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Ethiopia: Unrest in Oromia region’s Nekemte town leaves 3 dead

Three people died today, 30th October 2017, in Nekemte town, 318 Km west of Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa. According today’s Facebook post of Ato Addisu Arega, head of the Oromia regional state communication affairs bureau, three people has died and also unspecified private & government property was damaged. Ato Addis has …

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Ethiopia’s Billionaire Alamoudi donated 40m Birr to Oromia region for rehabilitation of displaced people

Ethiopian born Saudi Arabian Billionaire Shiek Mohammed Hussein Ali Al-‘Amoudi donated 40m Birr to Oromia region for rehabilitation of displaced people. According the Facebook post of Ato Adissu Arega Kitessa, Bureau Head at Oromia Government Communication Affairs Bureau, Alamoudi has delivered the 40m Birr bank cheque to Oromia region president Ato Lemma …

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

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

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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