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New railway between Addis Ababa and Djibouti

Construction of an 800-km railway line connecting Addis Ababa and Djibouti City was inaugurated by Ethiopian prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn and Djiboutian president Ismail Omar Guelleh at the beg...
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Tensions between Ethiopia and Egypt over dam

Ethiopia and Egypt are holding high-level talks amid the ongoing crisis over water-sharing, arising from Ethiopia's construction of the $4.2bn Grand Renaissance Dam in the Benishangul-Gumuz region, ab...
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Major human rights rally in Addis Ababa

A human rights rally in Addis Ababa on 2 June attracted about 10,000 supporters, according to Reuters. The anti-government demonstration, which had received the go-ahead from authorities, was the...
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AU claims

The African Union (AU) has demanded that the International Criminal Court (ICC) drop its proceedings against Kenya's recently-elected president Uhuru Kenyatta and vice president William Ruto, both of...
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Tourism and Hospitality Week in Addis Ababa

The inaugural Tourism and Hospitality Week is to be held in Addis Ababa by the Catering and Tourism Training Institute (CTTI) under the aegis of the ministry of culture and tourism. The three-day e...
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Lucy fossil returns to Addis Ababa

The celebrated 3.2 million-year old Ethiopian fossilised skeleton known as “Lucy” has returned to Addis Ababa after five years on tour in the US. The fossil of the earliest known homini...
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Construction of new Addis Ababa-Djibouti railway

China is to provide Ethiopia’s government with a $3.3 billion loan for the construction of a new electrified railway line between Addis Ababa and Djibouti, to boost Ethiopia’s commerci...
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Kagame Cup moves from Addis Ababa to Darfur

The 2013 regional football club championship, popularly known as the Kagame Cup, will now be held in Darfur region in western Sudan, and not in Addis Ababa as originally scheduled. The announcement...
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Ethiopia and Oman sign codeshare deal

Ethiopian Airlines, the national carrier of Ethiopia, has signed a codeshare partnership with Oman Air, Oman's national airline. The agreement covers flights between Addis Ababa and Oman's capital...
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Kagame Cup to be held in Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa is to host the 2013 regional football club championship, popularly known as the Kagame Cup, in late June. Ethiopia had originally requested to hold the annual event in September but was...
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Ethiopia to play Egypt in Addis Ababa

Ethiopia and Egypt will play a friendly match on 25 May in the Addis Ababa Stadium, in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), the forerunner of the African U...
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Major new technology park for Addis Ababa

Ethiopia is to build a $250 million technology park beside Bole International Airport in the south-east suburbs of Addis Ababa. The Ethio ICT Park will be located on a 200-hectare site and is due f...
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Stray dog cull in Addis Ababa

Authorities in Addis Ababa have announced that they have killed just under 10,000 stray dogs as part of a mass culling operation. The estimated number of stray dogs in the capital is about 200,000,...
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Waste to energy plant for Addis Ababa

A 50 MW waste to energy plant is to be constructed in Addis Ababa following a deal between the state power utility company Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo) and UK-based waste to energy...
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New Patriarch of Ethiopian Orthodox Church

Ethiopia's Orthodox Church elected Abune Mathias as its new leader on 28 February, six months after the death of the previous patriarch Abune Paulos who led the church from 1992. Tens of thousands...
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Ethiopian Airlines expands eastwards

Ethiopian Airlines is expanding its Asian network from 18 June, adding flights to Ho Chi Minh in southern Vietnam; Seoul Incheon in South Korea; and the capital of The Philippines, Manila. The move...
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Direct flights from Addis to Malawi’s Blantyre

Ethiopian Airlines is to launch direct flights from Addis Ababa to Blantyre, Malawi's second city and centre of commerce, from 31 March. The flights will operate three times a week between Bole Int...
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Addis Ababa University to set up technology business centre

Addis Ababa University is to establish a Technology Business Incubation Center and Science and Technology Park. The centre, which will focus on promoting excellence in entrepreneurship development...
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Addis Ababa twins with New Delhi

Addis Ababa has entered into a sister-city twinning agreement with Indian capital New Delhi to facilitate collaboration between both cities in health and municipal services, the development of small a...
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Ethiopia and Qatar resume relations

Ethiopia and Qatar resumed diplomatic and economic ties after the prime ministers of both countries met at Ethiopia's presidential palace in Addis Ababa early November. The new relationship, descri...

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