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Former Head of Ethiopian Intelligence Charged in Absentia

(THE MAY 7 STORY WAS refiled to correct the former Prime Minister’s ethnic group in paragraph 8) ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The former head of Ethiopia’s intelligence service was charged in absentia on Tuesday with misuse of power and corruption, part of a crackdown by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s government on senior security officials suspected of […]

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Ethiopia’s garment workers are world’s lowest paid

By ELIAS MESERET | Associated Press ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Ethiopian factory workers are now, on average, the lowest paid in any major garment-producing company worldwide, a new report says. The report by the New York University Stern Center for Business and Human Rights comes as Ethiopia, one of Africa’s fastest-growing economies, pursues a bold economic experiment by […]

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Ethiopia Free Press Journalist

Ethiopia Free Press Journalists Associations said is not Participating  Any Free Press Journalists the 26th Celebration World Press freedom day  Conference former Private Journalist  Wosenseged Mersha Demissie IFJ & CPJ Corespondent from Ethiopia Across The World three days Conference and celebrating the world Press Freedom  meeting is finished in Ethiopia Friday . This the 26th […]

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China agrees to invest $1.8bn in Ethiopia’s power grid

By GCR Staff The State Grid Corporation of China has announced that it is to invest $1.8bn in Ethiopia’s electricity transmission and distribution networks, New Business Ethiopia reports. The deal agreement was made following a visit to Beijing by Abiy Ahmed, the prime minister of Ethiopia, in which he held talks with the China Export and Credit […]

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Dozens killed in ethnic clashes in Ethiopia: regional official

By AFP Dozens of civilians have been shot dead in ethnic clashes in Ethiopia’s northern Amhara state, a regional official said Friday, describing the attacks as retaliation for earlier violence. “Search-and-rescue missions are still ongoing to find victims and survivors from Monday’s attack, but I can confirm the death toll runs into several dozen,” Geleta Hailu, […]

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Boeing 737 Charter Plane Skids Off Jacksonville, Florida Runway Into Shallow Water

Passengers escape after plane skids off runway into river in Jacksonville, Florida Boeing 737 was landing at a naval airport when it ended up in the St Johns river but 143 passengers and crew survive All 143 passengers and crew have escaped after a Boeing 737 plane skidded off a runway and landed in a […]

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‘There Was Nothing Left’: Agony Deepens for 737 Victims’ Families

By  Nizar Manek, Todd Shields, and Janan Hanna A crater surrounded by barbed wire and guarded by police marks the spot where Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 plunged to earth after a terrifying six-minute flight, killing 157 people and sending Boeing Co., the plane’s manufacturer, into turmoil. In the seven weeks since the disaster, the grief of family members has been […]

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Ethiopian Jews denied migration to Israel

We meet Ababa Acelchao who along with his extended family moved to Israel from Ethiopia in 2001. Only his two-year-old cousin, Zemen, was left behind. Israel’s government last year cancelled plans to allow more than 8,000 Jews of Ethiopian descent to move to the country. The permission to migrate would have allowed families separated for […]

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Migrants Die While Detained in Inhumane Conditions in Yemen

Aden — The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is alarmed by reports of migrants dying of preventable illnesses, being shot and suffering other inhumane treatment in makeshift detention centres in Yemen, now in its fifth year of conflict. IOM is monitoring the conditions of some 5,000 migrants from the Horn of Africa held across three sites […]

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Abiy Ahmed Ali, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia laureate of the 2019 edition of the Félix Houphouët-Boigny

Paris, 2 May – Abiy Ahmed Ali, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is named as laureate of the 2019 edition of the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Peace Prize for his actions in the region and, in particular, for having been the instigator of a peace agreement between the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Eritrea. The […]

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Cardano Founder Launches Enterprise Blockchain Framework In Collaboration With Ethiopian Government

Rachel Wolfson Contributor Crypto & BlockchainI write about crypto, women in crypto and blockchain technology. Former Ethereum Co-Founder, Founder of Cardano and CEO of IOHK, Charles Hoskinson, announced the launch of an enterprise blockchain framework that aims to provide financial services to billions of people living in African countries. Known as “Atala” (named after a […]

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Boeing CEO says pilots of doomed Ethiopia jet did not ‘completely’ follow procedures as firm reveals previously undisclosed software glitch affecting 737 Max aircraft

Boeing exec Dennis Muilenburg took questions for the first time since accidents  Lion Air crash on October 29 and Ethiopian Airlines crash on March 10 killed 346 Muilenburg insisted safety systems on 737 Max planes were properly designed  Told reporters he has no intention of stepping down despite grounding of planes Said company has nearly finished […]

