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News Topic - Ethiopia

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'Ethiopia's media crackdown is bad news for Africa' Without a free press in Addis Ababa, Africans are being locked out of the important decisions being made in their de facto capital, writes Simon Allison Continue reading...
The Guardian | Jan 23, 2015 2:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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South Africa's Standard Bank to open rep office in Ethiopia By Edmund Blair NAIROBI (Reuters) - South Africa's Standard Bank aims to open a representative office in Ethiopia by the end of March, joining others eyeing a fast growing African economy although foreigners are barred from offering commercial bankin
Yahoo! News | Jan 22, 2015 3:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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HRW: Ethiopia Cracking Down on Media Ahead of National Elections A new report by Human Rights Watch accuses the Ethiopia's government of systematically cracking down on media ahead of the May 2015 elections. The report, released Thursday, details how Ethiopia has restricted independent reporting since 2010. Human Right
Voice of America | Jan 22, 2015 09:11 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Microcredit doesn't live up to promise of transforming lives of the poor, 6 studies show Six studies, conducted independently in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ethiopia, India, Mexico, Mongolia, and Morocco, and released in the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, followed over 37,000 individuals in total. The studies conclude that while mi
EurekAlert! | Jan 22, 2015 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ethiopia 'decimates' free press: rights group The Ethiopian government is stepping up oppression of independent journalists ahead of national elections due in May, a leading rights group said in a report on Thursday. "Ethiopia's government has systematically assaulted the country's ind
Yahoo! News | Jan 22, 2015 03:19 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Experts Rank Ethiopia's Coffee Among Best Ethiopias coffee has been ranked as the best in the world by an international group of coffee connoisseurs. Not surprisingly, coffee is a top export for the country. But at home it is a source of pride. International coffee experts travel the world to fin
Voice of America | Jan 21, 2015 3:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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How Experts Decide Ethiopia Has the Best Coffee Ethiopias coffee has been ranked as the best in the world by an international group of coffee connoisseurs. Not surprisingly, coffee is a top export for the country. But at home it is a source of pride. Marthe van der Wolf in Addis Ababa decided to find o
Voice of America | Jan 21, 2015 2:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Seeds of Africa Foundation Retains Momentum Communications Group to Build Awareness of Education & Community Development Programs in Ethiopia The Seeds of Africa Foundation, www.seedsofafrica.org, a New York City-based NGO that provides education and community development programs in Ethiopia, has retained Momentum Communications Group, www.momentum-cg.com, a marketing communications agency spe
PR.com | Jan 21, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ethiopia: human rights groups criticise UK-funded development programme Leaked World Bank report rejects claims from the Banks management that no link existed between their programme and villagisationA major UK- and World Bank-funded development programme in Ethiopia may have contributed to the violent resettlement of a minor
The Guardian | Jan 20, 2015 8:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
5 former winners in Boston Marathon elite field BOSTON (AP) Five former winners have committed to run this year's Boston Marathon.Principal sponsor John Hancock Financial announced Tuesday that 2013 men's winner Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia and 2012 winner Wesley Korir of Kenya will join a field that incl
MSNBC | Jan 20, 2015 4:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend