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  1. ADB approves 104 Million USD loan to Ethiopia - Wednesday, 20 July 2016 08:34Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Walta Information Centre

    The African Development Bank has approved 104 million USD loan for a project that will sustainably extend power to industries in Tigray and Afar regional states, according to AfDB Website. The Mekele-Dallol and Semera-Afdera Power Transmission Supply for Industrial Development and Access Scale-up Project aims at improving the socio-economic development and livelihoods in Tigray and Afar states through increased access to affordable and sustainable electricity supply and improved service delivery.

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  2. Heavy Fighting Reported On Ethiopia-Eritrea BorderRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2016 | Malaysian National News Agency

    ADDIS ABABA, June 13 -- Heavy fighting has broken out on the Tsorena front of Ethiopian-Eritrean border, Ethiopian media reported, quoting "multiple sources" . According to the Awramba Times, fighting is taking place in two separate fronts, Tsorena and Zalanbesa.

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  3. Kirsty Young: Visiting Almaz's shop showed me why UNICEF work is so vitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | The Daily Record

    Kirsty Young, broadcaster and Unicef UK President, gives a first hand account of her time seeing the work done by the charity in Tigray, Ethiopia. I am in a shop staring at the ordered and immaculate shelves.

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  4. Uganda: Govt to Get U.S.$6 Million to Fight RodentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    Uganda and Tanzania are set to receive a grant of $6 million, to help them carry out research in the fight against rodents which have been a threat to food production and security in the two East African countries. The grant for the 5-year research project which will begin in July this year is being offered by the World Bank through the African Centres of Excellence Project.

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  5. Ethiopia is experiencing one of the worst droughts in 50 years -...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... water, crops wither, and that exposes bare soil to further erosion. This cycle turned a watershed in Tigray, Ethiopia, into a near desert, prompting the government to consider moving the farmers. Instead, they decided to try to rescue the land. And ...

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  6. Good Governance - The Central Tenet of TransformationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Walta Information Centre

    Simply put "governance" means: the process of decision-making and the process by which decisions are implemented. Governance can be used in several contexts such as corporate governance, international governance, national governance, and local governance.

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  7. 28th Ordinary Session of the Executive CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Walta Information Centre

    The African Union Executive Council has emphasized the importance of upholding human rights especially women's rights in Africa for an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa under the Agenda 2063 framework. This came at the opening of the 28th Ordinary Session of the AU Executive Council today 27 January 2016, at the AU Headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, under the theme: "2016: African Year of Human Rights with a particular focus on the Rights of Women".

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  8. Japan Kills 333 WhalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | Marine News

    Four survey ships from Japan's Institute of Cetacean Research were in the Antarctic region over a period of 115 days from 1 December last year. It is the first time that the Japanese whalers have returned to the Southern Ocean to slaughter whales since the International Court of Justice ruled its whaling program to be illegal in 2014.

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  9. Panama Canal Expansion Inauguration Set for JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Marine News

    The Panama Canal Authority has announced that the Panama Canal Expansion will be officially inaugurated on Sunday, June 26, 2016. The announcement was made this morning during the inauguration ceremony of the Canal's state-of-the-art Scale Model Maneuvering Training Facility, which will provide additional hands-on experience to pilots and tugboat captains to operate in the Expanded Panama Canal.

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  10. Baltic Sea Freight Index Up on Higher RatesRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2016 | Marine News

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, rose on Thursday, helped by higher rates for bigger vessels. The overall index that factors in the rates for capesize, panamax, supramax and handysize shipping vessels, was up five points to 406 points.

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  11. Minerva Marine Turns to BMT for MonitoringRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Marine News

    BMT SMART , the specialist fleet and vessel performance management company of BMT Group, has announced the successful installation of its vessel performance monitoring system on board two of Minerva Marine's chemical tankers, MINERVA LEO and MINERVA TYCHI. For the most accurate Performance Management, the BMT SMART system combines data collected automatically on-board, from the navigation and automation systems, with data only available on shore, such as accurate Hindcast Metocean data.

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  12. Cma CGM Upgrades Ethiopian ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Marine News

    CMA CGM develops its Ethiopian intermodal service by linking Djibouti to 6 inland key destinations . It also adds 2 strategic calls in Djibouti, the Ethiopian market gateway, on its MEX1 and REX2 services.

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  13. Construction of four tunnels underway at Mekele-Woldia-Hara Gebeya railway projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | Walta Information Centre

    Of the eight tunnels to be built along the Mekelle-Woldia-Hara Gebeya railway line, the construction of four of them has been started, the Ethiopian Railways Corporation said. The 216 km railway project is progressing as per scheduled and is now 28 percent complete, according to the Corporation.

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  14. 28th Ordinary Session of the Executive CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | Walta Information Centre

    The African Union Executive Council has emphasized the importance of upholding human rights especially women's rights in Africa for an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa under the Agenda 2063 framework. This came at the opening of the 28th Ordinary Session of the AU Executive Council today 27 January 2016, at the AU Headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, under the theme: "2016: African Year of Human Rights with a particular focus on the Rights of Women".

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  15. Sebastiao Salgado: Images of the human experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... necessarily in this exhibition, but in his overall corpus - float between the sinister and the sublime. "Tigray, Ethiopia," shot in 1985, shows people sitting on the floor of a forest or grove, sun streaming through the tree canopy. Before the ...

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  16. From Horncastle to Ethiopia - an out of Africa experience for BobRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2016 | Horncastle News

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. He's one of the most familiar faces in Horncastle, devoting his time and enthusiasm to more seemingly voluntary organisations than the entire Royal Family put together.

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  17. 28th Ordinary Session of the Executive CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | Walta Information Centre

    The African Union Executive Council has emphasized the importance of upholding human rights especially women's rights in Africa for an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa under the Agenda 2063 framework. This came at the opening of the 28th Ordinary Session of the AU Executive Council today 27 January 2016, at the AU Headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, under the theme: "2016: African Year of Human Rights with a particular focus on the Rights of Women".

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  18. 28th Ordinary Session of the Executive CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | Walta Information Centre

    The African Union Executive Council has emphasized the importance of upholding human rights especially women's rights in Africa for an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa under the Agenda 2063 framework. This came at the opening of the 28th Ordinary Session of the AU Executive Council today 27 January 2016, at the AU Headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, under the theme: "2016: African Year of Human Rights with a particular focus on the Rights of Women".

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  19. Ethiopia to get 4 excellence centersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa February, 10 2016 - Four of the 23 center of excellences expected to be established in Africa with the support of the World Bank are going to be built in Ethiopia, the Ministry of Education announced. The centers to be established at the Addis Ababa and Haromaya universities are part of the World Bank's 140 million USD project to establish center of excellences in various areas.

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  20. 28th Ordinary Session of the Executive CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | Walta Information Centre

    The African Union Executive Council has emphasized the importance of upholding human rights especially women's rights in Africa for an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa under the Agenda 2063 framework. This came at the opening of the 28th Ordinary Session of the AU Executive Council today 27 January 2016, at the AU Headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, under the theme: "2016: African Year of Human Rights with a particular focus on the Rights of Women".

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