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News Topic - Ethiopia

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Ethiopia faces wave of refugees from South Sudan, warns UN relief official South Sudan is the most rapidly deteriorating humanitarian crisis in the world today, according to a senior United Nations relief operations official who made an urgent appeal for desperately-needed funding for Ethiopia, which hosts 180,000 mostly women a
UN News Centre | 18 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Inside China's Ethiopian shoe factory As China makes strides in Africa Ilya Gridneff gets inside a Chinese shoe factory in Ethiopia
Telegraph.co.uk | Jul 23, 2014 08:34 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ethiopian Boy who lived in tree gets a new life with Utah family A boy who grew up alone on the streets of Ethiopia has begun a new life in St. George. The 15-year-old overcame obstacles to get to St. George and finally has the one thing he always longed for — a family of his own.
KSL.com | Jul 22, 2014 04:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Salt Lake City, Utah
Australia grants permanent protection visa to teenager who fled Ethiopia High court ruling and backflip by immigation minister Scott Morrison could have ramifications for other asylum seekers Continue reading...
The Guardian | Jul 22, 2014 04:13 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ethiopian journalists, bloggers charged with terrorism Ed AdamczykADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 21 (UPI) -- Three Ethiopian journalists and six writers of a dissident blog, arrested in May, have been charged with acts of terrorism.
United Press International | Jul 21, 2014 4:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
As Ethiopia's 'Zone 9' bloggers get popular, they get charged with terror The US says it is 'deeply concerned' over prosecution of young social media activists. But Ethiopia is a key US ally on the Horn of Africa and any censure may remain rhetorical.
The Christian Science Monitor | Jul 21, 2014 4:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Straightening Sisay's Spine: A Twist Of Fate Saves A Boy's Life Thousands of children in Ethiopia suffer from scoliosis so severe that humps grow from their backs. After two spinal surgeries, one little boy now hopes he'll be able to play soccer with his friends.
NPR.org | Jul 21, 2014 1:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ethiopia's child brides see marriage as key to jobs abroad, says thinktank On eve of Girl Summit, ODI reveals trend of girls entering early marriages followed by swift divorces to migrate for family's sake Continue reading...
The Guardian | Jul 21, 2014 11:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
WEDDING: Pope - Garedew Meron Tafesse Garedew of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Cory Kendall Pope of Aiken, SC were married July 14, 2014 in Aiken, SC. The bride is a daughter of Mr. Tafesse Garedew Talema and Mrs. Askale Adenew Habtemariam of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She is the grandd
The Aiken Standard | Jul 20, 2014 04:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Aiken, South Carolina
World Briefing: Ethiopia: Bloggers and Journalists Are Charged as Terrorists Three Ethiopian journalists and six bloggers were charged with planning terrorist attacks during a court hearing in Addis Ababa on Friday morning, nearly three months after they were arrested.
New York Times | Jul 19, 2014 12:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend