Abu Dhabi

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In News
Sep 17th, 2013
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  Bawaba | credits: File copy The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has seized 364 wraps of high- grade Brazilian cocaine, weighing 6.490kg and valued at N72m. The NDLEA Head of Public Affairs, Mr. Mitchell Ofoyeju, said on Monday that the seizure was made at the Murtala Muhammed Internationa...
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Aug 22nd, 2013
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Abuja — In what is considered a breakthrough in its fight against international crimes, the Interpol Unit of the Nigeria Police Force, headed by DCP Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi, has in conjunction with its counterpart in Abu-Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, arrested one Itumo Anthony Chidebere, a suspected frau...
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In Djibouti
Mar 22nd, 2013
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Prime Minister Hailemarim Desalegn held discussions with the UAE’s Foreign Minister, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, at his offices on Thursday (March 22). On the occasion, Prime Minister Hailemariam extended appreciation to Sheikh Abdullah for his second visit to Ethiopia and highlighted ...
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In East Africa
Feb 22nd, 2013
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(BNA) – The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will arrive in Abu Dhabi on Sunday on a short official visit to the UAE, the first leg of a tour that includes also Ethiopia, Austria and Switzerland, UN Spokesperson Martin Nesirky announced. In Addis Ababa, Ban Ki-moon will attend the signing ceremony of...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 15th, 2013
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Ivory Coast captain Didier Drogba told reporters in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday that they were sick and tired of failing to win the Africa Cup of Nations each time they were highly favoured to do so and hope to break the jinx this time at the upcoming edition. The former Chelsea talisman was speaking a [&he...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 10th, 2013
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Ghana warmed up for next week’s Africa Cup of Nations by beating seven-time continental champions Egypt 3-0 in a friendly in Abu Dhabi. Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu opened the scoring for the Black Stars in the first half, before Richard Boakye and Asamoah Gyan added goals after the break. There were...
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In Djibouti
Jan 8th, 2013
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Dubai: A shortage of housemaids and nannies due to a ban on certain nationalities has encouraged recruitment agencies to increase their fees — which in turn has led to the development of a black market in maids in the UAE, market sources said. Gulf News has learnt the ban on visas for Ethiopian domes...
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In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 3rd, 2013
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The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has announced activities for the Black Stars ahead of their departure for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. The GFA has lined up some important activities on Thursday for the team before it departs to Abu Dhabi on Friday for the training camp ahead of the competitio...
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In Eritrea
Nov 15th, 2012
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An Ethiopian official said the country’s government is close to lifting a ban on its nationals working in the UAE after reaching a labour agreement with authorities in the Emirates. The treaty, expected to be made public in the next two months, would guarantee a minimum wage and insurance for Ethiopi...
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In Ethiopia
Oct 2nd, 2012
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A despondent maid in Dubai who was fired from her job after complaining about the lack of pay tried to commit suicide — only to be arrested and fined by police, according to reports. The desperate act by the 24-year-old woman, described as an Ethiopian national with the initials “AM,” occurred after ...