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Jan 16th, 2013
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s players were promised more than $100,000 each Wednesday if they win the African Cup of Nations on the country’s return to the tournament after a 30-year absence. Ethiopia Football Federation president Sahilu Gebremariam said the players would get $1...
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In Djibouti
Jan 15th, 2013
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Addis Ababa – An Ethiopian court handed down heavy jail terms to 10 people convicted of having links to al-Qaeda, a judge said on Tuesday. The sentences ranged from three years to 20 years, and several of the convicted also face stiff fines. Judge Bahiru Darecha said the heavy sentences were ju...
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Jan 15th, 2013
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The government and the International Monetary Fund are at odds over projected GDP growth figures. The IMF says Ethiopia’s economy will grow by 6.5 percent in 2013. The government estimate is around ten percent.  The argument is important because the government is seeking more international investment...
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Jan 15th, 2013
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Ghirmay Yeibio, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The Beginning The bible is not only a spiritual book but also a book of wisdom.   I would like to begin Part 2 of my article “Independent Eritrea” -  A crumbling nation and a tragedy, with a quotation from the good book. “A wise man …...
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In Djibouti
Jan 15th, 2013
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Two maids who stole their employer’s mobile phone and made over Dh2,000 worth of calls from it, while she was ill in hospital, have been referred by the Dubai Public Prosecution to the criminal court on the charges of theft and illegally using Etisalat services. Allegedly, the duo also transferred cr...
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Jan 15th, 2013
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By Getachew T. Alemu, Addis Fortune  Incongruence between reality and illusion are common in Ethiopia. It is often true that actions lag behind decisions and Ethiopians give many excuses for their failure. But, it is only in the latest Christmas Exhibition that I witnessed that this popular trait has...
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In Ethiopia
Jan 15th, 2013
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African health ministers will gather in Addis Ababa this week under the theme” African Leadership for Child Survival – A promise Renewed” to accelerate to progress on reducing child mortality throughout the continent. The 2day begging Wednesday will help countries on the continent s...