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Ethiopia to Expand Energy, Industry With Eurobond Funds

Ethiopia plans to expand industry, sugar factories and power production using proceeds from its oversubscribed debut Eurobond that raised $1 billion, the finance minister said on Tuesday.

Ethiopia is the latest African state to receive a strong response on its first foray into the international debt markets. Investors have been eyeing Africa’s sturdy growth rates and Ethiopia’s economy is…

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In Pakistan school attack, Taliban terrorists kill 145, mostly children

In Pakistan school attack, Taliban terrorists kill 145, mostly children

By Sophia Saifi and Greg Botelho, CNN

Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) — “‘God is great,'” the Taliban militants shouted as they roared through the hallways of a school in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Then, 14-year-old student Ahmed Faraz recalled, one of them took a harsher tone.

” ‘A lot of the children are under the benches,’ ” a Pakistani Taliban said, according to Ahmed. ” ‘Kill them.’ ”

By the time…

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Ericsson took over half of ZTE’s telecom expansion project: EthioTelecom CEO told CapitalEthiopia

By Muluken Yewondwossen   

Ethio telecom and the Swedish telecom giant Ericsson concluded their negotiation to undertake the expansion project that was awarded to ZTE, the Chinese state telecom company.…

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US diplomat accused of keeping Ethiopian maid as sex slave moves to Australia to avoid paying $3 million in damages

SHANNON DEERY, HERALD SUN

Former US diplomat Linda Howard fights ‘sex slave’ maid’s $3 million damages claim

A MELBOURNE woman accused of keeping a house maid as a virtual prisoner and sex slave is fighting moves to force her to pay out more than $3 million in damages.

Former US diplomat Linda Howard, who lives in Docklands, is defending the action brought by her former…

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Added by Daniel on December 15, 2014 at 8:33pm — No Comments


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Top 10 Things That Broke the Internet in 2014 [Time]

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10. Kim Kardashian’s Butt

Kim Kardashian Paper Magazine

Jean-Paul Goude—Paper

Many people become viral sensations by mistake. Internet fame kind of just falls into their lap — and sometimes they truly never wanted it to begin with. But other people — like, say, Kim Kardashian —…

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Pope Francis didn’t say pets could go to Heaven after all, but previous Pope did say

Widely-reported comments implying the Pope had given pets his blessing to enter Heaven were based on a misunderstanding, it has emerged.…

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Added by Solomon Letta on December 15, 2014 at 3:50pm — No Comments


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Ethiopia most repressive country in Internet Freedom in Africa, 5th in the world

Sodere Zena – ethiopiainternet Ethiopia is the most repressive country in Internet freedom in Africa, 5th in the worldinternetfreedom . Some of the reasons are listed below. According to Freedom House report, due to the reason provided…

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Added by Solomon Letta on December 15, 2014 at 1:01am — 1 Comment


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Ethiopia among top 10 best performer in improving nation brand

Ethiopia345  Sodere Zena – Ethiopia is among the top 10 countries that are best performers in improving nation’s brand. According to Brand Finance, it has placed Ethiopia 10th among best performers.

[You can download the full report here. ]…

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Added by Daniel on December 14, 2014 at 9:19pm — No Comments


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Ethiopia’s rapid growth: Miracle or mirage?

Ethiopia’s rapid growth: Miracle or mirage?

By William Gumede

Ethiopia, like many of Africa’s new growing economies, began achieving high growth rates from a low base, writes William Gumede.

Thirty years ago, in 1984, Ethiopia was plunged into a terrifying famine, with hundreds of thousands starving to death and the economy in freefall.

For aboutt 10 years, the country has notched up double-digit economic growth rates. The average annual rate in the…

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Ethiopian 7/11 owner in Washington DC pepper sprayed and robbed, Police released video of robbery



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A man dressed in a suit attacked and robbed a local business owner and it was all caught on camera.”It was terrible, it’s horrifying,” said Abraham Haptemaran.He was pepper-sprayed and robbed in less than six seconds.“It was painful, all over my face, my neck,” he said.

Haptemaran was on his way in to a PNC bank in the Chevy Chase area of D.C. on Connecticut Avenue.

“He just came…

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Added by Daniel on December 13, 2014 at 8:41pm — 1 Comment

Ethiopia's Nile Dam Project Nears Halfway Mark

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle

Addis Ababa — Construction of Ethiopia's massive hydro- power plant project is almost halfway to completion, the Ethiopian Electric and Power Corporation (EEPCo) said on Thursday.

