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Police investigating Hanna Rape and Murder Case

Ministry of Women, Children and Youth denounced with the strongest terms the kidnapping, rape and murder of a 16 year old high school student Hanna Lalango in Addis Ababa last week. The Minister, Zenebech Taddesse described the act as barbaric, heart breaking and stated her profound condemnation. She expressed her …

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Ethiopian Airlines eyes African aviation liberalisation in 2015

(Reuters) – Ethiopian Airlines hopes a decision to open up intra-African aviation routes will be fully implemented in 2015, the airline’s chief executive said on Thursday. Many African states adopted the Yamoussoukro Decision in 1999 to open up intra-African aviation routes but so far the decision has not been implemented …

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Eritreans ‘fleeing conscription drive’ for Ethiopia – UNHCR

A renewed conscription drive in Eritrea has led to a sharp increase in the number of youths fleeing to neighbouring Ethiopia, a UN refugee agency spokeswoman has told the BBC. More than 6,000 Eritreans had claimed asylum in Ethiopia in the past 37 days, double the rate seen in previous …

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In Defence of Financial Protectionism in Ethiopia

Developing a culture of open dialogue in Ethiopia to entertain different views is paramount in our quest for individual and collective economic transformation. I have a great deal of interest in the subject of international political economy, especially when it comes to Ethiopia. I have thought a lot about the …

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