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Epiphany celebrated in Ethiopia - in pictures The annual Timkat festival, an Orthodox Christian celebration of Epiphany, remembers the baptism of Jesus in the Jordan river. During the festival, tabots, models of the Ark of the Covenant, are taken from churches around the city of Gondar and paraded th
The Guardian | Jan 20, 2017 4:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ethiopians sweep Dubai Marathon as Bekele retires DUBAI (Reuters) - Tamirat Tola led Ethiopia's clean sweep at the Dubai Marathon on Friday after men's pre-race favorite Kenenisa Bekele retired injured.
Reuters | Jan 20, 2017 07:48 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tola of Ethiopia sets course record in Dubai Marathon upset DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Tamirat Tola of Ethiopia set a new course record in winning the Dubai Marathon on Friday.
Rio Rancho Observer | Jan 20, 2017 07:32 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Zahara Jolie-Pitt's Biological Mother Wants to Reconnect, Nearly 12 Years After Angelina Jolie Adopted Her Angelina Jolie adopted her first daughter, Zahara Jolie-Pitt, in Ethiopia in July of 2005 when she was just 6-months-old. Now, 12 years later, Zahara's biological mother is asking to reconnect...
E! Online | Jan 17, 2017 6:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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New drought strikes millions in Ethiopia, still reeling from El Nino By Katy Migiro NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Millions of Ethiopians face a hunger crisis for a second consecutive year after drought hit sub-Saharan Africa's second most populous nation, the United Nations said on Tuesday as it appealed for
Yahoo! News | Jan 17, 2017 1:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Weeknd helps bring an ancient language to life at U of T U of T student Sahlegebriel Gebreselassie can now study Ge-ez, an ancient language from Ethiopia and Eritrea, thanks in part to a donation from international star The Weeknd. | Jan 17, 2017 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ethiopia: UN-backed humanitarian appeal launched, seeking $948 million in 2017 On the heels of failed rains and a calamitous El Niño in Ethiopia, the country's Government today launched an appeal for $948 million to urgently address food and non-food needs, while the United Nations agriculture agency warned that a new drought ma
UN News Centre | Jan 17, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Kenya touted to perform well in Afcon 2019 Kenya is in the same group with Ghana, Ethiopia and Sierra Leone | Jan 13, 2017 2:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Improved Care for Domestic Animals Benefits Farmers in Ethiopia At a small grain mill in Mekelle, four donkeys quietly plod out of their concrete shelter into the front yard. Bells around their necks tinkle. Mill owner Roman Muluggeta uses donkeys to carry heavy sacks of grain to markets. But five years ago, she start
Voice of America | Jan 13, 2017 01:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ghana to play Kenya, Sierra Leone in Afcon 2019 qualifiers The Black Stars will also take on the Ethiopia in the qualifying round of Cameroon 2019 according to draws made by Caf on Thursday | Jan 12, 2017 10:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend