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

    Tuesday Aug 25 | 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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  2. Ethiopia: 'Civil Servant Must Be Assigned Based On Professional...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | 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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  3. Economic Growth and Governance in Ethiopia: An ObservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | 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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  4. EU helps Ethiopia to contain wild polio virus spread - Thursday, 13 August 2015 13:14Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Walta Information Centre

    The support from the European Commission's European Union has successfully contributed to efforts to contain the spread of the wild polio virus in Ethiopia, the United Nations Children's Fund has announced today. "Following a robust and aggressive response to the onset of the 2013 Horn of Africa polio outbreak in Ethiopia, the Ministry of Health, partners and frontline workers have worked hard to ensure millions of children have been vaccinated with the polio vaccine," said Gillian Mellsop, UNICEF Representative to Ethiopia.

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  5. Ethiopia: Corporation to Assemble Wagons for Addis-Dewelle Railway ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | AllAfrica.com

    The 756-kilometers Addis Ababa-Djibouti railway project is expected to begin trial service in October 2015. Logistic and Supply Deputy Manager with the corporation, Major Kiflom Gebre-Mariam told ENA that the corporation has assembled 60 per cent spare parts for the light railway in the capital city.

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  6. Adama to build a new 80,000-seat stadium - Saturday, 25 July 2015 06:17Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 25 July 2015 - The city of Adama is planning to build a new 80,000-seat stadium at a cost of 1.7 billion Birr , reported Ethiopian Football Federation President, Juneydi Basha on his twitter account. Ethiopia is currently undergoing a major Stadium construction boom.

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  7. Africa's most costly disaster zonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Mail & Guardian

    Floods, earthquakes, droughts and volcanos. These are the natural disasters in Africa that cause death and the destruction of infrastructure and agriculture, limiting the development of many countries.

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  8. Ethiopia approves record over $10 billion annual budgetRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The Ethiopian parliament on Tuesday approved record high 223.3 billion Birr for the 2015/16 budget year. Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, on the far left table seated, addresses the Ethiopian parliament Wednesday, March 25, 2015 The new budget for the upcoming Ethiopian fiscal year beginning this month was approved after Ethiopia's Council of Ministers approved the proposed budget and referred it to House of Peoples of Representative for endorsement.

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  9. 2nd phase of Addis light rail under negotiationRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2015 | Capital Ethiopia

    The Ethiopian Railways Corporation and China Railway Group Ltd are under negotiation to embark on the second phase of the Addis Ababa Light Railway Transit in the coming GTP II, Capital learnt. On several occasions, the management team of the railway corporation had let slip that the corporation did not have a short term plan to undertake the extension before completion of the AALRT which is in its final stages of construction.

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  10. Ethiopia: Why the Economist Wants to Meddle Too Low in Ethiopian Domestic PoliticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The Economist, with more than its 2 million weekly subscribers, is one of the best informed news magazine in the world. Even with its nave European view, for several decades, it writes some wonderful analyses about contemporary political economic problems and challenges that the world has faced every week.

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  11. Ethiopian, Djiboutian Afars should devote for peace, mutual...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    The people of Isse and Afar living in Ethiopia and Djibouti are brothers and the government of Djibouti will definitely encourage them enjoy friendly life. In his congratulatory and honoring message to the Isse Ugaas, the 21 Sultan of Afar clan, a former Minister of defense Sultan Habib Mohamef Lu'aite; Djibouti's Minister of Culture Aden Hassan Aden Beleloo said that the two Afar people are brotherly people that Djibouti is determined to help them cooperate for mutual benefit and prosperity.

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  12. EPRDF sweeps parliament in early vote resultsRead the original story

    May 31, 2015 | Capital Ethiopia

    Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front and its allies have won an overwhelming majority in parliament in last Sunday's election, the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia announced. According to preliminary results, the ruling party secured all 442 parliamentary seats so far declared out of the 547 seats up for grabs according to Professor Merga Bekena, Chairman of NEBE.

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  13. Anti-corruption commission to establish an office exclusive to AddisRead the original story

    May 31, 2015 | Capital Ethiopia

    A request by the Federal Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission to establish an exclusive office for the capital city has got an approval by the prime minister. The prime minister's office accepted the commission's request to set up a separate office that will tackle corruption and corrupt processes that turn up in institution that are based in Addis Ababa.

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  14. Ethiopia: ERA Receives Credit Approval From World Bank Group for U.S.$370 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The agreement to finance the 57km long expressway section has a 38-year maturity date and a six year grace period Ethiopian Roads Authority got credit approval from the World Bank Group for 370 million dollars for the construction of a section of the Modjo-Awassa expressway in the next fiscal year. The highly concessional agreement, with a maturity date of 38 years and a grace period of six years, will finance the 57Km long Batu Ziway-Arsi Negele section of the expressway.

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  15. Ethiopia: WB Loan of U.S.$350 Million to Finance Phase Two of Agri-Growth ProgrammeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The Ethiopian government has completed a 350 million-dollar loan agreement with the World Bank on May 7, 2015 on a highly concessional basis of 38 years for the second phase of the Agricultural Growth Programme . The loan agreement will be used in all regional states except Afar and Somali as well as in Dire Dawa City Administration, covering 157 rural Woredas.

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  16. Ethiopia: World Bank Extends Us$350 Million Loan to the Agricultural SectorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The World Bank has extended a US$350 million loan for financing the agricultural sector in Ethiopia. The agreement was signed by State Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Ahmed Shide, and World Bank Country Director for Ethiopia, Guang Z. Chenon.

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  17. Nib Bank, Insurance Finance Four Buildings Simultaneously - Thursday, 07 May 2015 12:02Read the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    In addition to its 31-storey headquarters, Nib changes the skyline in Addis Abeba, Hawassa and Dire Dawa with another three buildings. Nib International Bank and Nib Insurance Company are to construct three additional buildings in Addis Abeba, Hawassa and Dire Dawa for their joint use, as they prepare to hire a contractor for their 31-storey headquarters at the developing financial district along Ras Abebe Aragay St. The construction in Addis Abeba, will lie on a 1,435.5sqm plot along African Avenue.

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  18. Ethiopia: Nib Bank, Insurance Finance Four Buildings SimultaneouslyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    In addition to its 31-storey headquarters, Nib changes the skyline in Addis Abeba, Hawassa and Dire Dawa with another three buildings. Nib International Bank and Nib Insurance Company are to construct three additional buildings in Addis Abeba, Hawassa and Dire Dawa for their joint use, as they prepare to hire a contractor for their 31-storey headquarters at the developing financial district along Ras Abebe Aragay St. The construction in Addis Abeba, will lie on a 1,435.5sqm plot along African Avenue.

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  19. Ethiopia: Global Craving for Ancient Ethiopian Grain Offers Opportunities, PitfallsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Six days a week, an Ethiopian Airlines flight departs for Washington, D.C., with a fresh batch of 3,000 injera on board. This pancake-shaped pale spongy bread is a centuries old Ethiopian staple made from teff, an indigenous tiny grain now making a global name for itself as a health food. 1 comment

  20. Ethiopia parties hope to wow voters ahea...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 29 April 2015 - As Ethiopia gears up for its fifth national elections next month, 58 political parties are vying for the hearts and minds of the country's roughly 36.8 million registered voters. National Electoral Board of Ethiopia Deputy Chairman Addisu Gebregziabher said that rival parties had already begun reaching out to voters nationwide.

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