Ethiopia

This Time Around Icpd25 Commitments Will Be Met Says Unfpa …

Bettina Maas / UNFPA Ethiopia. Credit: Crystal Orderson / IPS By Crystal OrdersonNAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 14 2019 (IPS) The United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA Ethiopia country representative, Bettina Maas speaks to IPS at the ICPD25 Nairobi Summit...
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2019 Africa Visa Openness Index: African Union Commission, African Development Bank Report Shows...

- For the first time, on average, Africans can travel to approximately 27 countries visa-free or with a visa on arrival - Ethiopia moves up a record 32 places on the Index, entering the top 20 most visa-open countries in AfricaBy African...

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With Us Prodding, Nile Dam Countries Resume Talks

After a meeting in Washington this week, the foreign ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan committed to reach an agreement over the disputed Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam by next January. Before the meeting, the foreign ministers met President...
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Trump Holds Talks With Foreign Ministers Of Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan

The foreign ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan met Wednesday in Washington with President Donald Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to discuss the Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam (GERD) on Ethiopia's Blue Nile.In a joint statement issued...
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Almost 90 People Killed During Anti-government Protests In Ethiopia - Reports

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The number of those killed in anti-government protests in Ethiopia has reached 86, and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed urged citizens to confront forces that threaten to impede the country's progress, the ENA news agency reported on...
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Pope Francis Voices Concern Over Deadly Sectarian Violence In Ethiopia

VATICAN CITY (Sputnik) - Pope Francis expressed concerns on Sunday over the latest spike in ethnic and sectarian violence in Ethiopia that also affected Orthodox Church believers.
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Australian Air Carrier Grounds Three Boeing 737s Due To Wing Cracks

The development comes after Boeing grounded its 737 MAX model in March following two crashes, in Indonesia and Ethiopia, which left a total of 346 people dead.
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Land Restoration In Ethiopia Pays Off But Climate Change Necessitates Many Strategies

In the last decade, Ethiopia has invested more than US $1.2 billion annually in restoring landscapes in several regions of the country. Research takes stock of Ethiopia's major restoration projects and investigates their impact on ecosystem...

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Egypt Says Washington To Host Nov. 6 Meeting On Ethiopia Dam Dispute

The Trump administration has invited Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia to a meeting in Washington on Nov. 6 to try to break the deadlock in negotiations over a giant hydropower dam on Ethiopia's Blue Nile, Egypt's foreign minister said on Tuesday.Earlier...
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From Ethiopia To Australia, The Promises And Pitfalls Of Tourism For Good

The opening of Ethiopia's once-secretive imperial palace complex has been hailed as symbolizing a new era of openness for the east African nation, but it also has another aim — job creation.The Menelik palace and its 40-acre Unity Park compound...
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Prominent Activist Won't Rule Out Election Challenge To Ethiopia Pm

Prominent activist Jawar Mohammed does not rule out challenging his erstwhile ally, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, in next year's election, he told Reuters on Friday, after days of demonstrations by his supporters resulted in dozens of...
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Russia Calls On Zambia, Ethiopia To Join Debt Relief Programme

SOCHI (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday at the forum that Russia had already written off African nations' debts worth over $20 billion.
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Fearless Young Women And Insensitive Men

By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Oct 24 2019 (IPS) On October 11, the Norwegian Nobel Prize Committee announced that this year´s Peace Prize is awarded to Ethiopia´s prime minister Abiy Ahmed: “For his efforts to achieve peace and international...
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Protests In Ethiopia’s Oromia Region Call Security Into Question    

More than 1,000 supporters gathered around the Addis Ababa home of Jawar Mohammed, media entrepreneur and political activist, after he reported his government-provided security detail was asked by police to leave his home in the middle of the...
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Egypt ‘shocked’ By Ethiopia’s Readiness For War Over Dam Issue – Foreign Ministry

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Egypt’s Foreign Ministry has expressed great concern over the remarks made by Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed regarding his country’s readiness to use force, if the need arises, in order to resolve disputes over the...
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Ethiopia's Nobel-winning Leader Issues Warning Over Dam

Ethiopia's Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister warned Tuesday that if there's a need to go to war over a dam project disputed with Egypt his country could ready millions of people, but he said only negotiation can resolve a current...
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How Ethiopia's Ruling Coalition Created A Playbook For Disinformation

Mis- and disinformation online fuels pre-election suspicions in EthiopiaA young man in Ethiopia works at a desktop computer. Photo taken on November 28, 2011, via UNICEF on Flickr. A deep split that exists within Ethiopia's ruling coalition —...
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Ethiopia Fact Of The Day

Unusually for Africa, Ethiopia has sustained a high investment rate: currently 38 per cent of gross domestic product. Here is more from Paul Collier at the FT. The post Ethiopia fact of the day appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.

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Was The Nobel Peace Prize For Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Premature?

PM Abiy Ahmed at an inauguration event in Addis Ababa, November 19, 2018. Flickr photo by Aron Simeneh (CC0) On October 12, barely 24 hours after Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed Ali was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2019, the organizers...
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Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed Has Won The Nobel Prize But there Are Still Big Hurdles To Peace At Home

Abiy Ahmed, the Ethiopian prime minister, has won the Nobel Peace Prize. He becomes the 100th Nobel Peace Prize winner, and the first Ethiopian to receive the accolade. Abiy is the 12th winner from Africa to be awarded the prize. Last year it was...
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