13-Feb-2019 to 19:50

Ethiopia Commodity Exchange trades over $490m worth of agric products

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopia Commodity Exchange (ECX) traded over $490 million worth of agricultural products in the first half of this Ethiopian fiscal year (July-December 2018).

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13-Feb-2019 to 18:57

FIFA opens office in Addis Ababa

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — FIFA President Gianni Infantino officially opened FIFA’s third African regional development office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Tuesady after he attended the AU summit in Addis Ababa.

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13-Feb-2019 to 18:37

UNHCR thumbs up Ethiopia’s new refugee law

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) appreciated Ethiopia’s adoption of a new law that allows refugees a range of rights, including freedom of movement and access to labor market.

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13-Feb-2019 to 17:58

New frog species discovered in Ethiopia

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — A new species of puddle frog has been found in a previously unexplored mountain in southwestern Ethiopia, APA learned on Wednesday.

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12-Feb-2019 to 15:56

Ethio telecom privatization opens floodgate for new deals

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Pan-African telecom operators MTN, Orange and Vodacom are vying to enter Ethiopia for the opportunity to serve 105 million population, following progress in the telecom privatization process, TMT Finance reported.

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12-Feb-2019 to 15:06

Ethiopia:32nd Ordinary Session of AU wraps up

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — African Heads of State and Government wrapped up the 32nd Ordinary Session of African Union (AU) on Monday evening in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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12-Feb-2019 to 14:53

Eastern Africa advancing in signing AfCFTA, says Vera Songwe

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Eastern Africa countries are providing fast-track reflection to ratify the Continental Free Trade Area agreement, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) Executive Secretary, Vera Songwe said.

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