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  1. She Owes Her Activism To A Brave Mom, The ADA And Chocolate CakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | National Public Radio

    Using a digital device that displays Braille characters, Haben Girma talks to President Barack Obama at a White House ceremony marking the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. To Haben Girma's grandmother, back in East Africa, it "seemed like magic."

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  2. Ethiopia: Mekele Gets Six New Buses At 14 Million BrRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Mekele, the capital of Tigray Regional State, is to get its very first city bus transportation service as of June 8, 2015 at a cost of 14 million Br. Six buses were handed over to the city administration from theBishoftu Automotive Industry , for services on routes as long as 17.1Km.

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  3. Key Djibouti-Ethiopia rail line near completionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | The China Post

    The leaders of Djibouti and Ethiopia will oversee the completion of a railway linking their two capitals on Thursday, with the ambition that the link might eventually extend across the continent to West Africa. Djibouti's President Ismail 0mar Guelleh and Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn will attend the ceremonial laying of the last track in the 752-kilometer railway, financed and built by China, linking the port capital of Djibouti with landlocked Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa.

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  4. .com | Construction of key Djibouti-Ethiopia rail line to finishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | News24

    The leaders of Djibouti and Ethiopia will oversee the completion of a railway linking their two capitals on Thursday, with the ambition that the link might eventually extend across the continent to West Africa. Djibouti's President Ismail Omar Guelleh and Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn will attend the ceremonial laying of the last track in the 752km railway, financed and built by China, linking the port capital of Djibouti with landlocked Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa.

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  5. Africa needs clean energy investment to get power to all - panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | AlertNet

    A farmer naps in a barley field next to a wind-powered electricity plant at Ashegoda farm in Tigray, Ethiopia, Oct. 25, 2013. REUTERS/Kumerra Gemechu BARCELONA, June 5 - African governments should aim to increase power generation 10-fold to give all their people access to electricity by 2030, an effort that would require a big increase in investment focused on renewable energy, a panel of high-profile figures said.

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  6. Africa needs clean energy investment to get power to all - panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... set cookies. A farmer naps in a barley field next to a wind-powered electricity plant at Ashegoda farm in Tigray, Ethiopia, Oct. 25, 2013. REUTERS/Kumerra Gemechu BARCELONA, June 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - African governments should aim to ...

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  7. Railway expansion priority in 2nd GTP Featured - Tuesday, 02 June 2015 04:49Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    Railway expansion will continue to be a priority during the second five-year growth and transformation plan period, which will begin in mid July, the Ethiopian Railway Corporation said. Railway projects commenced during the first GTP period and new ones will be undertaken in this period, PR director, Dereje Tefera told ENA.

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  8. Ethiopia Inaugurates Wind Farm with 153 MWs Featur...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn said the country is striving to be among the few countries competing in the sector by strengthening its activities in generating renewable energy. In the project were involved, Adama Science and Technology and Mekele universities.

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  9. Foundation for 491km railway projects lay - Thursday, 14 May 2015 11:32Read the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 14 May 14/2015 - Prime Minister HaileMariam Desalegn laid down a cornerstone yesterday in Ambo town for the construction of a 491km railway that links Addis Ababa with Bedele, known for its dense natural forest and crop production, in Oromoia regional state. The project is among the eight national railway roots set to be constructed by the Ethiopian Railways Corporation with a total length of 5060km.

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  10. Chinese company finances standard secondary school in northern EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    Residents of Alamata town in Tigray Regional State of Ethiopia have celebrated establishment of a standard secondary school financed by a Chinese company, China Communications Construction Company . The school, which is a project of the Tigray Development Association , has been constructed with a finance amounting to 35 million Eth.

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  11. Roundup: Chinese company finances standard secondary school in northern EthiopiaRead the original story

    May 12, 2015 | People's Daily Online

    Residents of Alamata town in Tigray Regional State of Ethiopia have celebrated establishment of a standard secondary school financed by a Chinese company, China Communications Construction Company . The school, which is a project of the Tigray Development Association , has been constructed with a finance amounting to 35 million Eth.

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  12. Ethiopia: Ministry of Agriculture Completes Two of Four Artificial Insemination LabsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The total cost of the four projects stands at 33.2 million Birr with the laboratories located in Tigray, Amhara, Southern and Oromia regions The Ministry of Agriculture has completed the construction of two of the four artificial insemination laboratories, which have been planned for four regions of the country, at a cost of 33.2 million Br. The other two will be completed by the end of the current fiscal year.

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  13. Major Ethiopia textile build experiences delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Just-Style

    The Ethiopian Textile Association has insisted the construction of a major textile factory by Bangladesh's DBL Group will proceed, despite delays. textile factory, which will be the second largest in Ethiopia, was expected to start operations in the last quarter of 2015.

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  14. Who Controls Our Food?Read the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | Common Dreams

    ... corporate-controlled agriculture. As a matter of fact, it already is feeding millions of people. In Tigray, Ethiopia, farmers have seen grain yields double, with increased biodiversity and fertility, not to mention less debt. In Senegal, ...

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  15. Injera diplomacy and honouring heroes the Ethiopian wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Daily Monitor

    I could see the victims of Luweero Triangle, or those we lost in battles against the Lord's Resistance Army, those who died in the war against the Allied Democratic Forces, and those we have lost in Somalia in the battle to pacify that country and combat terrorism. When President Museveni delegated the Prime Minister, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, to represent him at the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Tigray Peoples' Liberation Front in Mekele, Ethiopia, on February 17 and 18, Dr Rugunda in turn asked me to accompany him.

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  16. Ethiopia PM lays cornerstone for mega-railroad projectRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | Newstime Africa

    Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Wednesday put the foundation stone for the construction of a $1.7 billion railroad construction stretching along 375 kilometers. Senior government officials, including the Transport Minister Workineh Gebeyehu, Turkish Ambassador to Ethiopia Osman Riza Yavuzalp, and President of the Afar Regional State - a state through which the railroad passes - were among the dignitaries who attended the groundbreaking ceremony.

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  17. Beautiful and bizarre united in the Sony World Photography Awards shortlistRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Daily Mail

    The beautiful and the bizarre come together in the world's greatest photographs: Competition shortlist features everything from gorgeous skylines to cheeky monkeys In a world so vast we can never hope to experience more than the tiniest fraction of its wonders, photography offers us a chance to witness lives beyond our own horizons. These incredible pictures are the cream of the cream of this year's collective photographic opus, the selected shortlisted entrants to this year's edition of the Sony World Photography Awards.

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  18. Sudan's Bashir vows to boost cooperation with EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    Sudanese president, Omer Hassan al-Bashir, on Wednesday vowed to further strengthen bilateral ties, especially economic ties with neighbouring Ethiopia. Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir waves to the crowd during a rally with Sufi supporters in Hajj Yusuf at Khartoum district December 27, 2014 Bashir made the remarks this morning while delivering solidarity message at the celebrations held at Ethiopia's northern city of Mekele to mark the 40th anniversary of the Tigray People's Liberation Front .

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  19. TPLF's struggle laid foundation for Ethiop...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    Several foreign leaders attended the celebrations marking the 40th anniversary of the Tigray People's Liberation Front that took place in Mekele this morning. He praised the sacrifice paid by martyrs and admired the vision of the late leader Meles Zenawi.

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  20. Residents of Mekelle stages parade in connection with TPLF's 40th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    Residents of Mekelle town yesterday staged a parade to highlight the nation's achievements since the ouster of the country's Marxist Derg regime. Situated 780km north of capital Addis Ababa, Mekele is home to Ethiopia's Tigray ethnic group and the Tigray People's Liberation Front .

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