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Former owners of Addis Abeba restaurant in Washington DC open Washington Hotel in Addis Abeba

Washington Hotel opens in Addis

The former Addis Ababa Restaurant in Washington DC on 18th street has now become Washington Hotel in Addis Ababa. An estimated 180 million birr has been invested to realize the concept of from capital to capital as the owners aim at fostering the sisterly cities’…

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Irishman’s diary about reading English premier league notices in Ethiopia

An Irishman’s Diary on a match made in Ethiopia and Learning to read all over again

Aidan O’Donnell

I was standing on the main street in a small town in Ethiopia, a few hours south of the capital Addis Ababa, studying a noticeboard outside a bar. It listed the times of what I…

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FAA Prohibits US Planes in Ethiopian Airspace North of 12 Degrees Latitude

FAA Prohibits US Planes in Ethiopian Airspace North of 12 Degrees Latitude

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced that it has prohibited all U.S. air carriers and commercial operators from flying in Ethiopian airspace north of 12 degrees latitude as precaution following the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine on…

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American family brings baby 'Haven' home from Ethiopia

American family brings baby 'Haven' home from Ethiopia [Find article link below]

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Kenya Al-Shebaab gun attack on bus kills seven people

AFP

An al-Shebaab spokesman says the Al-Qaeda-linked group is “ready to act or attack anywhere necessary” until Kenyan troops are removed from Somalia

Somalia’s Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shebaab have claimed responsibility for an attack on a bus and police vehicle that killed at least seven people in Kenya.

The group denied involvement in a separate incident – an alleged suicide…

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U.S. Department of State press statement: Zone 9 Bloggers Charged by Ethiopian Court for Terrorism

Press Statement

Jen Psaki

Department Spokesperson

Washington, DC

July 18, 2014

The United States is deeply concerned by the Ethiopian Federal High Court’s July 18 decision to press charges against six bloggers and three independent journalists under…

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‘We have just shot down a plane’ Pro-Russian rebels discuss the shooting down of the Malaysian Airlines airliner

By Fox News  July 18, 2014

Intercepted phone calls purportedly between Russian military intelligence officers and members of a pro-Russian separatist group that appear to capture the moment the rebels realized the plane they shot down was a civilian passenger plane could be the smoking gun that helps prove Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was downed over Ukraine by the insurgents.

The tapes were released by SBU, Ukraine’s security agency, and a transcript was published in…

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Why the arrest of Andargachew Tsige is huge embarrassment for the West [foreignpolicy.com]

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Ethiopia?

Why the arrest of one of Addis Ababa’s most vocal critics is a huge embarrassment for the West.

BY MARTIN PLAUT, ForeignPolicy

Tall metal gates guard a courtyard just off a busy street north of London’s financial district. The area, once down and out, is today much sought after, but scattered between the newly refurbished warehouses and loft apartments are some blocks of municipal housing…

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A real-time picture of how flights are now avoiding Ukrainian airspace

 

In the wake of the crash of Malaysian Flight 17, likely shot down over the Eastern part of…

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Ethiopian woman accused of throwing her 1-year-old nephew out a window charged with assault

Assault charge filed over boy thrown from window

By Diana Hefley, Herald Writer

EVERETT — A Lynnwood woman accused of throwing her 1-year-old nephew out a window earlier this month is now charged with assault.

Snohomish County prosecutors want Beteha Kebede to remain held on $250,000 bail, saying that she is a danger to the community and a flight risk. Kebede, 38, has ties to Ethiopia.

Kebede allegedly told police…

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Former Ethiopian model Hiwot Gashaw tries her hand at design



By Teo Kermeliotis and Lucy Wamweya for CNN

Hiwot Gashaw started her brand at 22

(CNN) —Making the jump from model to designer seemed like a natural choice for Hiwot Gashaw. Growing up in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, the young entrepreneur always had a passion for fashion, drawing clothes from an early…

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Addis Fortune Gossip – Hailemariam: Uncovering a Leader’s Style 2

Fineline: Hailemariam: Uncovering a Leader’s Style

For a nation that has a history of leaders who held a patriarchal place in the populace they ruled, the issue and style of leadership remains an intense subject of interest, gossip observed. All the more for a leader whose predecessor was not an absolute monarch nor a military dictator, but no less commanding in his Napoleonic premiership, the genre of leadership style Hailemariam Desalegn follows creates curiosity among many students…

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PhD student Ethiopian Leti Wedajo Paper Voted ‘Best’ at Geophysics Conference

Leti Wodajo invited to present this fall in Greece

A University of Mississippi civil engineering doctoral student’s research into the early detection of dam and levee problems has launched him onto the national and global stage.

Leti Wodajo of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, has been conducting research in…

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Hawassa Airport Construction Tender Open as Designers Sign Off

Addis Fortune

Over the next 30 days, the Ethiopian Airports Enterprise (EAE) will be looking for potential bidders to build the Hawassa Airport, with the design now complete.

The bid document, which will be available from tomorrow, is based on an airfield design by the state owned consulting firm Transport Construction Design Enterprise (TCDE) and a terminal design by private consulting firm, Bereket Tesfaye Consulting Architects and Engineering, according to Wondeme Teklu, the…

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Taste of Ethiopia Festival in Denver will be held in Aug 3 with weeklong tour of events across the city

Taste of Ethiopia moves to Stapleton on Aug. 3 for Denver Days

By Joey Bunch

The Denver Post

The second Taste of Ethiopia Festival has a new day and place: Aug. 3 at Central Park in Denver’s Stapleton neighborhood.

