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    28-Oct-2014 to 13:25

    Amnesty accuses Ethiopia of human rights violations against Oromos

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Thousands of members of Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group, the Oromo, are being ruthlessly targeted by the state, based solely on their perceived opposition to the government, said Amnesty International in a new report released here on Tuesday.

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    27-Oct-2014 to 12:13

    AfDB pledges $1.8bn to Horn of Africa countries

    APA-Addis Ababa-(Ethiopia) — The Africa Development Bank (AfDB) has pledged a new $1.8 billion development assistance package to countries in the Horn of Afric for the next 3 years, the Pan-African lender said in a statement on Monday.

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    27-Oct-2014 to 10:18

    Leaders touring Horn of Africa to pledge $8bn in assistance-W/Bank

    APA-Addis Ababa-(Ethiopia) — Leaders of global and regional institutions on Monday begin an historic trip to the Horn of Africa to pledge political support and major new financial assistance for countries in the region, totaling more than $8 billion over the coming years, the World Bank said in a statement.

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    23-Oct-2014 to 16:34

    Ethiopia: Powering Africa meeting billed for November

    APA-Addis Ababa-(Ethiopia) — The 3rd annual investment Powering Africa: Ethiopia meeting will take place from 20-21st November in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, EnergyNet announced on Thursday.

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    23-Oct-2014 to 11:03

    UN Secretary-General and World Bank Group President to visit Ethiopia

    APA- New York (United States) — United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is scheduled to arrive in Ethiopia on Monday, accompanied by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim for a two-day official visit as part of a partnership between the two organizations aimed at support towards economic development, peace and security in the Horn of Africa.

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    22-Oct-2014 to 17:43

    Rotary gives Ethiopia $2m to fight polio

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ahead of the October 24 observance of World Polio Day 2014, Rotary has announced $2 million in grants to combat polio in Ethiopia, reports said on Wednesday.

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    21-Oct-2014 to 17:57

    African economic conference to focus on knowledge, innovation

    APA-Addis Ababa-(Ethiopia) — The critical role which knowledge and innovation should play in Africa’s development will be the focus of this year’s African Economic Conference (AEC) scheduled to take place from November 1-3 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the organizers said in a statement on Tuesday.

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