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Ethiopia’s Tigray region wins World No Tobacco Day 2017 awards

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Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI), one of WHO Initiatives, announced today (25th August 2017) that Ethiopia’s Tigray region is among World No Tobacco Day 2017 award winners. The statement in WHO Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI) website is below. Every year, WHO recognizes individuals or organizations in each of the six WHO Regions …

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Ethiopia ends state of emergency rule imposed last October

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Ethiopia’s parliament has voted to lift the state of emergency imposed in October 2016 to help curb anti-government protests. An emergency session by members of parliament was called to make the decision on Friday. Ethiopia initially introduced the state of emergency for six months  in October 2016 to handle anti-government protests. …

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Ethiopia’s grain exporters unhappy over monopolisation of maize exports

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(Muluken Yewondwossen – Capital) Grain exporters are unhappy with the government’s decision to only allow a single company to export maize to east and southern African nations. Because of the drought, last fiscal year, exporters were banned from exporting grain. Then, a recent order came from the Prime Minister’s office …

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Brother of Ethiopian opposition opens one more hotel in Addis Ababa

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Magnolia Hotel & Conference Centre becomes the latest entrant to the hospitality industry with an estimated cost of half a billion Birr, situated on Cape Verde Avenue, opposite the premises of the European Union Delegation to Ethiopia, in Bole District, Fortune Newspaper reported today. According to Fortune, The construction of …

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