According to the state utility, construction of the dam project, known as the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), is currently 42% complete, with the first stage of the dam due to be operational next year, with an electricity generation capacity…

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Murder trail begins for Ethiopian woman accused of stabbing her husband to death

As murder trial began, friends and family remembered stabbing victim

By Andrew Wig

Nov. 30, 2013, was a day of celebration for Habibi Tesema. The father of two had just bought his wife a van and had invited his siblings to his Richfield home to celebrate.

“I had never observed such happiness on his face,” Ahmed Elphato, Tesema’s brother, remembered.

Those happy hours would be among Tesema’s last. At the age of 48, he was found dead in his home with multiple stab…

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Added by Daniel on December 12, 2014 at 8:58pm — 1 Comment


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Happy Ethiopian family in Canada reunited after 12 years

Manitoba may reach record in newcomers

By: Carol Sanders

Christmas came early for a Winnipeg man reunited with his family after 12 years.

“I’m very lucky,” said Zeleke Eliso Tuloro, who fled Ethiopia in 2002. “You cannot believe it!” enthused the former teacher. “We will celebrate Christmas.”

Thursday’s arrival of his wife and three children is helping to push the number of immigrants coming to Manitoba in 2014 toward a possible…

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Added by Daniel on December 12, 2014 at 1:14pm — 1 Comment


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It’s a Dog’s Afterlife: Pope Francis Says There’s a Place for Pets in Paradise

The head of the Catholic Church promises that some dogs, at least, do go to heaven

Pope Francis confirmed during his weekly address in the Vatican’s St. Peter’s Square that canines, along with “all…

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Added by Solomon Letta on December 12, 2014 at 11:49am — 2 Comments


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Effective ‘Difret’ looks at abhorrent practice in Ethiopia [LA Times], Difret is Ethiopia’s official Oscar (Academy Award) submission

Kenneth Turan

The compelling “Difret” is a small film with a lot on its mind. Authentic and affecting, this drama about fighting against the Ethiopian tradition of abducting young girls into marriage is potent enough to be that country’s official Academy Award submission and gain the support of Angelina Jolie as an executive producer.

Director Zeresenay…

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Added by Daniel on December 11, 2014 at 10:13pm — 1 Comment


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Kidnapped, raped and left for dead: who will protect Ethiopia’s girls? [The Guardian]

Rediet Wegayehu, The Guardian

One day in early October, Hanna Lalango, 16, did not return from school to her home in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, at the usual time. Her father Lalongo Hayesso was worried about his youngest daughter.

“We waited for her at her usual time … but we had to wait for 11 days to hear that she had been abandoned…

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Added by Daniel on December 11, 2014 at 5:31pm — 1 Comment


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From over 11 million East Africans that are homeless and hungry, 3.2 million are Ethiopians, UN

The number of displaced people in the East African region stood at 11.4 million by end of September, a new situation analysis report shows.

According to the report, released by the UN Office of Humanitarian Affairs (Ocha), at least 2.47 million people of the total displaced population are refugees, while another over 8.97 milion are Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and others severely affected by conflict.

This…

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Added by Daniel on December 11, 2014 at 10:24am — 1 Comment


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Ethiopian cuisine pops up in Hong Kong for the first time, Helina Tesega owner of Eat Ethio talks about Ethiopian food

There’s something of a dark irony to promoting Ethiopian dining, given the country’s tragic history of famine.

Just over 30 years ago, the BBC transmitted devastating images from northern Ethiopia showing 15,000 children dying from starvation.…

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Added by Solomon Letta on December 11, 2014 at 9:50am — 1 Comment


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Ethiopia says Ericsson to take part of telecom deal after ZTE row

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Swedish telecom group Ericsson is set to sign a contract with Ethiopia to expand telecom infrastructure, taking a slice of an $800 million contract from Chinese firm ZTE Corp because of a row over terms, a senior official told Reuters on Thursday.

ZTE Corp’s deal with state-run operator Ethio Telecom was signed in 2013. The other half of the overall a $1.6 billion package to help double…

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Added by Solomon Letta on December 11, 2014 at 9:17am — No Comments


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Ethiopia among 54 countries that helped the CIA with its torture-linked rendition program

Map: The 54 countries that helped the CIA with its torture-linked rendition program

The CIA torture program was even bigger than the details released in the Senate Intelligence Committee torture report might suggest. The reason is that the CIA didn’t just have its own torture program, run out of its “black site” secret detention and torture prisons broad. It also used a vast network of other countries to help capture, detain, transport, and, yes, torture detainees.

That network…

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Added by Daniel on December 10, 2014 at 10:11pm — 1 Comment

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