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News Topic - Ethiopia

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They started to burn our houses: Ethnic strife in Ethiopia threatens a key U.S. ally Hundreds killed, 100,000 displaced by clashes between Oromos and Somalis in a largely hidden war.
Washington Post | 10 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Nigeria to start issuing visas on arrival for Africans: AU ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) Nigeria has decided to start issuing visas on arrival for all Africans, the African Union said Friday, in a major step toward the goal of free movement on the continent. The continental body’s deputy chairman Kwesi Quartey
The Seattle Times | Oct 14, 2017 07:15 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Seattle, Washington
After a young couple was killed, the alleged gunman fled to Ethiopia. He may never face trial. Read full story for latest details.
Washington Post | Oct 13, 2017 12:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Government Forces Kill 4 in Ethiopia's Oromia Region Ethiopian government forces killed four people and wounded 18 others Thursday in the town of Soda in the restive Oromia region. Residents, who asked for anonymity out of fear of retaliation by the Ethiopian government, told VOAs Horn of Africa service tha
Voice of America | Oct 12, 2017 6:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
An understanding of pigmentation that is more than just skin deep In an effort to better understand genes affecting skin pigmentation, scientists have generated one of the largest and most comprehensive datasets to date -- by sequencing the genomes of 2,092 ethnically and genetically diverse Africans living in Ethiopia,
EurekAlert! | Oct 12, 2017 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UAB sparks education through software in developing nations The University of Alabama at Birmingham Sparkman Center for Global Health has partnered with developers in Ethiopia and Zambia to develop a software solution, named SparkEd, in response to the lack of educational programs, resources and internet accessibi | Oct 11, 2017 7:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Birmingham, Alabama
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How the coffee industry will be affected by climate change By 2100, more than 50% of the land used to grow coffee will no longer be arable. Ethiopia, the sixth largest producer of coffee, could lose 60% of its production by 2050.
Mail Online | Oct 10, 2017 4:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Speaker of Ethiopian Parliament Submits Resignation The speaker of Ethiopia's lower house of parliament submitted his resignation on Sunday, one of the highest-ranking officials to do so since the ruling EPRDF coalition came to power in 1991. Abadula Gemeda did not disclose reasons behind his decision, but
Voice of America | Oct 9, 2017 12:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Klobuchar Meets Adoptive Family She Helped Unite Dave and Kati Norton of St. Louis Park had been trying for years to adopt two sons from the Ethiopia.
WCCO TV | Oct 8, 2017 11:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Minneapolis, Minnesota
Single mom, sons 1st tenants at new home for refugees in Winnipeg After fleeing political persecution in Ethiopia, 25-year-old Kuku Admasu is making a new life for herself and her two sons in a brand-new transitional home for asylum seekers in Winnipeg. | Oct 4, 2017 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend