Monday, 18 October 2021
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Pan-African cultural congress in Addis Ababa.

Up to 300 experts in the field of culture including artists, researchers, administrators and institutional representatives are expected to gather in Addis Ababa for the first pan-African cultural cong...
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Legal rights for disabled in Addis Ababa.

Disabled residents of the Yeka district of Addis Ababa and beyond are to benefit from a new project to promote their legal rights in light of their greater vulnerability to sexual violence and HIV/AID...
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Ethiopia prepares for WorldSkills.

On 18-19 November young people from six regions in Ethiopia are to take part in a competition to promote vocational skills training in the country. Technical and vocational education and training (TVE...
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Ethiopian African Airline of the Year.

Ethiopias national flag carrier Ethiopian Airlines has been nominated African Airline of the Year 2006 by the African Aviation Journal as part of its annual Africa Aviation Awards. Reasons given for t...
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Tsehai Loves Learning.

The state television broadcaster ETV is showing a ground-breaking new educational programme for 3-6 year olds called Tsehai Loves Learning. Modelled on the cult American childrens show Sesame Street,...
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Radio to fight stigma of HIV/AIDS.

Ethiopians can tune into a new radio programme presenting the stories of ordinary people living with HIV/AIDS. The service, which builds on similar initiatives in Nigeria and Malawi, aims to challenge...
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Distance learning for AAU postgraduates.

Preparations are underway at state-run Addis Ababa University (AAU) to launch a distance learning programme for postgraduate students, pro-government news site Walta Information Center (WIC) reports....
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Building 400,000 low-cost houses.

The government has announced plans to build 400,000 low-cost houses over the next four years, although the ministry of works and urban development says that a total of 900,000 is needed to meet the co...
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Acute watery diarrhoea in Ethiopia.

As of mid September, nearly 16,900 cases of acute watery diarrhoea had been reported in Ethiopia and 129 people were known to have died, the health ministry has said. The worst affected areas were Oro...
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Free HIV/AIDS testing at Addis university.

Students and staff at the state-run Addis Ababa University (AAU) can now receive free HIV/AIDS counselling and testing at the Arat Kilo and Sidist Kilo campuses and in the Casa Inches area in the Urae...
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More food for people with HIV/AIDS.

The Addis Ababa HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Office (AA HAPCO) has signed a nine million dollar agreement with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and around 60 local non-governmental org...
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African human rights moot court competition begins.

The 15th African human rights moot court competition is underway at Addis Ababa University (AAU) until 2 September. The contest is being hosted by the law faculty at AAU in conjunction with the Centre...
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Heavy flooding in Ethiopia leaves many dead.

Roughly 700 people are feared dead in Ethiopia after heavy rainfall has caused widespread flooding in the north, south and east of the country. Thousands of people are trapped in the remote Southern N...
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Addis Ababa pays more for water.

Water tariffs are set to rise in Addis Ababa in the next few weeks according to the independent business weekly Capital. Under the new tariff system, the cost of water for domestic consumption (up to...
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Registration for ring road relay now open.

Registration is now open for the annual CRBC Ring Road Relay race, which will be held on Sunday 17 September. Roughly 100 teams are expected to take part in the 12 km race starting at Kaliti in southe...
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New hospital in Kechene.

The Debre Selam Medhanialem (Savior of the World) church in Kechene in northern Addis Ababa has announced plans to build a hospital near its compound in an attempt to meet the health care needs of the...
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Addis city budget for new tax year.

The finance ministry has approved a 5.16 billion birr budget for Addis Ababa for the new fiscal year, which began on 8 July. The allotted sum represents a 1.1 billion birr increase over the budget for...
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Orbis flying eye hospital in Addis Ababa.

Orbis flying eye hospital has landed at Bole international airport in Addis Ababa, where it is carrying out a two-week intensive eye care training programme for eye specialists and supporting staff. U...
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Addis Ababa to get speed radars.

The Ethiopian Transport Authority (ETA) is to buy 25 radar machines for monitoring speeding in Addis Ababa in an attempt to curb dangerous driving. The decision follows the introduction of radar equip...
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China to build Gotera interchange.

There are plans to build two major flyovers at the Gotera interchange, otherwise known as Confusion Square due to its heavy and chaotic traffic, the English-language business weekly Fortune reports. T...
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