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EBA Public Relations Head Workneh Tafa told Ethiopian News Agency (ENA) that the draft bill which was tabled for discussion today would help to deliver…Continue
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10-Year Old Working Ethiopian Street Child Inspires Fundraising That Surpasses $4 Million in 48 Hours
Going viral as the #1 Reddit item that day, 10-year old Meseret Tigabie inspired thousands to support children in her situation, raising more than $4 million in total over a weekend. (source: GamingForGood.net)
“What is the happiest memory you have?” one Reddit user asked. She responded “My happiest time is today because I can share things about my life and people are very…Continue
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KIEV, Ukraine — The controversial Russian performance artist and political activist who nailed his scrotum to the cobblestones of Moscow’s Red Square last year sliced off his earlobe in his latest protest against the return of repressive Soviet-era policies.
Naked and sitting atop a wall at Moscow’s Serbsky State Scientific Center for Social and Forensic Psychiatry, Pyotr…
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ILoveEthio.com, where you will find the latest articles, stories and news about Ethiopia.
ILoveEthio.com is the first fully functional Ethiopia related news aggregate website that provides current information for an interested audience. The website aggregates news, entertainment, sports, local events, business news, commentary, and…Continue
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Female employer allegedly attacked her maid in Ajman over lost car key
A female employer of an Ethiopian maid who works illegally in the UAE has been summoned by Ajman Police for allegedly beating the maid and causing her injuries.
The 22-year-old maid, identified as Hedja Ousman, reported the incident to police.
The maid had been severely beaten by her employer after she accused her maid of stealing a car key, a senior official at the Ethiopian consulate told Gulf…Continue
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Kinfe Michael Yilma, a scholar at Brunel University London UK, discusses Ethiopia’s internet policies and participation in internet governance forums.
Ethiopia is among those countries with the lowest level of internet penetration and use. A 2014 World Internet Stats report, for instance, claims that Ethiopia has had only 1.9% internet penetration. Similarly, the World Economic Forum also rated the number of internet users in Ethiopia at 1.1%, ranking the country 142…Continue
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በተባበሩት አረብ ኤምሬቶች ዋና ከተማ አቡዳቢ ቁጥራቸው እጅግ የበዛ ኢትዮጵያውያን በተለያየ የሥራ መስክ ተሰማርተው በመኖር ላይ ይገኛሉ፡፡ ሆኖም በተለያዩ ምክንያቶችም ለምሳሌ በመረጃ እጥረት፣ በአሰሪዎቻቸው የጥቅም እና የመብት ጥሰት፣ የህክምና እና የምክር አገልግሎት እጦት ከሚያጋጥማቸው ችግሮች ጥቂቶቹ ናቸው፡፡ እነዚህንም ችግሮች በጋራ ለመፍታት እና ለመቋቋም በተደራጀ እና ተቋማዊ…Continue
Egypt will widen its cooperation agreements with Ethiopian universities, as part of efforts to narrow the gap between both…Continue
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by James Jeffrey, AlJazeera America
Selling the drink in its homeland offers a path to success, but now foreign companies want to get in on the game
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Eighteen-year-old Aster Endale quickly gives the coffee cups a rinse before putting them back into her basket and picking up a bag with canisters of coffee. Then she crosses the…Continue
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By Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Piotr Naskrecki was taking a nighttime walk in a rainforest in Guyana, when he heard rustling as if something were creeping underfoot. When he turned on his flashlight, he expected to see a small mammal, such as a possum or a rat.
“When I turned on the light, I…Continue
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By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — In the United States, some parents fearful of deadly Ebola pulled children out of a school after the principal returned from Zambia, an African nation far from the area hit by the disease. In Geneva, a top U.N. official warned against anti-African discrimination fueled by fears of Ebola. The disease has ravaged a small part of Africa, but the international image of the whole continent is increasingly under…Continue
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Girmay Birhanu Gebru of Ethiopia won the Beijing Marathon as about 30,000 runners from 55 countries completed after a warning of hazardous haze engulfing the city.
Gebru completed the race in 2 hours, 10 minutes and 42 seconds, the official Xinhua News Agency reported today. The organization committee of the race warned marathoners of heavy smog on its official…Continue
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By Jamie Schram, NYPost
There’s at least one nation that’s not sweating ISIS.
Pakistan officials seemed cool as a cucumber on Friday after reports surfaced this week of a potentially deadly merger between the bloodthirsty jihadis and the equally barbaric Pakistan Taliban in their country.
“It shows a desperate effort by a decimated [Pakistan Taliban] to find external support for survival,” an Embassy of Pakistan spokesman said. “They are a weak and broken group because…Continue
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Reliable sources from Addis Ababa confirmed that the Ethopian Football Federation (EFF) have shortlisted Stephen Keshi and two other coaches for subsequent interviews to replace underfire Mariano Barreto.
The Walya Ibex of Ethiopia…Continue
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Sloan’s Lake—Jen Kraft builds communities. As the adopted mother of a three-year-old Ethiopian daughter, she is the hub of a group of Ethiopian-American families in Denver whose adopted children are the same age. The families stay connected to Denver’s larger community of Ethiopian immigrants.
Kraft moved from Manhattan to Northwest Denver in 2004. She adopted Tali Bamlak in 2011 when she was four months old. Kraft met…Continue
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World Bulletin/News Desk
Ethiopia is planning to build two more hydro-electric dams over the southern Omo River on border with Kenya for generating electricity, an Ethiopian spokesman said Saturday.
“Gilgel Gibe IV and V hydro-electric dams will be part of Ethiopia’s next big projects during the next five-year national plan,” Bizuneh Tolcha, spokesman for the Water Ministry, told Anadolu Agency.
He said the two dams will have the capacity to generate…Continue
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Egypt State Minister
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi held a meeting on Thursday with the ministers of irrigation of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt on the Ethiopian renaissance dam.
During the meeting, Sisi underlined the importance of promoting ties and cooperation with Sudan and Ethiopia, said Presidential Spokesman Alaa Youssef.
Egypt is determined to further promote ties with Ethiopia and Sudan in the various fields within the upcoming phase, the spokesman quoted…Continue
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