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Drought strikes millions in Ethiopia

New drought strikes millions in Ethiopia, still re…

18 January, 2017

Millions of Ethiopians face a hunger crisis for a second consecutive year after drought hit sub-Saharan Africa's second most populous nation, the United Nations said on Tuesday as it appealed for more than $900 million in aid.

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Darsema Sori

Letter From Qilinto Prison: “I Will Not Falter” - …

18 January, 2017

First my greetings to all the people of Ethiopia, who made me who I am today so that I can serve them back in my profession as a journalist; the ones who are still suffering under this repressive regime while struggling in search of freedom and good governance. To the Ethiopian Muslims, who are suffering under ruthless successive regimes, but continue struggling tirelessly to make sure our religious rights are restored and respected; and also to the “Dimtsachin Yisema” activists...

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Senbere Teferi

Senbere Teferi and Aweke Ayalew win the 35th Cross…

16 January, 2017

Ethiopia’s Senbere Teferi and Bahrain’s Aweke Ayalew, of Ethiopian origin, captured outstanding victories at the 35th Cross Internacional de Itálica in Santiponce, near the Spanish city of Seville, when winning Sunday (Jan. 15) the women’s (8.1km) and men's (10.8km) with a time of 25:52 and 31:34, respectively. Tafese Soboka of Ethiopia finishes third in men’s.

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Car price

Why are cars so expensive in Ethiopia?

16 January, 2017

Owning a car for many Ethiopians - even those with ready cash to spend in one of the world's fastest-growing economies - remains a pipe dream.