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Inside Addis Ababa’s Koshe rubbish tip: where hundreds literally scratch a living

Inside Addis Ababa’s Koshe rubbish tip: where hundreds literally scratch a living

Caroline Knowles in Addis Ababa the guardian.com, Friday 22 August 2014  At the end of her journey…

New charges against Ethiopian publications further diminish critical voices

New charges against Ethiopian publications further diminish critical voices

By Tom Rhodes/CPJ East Africa Representative CPJ Five independent magazines and a weekly newspaper have…

Teddy Afro “Be 70 Dereja” (New Single)

Teddy Afro “Be 70 Dereja” (New Single)

Teddy Afro “70 Dereja” (New Single)…

Yemen, Ethiopia to promote mutual cooperation

Yemen, Ethiopia to promote mutual cooperation

(Saba) – Deputy Foreign Minister Amir Salem Al-Aidarous discussed on Thursday in the Ethiopian capital,…

Ethiopia Coffee Export Earnings May Rise 25% on World Supply

Ethiopia Coffee Export Earnings May Rise 25% on World Supply

Ethiopia’s arabica coffee export earnings are forecast to climb 25 percent to about $900 million…

EFF to Ethiopia: Illegal Wiretapping Is Illegal, Even for Governments

EFF to Ethiopia: Illegal Wiretapping Is Illegal, Even for Governments

By EFF Earlier this week, EFF told the U.S. District Court for the District of…

Wazema Podcast 18:The Enigma of Meles Zenawi: Wazema’s Take, Part 1

Wazema Podcast 18:The Enigma of Meles Zenawi: Wazema’s Take, Part 1

Wazema Podcast 18: The Enigma of Meles Zenawi: Wazema’s Take , Part 1(August 20) Yes,…

Family of Briish citizen ‘rendered’ to Ethiopia calls for his release

Family of Briish citizen ‘rendered’ to Ethiopia calls for his release

By agency reporter 19 Aug 2014 The family of a British citizen kidnapped and rendered…

Why surveillance companies hate the iPhone:

Why surveillance companies hate the iPhone:

By Craig Timberg Washington Post The secrets of one of the world’s most prominent surveillance…

Ethiopia now Africa’s biggest refugee host

Ethiopia now Africa’s biggest refugee host

2014-08-19 Albert Gonzalez Farran, AP Geneva – The spiralling crisis in war-ravaged South Sudan has…

ESAT Special Interview with Deputy Chief Kathleen O’Connor, U S Department of Justice

ESAT Special Interview with Deputy Chief Kathleen O’Connor, U S Department of Justice

ESAT Interview with Kathleen O’Connor, Deputy Chief of Human Rights and Special Prosecution Section, US…

Egypt says it has new ‘vision’ for Ethiopia’s dam

Egypt says it has new ‘vision’ for Ethiopia’s dam

New ‘vision’ won’t affect Egypt’s share of Nile water, says country’s irrigation minister, as talks…

ESFNA Announces 2014 Scholarship Winners

ESFNA Announces 2014 Scholarship Winners

By ESFNA Scholarship Committee ESFNA congratulates Hanan, Emnet, and Yared for winning the 2014 scholarship!…

As PM Hailemariam’s daughter joins Columbia University, General Tsadkan’s goes to Agnes Scott College

As PM Hailemariam’s daughter joins Columbia University, General Tsadkan’s goes to Agnes Scott College

August 17, 2014 Serving and retired officials of the current ruling Front of EPRDF have…

Students with no gov’t policy, strategy training to be denied College entry

Students with no gov’t policy, strategy training to be denied College entry

August 15, 2014 The Ethiopian Ministry of Education has issued a mandatory directive that compels…

PM Hailemariam Desalegn enrolls daughter at Columbia University in New York

PM Hailemariam Desalegn enrolls daughter at Columbia University in New York

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn came to the U.S.-Africa Summit early this month with one…

UNICEF Report: Africa’s Population Could Hit 4 Billion By 2100

UNICEF Report: Africa’s Population Could Hit 4 Billion By 2100

by NPR STAFF “The future of humanity is increasingly African.” That’s the prediction in a new…

The teenage runners from Ethiopia may seek U.S. citizenship

The teenage runners from Ethiopia may seek U.S. citizenship

By Josephine Woolington The Register-Guard AUG. 17, 2014 One of four Ethiopian athletes who went missing…

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Inside Addis Ababa’s Koshe rubbish tip: where hundreds literally scratch a living

Caroline Knowles in Addis Ababa the guardian.com, Friday 22 August 2014  At the end of her journey to trace the life of a typical flip-flop – from oilfield to factory to street to trash – Caroline Knowles was confronted with the Ethiopian capital’s largest landfill site … My first sight of Koshe, Addis Ababa’s giant 50-year-old landfill site,…

Inside Addis Ababa’s Koshe rubbish tip: where hundreds literally scratch a living

VOA Amharic in crisis over distortion scandal

By Dawit Ashenafi   (Addis Voice) Two staff members of the Voice of America, Horn of Africa section, have recently attracted the attention of Ethiopians across the world. Henok Semaeger Fente and Peter Heinlein are not strangers to internal and external complaints. But the fresh allegations both are facing over an unverified, distorted and false…

VOA Amharic in crisis over distortion scandal

18 Health Benefits of of Whole Grains

By Amanda Gardner Some popular diet books say you should ditch wheat or gluten to shed pounds. But the USDA recommends eating grains daily, and at least half of those should be whole grains. Unless you have celiac disease, non-celiac gluten sensitivity or another reason to cut back, you don’t want to miss out on…

18 Health Benefits of of Whole Grains

Teddy Afro “Be 70 Dereja” (New Single)

Teddy Afro “70 Dereja” (New Single)…

Teddy Afro “Be 70 Dereja” (New Single)

Walias set for Atletico Luziana Friendly in Brazil Tour

Ethiopia Walia Ibex preparations ahead of the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifers have hit top gear with another friendly match tonight against Atletico Luziana. The match will be played at the Stadium Serra do Lago a 21,000 person capacity stadium then later on Wednesday they will play against Club Brasiliense FC at the Stadium Boca do Jacare carrying a maximum of…

Walias set for Atletico Luziana Friendly in Brazil Tour

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18 Health Benefits of of Whole Grains

18 Health Benefits of of Whole Grains

By Amanda Gardner Some popular diet books say you should ditch wheat or gluten to shed pounds. But the USDA recommends eating grains daily, and at least half of those should be whole grains. Unless you have celiac disease, non-celiac…

Sierra Leone’s chief Ebola doctor contracts the virus

Sierra Leone’s chief Ebola doctor contracts the virus

FREETOWN (Reuters) – The head doctor fighting the deadly tropical virus Ebola in Sierra Leone has…

The health benefits of starting the day with warm lemon water

The health benefits of starting the day with warm lemon water

(NaturalNews) The benefits of drinking warm water infused with lemon has been touted by many…

Hookah Smoking Among Teens On The Rise, Despite Health Ravages

Hookah Smoking Among Teens On The Rise, Despite Health Ravages

More and more teens appear to be spending their high school years in a fog.…

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Ethiopia’s Bekele to run Chicago Marathon

Ethiopia’s Bekele to run Chicago Marathon

By Philip Hersh Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele, the greatest track distance runner of the 21st Century,…

Sport: Ethiopia arrive in Brazil for two week tour

Sport: Ethiopia arrive in Brazil for two week tour

Ethiopia’s Walia Ibex arrived safely in Brazil for a two week preparation tour ahead of…

4 Ethiopian track team members missing from international meet in Eugene

4 Ethiopian track team members missing from international meet in Eugene

By Wendy Owen | wowen@oregonian.com Four members of an Ethiopian track team were reported missing…

Walias set for Atletico Luziana Friendly in Brazil Tour

Walias set for Atletico Luziana Friendly in Brazil Tour

Ethiopia Walia Ibex preparations ahead of the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifers have hit top gear with another friendly match tonight against Atletico Luziana. The match will be played at the Stadium Serra do Lago a 21,000 person capacity stadium then later on Wednesday…

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