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Thursday, 08-27-15, 11:30For How Long With Taxis Havoc?[Ethiopian Herald] Addis Ababa is entangled with a range of problems emanating from transportation challenges, particularly of taxis. The ups and downs the general public has to suffer are clearly witnessed by everyone though taxi inflow increases. Taxis are not available especially at rush hours and there is hustle and bustle which potentially exposes citizens to pickpocketing. It is obvious that there are many problems concerning this situation nowadays, which is by far aggravated by taxi assistants or brokers (taxi tout), read more...
Thursday, 08-27-15, 9:53The Diaspora - Demanding or Daring?[Ethiopian Herald] As history tells us, Ethiopia was the country of great honours and Axumite civilization. More or less, its civilization was similar to the ancient civilizations namely, the Mesopotamian and the Greece civilizations. In fact, the Axumite Civilization marked the Ethiopian great era in history. Some of the remarkable characteristics of Axumite civilization were Architecture, sophisticated transactions, urbanization and the like.. read more...
Tuesday, 08-25-15, 18:36Germany Contributes 750,000 Euros to Help Refugees Hosted in Ethiopia[Ethiopia Government] Germany commits 750,000 Euros for the purpose of helping hundreds of thousands of refugees hosted in Ethiopia, announced the German Embassy to the press on August 22, 2015). In a statement released by the German Embassy, the donation would support relief operations by the World Food Program (WFP), which had been facing shortage of funds. It is announced that the funds will help ease food insecurity and reduce malnutrition rates, particularly among South Sudanese refugees, who continue to arrive in Ethiopia read more...
Tuesday, 08-25-15, 18:23The 19th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies Opens in the Polish Capital of Warsaw[Ethiopia Government] The 19th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies (ICES) under the theme: "Ethiopia - Diversity and Interconnections through space and Time", opened at the University of Warsaw, Poland, on Monday (August 24). The more than 200 participants were welcomed by Dr. Hanna Rubinkowska-Anioł, President of the Conference Organizing Committee, by Dr. Ahmed Hassen Omer , Director of the Institute of Ethiopian Studies of Addis Ababa University and other dignitaries including Ambassador Jacek Jankowski, Ambassado read more...
Tuesday, 08-25-15, 16:50Teaching History of Slave Trade Can Reinforce Rights of All Peoples - UN[Ethiopian Herald] By teaching, communicating and transmitting the history of the slave trade the world can reinforce the rights and the dignity of people of African descent and, together, fight against all forms of racism and discrimination, the head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization said on the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. read more...
Tuesday, 08-25-15, 16:48World Championships 2015 - Time Is Running Out At 10,000m and Marathon[Ethiopian Herald] Farah broke the stadium record at the Bird's Nest by three hundredths of a second read more...
Tuesday, 08-25-15, 9:56Why Ethiopia's Economic Diplomacy Pays Off[Addis Fortune] World trade growth has shown a decline annual rate in the recent years, especially after the Great Recession. World trade showed growth of less than three percent in 2012 and 2013. read more...
Tuesday, 08-25-15, 9:55UN Says 4.5 Million Will Need Aid After Rains Fail[Al Jazeera] The number of Ethiopians who will need food aid by the end of this year has surged by more than 1.5 million from earlier estimates due to failed rains, UN agencies have said. read more...
Monday, 08-24-15, 11:38Oil's New Equilibrum[Addis Fortune] Oil prices have been heading south again, with a barrel of US crude recently falling below 42 dollars - the lowest level since March 2009, the nadir of the global financial crisis. And, while last year's sharp price drop was heavily influenced by two large supply shocks, the current decline also has an important demand dimension. read more...
Monday, 08-24-15, 11:23Help - Only a Phone Call Away[Addis Fortune] With mobile phones no longer a novelty, these comprehensive services can have a wide read read more...

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