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EU chief tasks Ethiopian PM to initiate inclusive political dialogue quickly

By Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban with European Union External Action

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Brana Radio Ethiopian News August 2, 2017

Brana Radio Ethiopian News August 2, 2017

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BBN Daily Ethiopian News August 2, 2017

BBN Daily Ethiopian News August 2, 2017

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Ethiopia’s Anti-Graft Campaign is Rife with Ethnic Tensions

Written by Endalk Last week, the Ethiopian government announced the arrests of ‘top officials’ accused of ‘misdirecting public funds’ to ‘maximize their private interests,’ employing favored euphemisms for corruption. The names of those arrested were held back until later in the week, however, with one writer on Facebook comparing the delay to a suspenseful drama series. Ultimately, when a […]

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The land of Haile Selassie is finally recognizing its Rastafarian community

WRITTEN BY Abdi Latif Dahir Quartz Ethiopia’s government has announced it will issue identity cards to members of the Rastafarian community, a religious group that has long been seen as stateless in the horn of Africa nation. The foreign ministry said that the ID cards will grant Rastafarians residency and most legal rights in the country, but […]

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BBN Daily Ethiopian News August 1, 2017

BBN Daily Ethiopian News August 1, 2017

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Ethiopia: Tamagn Beyene ‘Laughs Off’ Death Hoax Rumors

Tamagn Beyene ‘Laughs Off’ Death Hoax Rumors

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Ethiopia: The Untold Story of Tewodros’ II Family

Ethiopia: The Untold Story of Tewodros’ II Family

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Ethiopia faces high political risks stemming from its geographical location

Ethiopia faces high political risks stemming from its geographical location & the domestic political environment.” Moody’s: Ethiopia’s credit profile balances high growth and low debt costs against range of challenges  Global Credit Research – 01 Aug 2017 London, 01 August 2017 — Ethiopia’s B1 rating and stable outlook reflects its strengths, including high growth levels and low […]

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BBN Daily Ethiopian News July 31, 2017

BBN Daily Ethiopian News July 31, 2017

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Hiber Radio Daily Ethiopian News July 31, 2017

Hiber Radio Daily Ethiopian News July 31, 2017

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Egypt Expresses Readiness to Resolve Tensions with Ethiopia

July 30, 2017 – Egypt’s irrigation minister, Abdel-Ati , dismissed rumors that Ethiopia has started filling the Great Ethiopian Renaissance dam. However, the minster admitted that 60 percent of Ethiopia’s dam construction has been completed, and that the filling process is expected to start in October. “Currently, negotiations between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over technical […]

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Non-Governmental Organizations and Diaspora Groups Welcome Growing Support in Congress

July 27, 2017 Non-Governmental Organizations and Diaspora Groups Welcome Growing Support in Congress for Improved Governance and Human Rights in Ethiopia Human rights, democracy, torture survivor and diaspora organizations welcome today’s markup of House Resolution 128 that calls for more inclusive governance, accountability for human rights violations, and an independent investigation into the unrest and […]

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Brana Radio Daily Ethiopian News July 30, 2017

Brana Radio Daily Ethiopian News July 30, 2017

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ESCFE Rome 2017: Exclusive Interview with ESCFE President Yohannes Mesele

ESCFE Rome 2017: Exclusive Interview with ESCFE President Yohannes Mesele

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Video: Exposing TPLF’s Money Laundering Chain | by Sadik Ahmed

Ethiopia: Exposing TPLF’s Money Laundering Chain | by Sadik Ahmed

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BBN Daily Ethiopian News July 28, 2017
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Ethiopia: Arrests Continue in Corruption Allegations

(Addis Fortune) The attorney general has arrested three project managers and two managers of the Addis Ababa Savings & Houses Development Enterprise, raising the number of arrested officials who are suspected of corruption to 42. The officials who were arrested include Saba Mekonnen, land management and infrastructure development design vice manager, Shimelse Alemayu, housing coordination […]

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Ethiopia: Diabetes Poses a Looming Threat

By Henok Tibebu Diabetes as an emerging public health problem posing a looming threat to the public amidst growing burden of Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs). Diabetes mellitus and hypertension are among the leading causes of outpatient visit or mortality in Ethiopia, according to the Ethiopian Public Health Association (EPHA) while eighty per cent of deaths […]

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Ethiopia to issue IDs for Rastafarian community

By AFP Added 28th July 2017 Rastafarians began immigrating to Ethiopia in the 1950s after Emperor Haile Selassie, whom they consider their messiah, set aside 500 acres (1,200 hectares) of land in the southern city of Shashamane for descendants of African slaves seeking to return “home” Ethiopia’s foreign ministry said Friday it will issue identification […]

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South Sudan Army Captures Rebel-Held Town, Senior Rebel Defects

by Toby Davis Thomson Reuters. NAIROBI (Reuters) – South Sudan’s government said on Friday it had taken the last town before the main rebel base of Pagak, where thousands of civilians have fled to escape fighting near the border with Ethiopia. Mai-wut had been under rebel control since the beginning of the war in late […]

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CO-DEFENDANTS SAY AYELE BEYENE DIED OF ‘TORTURE AND NEGLECT’ IN PRISON, EXPRESS FEAR OF SIMILAR FATE

Mahlet Fasil Addis Abeba, July 26/2017 – The body of Ayele Beyene, who died while in police custody at Qilinto prison, a maximum prison facility on the southern outskirt of Addis Abeba, was buried yesterday in his home town in Gidami, east Wallaga zone of western Ethiopia. Before he was detained in September 2016, Ayele, 29, […]

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BBN Daily Ethiopian News July 26, 2017

Ethiopia – BBN Daily Ethiopian News July 26, 2017

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Brana Radio Daily Ethiopian News July 26, 2017

Brana Radio Daily Ethiopian News July 26, 2017

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Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam a threat to downstream Nile states, including Egypt

The government of Ethiopia is currently constructing the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Once complete, the dam will be the largest hydropower facility in Africa (about 6,000 MW) – nearly triple the country’s current electricity generation capacity – and represent a potential economic windfall for the government. By Zachary Donnenfeld for ISS TODAY. The benefits for […]

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BBN Daily Ethiopian News July 25, 2017

BBN Daily Ethiopian News July 25, 2017

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Body of MSUM swimming instructor heading home to Ethiopia

  MOORHEAD —— The body of the 24-year-old Minnesota State University Moorhead swimming instructor who died in the Red River earlier this summer is heading home to Ethiopia after a successful crowdfunding campaign to pay for travel costs. Friends of Fanuel Shewarega Asrat set up a GoFundMe page following Asrat’s death, which was confirmed July […]

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The ailing state of health care in Ethiopia’s state-run hospitals: who takes the blame?

addisstandard Samuel Bogale    Addis Abeba, July 25/2017 – “You have to apologize to the health professionals as we believe that you disrespected the professionals and the improvements made in the health sector,” reads a letter written in Amharic on 3 July, 2017, and was sent to the national broadcaster, Ethiopian Broadcasting Service (EBS). The letter was […]

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BBN Daily Ethiopian News July 24, 2017

BBN Daily Ethiopian News July 24, 2017

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The Voice finalist Fasika Ayallew speaks

The Voice finalist Fasika Ayallew speaks

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