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News Topic - Ethiopia

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Eritrea Rejects UN Report on Asylum-Seekers Eritreas top diplomat to the United Nations says the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees has committed a conceptual mistake in a report, which stated that in the past 37 days more than 6,000 Eritreans had claimed asylum in neighboring Ethiopia. The U.N. r
Voice of America | 6 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: Gebrselassie: From track to boardroom How Olympic athlete and world record holder Haile Gebrselassie has become a property mogul and leading investor in Ethiopia.
BBC News | 15 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: Commercialising farming in Ethiopia The BBC's Lerato Mbele meets the Ethiopian farmers trying to find their place in the local and regional economy.
BBC News | 20 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: Ethiopia's industrial boom Ethiopia is experiencing a property and infrastructure boom, as Roderick Macleod reports from Addis Ababa.
BBC News | 20 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Eritreans 'flee conscription drive' A renewed conscription drive in Eritrea has led to a sharp increase in the number of youths fleeing to Ethiopia, the UN refugee agency tells the BBC.
BBC News | Nov 20, 2014 11:36 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ethiopia says China's ZTE could lose part of $800 mln in row over terms By Aaron Maasho PARIS (Reuters) - Ethiopia has told Chinese telecoms firm ZTE Corp it risked losing part of its deal worth $800 million to expand the nation's network because of differences over costs of upgrading existing systems, an Ethiopian minister a
Yahoo! News | Nov 19, 2014 06:53 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN agency starts relocation of 15,000 South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) has begun relocating nearly 15,000 South Sudanese refugees who had been stranded for a few months at a way station in western Ethiopia after the refugee camp where they were due to live was flooded.
UN News Centre | Nov 18, 2014 8:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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World Briefing: Sudan: Peace Talks Adjourn Talks between the Sudanese government and a rebel group adjourned in Ethiopia on Monday, to be reconvened at a date yet to be determined.
New York Times | Nov 18, 2014 01:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Number of Eritrean asylum-seekers in Europe soars from past year – UN The number of asylum-seekers in Europe from Eritrea during the first 10 months of 2014 has tripled compared with last year, with large numbers of refugees from the country also fleeing to neighbouring Ethiopia and Sudan, the United Nations Refugee Agency
UN News Centre | Nov 14, 2014 8:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Can We, Should We Really End Polio? For the past week, I have been a guest of Rotary International here in Ethiopia to participate in and observe an expedition of U.S. and Canadian Rotarians and friends of Rotary (I am a member of the Salt Lake City Club) to support the National Immunizatio | Nov 14, 2014 11:53 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend