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  1. Ethiopia's ex deputy intelligence chief arrested in corruption, rights crackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Ethiopia said on Thursday it had arrested the former deputy intelligence chief after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's administration launched a crackdown this week on senior security officials suspected of human rights abuses and corruption. Also on Thursday, state-affiliated television Fana Broadcasting said police had arrested the head of the security division at state-owned Ethio Telecom network.

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  2. Estee Lauder Honors Female ScientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | HAPPI/Household & PP Industry

    ... to Mirjana Povic , an astrophysicist assistant professor at the Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute, Ethiopia, and associated researcher at the Spanish IAA-CSIC. The inaugural Award for Innovating Science was presented to the ...

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  3. Eritrea: Sanctions Are Being Lifted Against Eritrea. Here's WhyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... thin. Second, the country is no longer as isolated as it used to be. Finally, the rapprochement between Ethiopia and Eritrea has changed the region's dynamics. The monitoring group's 2011 report was particularly important in presenting the case of ...

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  4. Podcast: Women in physics, women in AfricaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Nature

    Alexandra Olaya-Castro describes experiences she faced earlier in her career and how she now draws on them to support female colleagues as professor of physics at University College London. "Like any stereotype you can only break it down by doing what you really think is right.

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  5. United States Embassy Launches SolveIt! 2019 During Global Entrepreneurship WeekRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | World News Report

    The U.S. government is committed to promoting entrepreneurship in Ethiopia as a means to stimulate local economic growth, open new markets for U.S. companies, and increase global prosperity. The annual Global Entrepreneurship Week , taking place November 12-18, 2018, is designed to celebrate self-starting innovators and connect entrepreneurs to potential collaborators, mentors, and investors.

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  6. UN Security Council Lifts Sanctions Against EritreaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Voice of America

    ... an end to their countries' 20-year border dispute. Speaking from the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, U.N. Secretary General AntA3nio Guterres suggested the sanctions might no longer be necessary. Tuesday's resolution, passed on ...

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  7. Edmonton man helps broker historic peace deal in EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | CBC News

    Edmonton's Ahmed Abdulkadir travelled to Ethiopia this summer to help a prominent rebel group broker a long-awaited peace deal with the government. That was the singular thought racing through Ahmed Abdulkadir's mind as he returned to his home country for the first time in more than 30 years.

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  8. Ethiopia arrests former head of military corporation over corruption chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Sudan Tribune

    Ethiopian police Tuesday on Tuesday arrested Major General Kinfe Dagnew the former head of METEC , a conglomerate that makes military equipment and involved in agriculture to construction sectors. The official media said Kinfe was who is a member of the minority Tigrayan ethnic group arrested in Humera town of Tigray Regional State, while he was fleeing to neighbouring Sudan.

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  9. South Sudan says JMEC meetings should be held in JubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan's Information Minister of Information slammed a decision by the East African bloc to hold the first meeting for the Reconstituted Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission in Ethiopia. Minister Makuei was reacting to a decision by the IGAD to convene its first meeting after the signing of the revitalized peace agreement in Addis Ababa on Monday 19 November.

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  10. Shoukri heads to Addis Ababa to attend AU Extraordinary SessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Egypt Today

    The extraordinary session is set to address updates of the AU Institutional Reform process, including the AU Commission's reform that started in 2016 in Kigali Summit, Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafez said. Financing of the African Union and the mandate of the AU Development Agency are also set to be discussed during the session.

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  11. Ethiopia: Dozens of Top Security Officials ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | AllAfrica.com

    ... Berhanu called for the former intelligence chief to turn himself in and said that several suspects had fled Ethiopia or were in hiding. Ethiopia's government has traditionally been dominated by the Tigrayan ethnic group, despite there being more ...

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  12. Gebrselassie resigns as president of Ethiopia athleticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | TriCities.com

    ... an all-access pass to the website and digital newspaper replica. Please click below to Get Started. ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - Running great Haile Gebrselassie resigned as president of the Ethiopian Athletics Federation on Monday, calling it a ...

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  13. Africa: From the CAR to Eritrea, Russia's African Ambitions UnfoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | AllAfrica.com

    The Central African Republic might seem like an unusual venue for Russia's evolving strategy in Africa. The CAR doesn't boast Ethiopia's booming economy or Angola's deep oil reserves.

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  14. Ethiopian Kossa Kebena from Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea a Finalist for Second Good Food AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | PRWeb

    ... of Crimson Cup's Friend2Farmer line of direct-trade coffees. It is produced by the Kabena Kossa farm in Western Ethiopia's Limmu Kossa District. A member of the Kossa Geshe co-op, the 1,000 hectare farm was established in 2009 as a land grant from ...

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  15. .com | WATCH: Thousands join Ethiopia-Eritrea peace runRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | News24

    ... reconciliation and happiness in this world," he said. "With the opening of the border my brother has come back to Ethiopia after 20 years and met me," said a beaming Chalachew. Nega Belay, former coach of Eritrean athletics star Zersenay Tadese and ...

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  16. Nigeria's airlines fly Africa's oldest planes, Dana's aircraft 28 years oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | Vanguard

    ... 12.1 years and an Airbus A340, which is 10.4 years old. In contrast to the ageing commercial airlines in Nigeria, Ethiopia Airlines, Africa's largest has 104 aircraft, with an average fleet age of 5.8 years. The airline, which started business in ...

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  17. .com | Somali, Eritrean leaders in Ethiopia to cement regional tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | News24

    Somalia's president Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed makes a speech with Ethiopia's prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrea's president Isaias Afwerki during the inauguration of the Tibebe Ghion Specialised Hospital in Bahir Dar, northern Ethiopia. The presidents of Somalia and Eritrea met with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Friday to cement regional economic ties as relations warm between the once-rival nations.

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  18. From the CAR to Eritrea, Russia's African Ambitions UnfoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | Voice of America

    The Central African Republic might seem like an unusual venue for Russia's evolving strategy in Africa. The CAR doesn't boast Ethiopia's booming economy or Angola's deep oil reserves.

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  19. How to travel to Ethiopia on a budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | Iol.co.za

    Ethiopia is one of the oldest and most remarkable places in Africa. It's got a long and storied history, incredible food, and some of the most impressive UNESCO World Heritage Sites this side of the Great Rift Valley.

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  20. Africa: Agreements That Favour Egypt's Rights to Nile Waters Are an AnachronismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | AllAfrica.com

    Egypt has historically adopted an aggressive approach to the flow of the River Nile. Cairo considers the Nile a national security matter and statements continue to include threats of military action against Ethiopia should it interfere with the flow as set out in agreements signed in 1929 and another in 1959 .

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