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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 opens its First Engine Factory in Mekelle

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The first engine manufacturing plant in Ethiopia is set to be operational in Mekelle, Tigray Regional State, with a 350 million Birr investment from the local military base corporation, Addis Fortune Newspaper reported. Named as Mekelle Engine Production Factory, the company is established by one of the 15 subsidiary companies …

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AU backed Dr Tedros Adhanom is the Leader the WHO Needs

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Dr Tedros, 51, is former Ethiopian government official who has served as Health Minister and Foreign Minister before becoming candidate to become Director General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), whose elections are due next week, May 21-31, at the World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland.  Dr. Tedros has the most …

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Ethiopia to Open Embassy in Kigali, Rwanda

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Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announce the opening Ethiopian embassy in Rwanda’s capital, Kigali. Ethiopia has been carrying out its diplomatic relation with Rwanda through its embassy in Uganda. In his weekly briefing for the media, the Spokesperson, Meles Alem said the opening the embassy will have a crucial role …

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