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Friday, 08-22-14, 10:13Ethiopia Takes Further Precautions Against Ebola[Ethiopia Government]Ethiopia has set up necessary and appropriate standby medical facilities and mechanisms as a precaution against the appearance of any cases of Ebola. Dr. Keseteberhan Admassu, Minister of Health, said a new Ebola treatment hospital with ten beds, with possible expansion to 50 beds, had been set up and fully equipped with medical staff. read more...
Thursday, 08-21-14, 14:55Nine Journalists and Bloggers Still Held Arbitrarily[RSF]Three journalists and six bloggers who have been held for the past five months were denied bail by a federal court in Addis Ababa yesterday after the prosecution argued that article 3 of the 2009 anti-terrorism law, under which they are detained, precludes release on bail. read more...
Thursday, 08-21-14, 11:06Ethiopia is a State, Not a Failed State - It Needs to Act Accordingly![Addis Standard]Arguably, Ethiopia's nation building course is far from over. Many agree it is in fact far from being on the right track. But inarguably Ethiopia is a state - a state that has its own constitution with a clearly marked distinction between the executive, the judiciary and the legislative; a state that is playing international and regional roles of its own creed and capacity; a state that is signatory to numerous international conventions ranging from protecting individual liberty to its environment. read more...
Wednesday, 08-20-14, 11:40Calculating What the Future Holds for Africa[Addis Standard]First established as the Institute for Defense Policy in 1991 by its current Executive Director Dr Jakkie Cilliers, the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) is an award winning, leading Pan African policy research institution working to "enhance human security on the continent". ISS is known for its independent and authoritative researches and provides expert policy analysis and advice as well as practical training and technical assistance to governments and organizations across the continent and beyon read more...
Wednesday, 08-20-14, 9:13As South Sudan Crisis Grows, Ethiopia Becomes Africa's Largest Refugee Host[UN News]Ethiopia has surpassed Kenya in hosting the most refugees in Africa, sheltering 629,000 refugees as of the end of July, the United Nations refugee agency announced on Tuesday. read more...
Tuesday, 08-19-14, 13:04As South Sudan Crisis Grows, Ethiopia Becomes Africa's Biggest Refugee-Hosting Country[UNHCR]This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 19 August 2014, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. read more...
Tuesday, 08-19-14, 13:03Ethiopia Overtakes Kenya As Africa's Biggest Refugee-Hosting Country[UNHCR]Addis Ababa -The UN refugee agency announced on Tuesday that Ethiopia has overtaken Kenya to become the largest refugee-hosting country in Africa, sheltering 629,718 refugees as of the end of July. Kenya, in comparison, is host to 575,334 registered refugees and asylum-seekers. read more...
Tuesday, 08-19-14, 5:15On the Concept, Relevance and Practice of Diaspora Mapping[Ethiopia Government]The Diaspora Engagement Affairs Directorate General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in collaboration with the representatives of the International Office of Migration (IOM) provided a briefing to the Ethiopian Ambassadors, Consuls General and Ministry officials on Sunday (August 17). read more...
Monday, 08-18-14, 5:36'Triple Jeopardy' - the Struggle of the Little Ones[Reporter]Scattered around the infamous currency black market area (the self-proclaimed forex bureaus) of Addis Ababa - areas including Ambassador Theater and Ethiopia Hotel - young men importune passersby, especially those who, they suspect had come from abroad. read more...

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