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Ethiopia Opposition Groups Say They Are Uniting for Change

Five Ethiopian dissident groups in exile said they have formed an alliance to bring a change of government back home, describing Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn’s government as oppressive. The new group is called the People’s Alliance for Freedom and Democracy, according to a joint statement issued Friday in Oslo, Norway, …

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Boeing torn between Kenya and Ethiopia offices

American aircraft manufacturer Boeing is weighing options of opening an office either in Kenya or Ethiopia to gain a foothold in the eastern Africa market. Boeing Company senior vice president Marc Allen said Thursday the US giant is assessing factors like human resource, infrastructure and existing frameworks for partnerships in …

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Important facts about Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam (GERD)

By Bayelegne Yirgu – Dec. 17, 2012 The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) project is one of the largest hydroelectric dams in the world. When it is completed it will generate 6000 mega watts of electricity. Now and then, we see biased articles regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance dam. It …

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