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At least 17 dead in Ethiopia clashes

AFP At least 17 people have died in communal violence triggered by a personal dispute in western Ethiopia, a report said Monday. The AMMA news agency said there were clashes Saturday and Sunday pitting the Gumuz ethnic group against the Amhara, the second largest in the country, in Benishangul Gumuz state. The director of communications, […]

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Boeing shareholder meeting turns tense amid 737 Max crisis

By: CNN Newsource Boeing executives faced shareholders’ tough questions about the 737 Max crisis at the company’s annual meeting in Chicago on Monday. Shareholders had a lot to gripe about. The company’s stock has lost about 10% of its value since the March 10 crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jet, the second fatal crash of the […]

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Ethiopia to Extradite Double-Murder Suspect to the US

An Ethiopian official has revealed his country has finalized preparations to extradite a double-murder suspect to the U.S. BY ELIAS MESERET, Associated Press ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — An Ethiopian official has revealed his country has finalized preparations to extradite a double-murder suspect to the U.S. either on Monday or Tuesday. The move to extradite 25-year-old […]

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“When you treat people like god for too long, they begin to think like god, they begin to behave like god.”  -PLO Lumumba

“When you treat people like god for too long, they begin to think like god, they begin to behave like god.” -PLO Lumumba  

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Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun Review

I should be incapable of drawing a single stroke at the present moment; and yet I feel that I never was a greater artist than now. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in the exquisite sense of mere tranquil existence, that I neglect my talents. Raise streamed stash wide-leg trousers catch affixing […]

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Rights group wants FIFA to ban Ethiopia 

Teshome Borago Satenaw and zehabesha News Columnist An Ethiopian rights group asked the World’s football governing body to ban the Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) over xenophobic incidents this past week before a local match at the southern Hawassa city. The Wolayta Committee on Human Rights (WCHR) accused the EFF of being unable to protect ethnic […]

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BREAKING: FORMER PRESIDENT DR. NEGASSO GIDADA PASSED AWAY

Addis Abeba, April 27/2019 – Former President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and a seasoned politician Dr. Negasso Gidada has passed away. Addis Standard learned that Dr. Negasso passed away in Germany while receiving medical treatment. Short Biography Born on September 8, 1943 in Dembi Dolo, Wellega of Oromia regional state in western Ethiopia, Dr. […]

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Human remains littered site of Ethiopia crash one month after disaster, grieving relative claims

Rozina Sabur, in washington  Nicola Smith, asia correspondent uman remains and personal belongings were still scattered across the site of the Ethiopian Airlines crash a month after it happened, a relative of one of the victims has claimed. The London-based relative, whose sister died in the crash, told The Telegraph she was “horrified” to discover “what appeared to be an arm and a […]

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The 737 Max problems might prompt Southwest to change a key business strategy

Dallas Morning News Editor’s note, April 25, 2019: Southwest Airlines Chief ExecutiveGary Kelly opened the door today to a fundamental change in the Dallas airline’s business model by using aircraft other than the Boeing 737.  This editorial, first published on March 15, explores the possibility that problems with the 737 Max could lead the airline to contemplate changing […]

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War of words escalates between the two legends of distance running

War of words escalates between the two legends of distance running Sean Ingle Haile Gebrselassie has upped the ante in his extraordinary public row with Mo Farah by claiming that the British star “punched and kicked” a husband and wife during what he said was an unprovoked attack while Farah stayed at his hotel in […]

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Farah in dispute with Gebrselassie over theft at Ethiopian’s hotel

Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Mo Farah, who will be running in the London Marathon on Sunday, is in dispute with fellow distance-running great Haile Gebrselassie for failing to help him after he was robbed at a hotel in Addis Ababa owned by the Ethiopian Farah, third last year and facing a monumental challenge […]

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The Last Guardian Playstation 4 Game review

I should be incapable of drawing a single stroke at the present moment; and yet I feel that I never was a greater artist than now. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in the exquisite sense of mere tranquil existence, that I neglect my talents. Raise streamed stash wide-leg trousers catch affixing […]

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Straight Talk Africa, host Shaka Ssali explores the first year in office of Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed

In this episode of Straight Talk Africa, host Shaka Ssali explores the first year in office of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. He is joined by Yoseph Badwaza, Senior Program Officer at Freedom House, Simegnish Yekoye Mengesha, Journalist and Media Researcher and Elias Wondimu, Publisher, Editor and […]

