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14 min ago | SciDev.Net

Ethiopia's Millennium Dam: Science and controversy

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, also known as the Millennium Dam, is set to play a pivotal role in the landscape of energy supply in Africa.

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3 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

SPLM-N says AU mediation did not call for new round of negotiations with Khartoum

The Sudan people's Liberation Movement North dismissed statements by a Sudanese official saying the rebel group had declined an invitation to resume peace talks to end the Two Areas conflict.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Ethiopia: Indian Company to Build Textile Industry in Mekele

An Indian Company, Velocity Apparel, has received 100 hectares of land in Mekele to build a modern textile industry with a starting capital of USD 150 million.

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In-depth Africa

IGAD is Failing in South Sudan Mediation: Rebel Spokesperson

THE chief mediator mediating the peace talks between the two warring parties in South Sudan under the auspices of the African regional bloc, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development , has insisted that SPLM-In-Opposition led by the former vice-president, Riek Machar, did in fact sign the matrix on ceasefire agreement despite dismissal by the ... (more)

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Jerusalem Post

Ethiopian aliya is not over

Although some have declared the Ethiopian Aliya over, it is clear that it is not complete.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Walta Information Centre

Knowledge on policies, strategies vital to discharge responsibility,' say students

Students of higher learning institutions said the training being given to them on government policies and strategies is essential to attain Ethiopia's development goal.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

In-depth Africa

Former South Sudanese political detainees want 25% power sharing

August 29, 2014 The former South Sudanese political detainees have unveiled a new negotiation paper, demanding that 25% of positions in the proposed transitional government of national unity should comprise of its members.

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The Daily Star

Egypt minister downplays effects of Ethiopia dam

Egyptian Minister of Irrigation, Hossam Maghazi speaks to the press during a Nile River forum with his Sudanese and Ethiopian counterparts in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on August 25, 2014.

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The Orlando Sentinel

Torture survivors seeking relief in U.S. are further traumatized

Tewodage Alene Gezmu came to the United States to seek asylum, but instead he was subjected to inhumane living conditions, was locked up in a cell with criminals and was traumatized in the name of border security.

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Tigrai Online

Heralding a higher stage of Ethio-American relations

The African continent has long been described as "the dark continent" for all the poverty, backwardness and war that have until recently become its essential characteristics.

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Walta Information Centre

Premier Hailmariam calls for extension of AGOA - Friday, 29 August 2014 06:26

In a brief meeting with the US Agriculture Deputy Minister Krysta Harden and other five female senators on Thursday, August 28, 2014, in Addis Ababa, PM Hailemariam talked on agricultural development in Ethiopia, food processing, empowerment of women and health with.

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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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