Addis Ababa at a ...
Displaced Somali at a camp on the outskirts of the city of Dire Dawa in eastern Ethiopia. ... 12 in the town of Aweday, between the cities of Harar and Dire Dawa near the border ... 20," says Fateer Shafee from a village near Jijiga. ... "The local Oromo tell the Ethiopian soldiers there one thing and then do ...
The close-knit Eritrean and Ethiopian community of Santa Rosa gathered at ... Along with Santa Rosa firefighters, Santa Rosa City Councilman ...
The hostel-inspired apartment-turned-eatery was the talk of the town for six ... hails from a city an hour outside of LA but has roots in Ethiopia.
Tit-for-tat ethnic violence in Ethiopia's two largest regions of Oromia and ... On September 12, protests by Oromo in the town of Aweday, between Harar and the city of Dire ... In addition to the camps around Harar and Dire Dawa - cities ... He said a violent mob of Oromo militia had come to his village so he ...
Besides a few pretty good Ethiopian spots, there's not much to ... cart serves the best brisket, smoked sausage and ribs in town. You can ... In addition to the city's best barbecue, North Portland also has its best Ethiopian food.
Visitors to Ethiopia who enter the country on Ethiopian airlines, however, ... the history of the city as we walked toward the first of the group of 11 ...
In Ethiopia, the Dire Dawa Administration City manager Office invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the procurement of ...
Twin Cities nonprofit Mission Impact Council and other local partners are looking to recruit at least 20 Ethiopian Minnesotan youth to attend ...
Ethiopia bans protest rallies across the country in 'national security' move ... The Ethiopian government on Friday announced a ban on protest rallies ... chief administrators of the regional states, mayors of city administrations, ...
Motorola unveils technology for safer cities, expands Africa footprint ... Mission Critical Africa event in Cape Town from on November 7 and 8.
Addis Ababa - As Ethiopia strives to become the manufacturing hub of Africa, more and ... in China, according to the Ethiopian Investment Commission (EIC). ... to establish an integrated textile industry in Ethiopia's second largest city Dire ... Top 6 Chinese cities with world's fastest growing tourism industry.
Hahu Beatz, who hails from the northern Ethiopian city of Mekele, has been ... "The problem here in Ethiopia is that 90% of the teens in the cities listen to hip hop, .... So far, Wadu has performed in his village at the Evangadi, ...
'We fear for our lives': how rumours over sugar saw Ethiopian troops kill 10 people ... And he watched in fear as the national military entered the town that ... home to Ethiopia's largest ethnic group: anger at what is perceived to be an ... "They walk around the city with their guns, intimidating people," says ...
Ethiopian airlines have announced an increase in its weekly flights to two Central African cities. Cameroon's Yaounde and the Gabonese ...


 

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