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News Topic - Ethiopia

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International adoption made me a commodity, not a daughter | Tarikuwa Lemma I was taken from my home in Ethiopia by a corrupt adoption agency. When I returned, I felt Ethiopian, but they saw me as an AmericanIn 2006, less than a year after my sisters and I were brought to America as the victims of a corrupt adoption agency, I tol
The Guardian | 9 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Aid in the wrong hands Telegraph View: Is Ethiopia's government, whose security forces are guilty of rape and torture, a worthy recipient of 329 million of British taxpayers' money?
Telegraph.co.uk | 19 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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South Sudan Floods Thousands of South Sudanese refugees are mired in flooded camps in Ethiopia. Marthe van der wolf reports from a camp in Gambella.
Voice of America | Oct 30, 2014 6:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Regreening program to restore one-sixth of Ethiopia's land Tree and shrub-planting program has transformed degraded and deforested land across Africa, with Ethiopia planning to restore a further 15m hectares by 2030 Continue reading...
The Guardian | Oct 30, 2014 11:11 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
“Memphis Reads” And this month, it's been reading the work of an Ethiopian-American. by Leonard Gill Dinaw Mengestu was 2 years old when he moved, along with his mother and sister, from war-torn Ethiopia to join his father in America. That was nearly three decades ago.
Memphis Flyer | Oct 30, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Memphis, Tennessee
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Thousands of S. Sudan Refugees in Misery in Flooded Ethiopian Camps Thousands of South Sudanese refugees remain stuck in flooded camps in Ethiopia. Marthe van der Wolf reports for VOA from a camp in Gambella on the situation.
Voice of America | Oct 29, 2014 7:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Spike in Eritreans fleeing into Ethiopia More than 200 risk their lives every day, UN says, crossing a heavily-fortified border between arch enemy states.
Al Jazeera | Oct 29, 2014 10:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Corvallis group headed to Ethiopia on sister city visit A group of eight Corvallis residents is leaving Monday for Gondar, Ethiopia, as part of the sister city relationship that exists between the two communities.
Corvallis Gazette Times | Oct 29, 2014 02:22 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Corvallis, Oregon
The Next Shirt You Buy May Say 'Made In Ethiopia.' Here's Why The garment industry is still seen as a good partner for jump-starting the economies of undeveloped nations. Manufacturers entering these countries say they're trying to treat workers more ethically.
NPR.org | Oct 28, 2014 10:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In Addis Ababa, Ban hails new UN facility as symbol of shared 'strong desire for peace' The United Nations is “better placed to deliver better results,” declared Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, as a new office facility was inaugurated today at the UN Economic Commission for Africa compound in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
UN News Centre | Oct 28, 2014 7:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend