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Ethiopia: an open door and a home for refugees

According to the UNHCR’s annual Global Trends Report, the number of refugees, asylum-seekers and internally displaced people worldwide has, for the first time in the post-World War II era, exceeded 50 million people. This is an increase of 6 million over the previous year – and the figures are moving …

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Bill Gates receives Honorary Degree from Ethiopia

University on Thursday conferred Microsoft founder, Bill Gates with an honorary degree in recognition for his role to humanity. “It is a special honour to receive an honorary degree from Addis Ababa University,” Gates said, after receiving the degree from the university. This is one of the leading institutions of …

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Ethiopia eyes regional integration through highways

A total of $610.6 million has been allocated for the implementation of the Ethiopian part of the project, with the funds coming from the Ethiopian government, international financial institutions and donor organizations. Ethiopia is pinning high hopes that the construction of a network of inter-state highways that connects it with …

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