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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 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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Mass deposit of Sapphire mineral discovered in Northern Ethiopia

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Mass deposit of the rare precious mineral Sapphire discovered in Tigray regional state, Ethiopia. According to the International Coloured Gemstone Association,a huge sapphire has been found in northern Ethiopia. Blue Sapphire is the most expensive mineral next to diamond which is now found in northern Ethiopia ,mainly in Tanqa Abergele …

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