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Chinese consortium to operate LRT

A consortium of China Railway Engineering Corporation (CREC), a Chinese contractor currently building the Addis Ababa Light Rail Transit (LRT) system, and Shenzen Metro Group, operators of the railway system of the Chinese city Shenzen, has been selected by the Ethiopian Railways Corporation (ERC) to handle the operation and maintenance …

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Dina Mufti, Kuma Demeksa et al appointed for diplomatic missions

President Mulatu Teshome appointed veteran politician Kuma Demeksa and long-familiar figure Samiya Zekaria along with four other prominent figures to be envoys in various countries.   Along with Bereket Simon and Abay Tsehaye, Kuma Demeksa was appointed as the premier’s senior advisor for policy research under a ministerial portfolio. Following …

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In Ethiopia’s Capital, a Resurgent Jazz Scene

On a recent Sunday evening, a stylish audience in their 20s packed Mama’s Kitchen, a wood-and-glass lounge on the fourth floor of an otherwise closed shopping center near the Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital. They were there to hear an adventurous young pianist, Samuel Yirga, as he …

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Ethiopia face Algeria without key player

Ethiopia will face Algeria on Saturday in a 2015 Afcon qualifier without one of their inspirational stars Saladin Said. Kick-off is at 9:00pm (CAT). The injured player, who joined Egyptian giants Al Ahly early this year, and South African based professional Getaneh Kabede, who scored one of the goals in …

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Urgent need of water supply in Addis Ababa

These days young and old people are seen carrying jerrycans in the streets of northern and eastern part of Addis Ababa to collect drinking water. Not only residents in Addis Ababa are suffering from acute shortage of water, but also civil servants in some of various state offices are in …

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