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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Hundreds of Ethiopian Jews gathered in the capital, Addis Ababa, to protest the Israeli government’s decision not to allow all of them to emigrate to Israel, leaving their families divided between the two countries. Representatives of the 8,000 Jews in Ethiopia urged the Ethiopian Jews living in Israel to think […]

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History was made in Ethiopia on Thursday when former United Nations official Sahle-Work Zewde became the nation’s first woman to be elected president. The appointment of the veteran diplomat comes amidst a “pink wave” in Africa’s second-most populated country, with the full support of Ethiopia’s progressive new prime…

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Ethiopian, Eritrean and Somalia leaders are set to meet in Eritrea's capital Asmara, furthering the diplomatic thaw in the strategic Horn of Africa region.

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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia has “no option” but to pursue multi-party democracy, the […]

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Espousing love between their two countries, the leaders of longtime adversaries Ethiopia and Eritrea agreed Sunday to restore diplomatic relations after nearly 20 years

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The top stories for February 28, 2018 include students returning to classes in Parkland, FL following the mass shooting, Jared Kushner getting his security clearance downgraded, and more. 

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It should come as no surprise that the Afro-futuristic superhero phenomenon known as Black Panther opened to rave reviews in Africa, with many rejoicing in its much exalted and unapologetic celebration of the continent through the fictional nation of Wakanda. Ethiopians in particular though seem extra proud of the film, feeling that their own country inspired Wakanda, […]

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For some, the emergence of Ethiopia as Africa’s third-largest economy is cause for celebration. The […]

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Energy, financial services and transport are the most promising sectors in Africa during the 2016-2020 […]

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Over the weekend, anti-government protests continued in Ethiopia, as dozens have been shot to death […]

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Ethiopia has won a seat on the United Nations Security Council following an overwhelming vote […]

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The Yoruba of Nigeria In the beginning, all that existed were the water, land and […]

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Human Rights Watch says as many as 75 people have been killed by Ethiopian security […]

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Ethiopia’s government has started distributing rations of wheat and cooking oil to people facing hunger […]

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Commuters in Addis Ababa, the booming capital of Ethiopia, now have an option to rise […]

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Thousands of Ethiopians gathered in the capital of Addis Ababa on Wednesday for a rally […]

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Compared to the American-born Black population, Black immigrants living in the U.S. are more likely […]

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Leaders from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan signed a cooperation deal on Monday over a giant […]

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Ethiopia’s government plans to start generating electricity from its largest hydropower plant, Gibe III, in […]

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It’s called the Grand Renaissance Dam— and the clue is in the name. With some […]

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Ethiopian Airports Enterprise (EAE) is expanding Addis Ababa’s Bole International Airport while planning construction of […]

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Dr. Gelila Goba hasn’t forgotten where she came from. Instead of joining a comfortable practice […]

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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – A private Ethiopian aviation college on Monday signed a memorandum of […]

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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - Ethiopia's federal court has sentenced a prominent dissident blogger to 18 years in prison...

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