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Feyisa Lilesa fears for his life after Ethiopian government protest

Ethiopia will not bar runner Feyisa Lilesa from entering the country after he made an anti-government gesture upon finishing second in the Olympic marathon on Sunday, according to a government…

Ethiopia will not bar runner Feyisa Lilesa from entering the country after he made an anti-government gesture upon finishing second in the Olympic marathon on Sunday, according to a government…

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Ethiopian security forces kill scores of people in weekend of protests

Nearly 100 people have been shot dead by security forces in Oromiya and Amhara in Ethiopia in a weekend of protests against discrimination and land seizures.

Nearly 100 people have been shot dead by security forces in Oromiya and Amhara in Ethiopia in a weekend of protests against discrimination and land seizures.

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Ethiopia and UN appeal for help to feed 10.2 million people

The government of Ethiopia and the United Nations have asked for help to feed more than 10.2 Ethiopians. A long-standing drought has led to

The government of Ethiopia and the United Nations have asked for help to feed more than 10.2 Ethiopians. A long-standing drought has led to

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Crisis call for Ethiopia as food aid due to run out soon

The worst drought to hit Ethiopia in 50 years is about to become a crisis according to the charity Save the Children . It is warning that emergency

The worst drought to hit Ethiopia in 50 years is about to become a crisis according to the charity Save the Children . It is warning that emergency

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Ethiopia celebrates baptism of Jesus

Thousands take part in Epiphany festival or Timket in Ethiopia to celebrate the baptism of Jesus according to the ancient Orthodox calendar.

Thousands take part in Epiphany festival or Timket in Ethiopia to celebrate the baptism of Jesus according to the ancient Orthodox calendar.

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'Lamb': a rare Ethiopian gem

‘Lamb’ is a tender and beautifully shot debut feature by young Ethiopian director Yared Zeleke. Ephraim has recently lost his mother. He lives in a

‘Lamb’ is a tender and beautifully shot debut feature by young Ethiopian director Yared Zeleke. Ephraim has recently lost his mother. He lives in a

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South Sudan set to dominate Obama address to African Union

The crisis in South Sudan is set to dominate President Barack Obama’s speech today when he becomes the first US leader to address the 54-member

The crisis in South Sudan is set to dominate President Barack Obama’s speech today when he becomes the first US leader to address the 54-member

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Obama in Ethiopia: Talks on trade, terrorism and human rights

He is the first serving US President to visit Ethiopia. But in talks with its premier on Monday, Barack Obama warned that more must be done to

He is the first serving US President to visit Ethiopia. But in talks with its premier on Monday, Barack Obama warned that more must be done to

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Obama wraps up Kenya trip with declarations on democracy and message of hope

On the last day of his visit to Kenya, Obama mixed the personal with the presidential and told Kenyans the country stood at a crossroads, a moment filled with peril but enormous promise.

On the last day of his visit to Kenya, Obama mixed the personal with the presidential and told Kenyans the country stood at a crossroads, a moment filled with peril but enormous promise.

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Obama: Kenyans and Americans can build on visit to bring peace

Barack Obama was treated to a state banquet hosted by Kenya’s President Kenyatta in Nairobi on Saturday night. The US president has said Washington

Barack Obama was treated to a state banquet hosted by Kenya’s President Kenyatta in Nairobi on Saturday night. The US president has said Washington

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Difret - an Ethiopian woman's fight against tradition

We’ve been extremely moved this week by an Ethiopian film called Difret. A film which shows a side of the country perhaps few of us are familiar

We’ve been extremely moved this week by an Ethiopian film called Difret. A film which shows a side of the country perhaps few of us are familiar

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Ethiopia counting votes after parliamentary election

Ethiopia has started counting the votes after Sunday’s elections. Provisional results should emerge within a few days and the final result is

Ethiopia has started counting the votes after Sunday’s elections. Provisional results should emerge within a few days and the final result is

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Ethiopia goes to the polls

Ethiopia’s ruling People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front is expected to be returned to power with a landslide win in Sunday’s election. The party

Ethiopia’s ruling People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front is expected to be returned to power with a landslide win in Sunday’s election. The party

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Djibouti refugees: a confluence of the desperate

Djibouti has long been a transit point for migrants on the move from Africa to the Arabian Peninsula and beyond. Since the intensification of

Djibouti has long been a transit point for migrants on the move from Africa to the Arabian Peninsula and beyond. Since the intensification of

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Anti-racism protest becomes violent in Tel Aviv

Police on horseback charged hundreds of Ethiopian citizens in central Tel Aviv on Sunday as an anti-racism protest descended into one of the most

Police on horseback charged hundreds of Ethiopian citizens in central Tel Aviv on Sunday as an anti-racism protest descended into one of the most

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Anti-ISIL demonstrations turn violent in Ethiopia

Thousands of Ethiopian demonstrators hurled stones and scuffled with police during a rally in the capital, Addis Ababa after a video showed dozens of

Thousands of Ethiopian demonstrators hurled stones and scuffled with police during a rally in the capital, Addis Ababa after a video showed dozens of

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Mind, body and soul: holistic approaches to learning

How can sports help people not only to be physically fit but also to become socially empowered and successful? How can meditation improve learning in

How can sports help people not only to be physically fit but also to become socially empowered and successful? How can meditation improve learning in

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Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan sign deal on Nile dam

There was camaraderie in Khartoum as the leaders of Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia celebrated a deal designed to ease fears that a controversial new dam

There was camaraderie in Khartoum as the leaders of Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia celebrated a deal designed to ease fears that a controversial new dam

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Speed learning: can we train our brain to learn more, faster?

Can learning be accelerated? How can we train our brain to store and retrieve information quickly and effectively? Speed learning methods are here to help.

Can learning be accelerated? How can we train our brain to store and retrieve information quickly and effectively? Speed learning methods are here to help.

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Admasu clinches Sao Silvestre Road Race

The 90th edition of the Sao Silvestre Road Race got underway in Sao Paulo on Wednesday with Ethiopian runners taking the top spots in the male and

The 90th edition of the Sao Silvestre Road Race got underway in Sao Paulo on Wednesday with Ethiopian runners taking the top spots in the male and

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Thousands take part in Great Ethiopian Run

Over 30,000 people thronged Addis Ababa to participate in the Great Ethiopian Run, the biggest event in the east African nation’s athletic calendar

Over 30,000 people thronged Addis Ababa to participate in the Great Ethiopian Run, the biggest event in the east African nation’s athletic calendar

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Swiss police say hijack co-pilot is claiming asylum

Swiss police say an Ethiopian Airlines co-pilot who hijacked the plane he was flying, did so in order to claim asylum in Switzerland, The co-pilot

Swiss police say an Ethiopian Airlines co-pilot who hijacked the plane he was flying, did so in order to claim asylum in Switzerland, The co-pilot

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South Sudan peace talks delayed in Addis Ababa

Face-to-face peace talks between the South Sudanese government and rebel negotiators have been delayed. The talks in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian

Face-to-face peace talks between the South Sudanese government and rebel negotiators have been delayed. The talks in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian

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South Sudan peace talks underway in Addis Ababa

The South Sudanese government and rebel negotiators are at the Sheraton Hotel in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, where peace talks are underway

The South Sudanese government and rebel negotiators are at the Sheraton Hotel in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, where peace talks are underway