Joel Theodros, EMEA sales, Dropbox
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Christine Mungai, MGAfricaStrategies are numerous – from tampering with the electoral roll, bullying opposition leaders, mathematical abracadabra, to just refusing to go.
MOZAMBICANS went to the polls last week, and not surprisingly, the opposition parties Renamo and MDM has …Continue
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David Smith in Addis Ababa, theguardian.com
Three decades after images that shocked the world, country has become darling of the global development community – and the scourge of the human rights lobby
With an Einsteinian shock of hair and a wise man’s beard, Mulugeta Tesfakiros, just off a flight from Washington, settled into an office of glass walls and vibrant artworks in Addis Ababa. The millionaire magnate, who has gone into the…Continue
A ministerial Egyptian-Ethiopian commission delayed its first meeting, initially planned for Wednesday, to November to make room for more…
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EHREMTUBE.COM is a custom made personal website with elegant and attractive design.
-Introducing the culture ,history and beautiness of our beloved country Ethiopia in a professional way for all Ethiopians and none Ethiopians around the globe .
-Encouraging those young Ethiopians with…Continue
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LINDA NYONDO, Lusaka
THE Nakonde Magistrate’s Court has sentenced 26 Ethiopians to one year imprisonment each with hard labour for failing to appear before an immigration officer.
And a total of 24 Ethiopians have been removed from Zambia with financial support of the International Organisation for Migration.
Immigration public relations officer Namati Nshinka said in a statement issued in Lusaka yesterday that the Nakonde Magistrate’s Court also…
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Addis Ababa’s monorail project keeps Ethiopia on track for transformation
William Davison in Addis Ababa, theguardian.com,
Although there will be shortfalls in the country’s infrastructure programme, the railway will be an impressive achievement
Out of the dust and rubble of decimated junctions, soaring slabs of concrete are returning a semblance of order to the centre of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s mushrooming capital.
The edifices are there to prop up…Continue
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By Jamie Forzato, WTOP
Local singer brings reggae to ‘The Voice’
WASHINGTON – A local singer wants to bring reggae music back, but he’s taken an unconventional path to becoming a top contestant on NBC’s hit show “The Voice.”
Nineteen-year-old Menlik Zergabachew’s parents immigrated to the United States from Ethiopia in hopes of giving their children a better life in Silver Spring.
“It was really bad over there at the time,” he says. “They hustled, hustled for…Continue
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South Sudan foreign affairs spokesperson Mawien Makol (Photo credit: citizen-news)
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
October 21, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – South Sudan government has unexpectedly recalled its ambassador to Ethiopia in a move an official described as “a normal administrative practice”.
Family sources told Sudan Tribune that David Dang Kong was asked by the foreign affairs ministry to return to capital, Juba within 72 hours.
But Mawien Makol, the foreign affairs…Continue
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Three teenage girls from suburban Denver may have been trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria after stealing their parents’ money and flying to Germany, authorities said Tuesday.
The girls — two sisters, ages 17 and 15, and their 16-year-old friend — were reported missing after they skipped school Friday, but the families had no indication of where they might have gone, said Glenn…Continue
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By Chris Weller, Medical Daily
Some years ago, Darek Fidyka was stabbed multiple times in his back. One of the stabs cut a vital portion of his spinal cord, depleting him of…Continue
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Development – Not About Dislike, Exclusion
21 October 2014 , By Geraldine J. Fraser-Moleketi, Source: Addis Fortune
Today, the majority of women in Africa are self-employed in low-growth sectors or in low-skilled jobs, notably agriculture, that offer little prospects of generating higher incomes. This is the result of a variety of factors, such as poor access to quality education and health services, and insufficient access to finance.
However, this is not the full…Continue
Running battles between African mobs, riot police with tear gas, a teenage girl killed chasing a truck to get to Britain… Just another day on the Calais front line
French police pictured breaking up fights between rival groups
Officers are stretched to breaking point by constant violence
The gangs fight over the best routes to the ferry port to the UK
By CLAIRE ELLICOTT FOR DAILY MAIL
Their faces covered, a gang of Ethiopian youths marches…
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Entoto Observatory and Research Center
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AURORA – Hidden among the small shops and bus stops that line East Colfax Avenue lies a home created for those who have had to leave their…Continue
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SAN FRANCISCO (Ethiomedia) – Dosho Tessema Shifferaw, an Ethiopian American entrepreneur who invented Bowflex, a household name in gyms worldwide, was laid to rest on Saturday after he died of a brain tumor on Thursday.
“Shifferaw invented the Bowflex, a home weight machine that uses bendable rods instead of weight plates to provide resistance, in the early 1980s, while trying to design an ergonomic chair for a City College of San Francisco…Continue
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Joel Theodros, EMEA sales, Dropbox
Joel Theodros, part of the EMEA sales team at Dropbox, tells us why he chose Ireland as a place to live and work, and how he has made friends for life.
Where are you from?
I am Ethiopian but was born in Italy and grew up in Los Angeles, California. I moved to Ireland in June 2014.
Why did you move…
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South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has begun serving time in jail for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
He was driven to Pretoria’s Kgosi Mampuru prison where he is expected to be housed in the hospital wing.
Judge Thokozile Masipa gave Pistorius a five-year jail sentence for culpable homicide, but cleared him of murder.
His defence said it expected him to serve about 10 months, with the remainder under house arrest.…Continue
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