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Ethiopia: Hailemariam Desalegn met former President Mengistu Hailemariam

Hailemariam Desalegn with Mengistu Hailemariam Former Ethiopian President Colonel Mengistu Hailemariam has met with Ethiopia’s former Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn in Zimbabwe’s capital Harare on Wednesday. The surprise meeting between Hailemariam, who... Read more »
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Internet in eastern Ethiopia shut down after regional violence

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Authorities have shut off Internet access in eastern Ethiopia amid an outbreak of violence there, residents said on Wednesday, a sign of the challenges facing reformist Prime Minister Abiy... Read more »
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Ethiopia: Ethnic tensions continue to smolder in Somali region

A street in Jijiga, where much of the violence took place DW– Following ethnically motivated violence in the country’s east, Ethiopia’s new prime minister Abiy Ahmed wants to strengthen and stabilize the... Read more »
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UAE plans oil pipeline from Ethiopia to Eritrea in latest Horn of Africa move

UAE plans oil pipeline from Ethiopia to Eritrea in latest Horn of Africa move NAIROBI (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates plans to build an oil pipeline connecting Eritrea and Ethiopia, the... Read more »
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Ethiopia get ready to relaunch Zambia national airline

A joint statement with Zambia’s state-owned Industrial Development Corporation on Monday in Lusaka said that under the plan, Zambia Airways, being revived more than two decades after it was shut down, would... Read more »
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Ethiopia human rights abuses could cost man US citizenship

AP ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A Virginia man’s U.S. citizenship is in jeopardy, with authorities saying he failed to disclose his role in suspected human rights abuses in Ethiopia. The Washington Post reports... Read more »
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Ethiopia opens plant to turn waste into energy

AFP – Ethiopia on Sunday inaugurated a power plant which converts waste into energy, next to a filthy open-air dump in Addis Ababa where a landslide last year killed more than 110... Read more »
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Ethiopia: Paramilitaries ‘Kill At Least 40’ in Oromia Region

Officials say paramilitary forces from the Somali region carried out cross-border attacks in Oromia’s East Hararghe. At least 40 people were killed by paramilitary forces in eastern Ethiopia over the weekend, a... Read more »
Ethiopia Requests Emperor Tewodros

Ethiopia Requests Emperor Tewodros’s Lock of Hair Back From London Museum

The National Army Museum has quietly removed from display a 19th-century looted braid of hair which the Ethiopian government has requested back as a national treasure. It came from the head of... Read more »
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Breaking: Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki to Visit Ethiopia

AddisNews: Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki to Visit Ethiopia This Coming Saturday, July 14, 2018 According to reports from a notice sent to Ethiopian local government offices and social media sources guests are... Read more »