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Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Set to Open Office in Ethiopia

Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) is said to open office in Ethiopia, according to Ethiopia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA). Tewolde Mulugeta, MoFA’s spokesperson, told journalists about JETRO’s plan to open office in Ethiopia while conveying a regular bimonthly brief on the Ministry’s accomplishments. Dr.Tedros Adhanom, Minister of Foreign Affairs, …

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Journalists arrested in Ethiopia this month should be freed, says CPJ

Two journalists arrested in Ethiopia this month should be freed, an international press freedom group says. The detentions come amid deadly protests over a plan to expand the capital’s administrative control into the Oromia region, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said. The government has accused Oromo protesters of links …

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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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