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Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) operating in Ethiopia now have a voice following the launch of magazine dedicated to their activities in December.
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Nokia launches mobile for Ethiopia with Ge’ez script.

Ethiopians can now send SMS text messages in their own alphabet thanks to a new mobile phone developed by Nokia for the local market, the BBC news website reports. For now Nokia has issued only a basi...
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New British ambassador to Ethiopia.

Norman Ling has been appointed the new British ambassador to Ethiopia. He replaces Robert Dewar, who will take up the post of British High Commissioner in Nigeria. Ling comes to Ethiopia from a seni...
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Ethiopian millennium: The British-Ethiopian connection.

The British embassy and the British Council in Ethiopia have launched a book titled
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African Economic Conference.

Over 300 economists and decision-makers from Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas are to attend the second African Economic Conference (AEC) on
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Rubbish collection in Addis Ababa: Keep Ethiopia Beautiful.

City residents can now make use of stylish new rubbish bins to dispose of their litter in the streets, local English-language business weekly
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Netherlands embassy receives architecture award.

The Royal Netherlands Embassy in Addis Ababa has received the 2007 Aga Khan Award for Architecture. Opened to the public in 2005, the diplomatic mission is the work of Dutch architects Dick van Gamere...
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French-Ethiopian cultural centre marks 100 years.

This year is the 100th anniversary of the Alliance Ethio-Fran
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More hotels for Addis Ababa.

Addis Ababa is to get 50 new hotels to curb the alleged shortage of quality bed space in the capital, local business newspaper
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Great Ethiopian Run postponed.

The 2007 edition of the Great Ethiopian Run, which was due to take place on 9 September to coincide with celebrations for the millennium on 11-12 September, has been postponed until 25 November. No re...
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New Ethiopian millennium website.

The Addis Ababa millennium secretariat has launched a new website for the celebrations of the millennium on 12 September. Developed at a cost of 23,000 birr, the service in English with partial transl...
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Pre-cast concrete factory in Addis Ababa.

Builders in Ethiopia can now make use of a pre-cast concrete products produced at a new factory in Addis Ababa, local business newspaper
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New Addis Ababa map.

The Addis Ababa tourism authorities have launched a new city map ahead of the Ethiopian millennium celebrations in September. Prepared by Geospatial Information Solutions Plc at a cost of 500,000 birr...
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Addis Ababa clean-up campaign.

The metropolitan millennium council has launched a clean-up campaign in Addis Ababa in view of the anticipated influx of visitors to the city for the Ethiopian millennium celebrations in September. Al...
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Lucy skeleton leaves Addis Ababa for controversial US tour.

The celebrated 3.2 million-year-old fossilised skeleton of the earliest known hominid commonly known as Lucy has left its
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Actis looking to invest in Ethiopia.

The UK-based private equity company Actis is looking for investment opportunities in Ethiopia as part of efforts to expand its presence in East Africa. Founded three years ago on the back of British g...
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Hospitals in Addis Ababa and Hyderabad join forces.

Patients receiving treatment at one of Addis Ababa
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Addis Ababa gets organic food market.

Ecological Products of Ethiopia Ltd (ECOPIA), the country
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Opposition leaders freed.

The Ethiopian government has pardoned and freed 38 opposition members sentenced to jail terms of between 18 months and life in connection with post-election violence in 2005. The group includes 30 pro...
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Opposition leaders sentenced to life.

A court in Addis Ababa has handed down life sentences to 35 senior opposition figures after they were found guilty of charges ranging from armed rebellion to outrage against the constitution in connec...
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Film academy to open in Addis Ababa.

A film academy offering instruction in camera use, lighting, editing, production and script writing is due to open in Addis Ababa shortly. The Blue Nile Film and Television Academy is the brainchild o...
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Addis Ababa house on endangered monuments list.

Mohammadali House in Addis Ababa has been included in the 2008 list of
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Temporary concert hall for Addis Ababa.

Work is underway in the Bole district in southeast Addis Ababa to build a temporary concert hall for the Ethiopian millennium celebrations in September. The $10 million structure is due for completion...
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Addis Ababa groundwater at risk.

Discharge from industrial and residential areas is threatening groundwater supplies in the Ethiopian capital according to a research paper presented by Dr Tamiro Alemayehu, an earth scientist at the s...
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Serkalem Fasil wins Courage in Journalism award.

Serkalem Fasil, former co-owner and publisher of the independent Amharic-language weekly newspapers Menilik, Asqual and Satenaw, is one of eight women to receive the International Women
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Great Ethiopian Run.

Registration is open for the annual Great Ethiopian Run in Addis Ababa, which this year takes place on 9 September to coincide with celebrations for the turn of the Ethiopian millennium on 11-12 Septe...
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Guilty verdict for Ethiopian opposition leaders.

Thirty-eight senior opposition figures have been found guilty of charges ranging from armed rebellion to outrage against the constitution in connection with post-election violence in 2005. They includ...
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