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News Topic - Ethiopia

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Africa's best Olympian dives in for the last time The African with the most Olympic medals is not one of the great distance runners from Kenya or Ethiopia
USA Today | Jul 28, 2016 06:36 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Bacterial Meningitis Linked to Sand Storms in Sahel Theres new evidence linking hot desert sandstorms in Africa to bacterial meningitis in the Sahel, an area that stretches from Senegal in the west to Ethiopia in the east. Known as the meningitis belt, researchers have homed in on why the region has its na
Voice of America | Jul 27, 2016 6:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ethiopia's safe houses offer more than shelter to violence survivors in pictures Women and girls who have been abused need a range of services to help their recovery, including medical care, counselling and legal aid as well as training in life skills and employment, according to a report by Womankind Worldwide, More than a roof. A sh
The Guardian | Jul 27, 2016 10:37 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Is Ethiopia finally the next big thing in Africa travel? Read full story for latest details. | Jul 26, 2016 03:02 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Refugees primed to pump up feel-good factor at Rio Olympics A hand-picked group of refugees, which will compete under the Olympic flag, includes athletes from South Sudan, Syria, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Ethiopia
The Globe and Mail | Jul 25, 2016 6:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Athletes On First-Ever Olympic Refugee Team Land A Corporate Sponsor Ten elite athletes fleeing war and instability in Syria, South Sudan, Ethiopia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, comprise the world's first-ever Refugee Olympic Team and just landed a corporate sponsor. | Jul 22, 2016 05:33 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from San Francisco, California
Bill Gates declines to criticize Ethiopia social media cut Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has declined to criticize Ethiopia's recent blockage of social media, saying it is up to individual countries to regulate their internet.
KHNL News 8 | Jul 21, 2016 4:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Honolulu, Hawaii
Chickens May Help Repel Malaria-Carrying Mosquitoes In a perhaps unexpected finding, the smell of live chickens could help in the fight against malaria, new research shows. Researchers looked at the behavior of the malaria-carrying mosquito Anopheles arabiensis in three villages in western Ethiopia, where
Yahoo! News | Jul 21, 2016 2:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Chicken odour 'prevents malaria' research in Ethiopia finds The smell from a live chicken could help protect against malaria and work is beginning to find a new repellent, researchers say.
BBC News | Jul 21, 2016 11:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Forget mosquito repellent! Sleeping next to a CHICKEN will keep the blood-sucking insects at bay Researchers at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia, found Anopheles arabiensis - the mosquito that transmits malaria - is not attracted to chickens.
Mail Online | Jul 21, 2016 12:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend