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The Main Department for Immigration & Nationality Affairs has moved two of its departments, for foreign citizen applicants and passport re-issuance, to a new location. The main department is scheduled to move the two sections to the first floor of the new Ethiopian Postal Service's building, in Arat Kilo by ...
Together with the Dire Dawa Agriculture bureau, we also developed a unique extension methodology in which we train the trainers, experts, and development agents. We train hundreds of lead farmers every year. We visit the farmers in their own fields. We had learnt that professional seeds are increasing ...

Africa's second-most populous nation has clocked the region's fastest economic growth rates over the past decade but it has among the region's lowest internet penetration rates. People in Oromiya, which surrounds the capital, in the Amhara region, and in the eastern city of Harar and nearby Dire Dawa, ...
The Addis Ababa and Dire Dawa Cities Council and local election scheduled to be conducted this year has been postponed for the upcoming year by a parliamentary vote, this week. With factors such as the extended period of unrest the nation has endured in the past three years and the current State of ...
The postponed elections are mainly conducted in Ethiopia's two self-administered municipals and their surroundings that are the capital Addis Ababa and Dire Dawa, which are the two largest cities of Ethiopia respectively. Ethiopia's second largest city, Dire Dawa, located along the border of Ethiopia's ...
Nowhere are these problems more in evidence than in eastern Ethiopia, which encompasses four regional states: The city-states of Dire Dawa and Harar and Ethiopia's two biggest territorial entities, Oromia and the Somali Region, whose Muslim majority has long distrusted the government in Addis. In the ...

There is also the construction of the Adama and Dire Dawa industrial parks, funded by private investors, which entered their final stage. Moreover, five additional government parks (Jimma, Debre Birhan, Bahir Dar, Bole Lemi II and Adama II), as well as the private park of Areti, are under construction.
Although the number of Acute Watery Diarrhea (AWD)/cholera cases tapered towards the end of 2017 outbreaks of AWD were ongoing in Dire Dawa and Somali regions in Ethiopia, and outbreaks of cholera were ongoing in Tana River, Garissa, Mombasa, Turkana, Siaya, Tharaka Nithi, Meru, Busia and ...
DIRE DAWA, Ethiopia, March 27 (Xinhua) -- Young Ethiopian professionals taking part in a knowledge transfer program with their Chinese counterparts are aspiring to become the pioneer rail transport masters of the East African nation. Some 600 young Ethiopians, presently receiving robust theoretical ...
The Dire Dawa Administration City Manager Office now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the procurement of solar street lights. The delivery period is four months. Bidding will be conducted through the open national competitive bidding and is open to all bidders from eligible source ...
In 2018 only, AWD cases have been reported from Somali and Dire Dawa. Within January and February 2018, a total of 552 Measles cases were reported (191 confirmed). • Priority areas in need of assistance: The January nutrition hotspot classification identified 463 districts nationwide as priority areas for ...
The remaining are in Afar, Gambella, Beninshangul-Gumuz, Harari regions and Dire Dawa Administration. The number of the needy population has increased by 37 percent from 5.7 million in January 2017 to 7.8 million in 2018. On the other hand, the 2018 needy population has decreased by 8.14 percent ...
Lying far to Ethiopia's east, near the border with Somaliland and Somalia, and surrounded by dusty plains and low hills, Dire Dawa's slow-burn delights are easily overlooked. Nearby Harar, with its ancient walled inner sanctum and hyena men, hogs the limelight – not entirely unjustifiably – and most ...
Ethiopians experience the newly inaugurated railway at the Lebu station in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, Oct. 5, 2016, during a trial operation. (Xinhua/Li Baishun). DIRE DAWA, Ethiopia, March 26 (Xinhua) -- Over two months into its commercial operation, the Ethiopia-Djibouti railway has brought much ...
DIRE DAWA, Ethiopia, March 25 (Xinhua) -- Over two months into its commercial operation, the Ethiopia-Djibouti railway has brought much cheer and optimism to Ethiopian passengers. Alemu Mersha, a young businessman traveling from Addis Ababa to Ethiopia's second largest city Dire Dawa, is one of ...
I. Displacements Overview. Displacement Tracking Matrix 9. The 9th round of the Displacement Tracking Matrix - a joint data collection exercise led by IOM in collaboration with NDRMC - was conducted between 2 January and 6 February 2018. According to this tracking tool, a total of 1,737,752 persons ...
ADDIS ABABA - The other Ethiopian representatives Wolayita Dicha had a 1-1 away tie in their international debut against the Tanzanian side Zimamoto FC in the first leg of the preliminary round of CAF Confederation Cup held on Sunday. Considering their poor performance in the national elite league this ...

Protests were also held in Ambo, 125 km west of Addis Abeba and Dire Dawa, 445 km in the eastern part of Ethiopia and not far from the city of Harar, as well as in Nekepte, Wolega in western Ethiopia among other cities. The online organizers have said in various Facebook and Twitter posts that they were ...
Displaced Somali at a camp on the outskirts of the city of Dire Dawa in eastern Ethiopia. © James Jeffrey/IPS. By James Jeffrey. ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Feb 11 2018 (IPS) - In Ethiopia social media is a double-edged sword: capable of filling a sore need for more information but also of pushing the country ...
Dire Dawa in eastern Ethiopia is a nostalgic city. Though the old train station is shuttered, each day at noon, its siren still rings out; residents complained a few years ago when the familiar sound briefly stopped. In the French-designed, colonial-style district around the station, the crumbling villas seem as ...
The tariff was disclosed for four stations out of the 19 including Adama, Dire Dawa, Alsabeh and Nagad. The trains have three levels consisting of seats, one-bedroom and a VIP room with two-bedrooms. From the total stations, 16 are in Ethiopia's territory. The trains depart to Djibouti every other day odd ...
Dire Dawa in eastern Ethiopia is a nostalgic city. Though the old train station is shuttered, each day at noon, its siren still rings out; residents complained a few years ago when the familiar sound briefly stopped. In the French-designed, colonial-style district around the station, the crumbling villas seem as ...
There are now 36 junior and senior ambassadors from the Cookham villages, aiming to improve education facilities and provide women with business training in the village of Gende Tesfa, on the outskirts of Dire Dawa in east Ethiopia. The community of Gende Tesfa is sometimes shunned because of its ...
On 16 January a cornerstone laying ceremony was held in Dire Dawa for a USD 220 million textile plant that is being constructed by China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation. Construction is expected to take 30 months and the factory will process raw textiles once commissioned, employing ...
Antu Yacob was born in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia and raised in San Francisco and Minnesota. She was last seen onstage in the 2017 United Solo Theatre Festival's premiere of her one-woman show In the Gray on Theatre Row in New York. The first Ethiopian American show ever presented in United Solo, ...
A nationwide innovation competition, Solve IT!, has been launched by the US Embassy in Addis Ababa to promote STEM, entrepreneurship, and encourage a new generation of young Ethiopians to solve problems in their communities using technology, software, and hardware. Nationwide innovation ...
This document has been prepared jointly by OCHA and the National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC), in partnership with Cluster Coordinators, to provide an update on the situation of populations displaced due to conflict on the border between Oromia and Somali regions, and to inform ...
The 20 cities taking part are: Kampala, Uganda; Dire-Dawa, Ethiopia; Kisumu, Kenya; Yaounde, Cameroon; Praia, Cabo Verde; Khartoum, Sudan; Ismaliya Governorate, Egypt; Nablus, State of Palestine; Nouakchott, Mauritania; Honiara, Solomon Islands; Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia; Kathmandu City, Nepal; ...
Chinese firm Wuxi No. 1 Cotton Mill will build a textile plant in Dire Dawa Industrial Park (DDIP) in eastern Ethiopia, investing $220 million. A cornerstone-laying ceremony was held recently for the plant, which will take 30 months to build and is expected to employ 3,000. The park is now being constructed ...
DIRE DAWA Ethiopia (Xinhua) -- The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) on Friday called for active involvement of religious and tribal leaders in the fight against the Somali militant group Al-Shabaab. The statement was made by Abebe Muluneh, Director of IGAD's Security Sector Program ...
Z&A Consulting is studying the feasibility of Meqelle, Dire Dawa and Adama while LDK is undertaking the study in Hawassa and Bahir Dar. The two companies are expected to finalise the assesement in nine months. The tender to hire the primary consultant is expected to be floated early next year and ...
The giant Chinese state owend enterprise, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation Ltd (CCECC), will construct a road extending from the outskirts of Dire Dawa to the recently built industrial park in the city for almost half a billion Birr. Founded in 1979, the Chinese company, which also ...
Dire Dawa University has started its teaching and learning chores after consultation were made between the taskforce released from the federal government and elders, university community and other stakeholders, one of the taskforce members indicated. Dr. Amir Aman, in his interview with Walta noted ...
Dire Dawa University has started its teaching and learning chores after consultation were made between the taskforce released from the federal government and elders, university community and other stakeholders, one of the taskforce members indicated. Dr. Amir Aman, in his interview with Walta noted ...
He also noted that when it comes to checkpoints, the agreement was to install a one stop customs inspection or One Stop Border Posts at Addis Ababa (Lebu station), Adama, Dire Dawa, Dawalle, and immigration personnel will be assigned in these stations. "This scheme will be tested during the trial ...
She left Addis Ababa and went to eastern Ethiopia, Dire Dawa town. In Dire Dawa she had an uncle and stayed there for a year. Stay in Dire Dawa didn't make her happy. Because she had interest to develop her talent, she was looking for opportunity and she went to another town, Gode. Gode was a better ...
Nine regions will be covered by the assessment, including Afar, Amhara, Benishangul Gumuz, Gambella, Harari, Oromia, Somali, SNNP and Tigray, as well as Dire Dawa City Council. The assessment will identify the scope of humanitarian needs for 2018. While the 2017 October– December autumn ...
At a camp for displaced Ethiopians outside Dire Dawa, it's claimed that this Somali boy lost the sight in his left eye after Oromo police threw a rock that hit him in the face. Ethiopia is experiencing one of its worst population displacements due to violence in decades, as conflict between ethnic Somali and ...
The security forces were said to have applied superior force to dismantle road blocks in other parts of the region. Hospital staff in the city of Dire Dawa confirmed that a dozen other people had been treated for gunshot wounds. “On December 09, 2017; residents of Babile and Moyale towns in east Hararghe ...
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) built a new referral hospital worth over 300 million Br at Chegign Tabia, Dire Dawa- 445.7Km from Addis Abeba. Sprawled on nine hectares of land, it has over 100 beds and various facilities, becoming the second hospital in Dire Dawa- which has only 15 health centres and ...
Thank you, Dr. Yitbarek, and Dire Dawa University, for supporting both this exhibition and the youth conference that will be held tomorrow morning. Dire Dawa is the fourth city in Ethiopia to host this photo exhibition reflecting the life of President John F. Kennedy. And as the exhibition has done elsewhere, ...
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 ...
+ In 1937, Sister Liduina was sent to her community's mission in Dire-Dawa, Ethiopia, serving people of many backgrounds, races, and religions. Her primary ministry was as nurse in the Parini Civil Hosptial, first with civilians, and, later, soldiers fighting in the First World War. + When Dire-Dawa was bombed during the war, ...
In Ethiopia, the Dire Dawa Administration City Manager Office invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the procurement of solar street lights. Bidding will be conducted through the open national competitive bidding and is open to all bidders from eligible source countries as defined in the ...
The factory is expected to start production within 16 months. Intrade is the latest company to invest in Ethiopia. In November, Chinese textile giant Wuxi No.1 Cotton Mill signed an investment agreement with the Ethiopian Government to build an integrated textile plant at Dire Dawa, around 450 km east of ...
Solve IT! will involve nine city hubs in seven regional states and two city administrations: Addis Ababa, Dire Dawa, Jimma, Bahir Dar, Mekelle, Gambela, Semera, Hawassa and Jigjiga are the selected cities. Ethiopians, between the ages of 18 and 28, will work for nine months to develop products that they ...
12 in the town of Aweday, between the cities of Harar and Dire Dawa near the border between the two regions, led to rioting that left 18 dead, ...
On September 12th, Oromo protests in Aweday, between Harar and Dire Dawa, led to rioting that left up to 40 dead, the majority Somali traders ...
The scale of what's happened becomes clearer 80km east of Dire Dawa, just over the regional border in the Somali Region, where two giant ...
With regard to contraceptives, the prevalent rate of women who use contraceptives in cities like Addis Ababa, Dire Dawa and Harar has ...


 

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