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Ethiopian Football Federation Fires Coach Yohannes Sahle

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The Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) has mutually parted ways with head coach Yohannes Sahle a year before the expiration of the contract. This follows the unimpressive performance of the Walia Antelopes in the 2017 AFCON qualifiers, where their chances of making the final tournament in Gabon hang on the slimmest …

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Ethiopian runners Hayle and Baysa win Boston Marathon 2016

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Ethiopia runners win both the men’s and women’s races in the 120th Boston Marathon on Monday. Men Boston Marathon 2016 21-year-old Lemi Berhanu Hayle of Ethiopia has won the Boston Marathon in an unofficial time of 2 hours, 12 minutes, 45 seconds. Defending champion Lelisa Desisa finished 47 seconds back, …

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Hundreds of migrants from the Horn of Africa feared dead in Mediterranean

Hundreds of refugees are believed to have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea trying to reach Europe, one year after a similar tragedy, Italy’s president confirmed Monday. Italy’s foreign minister also confirmed the tragedy on Monday, but said that details were still scarce. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1LXXMdbFKg “What is sure is that we are …

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Ethiopia earned 123 million USD from electricity sales

During the last 8 months of the current fiscal year, Ethiopia earned about 123 million USD, which is equivalent to 2.6 billion Birr, from the sale of electricity both for the local market and international market. While presenting to the House of Peoples’ Representative, Motuma Mekassa, Minister for Water, Irrigation …

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Ethiopia: AU condemns Gambela attack

The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, condemns in the strongest terms the criminal attack carried out by South Sudanese armed elements in the Jakawa area of the Gambella region of Ethiopia, on 15 April 2016, killing 208 people and abducting 102 women and …

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Death toll jumps to 238 in Ecuador earthquake of 7.8 magnitude

Death toll jumps to 238 in Ecuador earthquake of 7.8 magnitude and also 1,500 people were injured. Rescue crews searched desperately through rubble Sunday for survivors of a magnitude-7.8 earthquake. According to CNN, the death toll soared from under 100 on Saturday night to 238 on Sunday afternoon — and it’s …

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