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3 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

Emirates offers up to twenty five percent discount to Ethiopian travellers

Addis Ababa, 29 August 2014 - Emirates, a global connector of people and places, is offering Ethiopian travellers up to 25% discount on Business Class and Economy Class fares to a range of exciting destinations around the world, the company said.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Ethiopia: Tripartite Talks On GERD Successful - Ministry

The fourth Tripartite Ministerial Meeting of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam held in Khartoum was successful, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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East Africa: Region's Missed Opportunity for Action On South Sudan

Over 40,000 people living in shin-deep disease-filled sludge and water, surrounded by an abusive conflict.

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Tigrai Online

Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan agreed to conduct more studies on the GERD for six months

The tripartite talks were hold in the capital city of Sudan, Khartoum on Monday August 25 and 26 2014.

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Ethiopia: First Addis Tram Tested

The first of 41 trams being built for the two-line network under construction in Addis Ababa was unveiled at CNR Changchun's plant in China on Tuesday.

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Iol.co.za

Abused woman gets refugee status

The sad tale of a woman of mixed Ethiopian and Eritrean ethnic parentage - who as a youngster endured persecution and even sexual abuse at the hands of soldiers in her country before she fled to South Africa - has had a happy ending after many years, after the North Gauteng High Court came to her aid.

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AlertNet

In search for power, Ethiopia turns to growing sugar

An irrigation system showers a sugarcane field with water at the Kuraz sugar project in southern Ethiopia.

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Capital Ethiopia

Former President Girma Woldegiorgis to relocate to a new house

The Office of the President which leased a 400,000 birr monthly residential house for the former President Girma Woldegiorgis has agreed with the owner of the house to terminate the deal as of October 17. The former president will then move into a wide green compound located in western Addis Ababa.

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Capital Ethiopia

Smarter Power

The Metal and Engineering Corporation , a state owned high-tech industry group,has introduced a smart electric meter.

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In-depth Africa

South Sudan dismisses attempt on president Kiir's life in Ethiopia

August 27, 2014 The South Sudanese presidency has dismissed rumours of an assassination attempt on president Salva Kiir as "fabricated lies" meant to "scare-off" the latter from representing the country at international forums.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Walta Information Centre

AU recognizes Ethiopia's efforts towards economic integration:...

African Union has recognized Ethiopia's effort to create strong economic integration with its neighboring countries, Ethiopian Ambassadors to neighboring countries stated.

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In-depth Africa

Obama's Quiet Consigliere: Gayle who?

By Thomas Mountain, GAYLE who? Obama's quiet consigliere Gayle Smith is rarely in the public eye and seems to prefer it that way.

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Ethiopia: Second Wheat Consignment Arrives to Stabilise Grain Market

The second consignment of two million quintals of wheat the government bought from Ukraine will arrive at the Port of Djibouti by the beginning of September 2014.

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Ethiopia: Increased Costs Blocking Construction SME Profits

Ashenfi & His Friends Cooperative was established three years ago by 23 members, under the Addis Abeba Small & Micro Enterprises Bureau .

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Ethiopia: Additional 130 Products Boosts National Drug List

Ethiopian Food, Medicine & Healthcare Administration & Control Authority has added 130 drugs to the National Drug List over the past eight months.

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Walta Information Centre

Italian Deputy Minister for Economic Development to visit Ethiopia - Wednesday, 27 August 2014 08:09

The Italian Deputy Minister for Economic Development, Carlo Calenda, will visit Addis Ababa on the 28th August accompanied by a high-level Italian business delegation.

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Walta Information Centre

Dubai Chamber discusses trade ties with Ethiopian trade mission - Wednesday, 27 August 2014 06:23

Addis Ababa, 27 August 2014 - A trade mission from Addis Ababa, led by Shisema Gebresilassie, head of the trade and industry development bureau of the Addis Ababa City Administration, is in Dubai.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Tigrai Online

Professor Tekalign Mamo Assefa awarded the Yara Prize 2014

The Yara Prize 2014 is being awarded to Professor Tekalign Mamo Assefa. Currently state minister and adviser to the Ethiopian Minister of Agriculture , Professor Mamo has long been a key contributor to the country's food security, soil health and natural resources programs.

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In-depth Africa

Ethiopia: Tens of thousands of South Sudanese refugees receive cholera vaccine

PARIS, France, August 26, 2014/African Press Organization / - A vaccine against cholera is being used on a large scale for the first time in Ethiopia by teams from the international medical organisation Mdecins Sans Frontires/Doctors Without Borders .

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Hindustan Times

84 arrive at Mumbai airport from Ebolahit West African countries cleared as safe

Eighty-four passengers arriving in Mumbai from two Ebola Virus Disease -infected West African countries on Tuesday were cleared as safe.

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