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News Topic - Ethiopia

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African nations should be more engaged in Ebola fight: Ethiopia African nations need to be more engaged in the fight against the Ebola virus and stop relying on aid from Western governments, Ethiopia's prime minister said Monday. Hailemariam Desalegn said the response to the epidemic in west Africa should not be
Yahoo! News | 2 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Former US Diplomat Calls for Free, Fair Elections in Ethiopia Former US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Herman Cohen said Ethiopia should not be afraid to have free and fair elections or a free press. Cohen said the government is doing good things that it can win an election on, such as creating job
Voice of America | 15 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Ethiopia to expand energy, industry with Eurobond funds By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia plans to expand industry, sugar factories and power production using proceeds from its oversubscribed debut Eurobond that raised $1 billion, the finance minister said on Tuesday. Ethiopia is the latest Afri
Yahoo! News | Dec 17, 2014 07:21 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Run Daren Run: Man prepares to run 100 marathons in 100 days WEST MICHIGAN — FOX 17 talks with Daren Wendell about the massive undertaking he’s beginning in just over two weeks. Wendell aims to run 100 marathons in 100 days to raise money for clean water in Ethiopia.
FOX 17 | Dec 16, 2014 12:33 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Grand Rapids, Michigan
UN commission asks for Ebola debt forgiveness ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) A U.N. commission is asking for more debt cancellations for the three West African nations hardest hit by the Ebola virus.
Yahoo! News | Dec 15, 2014 1:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ebola crisis: Beyond the money, this forces our leaders to take action The fact that a Band Aid single is needed again three decades on from the release of the original fundraiser to fight famine in Ethiopia is a testament both to success and to failure.
The Independent | Dec 15, 2014 07:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ethiopian sister city group hosts holiday event The local group that works with Gondar, Corvallis sister city in Ethiopia, is hosting a holiday gathering from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, at the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library.
Corvallis Gazette Times | Dec 12, 2014 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Corvallis, Oregon
Stanford scientist examines ways to put stormwater to use in big cities Stanford researchers plan to use data from St. Paul, Minn., to determine the value of stormwater, and apply these lessons to water projects in Brazil and Ethiopia.
EurekAlert! | Dec 12, 2014 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ethiopia says Ericsson to take part of telecom deal after ZTE row ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Swedish telecom group Ericsson is set to sign a contract with Ethiopia to expand telecom infrastructure, taking a slice of an $800 million contract from Chinese firm ZTE Corp because of a row over terms, a senior official told Reut
Yahoo! News | Dec 11, 2014 2:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Could Kenya Learn From Ethiopia's Anti-terror Strategy? Kenya has a security problem. Fighters from the militant group al-Shabab, driven from their strongholds across Somalia, have claimed responsibility for gruesome attacks targeting non-Muslims in northeastern Kenya: hijacking a bus full of passengers in one
Voice of America | Dec 10, 2014 4:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend