Sub-Saharan Africa’s First Light Rail System Starts Operations—You Guessed it, in Ethiopia
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Sub-Saharan Africa’s First Light Rail System Starts Operations—You Guessed it, in Ethiopia

  ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (Mail & Guardian Africa) – The country’s New Year was only marked on…

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Despite Economic Gains, Obama’s Work in Africa is Unfinished
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Despite Economic Gains, Obama’s Work in Africa is Unfinished

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (The Washington Post) — In the end, President Obama may have gotten closer…

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Obama Draws Criticism for Saying Ethiopia Is Democratic
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Obama Draws Criticism for Saying Ethiopia Is Democratic

By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA Associated Press (AP) – Some African activists have greeted President Barack Obama’s…

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Freed Ethiopian Journalist Risks it All to Speak Out
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Freed Ethiopian Journalist Risks it All to Speak Out

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (CBS Sports) — Three Ethiopian journalists were released from prison three weeks…

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Obama to Visit Ethiopia, African Union in July
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Obama to Visit Ethiopia, African Union in July

    (The Daily Nation) — US President Barack Obama will in late July become…

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Thousands of Ethiopians March Against Islamic Extremism
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Thousands of Ethiopians March Against Islamic Extremism

ELIAS MESERET, Associated Press ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — More than 100,000 Ethiopians on Wednesday…

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Ethiopians Shocked by Islamic State Killings
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Ethiopians Shocked by Islamic State Killings

Elias Meseret, ASSOCIATED PRESS   ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Many in Ethiopia are reeling…

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‘First Human’ Discovered in Ethiopia
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‘First Human’ Discovered in Ethiopia

(BBC) – Scientists have unearthed the jawbone of what they claim is one of the…

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Corporations, U.S. Join Forces to Aid African Farmers
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Corporations, U.S. Join Forces to Aid African Farmers

Phillip Brasher, The Des Moines Register via USA TODAY GUNCHIRE, Ethiopia (USA Today)—President Barack Obama…

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Ethiopia Tests Thousands for HIV in Record Attempt
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Ethiopia Tests Thousands for HIV in Record Attempt

Elias Meseret, ASSOCIATED PRESS ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — More than 3,300 people were tested…

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