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Ethiopia’s Tigray region wins World No Tobacco Day 2017 awards

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Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI), one of WHO Initiatives, announced today (25th August 2017) that Ethiopia’s Tigray region is among World No Tobacco Day 2017 award winners. The statement in WHO Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI) website is below. Every year, WHO recognizes individuals or organizations in each of the six WHO Regions …

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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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Lucy eliminated from 10th Africa Women Nations Cup

The Ethiopia women’s national football team (Lucy) was eliminated from the 10th Africa Women Nations Cup tournament by Algeria on a 2-1 aggregate score after the two teams played to a 1-1 draw in the second leg match played today 26th March 2016 in Addis Ababa. The Algerians won the …

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Top 3 remarkable developments in Ethiopia

3. Rail Transport Construction in Ethiopia Ethiopia has lately operated the first metro (light rail transit ) in Sub-Saharan Africa that covers 31.6 KMs which also have the capacity of transporting 200,000 passengers daily. Ethiopia has also almost completed the Addis Ababa-Djibouti Railway which is a heavy rail system that …

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