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Ethiopia: Statue of Abune Petros to be returned next month

The Authority for Research and Conservation Cultural Heritage said statue of the martyred Archbishop, Abune Petros,  that has been at the National Museum awaiting completion of light rail transit, is to be returned to its previous location next month. Director of the Authority, Yonas Desta, told WIC that the statue …

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UK provides an extra £30m in aid for Ethiopia to fight drought

Visiting Ethiopia, UK minister Nick Hurd says although government response has been impressive, relentless drought is affecting millions of people. The UK will provide an extra £30m in aid for Ethiopia, to help those people affected by drought in the country, according to the Department for International Development (DfID). Half …

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Ethiopia: “Oromia stabilizes from recent violence” – EBC

The Oromia regional state has stabilized from the violence and chaos that happened during the last few weeks, Oromia regional state  disclosed.    Communication affairs bureau head with the regional state, Fikadu Tessema, told WIC that the recent chaos and violence that occurred in Oromia is caused by the propaganda …

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France Expresses Desire for More Trade partnerships with Ethiopia

French Foreign Trade Minister Matthias Fekl expressed his country’s and French investors’ interest to invest more in Ethiopia. Fekl came to Ethiopia with a delegation of about 40 French businesses, specifically small and medium-size businesses. Matthias Fekl, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, the Promotion of Tourism and French Nationals …

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