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  1. People in drought hit areas are receiving aid - opposition partiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Walta Information Centre

    Opposition parties, who recently visited drought hit areas, said that people affected by the ongoing drought are receiving food aid properly. The Coalition for Unity and Democracy, Unity for Democracy and Justice, and Ethiopian Justice and Democratic Forces Front told Walta Information Center that they have observed proper rationing of food aid to drought affected people in their field visits.

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  2. VIDEO: Hunger crisis worsens in EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | BBC News

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has visited a drought-hit region of Ethiopia to help raise awareness of the worsening hunger crisis.

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  3. Ethiopia launches $450 million urban poverty reduction program - Thursday, 14 January 2016 13:35Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Walta Information Centre

    With the aim of tackling the growing number of poor in urban areas, Ethiopian government in collaboration with the World Bank today launch a 450 million urban safety net program. The five years program signed between the two sides this morning aims to reach 604,000 urban poor in the coming five years.

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  4. Construction to begin on Addis' Adey Abeba StadiumRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Capital Ethiopia

    A new FIFA standard stadium is to be built in Addis Ababa. Youths and Sport Minster, Redwan Hussien, and Song Sudong, Director of State Engineering Corporation signed a deal to begin construction on January 5 at Sheraton Addis Hotel.

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  5. Ethiopia: Ministry Signs Contract to Begin Nat'l Stadium ConstructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    The Ministry of Youth and Sports yesterday signed an agreement to launch the construction of a 60,000-seat modern national stadium in Addis Ababa at a cost of over 2 billion Birr. The Ministry said that the construction will be carried out within 900 days by the Chinese State Construction Engineering Corporation.

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  6. Ethiopian PM The 2015 Africa's Man Of The YearRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2016 | Malaysian National News Agency

    The pan-African magazine, AfricaWorld News, has named Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn its 2015 Man of the Year, after looking at nominations across the world. The magazine says it is remarkable how the Prime Minister has sustained economic progress in Ethiopia after the sudden death of his predecessor in 2012.

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  7. Expansion of LRT will commence in 2016Read the original story

    Dec 21, 2015 | Capital Ethiopia

    The Addis Ababa Light Railway Transit will be extended on all four terminal points to reach Legetafo and Gelan towns, to Lebu and Shiro Meda, Arkebe Oqubay, board chairman of Ethiopian Railways Corporation has announced this week. Arkebe Oqubay , Special Advisor to the Prime Minister with a minister portfolio and board chairman of Ethiopian Railways Corporation , told Capital that the extension of the Addis Ababa Light Railway Transit will commence in 2016.

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  8. Ethiopia: Textile Sector - a Centerpiece for Industrial DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Since 1950s, the prevalence of the global textile industry, in response to global economic movement, had shifted from Japan, to Korea, Taiwan and other Asian countries. But the trend shifted to China and India since the 1990s.

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  9. Ivanka's Belted Puffer Coat Can Solve Refugee Crisis: Read My LipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | Bloomberg

    ... Minnesota, is different from that in Ethiopia, where she was born into a persecuted ethnic minority. In Dire Dawa, Ethiopia's second-largest city, the average high temperature reaches the toasty mid-90s in July, but ``the hot is dry, the humidity is ...

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  10. Ethiopia striving hard to become Africa's industrial hub by 2025 - Friday, 20 November 2015 10:39Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    The government of Ethiopia is striving hard to become Africa's light industries hub by 2025 by allocating a sum of 10 billion birr to incorporate the Industrial Park Development Corporation . According to the CEO of IPDC with state minister portfolio, Sisay Gemechu, the government has accorded special attention to industrial development.

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  11. Tennessee Nat. Guard members investigated for soliciting prostitutes in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Freedom Outpost released information yesterday that the military is investigating Tennessee National Guard members who were sent to Africa on a mission and who paid for sex with prostitutes while there. The unseemly news is even worse because that region is known for "prolific" human trafficking ; the Soldiers were there on a humanitarian mission.

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  12. SCANDAL: Almost Half A National Guard Unit Investigated For Soliciting Prostitution In AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | The Daily Caller

    Almost half of the members of a National Guard team in Tennessee have been investigated for reportedly having sex with prostitutes while on a humanitarian mission in an area of Africa known for prolific human trafficking. The military investigation also looked into allegations that the men let prostitutes enter rooms full of secret documents and weapons, WSMV reports.

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  13. Hailemariam re-elected PM of EthiopiaRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    In a widely expected development, Hailemariam Desalegne, 50, has been unanimously re-elected Ethiopia's prime minister for a second term at the inaugural session of the newly-elected parliament where the ruling coalition holds all seats. Hailemariam has overseen a smooth transition in power in the vast Horn of Africa nation since he took over in 2012 after the death of the then premier Meles Zenawi.

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  14. Diesel wagons to transport cargo as rail electrification intensifiesRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2015 | Capital Ethiopia

    The Sebeta-Djibouti railway is to commence transportation of cargo from the port city on diesel wagons, while electrification of the railway line is being conducted. Sources at Ethiopian Railway Corporation told Capital that the railway will commence operation in the near future.

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  15. Theft and damage plague national rail lineRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2015 | Capital Ethiopia

    Robbery of railway equipment in rural areas of the Sebeta-Addis Ababa-Djibouti railway project is being reported, and concerned by the incidents, the Ethiopian Railway Corporation has disclosed that it shall take serious measures when it receives the system from the contractors. The cross country project that commenced in the first Growth and Transformation Plan period is now in its final stage.

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  16. Addis' largest railway station nearing completionRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2015 | Capital Ethiopia

    The Lebu Railway Station in Addis Ababa will finally be completed this week. The station will serve as the main railway station for the up and coming nationwide railway line linking the capital to other parts of the country.

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  17. Japan to establish industrial park in Ethiopia - Wednesday, 02 September 2015 06:46Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 02 September, 2015 - Japan is to establish an industrial park in Ethiopia within the coming two years, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister Said. Speaking at the Africa-Japan forum, Dr. Arkebe Oqubay, said Japan has put specific requirements to establish their industrial park in Ethiopia.

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  18. OPDO Conference Participants Hopeful to Play Pivotal Role in Building Democratic CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 25 August /2015 - Participants of the 8th Organizational Conference of the Oromo People's Democratic Organization expressed their belief that the organization would play a pivotal role in the process of building a country that stands on a solid democratic foundation. They said the conference will pass decisions and set directions to identify sectors where public grievances are reflected widely and radically solve lack of good governance.

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  19. Ethiopia: 'Civil Servant Must Be Assigned Based On Professional...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Our guest today Wagaye Hagos, 80, has been a witness of what has happened during the three government systems in Ethiopia: The Haile-Selassie regime, the Derg and the incumbent. Comparing the three, he put anticipation that things--life in general in Ethiopia-- will get better and better in the future.

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  20. Economic Growth and Governance in Ethiopia: An ObservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 | Tigrai Online

    Ethiopia has shown a dramatic increase in its economic growth. When compared to the regional average of 5.3 percent, Ethiopia's Gross Domestic Product has grown at the rate of 10.8 percent per year.

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