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    The Mayan

    Live Science The Maya refer to both a modern-day people who can be found all over the world as well as their ancestors who built an ancient civilization that stretched throughout much of Central America, one that reached its peak during the first millennium A.D. The Maya civilization was never unified; rather, it consisted of […]

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    Herodotus’s Ethiopia

    In Book 3, chapters 16–26, Herodotus narrates the fate of three military expeditions planned by Cambyses. One never gets off the ground, another vanishes in the desert sands, but the third, against the Macrobioi Ethiopians living at the southern edges of the earth, has attained fame despite being no less a failure. Its fame is […]

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    What Is Africa’s Original Name?

    LIFE, BY RUKWEVE OCHUKO The name Africa is a phenomenon. Home to 1.216 billion people, the world’s second-largest population and 2nd largest continent after Asia. Africa is a renowned name that has traveled way beyond the shores of the Nile to the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. The name is one, over time that is connected […]

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    The Smallest Homo erectus cranium in Africa found at Gona, Ethiopia

    An international research team led by scientists from the U.S. and Spain, and including a University of Michigan geologist, has discovered a nearly complete cranium of an early human ancestor, estimated to about 1.5 million years ago, and a partial cranium dated to about 1.26 million years ago, from the Gona study area in Ethiopia’s […]

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    The Long… Ethiopian Century

    American Interest JAMES BARNETT From empire to fascist occupation to communism, Ethiopia experienced all the turbulent upheavals of the 20th century. As its leader embarks on a risky reform effort, two recent literary works bring this vital history out of the shadows. In October 2019, Ethiopian Prime Minister and soon-to-be Nobel laureate Abiy Ahmed did […]

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    The Battle of Adwa

    The battle of Adwa, a battle with significant national and international consequences, occupies a unique place in Ethiopian and African historiography. The background and the events leading to the battle have been explained mainly from the perspectives of diplomatic and political history. These perspectives emphasize the military doctrines of Ethiopia (national ideology and military missions), […]

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    Amilcar Cabral: Africa’s Immortal Lion

    The African Exponent Colonization in Africa wreaked havoc across the whole continent and disrupted the way Africans lived and it is still felt today. It was a ruthless adventure premised on glorifying European capitalism to the detriment of the African. Portugal gained its share of colonies and effected the same brutality that was felt in […]

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    Pure chutzpah: the breathtaking daring of Operation Moses

    The Spectator by Stephen Daisley Menachem Begin was Israel’s most reviled and misunderstood prime minister. Reviled by Britain for his paramilitary activities against the British Army in Palestine, Begin was a keen admirer of the Westminster parliamentary system and English common law. Reviled by Jimmy Carter as a hawk who refused to cede an inch […]

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    Ethiopia and the Story of Kaldi – One More…Time

    Olam Speciality Coffee By: MIKE FERGUSON  What does he know? He knows many things. He knows the sky and the wind. He knows the sounds the world makes when it welcomes him, and the sounds the world makes when it wants to eat him, or eat his goats. He knows his goats, maybe better than he […]

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    The great power struggle between Washington and Beijing takes an unexpected turn in Ethiopia.

    POLITICO By SIMON MARKS ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — For the past four years, Welibuw Buzenehe watched as China built a new national sports stadium in the heart of the Ethiopian capital. Located deep in Addis Ababa’s commercial center, the soon-to-be-finished structure towers some 130 feet above the ground, and will have a capacity of 62,000 people. “China […]

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    Abiy and Ramaphosa reset relations

    Abiy’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning reforms offer incidental benefits for both Ethiopia and South Africa. Daily Maverick, BY PETER FABRICIUS Apart from the obvious benefits Ethiopian President Abiy Ahmed Ali’s reforms have brought to his own country and the region, they have also created the opportunity to revive rather dormant relations between Ethiopia and South Africa. That […]

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    Ethiopia and Eritrea eye socioeconomic integration

    Xinhua The Ethiopian and Eritrean leaders on Thursday vowed to cement recent gains in the rapprochement of bilateral ties as the two former arch-rivals seek to deepen socio-economic integration. This came on Thursday as the visiting Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki arrived in Ethiopia, accompanied by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, and laid a foundation stone […]

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    Tears and laughter at Nobel ceremony

    Tears and laughter at Nobel ceremony News in English The Norwegian Nobel Committee’s carefully orchestrated Peace Prize ceremony dissolved into laughter on Tuesday when the committee’s leader almost forgot to award this year’s prize. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali received it in end, though, as some members of the audience wiped away tears and […]

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    The way forward is a unification

    The Ethiopian Herald By Teshome Though starting from the 4th EPRDF conference there was a call for unification this burning issue was put on the backburner till it started fructifying yesterday. Since 1991 the time EPRDF started leading the country grabbing the reign of power the four sister parties namely TPLF, ADP, ODP, and SEPDM […]

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    The coming election may unlikely to be a strictly top-down nationwide affair like the past five polls.

