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Devex honors Ethiopian Dr Eleni Gebremedhin

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Eleni Zaude Gabre-Madhin (PhD) is an Ethiopian economist and a former Chief Executive Officer of the Ethiopia Commodity Exchange (ECX). She has had many years of experience working on agricultural markets – particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa  – and has held senior positions in the World Bank, the International Food Policy …

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34 Ethiopian Immigrants Arrested in Zambia travelling to South Africa

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Security officers in Luangwa District have intercepted 34 Ethiopian prohibited immigrants who were trying to use the Luangwa border to cross the Zambezi River into Zimbabwe enroute to South Africa. Luangwa Police Officer In-Charge, Assistant Superintendent, Mataa Muleta and Immigration officers confirmed the interception of the Ethiopian nationals. Mr Mulata …

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Opinion: Should Ethiopia promote or stop Khat production?

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Khat exports earned Ethiopia millions of dollars helping the country get foreign exchanges. Ethiopia’s revenue generated by Khat exports is rapidly growing from year to year. The UN World Health Organization says the plant causes irritability, insomnia and lethargy. More experienced chewers describe a meditative, almost trance-like state, where one’s …

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Ethiopia celebrates Mothers Day

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Almost all countries of the world that celebrate Mother’s Day do so on the second Sunday of May. On this day Mothers are celebrated with presents and special attention from their families, friends and loved ones. How about in Ethiopia? Yes, Mothers day is celebrated in Ethiopia on the second …

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Ethiopia celebrates the 75th Anniversary of Patriots Victory Day

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Ethiopians mark Patriots Day every year on May 5 to commemorate gallant patriots who fought against the then fascist Italian troops, for five consecutive years between 1936 and 1941. The East African country has been prepared for the celebrations of the 75th anniversary of Patriots Victory Day with different activities …

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