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By IndepthAfrica
Apr 19th, 2014
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By: Lori Pottinger, International Rivers International Rivers has been caught in the crossfire between Ethiopia and Egypt as they struggle over a large dam being built on the Nile River by Ethiopia. Ethiopia’s government turned its sights on Internatio...
By IAfrica
Apr 18th, 2014
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The police are investigating how 65 illegal Ethiopian immigrants sneaked into Ruiru and booked into a guesthouse without being detected at a time security organs are cracking down on illegal immigrants and suspected terrorists. The large party of men a...
By IndepthAfrica
Apr 18th, 2014
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The Ethiopian maid who tried to kill her sponsor’s three children with a machete has reportedly confessed to the crime. Dubai Attorney General Issam Issa Al Humaidan said she had admitted that the attack on the two girls and one boy was premeditated. S...
By IndepthAfrica
Apr 18th, 2014
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24 immigrants of Ethiopian origin who were on transit to South Africa have been arrested by police at Taru Forest in Voi, Taita Taveta County. It is alleged that the 24 have been hiding in Taru Forest for several days where they left to be ferried to S...
By IndepthAfrica
Apr 18th, 2014
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Dana Wagner, huffingtonpost I recently wrote an article criticizing two Canadian Cabinet ministers and the absolute privilege of irreverence struck me yet again. I didn’t have to spend a week sleeping anywhere but home to avoid thugs, or worry ab...
By IndepthAfrica
Apr 18th, 2014
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By Shiferaw Abebe There has been very little discourse anywhere regarding the 2015 general election in Ethiopia despite the fact that it is only a year away. It was therefore encouraging to read a recent editorial on Negere-Ethiopia by Semayawi Party o...
By IAfrica
Apr 18th, 2014
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By Tesfa-Alem Tekle April 17, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – The South Sudanese president, Salva Kiir, on Thursday arrived in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, where he held talks with Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn on the political turmo...
By IAfrica
Apr 17th, 2014
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Published on April 17, 2014 by pmnews   ·   No Comments Anti-gay activists in Ethiopia have cancelled a planned demonstration next week against homosexuality. The activists said Thursday they have been forced to abandon plans...
By IndepthAfrica
Apr 17th, 2014
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Homosexuality ‘not a serious crime’ says government official, in country where gay sex punishable by 15 years in prison. A planned anti-gay rally in Ethiopia has been cancelled by the government, according to officials. In addition, a plan ...
By IAfrica
Apr 17th, 2014
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By Tesfa-Alem Tekle April 16, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – Unknown gunmen on Tuesday opened fire at a passenger bus in western Ethiopia killing nine and wounding seven others, some with severe injuries, Redwan Hussein, a government spokesperson, told rep...