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    15-Jan-2018 to 13:09

    Ethiopia drops charges against Oromo opposition leader

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The government of Ethiopia on Monday dropped charges against Dr. Merera Gudina, the opposition figure and leader of the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC), a political party representing the Oromo people.

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    15-Jan-2018 to 11:55

    Ethiopian PM to meet el-Sisi, address Egyptian MPs

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn will leave for Egypt late on Monday, as part of an effort to soften tension between Addis Ababa and Cairo over the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Nile River.

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    13-Jan-2018 to 17:20

    Addis: Breathalyzer tests shrink road rage figures

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Addis Ababa Traffic Police say the number of accidents involving drunk drivers has dropped thanks to the introduction of breathalyzer tests in the Ethiopian capital four months ago.

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    13-Jan-2018 to 13:36

    Outraged AU demands Trump 'shithole' apology

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The African Union is demanding an apology from US President Donald Trump over jibes attributed to him referring to countries on the continent as ‘shitholes'.

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    12-Jan-2018 to 10:14

    World Bank releases growth forecast, outlook for 2018

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The WB’s Global Economic Prospects report released on January 10, 2018 said there was a modest recovery underway in Sub-Saharan Africa buoyed by an improvement in commodity prices.

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    11-Jan-2018 to 10:59

    Ethiopia reports intercepting armaments being smuggled

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The government of Ethiopia has announced the interception over the last two months of a huge number of armaments that were to be smuggled into Addis Ababa.

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    10-Jan-2018 to 11:00

    Ethiopia earns $1.8b from tourism in half year

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia earned more than $1.8 billion from tourism in the first half of this Ethiopian fiscal year, which ended on last Monday January 8, 2018, the country’s Minister of Culture and Tourism disclosed on Wednesday.

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