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P R E S S R E L E A S E  GREAT NEWS FROM ITALY

P R E S S  R E L E A S E GREAT NEWS FROM ITALY   It is to be recalled that a mausoleum was established in 2012 for the Italian Fascist criminal known as “the butcher of Ethiopia”, Rodolfo Graziani, at an Italian town called Affile within the Italian province called Lazio. It […]

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Cardano [ADA] pumps by 9% as plans of Ethiopian state-backed cryptocurrency rages market

By,,Aakash Athawasya After days of sideways movement, the collective market stepped up, surging over $180 billion yet again as Bitcoin [BTC] pushed above the $5,350 resistance. Several coins were ushered into the green, with a standout rise exhibited at the end of the top-10 list by Cardano [ADA]. Riding on the coattails of the king […]

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Hillary Clinton in white pantsuit for Trump inauguration

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Amazon has 143 billion reasons to keep adding more perks to Prime

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After years of repression, Ethiopia’s media is free — and fanning the flames of ethnic tension

By Paul Schemm April 21 at 6:00 AM ADDIS ABABA, Ethi­o­pia — From a collection of modest offices in a half-empty high rise, one of Ethiopia’s most prominent journalists publishes his weekly paper with a staff of just four. The country has imprisoned U.S.-educated Eskinder Nega multiple times, most recently for six years. But under Prime Minister […]

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Shooting More than 40 Years of New York’s Halloween Parade

Intro text we refine our methods of responsive web design, we’ve increasingly focused on measure and its relationship to how people read. A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. Even the all-powerful Pointing has no control about the blind […]

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East Africa Food Security Alert, 19 April 2019

REPORT from Famine Early Warning System Network Poor rainfall since late 2018 to increase assistance needs and slow 2016/17 drought recovery Rainfall during the 2019 Gu/long rains season has been well below average across much of the greater Horn of Africa, resulting in a second consecutive below-average season in a region still recovering from the prolonged […]

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These Are the 5 Big Tech Stories to Watch in 2017

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Ethiopia crash victims’ relatives mark 40 days of mourning

Associated Press BISHOFTU, ETHIOPIA — Dozens of relatives of the 157 people who died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash have gathered to end 40 days of mourning according to Ethiopian Orthodox tradition. Families held victims’ photos or flags representing their 35 nationalities. Many wore black. The March 10 crash occurred shortly after takeoff from Addis Ababa […]

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Ethiopian parliament appoints new FM, defense minister

ADDIS ABABA, April 18 (Xinhua) — The Ethiopian House of Peoples’ Representatives (HoPR), the Ethiopian parliament’s lower house, on Thursday approved the appointments of new foreign affairs minister and defense minister. Gedu Andargachew, former president of Ethiopia’s second largest Amhara regional state, was appointed as the new foreign minister, while Lemma Megersa, president of Oromia […]

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Why Millennials Need to Save Twice as Much as Boomers Did

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Ethiopian Airlines crash: Kenyan families advised on compensation

By PAUL WAFULA The Foreign Affairs ministry has asked families of victims of the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash to secure a Grant of Representation from court in order to get compensation. A Grant of Representation is a document that confirms the legal status and ability to deal with the estate of someone who has died. […]

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Addisu Arega Appointed Head of Oromo Democratic Party CC Office

Adiss Ababa  April  18/2019  Addisu Arega is appointed Head of the Office of Central Committee of Oromo Democratic Party (ODP). He replaced Alemu Sime the former Head of the Office. Oromo Broadcasting Network (OBN) reported that Addisu had served as Rural Sector Cluster Head in the Office. In a related development, the House of People’s […]

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Doctors take inspiration from online dating to build organ transplant AI

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PM ABIY AHMED Among The TIME 100 Most Influential People of 2019

ABIY AHMED By Feyisa Lilesa In 2016, the situation in Ethiopia was very bad. People were being killed and many were in jail, and I wanted the world to know what the government was doing. That’s why, during the 2016 marathon at the Rio Olympics, I crossed my wrists at the finish line—to symbolize that the […]

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Kenya’s Lawrence Cherono and Ethiopia’s Worknesh Degefa win in Boston Marathon debuts

By Jill Martin, CNN (CNN)The 123rd Boston Marathon almost needed a photo finish. In the closest finish in the men’s race since 1988, Kenya’s Lawrence Cherono, making his Boston Marathon debut, held off two-time Boston Marathon champion Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia to barely clip the finish line tape first. Cherono was two seconds ahead, in a time of […]

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How couples can solve lighting disagreements for good

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