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UNESCO has inscribed Geda System as Intangible World Heritage

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United Nations Education, Science and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has inscribed Geda System as Intangible World Heritage in its 11th intangible world heritage meeting being held in Addis Ababa. The Geda System is and indigenous, democratic system with which the Oromo People have been governing themselves in a democratic way before …

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Ethiopia: National Higher Education Entrance Exam Rescheduled

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The state-run media, Ethiopia Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) reported today the Ethiopian Ministry of Education has rescheduled Higher Education entrance exam extending the exam due date by a week. The ministry has rescheduled the exam date by considering the holiday, the request of Islamic Affairs Supreme Council, exam candidates and their families. …

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Landslide in Ethiopia killed Over 40 People

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More than 41 people were killed by landslides in Wolaita zone, SNNP regional state of Ethiopia, following heavy rains in five districts on Monday, 9th May 2016,  according to a state-affiliated broadcaster in Ethiopia, Fana Broadcasting Corporate (FBC). A road linking Wolaita zone with Dawro zone and a bridge which …

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34 Ethiopian Immigrants Arrested in Zambia travelling to South Africa

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Security officers in Luangwa District have intercepted 34 Ethiopian prohibited immigrants who were trying to use the Luangwa border to cross the Zambezi River into Zimbabwe enroute to South Africa. Luangwa Police Officer In-Charge, Assistant Superintendent, Mataa Muleta and Immigration officers confirmed the interception of the Ethiopian nationals. Mr Mulata …

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Ethiopia celebrates Mothers Day

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Almost all countries of the world that celebrate Mother’s Day do so on the second Sunday of May. On this day Mothers are celebrated with presents and special attention from their families, friends and loved ones. How about in Ethiopia? Yes, Mothers day is celebrated in Ethiopia on the second …

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Ethiopia celebrates the 75th Anniversary of Patriots Victory Day

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Ethiopians mark Patriots Day every year on May 5 to commemorate gallant patriots who fought against the then fascist Italian troops, for five consecutive years between 1936 and 1941. The East African country has been prepared for the celebrations of the 75th anniversary of Patriots Victory Day with different activities …

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