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The effect of Donald Trump’s travel ban on Ethiopian Airlines

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Ethiopian Airlines, a state-owned operator, said it is performing well financially despite recent travel ban complications by the US President, Donald Trump. Ethiopian Airlines CEO, Tewolde Gebremariam,  said on Tuesday that Trump’s order halting immigration from 7 states created confusion for passengers but had little impact on operations. The order of …

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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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Ethiopia earned 123 million USD from electricity sales

During the last 8 months of the current fiscal year, Ethiopia earned about 123 million USD, which is equivalent to 2.6 billion Birr, from the sale of electricity both for the local market and international market. While presenting to the House of Peoples’ Representative, Motuma Mekassa, Minister for Water, Irrigation …

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Ethiopia: AU condemns Gambela attack

The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, condemns in the strongest terms the criminal attack carried out by South Sudanese armed elements in the Jakawa area of the Gambella region of Ethiopia, on 15 April 2016, killing 208 people and abducting 102 women and …

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Ethiopian Athletes Melkamu and Abera Shine at Hamburg Marathon 2016

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Beating windy conditions, Ethiopia’s Meselech Melkamu and Tesfaye Abera emerged victorious at the Haspa Marathon Hamburg on Sunday (April 17). Meselech Melkamu clocked 2:21:54 to win the women’s title, slicing more than two minutes from the course record. On the men’s side, Tesfaye Abera clocked 2:06:58 for his second marathon …

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Ethiopia’s first Skate Park opened up today

Skateboarding may be a relatively new sport in Ethiopia but it’s growing in popularity and now the capital, Addis Ababa, is gets its first concrete skate park. Ethiopia’s first Skate Park just opened up today in Addis Ababa. The park was constructed by volunteers from all around the world in …

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