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Twenty Ethiopia state journalists dismissed, in hiding

"If they cannot indoctrinate you into their thinking, they fire you," said one former staff member of the state-run Oromia Radio and Television Organization , who was dismissed from work last month after six years of service.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Walta Information Centre

Ethiopia prioritizes equitable use of Nile waters - MoWIE - Wednesday, 23 July 2014 05:30

Ethiopia is in a better position to sustainably and equitably utilize the Nile with the scientific knowledge provided by the country's scholars, said Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy .

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AllAfrica.com

Ethiopia: Nearly Solo Bid Process Awards Consortium Br17 Million Parliament Design Contract

A consortium of architectural firms gets a successful solo ride to a 17 million Br government contract for the design of a parliament complex, after three other bidders were dropped very early in the process on grounds of creativity.

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Ethiopia: Jimma University Hospital to Produce Oxygen, Vacuum

Jimma University Specialised Hospital's oxygen and vacuum producing plant, part of the half billion Birr expansion, will begin service by September 2014.

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CNN

Black Terror = 9 against 1 = Street Torch against Ethiopian Muslims

The TPLF junta police have savagely attacked Ethiopian Muslims who were peacefully praying at Anwar Mesgid in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, The attack is continuing.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Ethiopia Vows To End Child Marriage, FGM By 2025

ADDIS ABABA, July 23 -- The Ethiopian government has vowed to eliminate child marriage and female genital mutilation by 2025.

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Wall Street Journal

From Pinball to Percussion, Plus an Ethopian Pop...

Larry Harlow was an original mastermind of Fania Records, a storied New York salsa label for which he produced more than 200 albums and, in 1973, wrote perhaps the only salsa opera to borrow its premise from the Who.

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Bloomberg

Ethiopia Becomes China's China in Search for Cheap Labor

Ethiopian workers strolling through the parking lot of Huajian Shoes' factory outside Addis Ababa last month chose the wrong day to leave their shirts untucked.

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Walta Information Centre

Ethiopians in Russia raise funds for the GERD - Tuesday, 22 July 2014 14:34

Ethiopians and Ethiopian-born foreign citizens living in the Russia Federation and Belarus raised funds for the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam last week.

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Ethiopian Airlines names Dreamliner after Taj Mahal - Tuesday, 22 July 2014 06:54

It is the first time that the airline has named an aircraft of its Dreamliner fleet after a historical or heritage site outside Africa, and it is a clear recognition of the substantial traffic generated on its routes to the Indian subcontinent.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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UN condemns attack in Sudan, calls for negotiations

Following today's attack by opposition forces in South Sudan, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the top United Nations official in the country are calling for all offensive operations to immediately end and for both sides to resume suspended peace talks.

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Anchorage Daily News

As Ethiopia's 'Zone 9' bloggers get popular, they get charged with terror

Ethiopia has charged 10 reform-minded bloggers and journalists with terrorism offenses - marking the latest in a long line of repressive acts against civil society by a key US partner in the Horn of Africa.

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In-depth Africa

South Sudanese rebels delegation not received at Kampala's Entebbe Airport

July 21, 2014 South Sudanese rebels said their delegation has returned to the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, after Ugandan authorities failed to receive them at Entebbe Airport in Kampala on Monday.

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UPI

Ethiopian journalists, bloggers charged with terrorism

Three Ethiopian journalists and six writers of a dissident blog, arrested in May, have been charged with acts of terrorism.

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National Public Radio

Straightening Sisay's Spine: A Twist Of Fate Saves A Boy's Life

One dewy morning back in May 2013, a dozen children gathered in an elementary school courtyard to play soccer in Addis Ababa.

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AllAfrica.com

Ethiopia: Politically Motivated Charges Show Misuse of Terrorism Law

The Ethiopian government should immediately drop politically motivated charges brought against 10 bloggers and journalists on July 17, 2014, under the country's deeply flawed anti-terrorism law, Human Rights Watch said today.

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Ethiopia: French Company Wins Bole Airport Expansion Consultancy Bid

A French company, ADPI, won the bid that the Ethiopian Airports Enterprise floated to hire a consultant for the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport passenger terminal expansion project.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Ethiopia Determined To Intensify Campaign Against Terrorism, Says PM

ADDIS ABABA, July 21 -- Ethiopia would consolidate its campaign against terrorism so as to protect its growth and development from obstruction, Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn said.

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Bloomberg

South Sudan Rebel Attack Worst Violation Since Truce: UN

An attack today by South Sudanese rebels on a town in Upper Nile state was the most serious violation yet of a cease-fire signed May 9 by President Salva Kiir and his former deputy Riek Machar, the United Nations said.

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The China Post

Ethiopian economy raises a glass to the country's bustling vineyards

Beyond the donkeys on a potholed road in southern Ethiopia, is an unexpected sight - vineyards bursting with merlot, syrah and chardonnay grapes ripening in the African sun.

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