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    26-Sep-2016 to 17:11

    Ethiopia’s 10,000 metre world record holder wins at Berlin Marathon

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian athlete; 5000 and 10,000 metre world record holder, Kenenisa Bekele, was at his best at the Berlin Marathon on Sunday by winning the race in 2 hours, three minutes and three seconds, thus breaking the record set by Haile Gebreselassie some years back.

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    23-Sep-2016 to 18:20

    Ethiopia conclude plans to build $50m tourism center

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — As part of efforts to show-case the country's cultural heritage, the Addis Ababa Culture and Tourism Bureau is set to build a tourism center at mount Entoto at a cost of $50 million.

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    22-Sep-2016 to 17:59

    Ethiopian PM decries use of social media to spread messages of hate, bigotry

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — As much as social media offers a digital platform to improve exchange of information and enhance popular participation, its attendant negative impact simply cannot be ignored, the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Dessalegn, told the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday.

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    22-Sep-2016 to 17:16

    Ethiopian electricity provider wins East Africa power generation award

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) has won the Award for Excellence in Power Generation at the East African Power Industry Awards held in Nairobi, Kenya, APA learns here on Thursday.

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    22-Sep-2016 to 17:08

    European Bank endorses a $500m package of investments for Ethiopia

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The European Investment Bank (EBI) has endorsed a $500 million package of investments for Ethiopia to help the East African nation build two industrial parks that will employ 30,000 refugees in a move aimed at curbing migration to Europe, the bank said on Thursday in a statement.

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    22-Sep-2016 to 09:46

    Ethiopian referee to arbitrate Women U17 Football World Cup competition

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian woman football international referee Lidya Tafesse was selected by FIFA as one of the two African referees that will be referring at the Jordan Women Under 17 Football World Cup competition. She is the only referee to be selected from Ethiopia, APA learns here on Thursday.

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    21-Sep-2016 to 12:28

    East African nations throw rally behind AU's candidate for WHO

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Multiple African countries have joined together to create a fund to support Ethiopia’s Foreign Minister Dr. Tedros Adhanom's candidacy in the election for the next Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Ethiopia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Wednesday.

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