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BY STEPHEN ASTARIKO, The Star
Garissa county commissioner Rashid Khator has warned illegal immigrants from Ethiopia against committing crimes in Kenya.
Khator said the criminals are sent from Ethiopia as hired assassins.
The criminals are part of the Oromo Liberation Front rebels, who oppose the national government.
Last week, a rebel crossed into Kenya and killed…Continue
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Grand Ethiopian Renaissance dam will provide energy for growing economy but add to Egypt’s fears over water security
The 4×4 roars off, kicking up a cloud of dust. With one hand on the wheel, the other stifling a yawn, Semegnew Bekele could do this trip with his eyes shut. A construction engineer, he has driven down this track at every hour of the day or night over the past three years. “Ordinary people are building an extraordinary…Continue
The first instance court of Arada bench was expected to wrap up the pre-trial ‘hearing’ which took more than 70 days and yet the bloggers…Continue
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Allegiance to a country and a passport: making sense of Andargachew Tsige’s British passport
Solomon Goshu, The Reporter Ethiopia
Tuesday was not an ordinary day in the history of the World Cup.…
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Ahead of Girl Summit 2014, Sophie Goddard travelled to Ethiopia to speak to girls affected by early marriage
At 15, my ‘worries’ probably stretched to passing my GCSEs, or which one of my dodgy outfits made me look over 18 (answer: none). Boys played a large part – massive, even – but marriage? That was another lifetime away – one that went on to play second fiddle to friends, studying and partying for the next decade.
But for girls growing up in other parts…Continue
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Ulster Rugby have apologised after a photograph showing four of their players with their faces and bodies coloured with black makeup appeared on…Continue
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Forty-four Ethiopians who have been held since Monday in Taiz governorate are currently awaiting deportation and are not seeking refugee status.
Coast Guard spokesperson Major Hussein Al-Harazi confirmed the arrest and said the 44 Ethiopians were taken to Mocha Security Department. …
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The Rev. Nicholas Richards, founder of the Abyssinian Fund, a nonprofit that supports coffee farmers in Ethiopia, is in the middle of hashing out a distribution deal to launch an Aby fund-branded coffee in the States, starting in the Big Apple.
BY JAN RANSOM NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
He’s got a couple of beans up his sleeve.
The Rev. Nicholas Richards, founder of the Abyssinian Fund, a nonprofit that supports coffee farmers in Ethiopia, is in the middle of hashing out a…Continue
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Human traffickers recruit unsuspecting Ugandan university students with promises of good jobs abroad. For Sunday Bekunda (25), a second year student at Makerere University Kampala, the promise turned into a nightmare of enforced prostitution and porn acting. “I have decided to share my story as part of my campaign to…Continue
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By Muluken Yewondwossen (Capital Ethiopia)
US based footwear producer, Brown Shoe Company, will establish an office in Ethiopia to buy domestic footwear products for its international market.
Recently large shoe makers have seen Ethiopia’s potential and invested in the country and there are some international garment companies like H&M but this is…
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Amazing Design pictures of AWASH-WELDIA RAILWAY, Ethiopia
By Muluken Yewondwossen (Capital Ethiopia)
Seven financial institutions along with the Ministry of Finance and Economy Development (MoFED) and the Ethiopian Railway Corporation (ERC) are…Continue
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The photos widely published in the local press, showing the friendly looking leaders of Ethiopia and Egypt rather glosses over a relationship of mistrust and…Continue
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CAIRO — In a state of cautious optimism, the Egyptian authorities dealing with the Nile waters file have begun to prepare for the return of technical negotiations with Ethiopia concerning the Renaissance Dam and the two countries’ use of the Nile. This comes after …Continue
Here is the most important line from the statement released by #Ethiopia's Joint Counter Terrorism Unit of the National Intelligence and Security Service and the Federal Police after the arrest of Ginbot's 7 Andargachew Tsige.
“Having foreign countries’ citizenship, being a journalist or membership in a legal opposition party cannot provide immunity from legal accountability”. …
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The Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) is in the final stages of research into foreign markets, with the potential of opening branches in Washington DC, Dubai, South Africa and Djibouti.
As part of its vision 2025 to become a world class banker, the representatives of the bank traveled to Washington and South Africa in September, the Middle East in December and Djibouti three months ago, in partnership with the Ethiopian consulate offices in those countries. During…Continue
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[The section of the news about the arrest of Andargachew by Ethiopian government is omitted to avoid repetition]
The counter-terrorism unit recalled that another British national of Ethiopian origin, Abebe Wendmagegn, was captured, along its collaborators, while preparing to bomb Bole-Medhanialem, a busy section of the capital city, on January 2014. The man, who…Continue
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