Ethiopia won the bid for non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council

UNSC: 185 out of 190 UN member States have voted in favor of Ethiopia’s membership at the UNSC. Ethiopia’s w[...]

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Egypt back to its old game of trying to undermine Ethiopia

Ethiopia has had a besieged mind-set over Egypt’s intent to keep it away from its development course for many yea[...]

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Eritrea blames international conspiracy for worsen exodus

(ADDIS ABABA) – Eritrea said the huge exodus of tens of thousands of its citizens was the outcome of an internati[...]

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Tirunesh Dibaba, Kenenisa Bekele triumph over Manchester 10K

Tirunesh Dibaba made a winning return to competition after a two year hiatus and she also created a small piece of [...]

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Helium discovery a ‘game-changer’

Scientists say they have found a large helium gas field in Tanzania
With world supplies running out, the discovery is a “game-changer”, say geologists at Durham and Oxford universities.
Helium is used in hospitals in MRI scanners as well as in spacecrafts and radiation monitors.
Until now, the precious gas has been discovered only in small quantities during oil and gas drilling.

Ethiopia is on track to become Africa’s industrial powerhouse

Source: Quartz

Ethiopia seems to be attracting the attention of economists interested in Africa, and for good reason. Except for Rwanda, Ethiopia is the only African country whose economic growth has been consistently high for more than a decade without relying on a natural resource boom.

Between 2004 and 2014, per capita growth in Ethiopia was 8% per year. This was the highest on the continent during this period, and is impressive by any standard.

Over 700 migrants primarily from Eritrea drown in recent Mediterranean crossings

Over 700 migrants primarily from Eritrea drown in recent Mediterranean crossings.

Ayana close to Dibaba record at Rabat Diamond debut

AFP

Rabat (AFP) – Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana came close to beating Tirunesh Dibaba’s 5000m world record and world best times of the year were set as Morocco hosted its first Diamond League meeting on Sunday at a windy Rabat.

Also at the meeting, seven-time world champion American LaShawn Merritt never looked in any danger as he tore round the track in 44.66sec in the 400m.

A study of DNA from ancient human bones has helped unlock the secrets of Europe’s Ice Age inhabitants

Researchers analysed the genomes of 51 individuals who lived between 45,000 years ago and 7,000 years ago.

The results reveal details about the biology of these early inhabitants, such as skin and eye colour, and how different populations were related.

It also shows that Neanderthal ancestry in Europeans has been shrinking over time, perhaps due to natural selection.

Ethiopian Coffee for medicine, great news for Diabetic Patients, By Dr.Fantahun

Hungry and Frightened: Famine in Ethiopia 2016

The WFP explain that the level of humanitarian need in Ethiopia has “tripled since early 2015…caused by successive harvest failures and widespread livestock deaths. Acute malnutrition has risen sharply, and one quarter of Ethiopia’s districts are now officially classified as facing a nutrition crisis.” With a shortage of food, families are forced to make children drop out of school to take up menial jobs to survive; such children, lacking a decent education, are unable to find well-paid jobs in adulthood, and so the spiral of exclusion, poverty and deprivation continues.

How satellites are helping pastoralists find greener pastures in Ethiopia

How satellites are helping pastoralists find greener pastures in Ethiopia

As the problem persists and warnings emerge every few weeks, one simple technology is aiding Ethiopia’s pastoralists – maps. A program is being tested that provides satellite maps of land traditionally grazed by cattle owned by pastoralist groups. They help communities identify where to go and potentially reduce cattle loss and improve food security.

Ras Alula Aba Nega Burial Monument erected by philanthropist Dawit Geberegezhaber

Ras Alula Aba Nega Burial Monument erected by philanthropist Dawit Geberegezhaber

I personally have a great admiration for Dawit’s excellent work that he has been doing in the Tigray region.He has been a benevolent and charitable person with a great heart and passion

Ethiopia army ‘locates children abducted from Gambella’

Ethiopian troops were operating in South Sudan on Thursday after crossing the border to rescue about 125 Ethiopian children who were kidnapped during a bloody cattle raid, and top officials from both countries sought to coordinate their efforts.

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