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Ethiopian Athletes Melkamu and Abera Shine at Hamburg Marathon 2016

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Beating windy conditions, Ethiopia’s Meselech Melkamu and Tesfaye Abera emerged victorious at the Haspa Marathon Hamburg on Sunday (April 17). Meselech Melkamu clocked 2:21:54 to win the women’s title, slicing more than two minutes from the course record. On the men’s side, Tesfaye Abera clocked 2:06:58 for his second marathon …

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Ethiopia’s first Skate Park opened up today

Skateboarding may be a relatively new sport in Ethiopia but it’s growing in popularity and now the capital, Addis Ababa, is gets its first concrete skate park. Ethiopia’s first Skate Park just opened up today in Addis Ababa. The park was constructed by volunteers from all around the world in …

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Ethiopia: Gambella Attack Eyewitness Accounts

Around 80 injured victims of Friday’s attack on Nuer communities in the west of Gambella region were taken to Gambella town’s hospital. Maybe 50 or 60 of them were women and most have gun shot wounds. All numbers are fuzzy, but 15 to 20 villages were attacked before dawn. The …

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EU Announces €122.5 Million for Ethiopia Drought Relief

European Union has announced $122.5m in emergency assistance to Ethiopia to combat the effects of a drought brought on by the El Niño climate phenomenon. The Embassy of Ethiopia to European Union in Brussels has released the EU’s announcement of aid to Ethiopia as follows; ——– Dear Sir, Madam, The …

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Ethiopian opposition political Party dismissed its chairman

Blue (Semayawi) Party, discipline committee today announced that the the Party’s leader Eng. Yilkal Getnet and its Financial manager Woretaw Wasse are dismissed from the party. This decision of the party was announced via twitter account of the party’s newspaper, Negere Ethiopia, editor Belay Manaye. According to the tweets, The …

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