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Japan’s JT negotiating 40% stake in Ethiopian tobacco monopoly

Japan’s JT negotiating 40% stake in Ethiopian tobacco monopoly

TOKYO — Japan Tobacco is in talks to invest in Ethiopia’s National Tobacco Enterprise after placing…

Operation Solomon: Airlifting 14,000 Jews out of Ethiopia

Operation Solomon: Airlifting 14,000 Jews out of Ethiopia

In 1991, Ethiopia was coming to the end of a long civil war and the…

Selassie Stand Up

Selassie Stand Up

Today marks the 53rd Anniversary of the OAU. Selassie Stand Up’s initiative to build a…

Sudanese medical team conduct eye surgeries in Eritrea

Sudanese medical team conduct eye surgeries in Eritrea

May 22, 2016 (KHARTOUM) – A medical team from Sudan conducted eye surgeries to hundreds…

Sudan ‘expels’ UN’s most senior humanitarian official amid continuing strife

Sudan ‘expels’ UN’s most senior humanitarian official amid continuing strife

by Agence France-Presse Sudan has “de facto expelled” a senior United Nations humanitarian affairs official after…

Great fear of another Genocide on North-Western part of Ethiopia, Welqayt-Qabti

Great fear of another Genocide on North-Western part of Ethiopia, Welqayt-Qabti

Great fear of another Genocide on North-Western part of Ethiopia, Welqayt-Qabti ወልቃይት ላይ ሌላ የዘር…

Dana part 25 (ዳና 25)New ethiopian drama 2016

Dana part 25 (ዳና 25)New ethiopian drama 2016

Dana part 25 (ዳና 25)New ethiopian drama 2016…

Ethiopia: More than 8, 000 people attended the public meeting in Welkait

Ethiopia: More than 8, 000 people attended the public meeting in Welkait

Ethiopia: More than 8, 000 people attended the public meeting in Welkait…

South Sudan hands over 56 abducted children to Ethiopia

South Sudan hands over 56 abducted children to Ethiopia

JUBA, May 21 (Xinhua) — The South Sudan government has confirmed handing over 56 out…

Ethiopia: How a $1 million Patek Phillipe watch sparked a decades-long dispute

Ethiopia: How a $1 million Patek Phillipe watch sparked a decades-long dispute

Selassie’s family say Ibrahim Abboud, former president of Sudan, and his family put the watch…

How TPLF conned born suckers of the world and who muddied President Obama’s Africa legacy

How TPLF conned born suckers of the world and who muddied President Obama’s Africa legacy

Ethiopians continue to wonder; how a small time world recognized terrorist group known as Tigray…

WORLD CHAMPION MARE DIBABA LEADS ETHIOPIA’S OLYMPIC MARATHON SELECTIONS

WORLD CHAMPION MARE DIBABA LEADS ETHIOPIA’S OLYMPIC MARATHON SELECTIONS

world marathon champion Mare Dibaba is one of six athletes who will represent Ethiopia in…

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Heading To Ethiopia

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Heading To Ethiopia

by Debirhan Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would travel to Ethiopia on an official visit…

Interview with Assefa Chabo – SBS Amharic

Interview with Assefa Chabo – SBS Amharic

Interview with Assefa Chabo – SBS Amharic…

Ahmed Nasir, Administrator Of Beni Shangul Gumz Region Of Ethiopia Dies

Ahmed Nasir, Administrator Of Beni Shangul Gumz Region Of Ethiopia Dies

Ahmed Nasir,51, Administrator of Beni Shangul Gumz Region of Ethiopia, for the past eight years…

Ethiopia: Public Meeting with Prof. Berhanu Nega in Washington, DC

Ethiopia: Public Meeting with Prof. Berhanu Nega in Washington, DC

Ethiopia: Public Meeting with Prof. Berhanu Nega in Washington, DC…

SOMALI MILITANT GROUP AL-SHABAB’S STAYING POWER

SOMALI MILITANT GROUP AL-SHABAB’S STAYING POWER

BY – STIG JARLE HANSEN The period from 2013 until the present day can be considered…

Dubai Opens Door for Ethiopia in Somaliland

Dubai Opens Door for Ethiopia in Somaliland

By Tesfa Mogessie The global giant in port operations takes a 30-year lease on Port…

Shakespear Feyissa Joins Museum of History & Industry Board of Trustees

Shakespear Feyissa Joins Museum of History & Industry Board of Trustees

By PrWeb The Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) announced on May 17 the appointment…

Ethiopian marathon runner gets lost during race, then attacked by a dog

Ethiopian marathon runner gets lost during race, then attacked by a dog

Is this the unluckiest marathon runner ever? Mulle Wasihun took a wrong turn during the…

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Japan’s JT negotiating 40% stake in Ethiopian tobacco monopoly

TOKYO — Japan Tobacco is in talks to invest in Ethiopia’s National Tobacco Enterprise after placing the top bid for a 40% stake in the state-owned company. JT, which operates in more than 120 markets and ranks third in global tobacco market share, would be expected to pay $500 million for the stake. The Ethiopian government will…

Japan’s JT negotiating 40% stake in Ethiopian tobacco monopoly

On Birhanu Lenjiso’s Lecture of Land Grab in Oromia (Ethiopia)

By Diidoo Diidaharre Recently, I came across a presentation by a known Oromo activist and social media warrior, on a public meeting organized by OFC- ISG in Minnesota. Mr. Birhanu Lenjiso studied Sociology and Social Anthropology at Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia). And then he joined Ambo University (Ethiopia) where he served the university with various…

On Birhanu Lenjiso’s Lecture of Land Grab in Oromia (Ethiopia)

IF YOU’RE SOMEONE WHO DRINKS ALCOHOL REGULARLY, YOU NEED TO READ THIS

I wish I had learned the following information years ago, or had at least been more mindful of it. While I do believe it is common knowledge that alcohol is not particularly good for us, I don’t believe very many of us know just how bad it is. I myself was shocked to learn that…

IF YOU’RE SOMEONE WHO DRINKS ALCOHOL REGULARLY, YOU NEED TO READ THIS

Black Satellites to resume full camping on Monday ahead of Ethiopia clash

Ghana’s Black Satellites will return camping on Monday for their second leg encounter against Ethiopia on Monday. Coach Mas-Ud Dramani’s side fell to a 2-1 defeat in Addis ababa last week and will be desperate to turn the secore line and progress to the next stage of the qualification series. But due to on going…

Black Satellites to resume full camping on Monday ahead of Ethiopia clash

Yared Zeleke’s ‘Lamb’ Shows a Version of Ethiopia Rarely Seen on Screen

By Jeffrey Edalatpour   The first scene in Berkeley-based filmmaker Yared Zeleke’s Lamb is a close-up of a hand caressing a woolly brown belly. The hand belongs to Ephraim; the wool to Chuni (meaning “dear”), his lamb and constant companion. Chuni is more than a pet. Since his mother’s death, Ephraim concentrates all of his…

Yared Zeleke’s ‘Lamb’ Shows a Version of Ethiopia Rarely Seen on Screen

Health

IF YOU’RE SOMEONE WHO DRINKS ALCOHOL REGULARLY, YOU NEED TO READ THIS

IF YOU’RE SOMEONE WHO DRINKS ALCOHOL REGULARLY, YOU NEED TO READ THIS

I wish I had learned the following information years ago, or had at least been more mindful of it. While I do believe it is common knowledge that alcohol is not particularly good for us, I don’t believe very many…

May is National Mental Health Month | Minnesota Department of Human Services

May is National Mental Health Month | Minnesota Department of Human Services

Events across the state encourage people to speak up about mental illness “Life With a…

BREAST MILK:  A Number one Natural Medicine  for your Kids!

BREAST MILK:  A Number one Natural Medicine  for your Kids!

by Seble Tesfaye There are always exceptional cases when a mother can’t feed her baby…

Health Tips: 5 Things Your Nails Can Say About Your Health | Video

Health Tips: 5 Things Your Nails Can Say About Your Health | Video

Health: 5 Things Your Nails Can Say About Your Health…

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WORLD CHAMPION MARE DIBABA LEADS ETHIOPIA’S OLYMPIC MARATHON SELECTIONS

WORLD CHAMPION MARE DIBABA LEADS ETHIOPIA’S OLYMPIC MARATHON SELECTIONS

world marathon champion Mare Dibaba is one of six athletes who will represent Ethiopia in…

World champion Dibaba leads Ethiopia’s Olympic marathon selections

World champion Dibaba leads Ethiopia’s Olympic marathon selections

World marathon champion Mare Dibaba is one of six athletes who will represent Ethiopia in…

FIFA takes club licensing seminar to Ethiopia

FIFA takes club licensing seminar to Ethiopia

Representatives of clubs and associations from across East, West and North Africa are meeting in…

Black Satellites to resume full camping on Monday ahead of Ethiopia clash

Black Satellites to resume full camping on Monday ahead of Ethiopia clash

Ghana’s Black Satellites will return camping on Monday for their second leg encounter against Ethiopia on Monday. Coach Mas-Ud Dramani’s side fell to a 2-1 defeat in Addis ababa last week and will be desperate to turn the secore line…

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