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  1. S. Sudanese conflict drives more unaccompa...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa 6 July 2015 - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has recorded rising flow of South Sudanese refugees into Ethiopia including large numbers of unaccompanied children fleeing conflict from the youngest nation. According to UNHCR, over 19,000 unaccompanied or separated children have arrived in Ethiopia since the outbreak of South Sudan conflict in mid-December 2013.

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  2. Africans seeking better lives pass through Ethiopian townRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

    Dozens of houses on the hot, dusty main road that stretches from Ethiopia into Sudan look like they have been hastily closed. Guards grimly patrol the border, stopping anyone who looks like an illegal migrant.

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  3. UN calls for 'immediate release' of British activist jailed in EthiopiaRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    The United Nations has called for the immediate release of an Ethiopian-British citizen being held on death row in Ethiopia for more than a year, a case which campaigners have claimed exposes Britain's poor diplomacy. Signalling an abrupt hardening of its stance on the case, experts from the UN Human Rights Council have asked Ethiopia to pay Andargachew Tsige 'adequate compensation' before sending him home to London, reported The Guardian.

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  4. Ugandan defence minister says troops will remain in South Sudan until regional force takes overRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Foreign troops deployed to South Sudan from neighbouring Uganda will not withdraw from the war-ravaged country until an alternative regional force is deployed, Ugandan defence minister said on Saturday. An unidentified man sits in the gun turret while leading a convoy of armoured vehicles from both the South Sudanese government forces and the Ugandan People's Defence Forces in the streets of Jonglei capital Bor on 19 January 2014 Defence minister Crispus Kiyonga reiterated that their forces were invited by president Salva Kiir's government to help it fight the armed opposition forces led by former vice president, Riek Machar, in order to save the leadership from collapse and prevent a genocide from occurring.

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  5. VOA Amharic service journalist and the Ginbot7 hooligans in Washingtion DCRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Tigrai Online

    A handful of people mostly members of Ginbot 7 and other toxic extremist groups chased a VOA journalist when he was covering a demonstration they held in Washington DC in front of the White House. The anti peace toxic Diaspora groups were demonstrating against the recently announced visit to Ethiopia by President Obama .

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  6. D.C.-area Ethiopians say Obama trip will send wrong signal to repressive regime in homelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The Washington Post

    When Barack Obama entered the White House, many EthioA pian immigrants in the Washington area cheered. When he gave a speech in Ghana in 2009, vowing to promote democracy and human rights across Africa, they were thrilled.

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  7. Adequate, targeted financing key to people-centred sustainable development - " UN officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Walta Information Centre

    In 2002, the global community came together in Monterrey, Mexico, to address key financial issues affecting global development. The International Conference on Financing for Development, the first United Nations gathering of its kind, resulted in a landmark global agreement in which developed and developing countries recognized their responsibilities in key areas such as trade, aid, debt relief and institution-building.

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  8. During rainy season, Ethiopians delight in corn - Friday, 03 July 2015 13:36Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Walta Information Centre

    Alganesh Alemayehu and Amina Kedir sit on the streets of Addis Ababa fanning small charcoal furnaces on which they grill cobs of corn that they sell to hungry passersby. They keep their furnaces stoked throughout Ethiopia's rainy season - which usually lasts through June, July and August - when corn vendors, like themselves, become a common sight on the streets of the nation's cities.

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  9. Ethiopia determined to encourage Ethio-Canada's Strategic Partnership - Friday, 03 July 2015 13:29Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Walta Information Centre

    Foreign Minister Dr Tedros Adhanom pledged on Wednesday that Ethiopia was determined to make every effort to ensure the success of Ethio-Canada Strategic Partnership. The Foreign Minister, speaking on the occasion of Canada Day and the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Ethiopia-Canada diplomatic relations, said both countries sharing much in common and had a great deal to offer each other.

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  10. Ethiopia endeavors to boost agricultural output to 406 mln quintals...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Walta Information Centre

    Ethiopia's second Growth and Transformation Plan aims at enhancing agricultural growth through integrated development programs on Ethiopian farmers and pastoralists. Educated young Ethiopians will be encouraged to organize and invest in agricultural projects.

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  11. Property boom in Ethiopia pressures Government to Provide Affordable HomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Walta Information Centre

    A property boom in Ethiopia's capital is putting pressure on the government to keep homes affordable for some of Africa's poorest people living in one of its fastest-growing economies. Smart flats and hotels in mirror-glass buildings rise up in areas of Addis Ababa where shacks once stood.

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  12. Ethiopian Tourism Seminar Strengthens Indo-Ethiopia Tourist Relations - Friday, 03 July 2015 07:14Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 3 July 2015 - An Ethiopian Tourism Promotion Seminar, hosted by the Ethiopia Consulate General Office in association with Ethiopian Airlines Office in Mumbai was at the Leela Hotel in Mumbai on Friday last week . The aim of the seminar was to create awareness of the tourism potential and opportunities of Ethiopia and nearly fifty tour operators and tourism media professionals attended.

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  13. China's Africa equity fund to reach 5 bln USD in 2015 - Friday, 03 July 2015 07:03Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Walta Information Centre

    ... up to 80 square kilometers and is strategically located near the railway. "We have confidence in Africa, especially Ethiopia, which has all the fundamentals for success," said Shi as he expelled out the factors of population, location, and strong ...

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  14. Development Partners Ready To Support Ethiopia's Green Economy - Friday, 03 July 2015 07:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa. 3 July 2015 - A number of Ethiopia's development partners have voiced their readiness to help this country realize its Climate-Resilient Green Economy Strategy.

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  15. Pet-Friendly Soft Touch Design Delivers Remarkable Fundraising Dog ToyRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | PressReleasePoint

    McHENRY, Ill. - PolyOne today announced that Montana's WO Design relies on high-performance GLSa Dynaflexa thermoplastic elastomer to manufacture WO Bone, a unique dog toy that supports the Ethiopia-based charity, Bring Love In.

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  16. Ethiopia's rapid growth draws mixed responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Iol.co.za

    ... with construction cranes, is the continent's diplomatic capital, thanks to the presence of the AU's headquarters. "Ethiopia is in a hurry to develop," said Eugene Owusu, who until recently was the head of the UN office in Ethiopia. "You might think ...

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  17. UN sanctions will not affect military operations against rebels : officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese government has downplayed the United Nations sanctions imposed on its top military generals as "unwise", saying this will not affect the performance of the South Sudanese army to continue with the war against opposition forces in "defence" of the country's transitional constitution. Armed opposition faction also said they were only in "self-defence."

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  18. Nile Cooperation Beefing up with Time: Sudan to Benefit from Joining Entebbe Agreement on NileRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Walta Information Centre

    Gutema Kumsa The most ancient civilizations developed on the banks of the River in Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia and Uganda. The Nile ten riparian states include the five poorest countries in the world.

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  19. China's Africa equity fund to reach 5 bln USD in 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | People's Daily Online

    ... up to 80 square kilometers and is strategically located near the railway. "We have confidence in Africa, especially Ethiopia, which has all the fundamentals for success," said Shi as he expelled out the factors of population, location, and strong ...

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  20. Africa Business-Ethiopia scrambles to meet property demand in booming capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | AlertNet

    ... our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. ADDIS ABABA, July 2 (Reuters) - A property boom in Ethiopia's capital is putting pressure on the government to keep homes affordable for some of Africa's poorest people who also live in ...

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