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  1. Ethiopia tourism's 2020 visionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Travel Weekly

    The tide is turning for Ethiopia's tourism industry, as the Ethiopian Ministry of Culture and Tourism recently announced it aims to triple the number of foreign visitors, to more than 2.5 million, by 2020, with an ultimate goal of making Ethiopia one of Africa's top five tourist destinations by 2020. To achieve that goal, Ethiopia has given the nod of approval to an ambitious five-year tourism marketing plan and strategy, developed by The Journey, a tourism consulting and marketing company.

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  2. Ethiopian Airlines can do betterRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Monitor

    ... what had happened, a passenger who sounded like he flies Ethiopian Airlines regularly quipped "banno abasaja ba Ethiopia bayigira kuffe abajja e Uganda" meaning "Ethiopian Airlines deploys trainee pilots on the Uganda route!" The turbulent touch ...

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  3. Starwood Debuts Four Points by Sheraton Brand in EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Hotel Business

    Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is set to introduce its Four Points brand in Ethiopia with a new-build property developed by Alemgenet Trade & Industries PLC, an Ethiopian private liability company. Slated to open at the beginning of 2019, Four Points by Sheraton Addis Ababa, Meskel Square marks Starwood's first new hotel in Ethiopia since the opening of the Sheraton Addis Ababa, a Luxury Collection Hotel, in 1998.

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  4. Ethiopia's El Nino drought leaves 10m dependent on food aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | EurActiv.com

    With world leaders having departed drought-ridden Ethiopia following the African Union meeting at the end of January, the time for talking and roundtables is over. Though the summit brought strong commitments from many foreign governments and an urgent plea from UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, the global appeal for Ethiopia's drought response - the nation's worst drought in 50 years - is still more than US$750 million short.

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  5. About Walta InfoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Walta Information Centre

    ... This department mainly produces documentary films on the cultures of various nations/nationalities and peoples of Ethiopia. The Ertale Volcanic Eruption, the Dalol Depression, the Sof Omar caves are some of the unique productions transmitted in ...

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  6. Abune Petros' Statue re-erected - Monday, 08 February 2016 06:23Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 08 February, 2016 - The statue of Abune Petros was successfully restored to its original location on Sunday after three years of temporary shelter at the National Museum of Ethiopia. The statue was removed from Abune Petros Avenue due to the construction of the Addis Ababa Light Railway Transit project.

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  7. Ethiopian contributing a lot for Africa's socio-economic growth: HailemariamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, February 08, 2016 - Prime Minister Hailemraim Desalegn has said that Ethiopian Airlines has been contributing a lot for the socio-economic growth of Africa The inauguration of the finest academy makes Ethiopia the leading country in Africa in modern aviation technology, Hailemariam on the occasion said. The expansion helps the academy to raise its annual intake capacity to 4,000 students from 200 five years ago, he said.

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  8. Ethiopia perseveres to lead power supply i...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 04 February, 2016 - Ethiopia wants to become a leading electricity exporter in Africa after reaching initial agreements with several neighbouring countries writes JOHN SAMBO. Gosaye Mengistie Abayneh, the CEO of Ethiopian Electric Utility said recently, "Our vision is to interconnect the entire network in the African continent and beyond.

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  9. Alm a honors 13 countries for achievement ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Walta Information Centre

    The African Leaders Malaria Alliance gathered today at the 26th African Union Summit to celebrate unprecedented progress against malaria in Africa. Thirty-four Heads of State and Delegation joined the annual meeting, which was chaired by H.E. Hailemariam Dessalegn, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, the current chair of ALMA.

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  10. The making of an unholy AllianceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Walta Information Centre

    ... riot and the Waqo Gutu armed struggle following this, the General Tadesse Birru initiated activity in central Ethiopia and Meechana Tuluma Association, the Oromo freedom front struggle that was established in the mod 60s, and the struggle carried ...

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  11. 28th Ordinary Session of the Executive CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | 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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  12. Ethiopians should back effor...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Walta Information Centre

    ... people. As the same time, there should be devotion, commitment and action from EPRDF members and the government of Ethiopia in enhancing democracy and realizing good governance in the country. Therefore, it is of paramount importance for Ethiopians ...

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  13. Azerbaijan Embassy marks Black JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Walta Information Centre

    ... protesting to regain Azerbaijani independence from the Soviet Union. According to the Ambassador of Azerbaijan in Ethiopia, Elman Abdullayev, January 20 remained in the memory of the nation as a tragedy that marks a heroic and glorious page in the ...

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  14. Ethiopia: Propelling Investment OpportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | AllAfrica.com

    ... about ten USA companies are exploring opportunities to do business in Africa. For the companies that came to Ethiopia, the government should able to connect them directly to business development opportunities here on the ground. Explaining his ...

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  15. person of the year 2015 is Engineer Simegnew BekeleRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2016 | Tigrai Online

    Since 2006 Tigrai Online and its readers has been choosing one exceptional person who has amazing contribution to the greater good of Ethiopia and its people. We know there are many people who are doing phenomenal work to eradicate poverty and spread justice, democracy and prosperity in Ethiopia, but we wanted to highlight those who sacrifice their personal comfort to help their people.

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  16. Five people are hurt at the Anwar Mosque in Addis AbabaRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2015 | Tigrai Online

    ... this gutless and evil people. This is a well coordinated campaign by the guardians of poverty and slaves of Ethiopia's arch enemies to stir public unrest and derail the Ethiopian miraculous developmental transformation. This is an evil plan to ...

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  17. Berhanu Nega hiding from the public after abandoning the armed struggleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Tigrai Online

    ... cash cows ( Lamye Boras ) to donate more of their hard earned money to Shabiya's cause which is to destabilize Ethiopia. The cash cows ( Lamye Boras ) are blinded with hate of TPLF they don't realize where their money is going. These fools are ...

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  18. Ten Ideas Expected From the Ethiopian GovernmentRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Tigrai Online

    As Ethiopia is coming out of poverty, there are considerable new positive changes that are observed in the composition of its population. The emergence of Ethiopian tourist in the world, the appearance of merchants doing business in Europe, middle east, Asia and America, the chance for many Ethiopians to buy houses, cars, and build small business, the ability of new population groups to find a job in the country, the improved communications, transportations, and technology services and many more.

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  19. Ethiopia and Israel agreed to strengthen their historical relationshipRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2015 | Tigrai Online

    Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu agreed to strengthen the bilateral relationship between Ethiopia and Israel. The leaders of the two countries were in Davos, Switzerland to take part on the 46th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum.

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  20. Africa: What Happened in Addis Over International Criminal Court?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | AllAfrica.com

    A common position by African countries on mass withdrawal from the International Criminal Court will not be reached until June when a committee tasked to engage the UN Security Council reports back. Contrary to reports that 34 African countries resolved during the 26th African Union Summit in Addis Ababa in January to withdraw from the Rome Statute that established The Hague-based court, a report of the meeting indicates that the leaders only mandated the Open-Ended Committee of Foreign Affairs Ministers to discuss the intention with the UNSC.

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