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#6 – Ethiopia’s First Day On The Job At The United Nations Security Council

Ethiopia was elected as a non permanent member of the Council with 185 out of 190 votes cast. The council has the primary responsibility for international peace and security. They replaced Angola, the last African representative on the Council. Source: Africa News

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Juniper Glass Announces Ethiopian Merger And Regulatory Approvals

Juniper Glass announced that it has received all regulatory approvals necessary to conclude the final investments in its US$70 million greenfield container glass factory in Debre Birhan, Ethiopia. Juniper is working closely with leading global glass engineers and equipment suppliers to build a state-of-the-art factory, which will use the latest [...]

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Lessons Learned From The Recent Drought Response In Ethiopia

Drought, worsened by El Niño effects, is having a devastating impact on the lives and livelihoods of 10.2 million Ethiopians. The lack of rainfall and subsequent great drought have caused a massive spike in humanitarian needs, which are expected to continue through the remaining of 2016 and well into next [...]

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Africa’s Big Givers: Giving Back in a BIG Way

Some of Africa’s wealthiest business leaders and personalities take social responsibility very seriously, generously using both their time and resources to improve the lives of others. Here’s a look at some of the philanthropic efforts of some of the continent’s big givers. DIDIER DROGBA FOUNDATION La Fondation Didier [...]

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HomeSend, Mastercard Aim To Transform the $3bn Remittance Industry In Ethiopia

Remittance service launched with CBE signals evolution of Ethiopian payment ecosystem HomeSend and the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) today announced a new remittance service at the US-Africa Business Forum, that will allow more than 100 million Ethiopians to send funds directly to any mobile number in the East African [...]

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Planting the Seeds of Quality Education in Ethiopia

Atti Worku is a fashion model turned educator and NGO-founder. From representing Ethiopia at the Miss Universe Pageant in Thailand, Atti is now concerned with providing quality education to children in her birthplace, Adama, Ethiopia. Her foundation, Seeds of Africa is an afterschool program that is modeled after project-based learning. [...]

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#1 – Ethiopians Have Had Enough!

The Oromo and Amhara together make up the majority of Ethiopia's population and claim they suffer discrimination in favour of ethnic Tigrayans, who they say occupy the key jobs in the government and security forces. Read More >> Source: Al Jazeera

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Ethiopia: Gateway to a Piece of Africa’s History

As I sit in the passenger seat on the way to the airport, I think to myself how it is exactly ten years to the date exact of my first trip to the continent of Africa. I visited Africa a few times after my first visit but this visit was [...]

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#6 – Ten Killed In Ethiopia Protests

The violence is believed to have started after the attempted arrests by government troops of leaders of the Amhara ethnic group. They have been protesting against what they see as the erosion of their ethnic identity. Read More >> Source: Al Jazeera

#10 – Life After Being A Rebel

Former rebel fighters with the Ogaden National Liberation Front, which has been battling against the government for an independent state for ethnic Somalis in Eastern Ethiopia for decades, are learning new skills to make fresh starts. Read More >> Source: Al Jazeera

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