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Ethiopia: Abel Tesfaye, aka the Weeknd, Wins First AMA, 2015 AMA

On the ceremony the 2015 AMAs, the Weeknd gives a fiery performance of The Hills for the audience. (AP)―Host Jennifer Lopez kicked off the American Music Awards in a dance routine that highlighted some of the year’s biggest hits, including songs from Justin Bieber and Nicki MInaj — who sat …

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Sweden donates $16 mln to drought affected in Ethiopia

The government of Sweden said it will contribute 16 million USD for food aid to people affected by the El Nino-induced drought in Ethiopia, Swedish Embassy in Addis Ababa said. The contribution is made through a grant to the World Food Program (WFP). “Through this contribution more than 1.5 million …

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New Ethiopia-Djibouti railway line begins service

A new railyway line linking Ethiopia and Djibouti has begun carrying wheat from the Port of Djibouti to Adama town as of Friday 20 November.Additional wheat, which the government of Ethiopia had bought for people affected by the El Nino-driven drought, has reached Port Djibouti. The Ethio-Djibouti railway project, linking …

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