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prime minister hailemarian dessalegn, meets former peers

Monday, March 21, 2016
Prime Minister Hailemarian Dessalegn, who is also chairman of the incumbent Ethiopian Peoples' Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), urged scholars not to shy away from politics, emphasizing the essence of plural political views for a diverse socie

Hand grenade attack kills two at Ethiopian university – police

Saturday, January 2, 2016
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – A hand grenade attack killed two students and injured six in a university in southern Ethiopia, police said, the second such attack in the country in three weeks. An attacker or attackers hurled the grenade at students on t

Promised land no more? Rastafaris struggle in Ethiopia, stateless and not allowed to own property, or even pay taxes

Sunday, November 15, 2015
Rastafarianism jettisoned to worldwide notice in the 60s and 70s with the music of reggae stars and committed Rastafaris Bob Marley and Jimmy Cliff. THEY came from across the world to Ethiopia in search of their “promised land”, but for many R

Ethiopia’s Inflation Rate at 11.8 Percent Year-on-Year from October

Friday, November 13, 2015
Ethiopia’s inflation rate edged lower to 11.8 percent in a year to October from 11.9 percent in September, 2015, according to the Statistics Agency report on Monday November 9, 2015. According to the Agency, inflation rate on non-food dropped to 7

Yes, Ethiopia has problems – but this drought is no 1984 rerun

Wednesday, November 11, 2015
When the BBC’s Michael Buerk brought Ethiopian famine to the world’s attention in 1984, the footage panned over thousands of people on the brink of starvation in the region of North Wollo. A BBC report this week, filmed in the same drought-st

Drought takes terrible toll in Ethiopia – The United Nations has warned that more than 15 million people in Ethiopia will be in need of food aid

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
The United Nations has warned that more than 15 million people in Ethiopia will be in need of food aid by the beginning of 2016 because of a severe drought. A lack of rain has meant that crop yields in the worst-affected areas are down by 90% th

Why Eritrea’s children are fleeing to Ethiopia

Monday, November 9, 2015
After Syria, Eritrea provides the second largest number of people looking to migrate to Europe. One in 10 of all prospective migrants to Europe are Eritrean, and the UN estimates around 4,000 people leave the country every month. Most say they ar

Gollaha Xuquuqda Aadanaha ee Itoobiya oo Liyuu Booliska ku eedeeyey Dil iyo Gaboodfalyo

Thursday, November 5, 2015
ADDIS ABABA - Warbxin xaqiiqo raadis oo uu samyeeyey gudiga xuquuqda aadanaha ee Itoobiya(HRCE) ayaa tibaaxday in ciidanka Liyuu booliska ee DDSI ee qudha ka jireen 65 qof islamarkaana ay gaboodfalyo kale u geysteen  dad ka badan 150 oo dhamaan ku

Addis Ababa praises Sudan for repatriating Ethiopian rebels

Monday, September 14, 2015
ADDIS ABABA - The Ethiopian security service on Sunday announced the return of a dissident Ethiopian general to the country with 800 rebel fighters, and praised the neighbouring Sudan for securing their repatriation to the country The official Ethio

Handing over the baton: EPRDF thirty six Executive Committee members for the next two years were elected by their respective parties this week

Saturday, September 5, 2015
The Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front's (EPRDF) thirty six Executive Committee members for the next two years were elected by their respective parties this week. The party's succession plan is going in accordance with the design

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prime minister hailemarian dessalegn, meets former peers
Monday, March 21, 2016 Prime Minister Hailemarian Dessalegn, who is also chairman of the incumbent Ethiopian Peoples' Revol

Hand grenade attack kills two at Ethiopian university – police
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Promised land no more? Rastafaris struggle in Ethiopia, stateless and not allowed to own property, or even pay taxes
Sunday, November 15, 2015 Rastafarianism jettisoned to worldwide notice in the 60s and 70s with the music of reggae stars and

Ethiopia’s Inflation Rate at 11.8 Percent Year-on-Year from October
Friday, November 13, 2015 Ethiopia’s inflation rate edged lower to 11.8 percent in a year to October from 11.9 percent in Se

Yes, Ethiopia has problems – but this drought is no 1984 rerun
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 When the BBC’s Michael Buerk brought Ethiopian famine to the world’s attention in 1984, the fo

Drought takes terrible toll in Ethiopia – The United Nations has warned that more than 15 million people in Ethiopia will be in need of food aid
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 The United Nations has warned that more than 15 million people in Ethiopia will be in need of food a

Why Eritrea’s children are fleeing to Ethiopia
Monday, November 9, 2015 After Syria, Eritrea provides the second largest number of people looking to migrate to Europe. O

Gollaha Xuquuqda Aadanaha ee Itoobiya oo Liyuu Booliska ku eedeeyey Dil iyo Gaboodfalyo
Thursday, November 5, 2015 ADDIS ABABA - Warbxin xaqiiqo raadis oo uu samyeeyey gudiga xuquuqda aadanaha ee Itoobiya(HRCE) aya

Addis Ababa praises Sudan for repatriating Ethiopian rebels
Monday, September 14, 2015 ADDIS ABABA - The Ethiopian security service on Sunday announced the return of a dissident Ethiopian