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

    Friday Nov 20 | 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 ...


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

    Friday Nov 20 | 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.


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

    Sunday Nov 1 | 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.


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

    Friday Oct 30 | 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.


  5. 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.


  6. 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.


  7. 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.


  8. 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.


  9. 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.


  10. 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.


  11. 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.


  12. 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.


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

    Aug 13, 2015 | 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.


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

    Aug 5, 2015 | 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.


  15. 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.


  16. 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.


  17. 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.


  18. 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.


  19. 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.


  20. 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.