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Opinion: What Brexit means for Ethiopia

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So Brexit has become a reality. What does this mean to Ethiopia? I think it comes with a mixed bag of opportunities and challenges. 1. Economically, it could bring a reduction in cost of pound-denominated debt service. This relates to the historic nose diving of the British pound. But with …

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Ethiopia: National Higher Education Entrance Exam Rescheduled

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The state-run media, Ethiopia Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) reported today the Ethiopian Ministry of Education has rescheduled Higher Education entrance exam extending the exam due date by a week. The ministry has rescheduled the exam date by considering the holiday, the request of Islamic Affairs Supreme Council, exam candidates and their families. …

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Eritrean government confirmed heavy fighting with Ethiopia

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The Eritrean government issued a statement confirming the heavy fighting on the border with Ethiopia, accused Ethiopia of launching an attack against it. In a statement issued today, the Eritrean Information ministry said: The [Ethiopian] regime has today, Sunday 12 June 2016, unleashed an attack against Eritrea on the Tsorona Central …

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Breaking: Heavy fire exchange across Ethiopia-Eritrea border

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Reports indicating heavy fire exchange  in Tsorena & Aiga (Northern Tigray) areas between Ethiopia and Eritrea troops. Sources indicate the fire exchange involves heavy artilleries and tanks from both sides. According to Awramba Times Eritrea has launched a full-scale attack in northern Ethiopia last night, following the recent report by UN Commission …

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Ethiopia’s Minister says Grand Renaissance Dam 70% complete

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Ethiopia’s government communication affairs office Minister, Getachew Reda, said that his country completed 70 percent of construction of the hydropower Renaissance Dam. Asked about differences on the construction of the Renaissance Dam, Reda said: “Sudan, Ethiopia and Egypt have agreed on the technical committees. Furthermore, we haven’t promised to stop …

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EAF names marathon team for Rio 2016 Olympic Games

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Ethiopian Athletics Federation (EAF) announced yesterday the names of men and women athletes who will represent Ethiopia at the Rio 2016 Olympics to be held in August in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. MEN: TESFAYE ABERA, LEMI BERHANU, FEYISA LELISA RESERVES: KENENISA BEKELE, ADHANE YEMANE, LELISA DESISA Three-time Olympic champion Kenenisa …

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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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Ethiopian President call for More Turkish Investment

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The massive Turkish investment in Ethiopia will further be expanded as President Mulatu Teshome is calling for more investment from the European country. The President assured a 23-member Turkish investors’ delegation that Ethiopia presents them with an array of investment opportunities which they can invest in. Dr. Mulatu yesterday received …

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Ethiopian distance running coach Dr Woldemeskel Kostre passed away

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The renowned Ethiopian distance running coach, Dr Woldemeskel Kostre, passed away on Sunday in Addis Ababa. Dr Woldemeskel was considered by many to be the architect of Ethiopia’s phenomenal success at longer distances from the mid-1980s onwards. Dr Woldemeskel is well known for his great ability in spotting and nurturing …

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