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  1. Bad governance, impediments to Africa's devt - AfDB chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Vanguard

    African Development Bank has listed bad governance and corruption as the major impediments to Africa's development.Vice President of AfDB, Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa, said at a symposium in Kigali that the factors not only lead to diversion of resources, but also the energies of institutions and their staff. Kayizzi-Mugerwa said some of the African governments failed to translate their development agenda, into action because the public sector tended to become captive and serve individuals and not the population.

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  2. Machar calls on Kiir to drop his "reservations" in favour of peace in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Leader of the armed opposition faction of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement , Riek Machar, on Thursday welcomed a final peace agreement signed by President Salva Kiir, aimed to end the 20-month long conflict in South Sudan. Riek Machar answers questions during a press conference in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on July 9, 2014 "We welcome the signing of the peace agreement by President Salva Kiir although it was nine days late from the scheduled signing ceremony," Machar told Sudan Tribune on Thursday in an exclusive interview in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.

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  3. .com | Ethiopians hungry after poor rainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2011 | News24

    News24 speaks to the opposition MDC party spokesperson, Obert Gutu, who says the country needs to develop policies that go beyond the "Mugabe must go" hype. A man works along a road near turbines at Ashegoda wind farm in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region.

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  4. Observations and Questions for EPRDF by Teodros KirosRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Tigrai Online

    In two highly read recent articles on the achievements of EPRDF, I used philosophical judiciousness and took a hard look at Ethiopian reality for the past thirty four years and admired the regime's achievements in putting Ethiopia on the right developmental trajectory and hailed the leaders for building schools and universities, opening the health regime to all Ethiopians, continuing to build new infrastructure and impressive dams, and much more is on the way. Once again, at the expense of alienating the opposition, I am in the mood of celebrating the developmental hopes for a new Ethiopia, for years to come.

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  5. South Sudan: Is South Sudan's Latest Peace Accord the Real Deal?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... of tranquility" so farmers can sow crops and prevent famine. Kiir later says he only signed under pressure from Ethiopia, and fighting continues. August 2014 : Kiir and leaders of South Sudan's neighbouring states sign a roadmap leading to a ...

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  6. Scaling Ethiopia's Simien: Budget mountains for beginners in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    ... of a climb - up to $4,000 - forced me to look for cheaper alternatives. I stumbled upon the Simien Mountains in Ethiopia and within a few minutes was utterly sold. A series of jaw-dropping peaks, plateaus and valleys in the northern Ethiopian ...

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  7. Just Out Of Jail, Ethiopian Leader Brings A Sharp Message To ObamaRead the original story

    Wednesday | National Public Radio

    Bekele Gerba visited Washington, D.C., to bring his concerns about Ethiopia to the State Department. The photo was taken when he came to NPR for a radio interview.

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  8. Charities welcome S Sudan deal signingRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Four global charities have welcomed the signing of a peace deal by the president of South Sudan but said it needs to be enforced and regulated if civilians' lives are to improve. CARE, Oxfam, World Vision and the International Rescue Committee said in a joint statement that the deal signed on Wednesday to end a 20-month conflict between government and rebel forces was only the first step towards ending the civil war.

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  9. AU welcomes signing of peace deal by South Sudan's presidentRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    The African Union has welcomed the signing of a long-awaited peace agreement by South Sudan's President Salva Kiir Mayardit to end the 20-month civil war. He had requested 15 days for "consultation" last week at a time when rebel leader Riek Machar inked the deal in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa.

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  10. Ethiopia races to preserve 'Africa's Jerusalem'Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    Conservationists are facing a race against time to prevent one of Ethiopia's most sacred religious site from crumbling away. The ancient churches of Lalibela in northern Ethiopia have been a place of pilgrimage for local Christians since they were constructed 800 years ago.

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  11. Global life expectancy climbs, but people live longer with illnessesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Medical News

    ... in the top 10 for females, who lose substantially more health to depressive disorders than their male counterparts. Ethiopia is one of several countries that have been rising to the challenge to ensure that people live lives that are both longer and ...

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  12. Four decades after Haile Selassie's death, Ethiopia is an African success storyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 27 August, 2015 - Ethiopia has changed beyond all recognition since the death of its last emperor, Haile Selassie, 40 years ago. Haile Selassie was surreptitiously murdered at the age of 83 by the military revolutionaries who had overthrown him a year earlier.

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  13. Pope Tawadros II to discuss Renaissance Dam in Ethiopia - Thursday, 27 August 2015 07:05Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 27 August,2015 - Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Hossam Moghazy has announced that Pope Tawadros II will discuss the Egyptian people's concerns about the Renaissance Dam with the leaders of the Ethiopian Church when he participates in the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross in Ethiopia on September 27. Moghazy added in a press statement on Wednesday that the church supports President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and the government's efforts to resolve the Renaissance Dam dispute and build confidence between the two countries. The minister and the pope signed a protocol for an awareness campaign to save the Nile from encroachment and pollution.

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  14. Ursus continues its expansion in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Warsaw Business Journal

    Tractor producer Ursus has signed a deal with The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Sugar Corporation for the delivery of tractors, trailers and spare parts worth $30.67 million. "The company will deliver 174 tractors and 390 trailers in Q4 2015 and Q1 2016,... Real estate developer Atal has put on sale the first building included in the Atal Towers scheme located in WrocA aw, the media reported.

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  15. South Sudan: Is Latest Peace Accord the Real Deal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    ... of tranquility" so farmers can sow crops and prevent famine. Kiir later says he only signed under pressure from Ethiopia, and fighting continues. - August 2014 : Kiir and leaders of South Sudan's neighbouring states sign a roadmap leading to a ...

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  16. Life Expectancy Climbs Worldwide But People Live Sicker For Longer, University of Washington StudyRead the original story

    Wednesday | BioSpace

    ... in the top 10 for females, who lose substantially more health to depressive disorders than their male counterparts. Ethiopia is one of several countries that have been rising to the challenge to ensure that people live lives that are both longer and ...

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  17. Ethiopia Introduces Space ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Breitbart.com

    Ethiopia established its own space program with two enormous telescopes on top of Mount Entoto, which reaches 10,500 feet high. It is the first such program in East Africa, but Ethiopia is one of the world's poorest countries.

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  18. S. Sudanese in Ethiopia welcome peace deal signed by president KiirRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Exiled South Sudanese in Ethiopia welcomed a peace agreement signed by President Salva Kiir, aimed to end a 20-months long conflict with rebels led by former vice president, Riek Machar. President Salva Kiir shakes hands with Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni after signing a peace agreement on August 26, 2015 The president signed the peace deal in Juba, South Sudan's capital, on Wednesday more than one week after refusing to do so.

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  19. South Sudan president signs peace deal despite concernsRead the original story

    Yesterday | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    South Sudan's president signed a peace deal on Wednesday to end a 20-month conflict with rebels, but he told regional African leaders at the ceremony that he still had "serious reservations". President Salva Kiir, who has led South Sudan since it seceded from Sudan in 2011, last week asked for more time for consultations, drawing threats of U.N. sanctions if he failed to ink it within a two-week deadline.

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  20. Life expectancy climbs globally but more time spent living with illness and disabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... in the top 10 for females, who lose substantially more health to depressive disorders than their male counterparts. Ethiopia is one of several countries that have been rising to the challenge to ensure that people live lives that are both longer and ...

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