This year, the event joins …

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Ethiopia: U.S. $1 Million Lodge to Open At Simien Mountains

BY NESRU JEMAL

African Wildlife Capital, a mission-based investment company has signed agreements with a British-Ethiopian venture to build a world-class boutique hotel in Ethiopia’s Simien Mountains National Park, one of the heritages of Ethiopia inscribed by UNESCO.

Called Limalimo Lodge, the hotel will offer high-end accommodation, tailor-made activities, and gourmet cuisine in one of the most beautiful places in the world, according to a press release the Lodge issued on…

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From Ethiopia To Gates: One Man’s Story Of Survival And Fatherhood

Video: Amazing story - Ethiopian Michael Million a proud father whose children are winners of Gates Scholar

By Matthew Bowler, kpbs

Michael Million is a proud father. He raised his two kids alone. Not one, but both of his kids are Bill and Melinda…

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Up to 129% salary increase: details of gov’t employees salary increase

By Muluken Yewondwossen, Capital Ethiopia

The government has significantly raised the salaries of civil servants and the topic has excited the nation, even though the amount of the increases has not officially been disclosed. However, according to a document Capital obtained, the salary of government employees is doubled. Workers at the bottom of the pay scale will see their salary grow by 129 percent, while others with higher salaries…

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Ethiopia’s teff tops the agricultural agenda [The Africa Report]

By Elissa Jobson in Addis Ababa   

A programme to improve production in simple ways has doubled yields of this gluten-free staple crop for two million farmers.

Tef is a national obsession in Ethiopia. The tiny grain the size of poppy seeds has been consumed in this East African country for…

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Sudan becomes second largest investor in Ethiopia after China

July 15, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – Sudanese business firms has become the second largest foreign investors in Ethiopia after Chinese, the State run Ethiopian Radio and Television Agency said.

According Awad al-Kareem, President of the Sudanese Investors Society in Addis Ababa, the amount of capital investment made in Ethiopia by Sudanese firms has reached around $ 2.4…

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1 ክፍል 2 ‹‹ኢትዮጵያ ውስጥ የሰይጣን አምልኮ ለማስጀመር እየታሰበ ነው›› ደቀ መዝሙር ሜሎስ ተሾመ እና ዲያቆን እዩኤል ጌታቸው

ክፍል 2 ‹‹ኢትዮጵያ ውስጥ የሰይጣን አምልኮ ለማስጀመር እየታሰበ ነው›› ደቀ መዝሙር ሜሎስ ተሾመ እና ዲያቆን እዩኤል ጌታቸው

2 Confirmed: The fake Dr. Engineer Samuel Zemichael arrested in Kenya, will arrive in Addis today በሀሰት ዶክተር ኢንጂነርነት የተጠረጠረው ሳሙኤል ዘሚካኤል በቁጥጥር ስር ዋለ

Confirmed: The fake Dr. Engineer Samuel Zemichael arrested in Kenya, will arrive in Addis today በሀሰት ዶክተር ኢንጂነርነት የተጠረጠረው ሳሙኤል ዘሚካኤል በቁጥጥር ስር ዋለ

3 Women should not lol in public,' says Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister in morality speech.

Women should not lol in public,' says Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister in morality speech.

4 Fake Dr. Engineer Samuel ZeMichael has arrived in Addis

Fake Dr. Engineer Samuel ZeMichael has arrived in Addis

5 ክፍል 1 የሰይጣን አምላኪዎች ማህበር በኢትዮጵያ? - የሚስጥር ማህበርተኞች - ኢሉሚናቲ - ሰይጣን አምላኪዎች Devil worshiping, secret society

ክፍል 1 የሰይጣን አምላኪዎች ማህበር በኢትዮጵያ? - የሚስጥር ማህበርተኞች - ኢሉሚናቲ - ሰይጣን አምላኪዎች Devil worshiping, secret society

6 የኢትዮ-ጅቡቲ የውሃ አቅርቦት ረቂቅ አዋጅ ፓርላማው ሳያፀድቀው የውሃ ቁፋሮው መጠናቀቁ አነጋጋሪ ሆነ Ethio-Djbouti water project completed before parliament approval

የኢትዮ-ጅቡቲ የውሃ አቅርቦት ረቂቅ አዋጅ ፓርላማው ሳያፀድቀው የውሃ ቁፋሮው መጠናቀቁ አነጋጋሪ ሆነ Ethio-Djbouti water project completed before parliament approval

7 Confirmed: Addis Abeba police commission says the fake Dr. Engineer Samuel Zemichael arrested in Kenya, will arrive in Addis today evening

Confirmed: Addis Abeba police commission says the fake Dr. Engineer Samuel Zemichael arrested in Kenya, will arrive in Addis today evening

8 ይድረስ ለከንቲባው Letter to mayor of Addis Abeba

ይድረስ ለከንቲባው Letter to mayor of Addis Abeba

9 Update - Confirmed: The fake Dr. Samuel Zemichael arrested in Kenya "ዶክተር ኢንጂነር" ሳሙኤል ሳሙኤል ዘሚካኤል ኬንያ ላይ ተያዘ

Update - Confirmed: The fake Dr. Samuel Zemichael arrested in Kenya "ዶክተር ኢንጂነር" ሳሙኤል ሳሙኤል ዘሚካኤል ኬንያ ላይ ተያዘ

10 ክፍል 3 ‹‹የሚስጥር ማህበራት ዓላማቸው የአንድ ዓለም አስተዳደርን መመስረት ነው›› ወርቅአፈራሁ አሰፋ

ክፍል 3 ‹‹የሚስጥር ማህበራት ዓላማቸው የአንድ ዓለም አስተዳደርን መመስረት ነው›› ወርቅአፈራሁ አሰፋ

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