    Open Democracy, by René Lefort Local bosses may fill the party-sized hole in Ethiopia’s next election Ethiopia has traditions of local self-government – could they induce voters to look at independent candidates for Parliament?René Lefort25 October 2019 Next year’s elections in Ethiopia will be unlike the previous five polls. The ruling coalition, the Ethiopian People’s […]

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    Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed wins 2019 Nobel Peace Prizef

    CNBC By Vicky McKeever He was awarded the prize Friday for his “efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation and for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighboring Eritrea.” Ahmed worked with Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki on the peace agreement. “An important premise for the breakthrough was Abiy Ahmed’s unconditional willingness to […]

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    ‘These elections belong to the Ethiopian people.’ US Ambassador Michael Raynor

    Ethiopia’s success in conducting the upcoming elections in a credible and safe manner will be a critical step in the reform process By Michael Raynor, US Embassy It’s a great pleasure and honor for me to be here today to highlight the importance of Ethiopia’s ambitious and essential political reforms – and especially the upcoming […]

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    Ethiopia’s Choice: Poverty through Grievance or Prosperity through Unity

    Ethiopian4CM BY LIJ TEODROSE FIKREMARIAM My father used to always respond with this one rejoinder during my youth every time I came home and complained about some injustice that I felt was done against me. So what? In ways I did not have the wisdom to understand, my dad was preparing me for a life […]

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    COUP-PROOFING ETHIOPIA: HOW THE UNITED STATES CAN PROMOTE STABILITY IN AN IMPORTANT AFRICAN PARTNER

    Modern War institute at West Point By Cameron Evers In June, an attempted coup in Ethiopia centered principally in the northern region of Amhara temporarily threw the country into turmoil—and left the army’s chief of staff dead. Against that backdrop, there is credible concern about the risk of further instability surrounding the upcoming 2020 general elections. Ethiopia’s reformist prime […]

Business

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    Ethiopian Airlines changing its flight strategy

    One Mile at A Time Miami gets so many cool airlines & flights As I’ve said  many times before, one of the things that I love about living in Miami is how close the city is to the airport, so I get to watch planes overhead at low altitudes all day. Just about every time […]

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    Ethiopian delivered COVID-19 medical kit to 39 African Countries, which was donated by Alibaba founder Jack Ma.

    Eturbo News Ethiopian Airlines, has delivered medical supplies donated by Jack Ma, the founder of China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba, to 39 African Countries within 5 days. Ethiopian has transported Jack Ma’s support including testing kits, masks, and protective suits. Jack Ma, or Ma Yun, is a Chinese business magnate, investor, and politician. He is the co-founder […]

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    Somthing weird lurking Underneath the Global Stock Sell-Off, which could have far crying outcome.

    The New York Times It has been an unsettling week on global financial markets, and not just because the stock market has fallen sharply enough to bring a decade-plus bull market to an end. Underneath the headline numbers were a series of movements that don’t really make sense when lined up against one another. They amount […]

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    Addis Ababa Green initiative project

    The project aims to enhance the well-being of city dwellers by mitigating river flooding and through the creation of public spaces and parks, bicycle paths and walkways along the riversides. This project will run along two of the largest rivers of the city, stretching a total of 51 kilometres, all the way from the mountains […]

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    Ethiopia, the next front of sourcing in the light of the coronavirus crisis

    Themds Inditex, H&M, Decathlon or Primark are some of the major operators in the sector that have already opted to source from the African country. Chinese know how and low labour costs are its main incentives for the sector. The prospect for fashion expands beyond Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam or Bangladesh. The coronavirus crisis has triggered the […]

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    How much African startups raise for the year 2019?

    Tech Crunch Five years ago, it was hard to come by any formal numbers for annual VC investment in Africa. These days the challenge is choosing which number to follow. That’s the case with three venture funding studies for Africa that turned up varied results. The numbers and variance Investment stats released by media outlet Disrupt […]

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    Ethiopian Reforms Attract Investor Interest

    IFC By David Lawrence Since Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed took power in April 2018, his government has sent an unambiguous message: It needs more private sector investment to drive growth and create jobs. The government’s growth strategy calls for structural reforms designed to strengthen the private sector, boost competition, and increase investment—an approach that […]

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    Europe’s Green New Deal initiative should start in Ethiopia

    Jordan Times Devastating fires from the Amazon to Australia, powerful storms and changing rain patterns have made it hard for policymakers to remain silent about climate change. In the United States, Democratic lawmakers and presidential candidates now talk of a Green New Deal, which they would be able to deliver if they were to reclaim […]

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    “Canceling flights to China was probably more of an economic decision than an epidemiologic decision” former director of U.S CDC

    VOA, By Salem Solomon As international airlines have canceled flights to China amid fear over the coronavirus, Africa’s largest air carrier, Ethiopian Airlines, has refused to do so. Despite mounting pressure, Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam said there is no proof that canceling flights would help contain the virus. He stressed the need for screening and […]

Travel

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    Enigmatic Ethiopia: Africa’s (still) hidden jewel in the crown?

    Daily Maverick, by John Battersby Addis Ababa, a seething and rapidly developing African metropolis, is a regular transit stop for north-south travellers and a destination for officials connected to the African Union and its many commissions. While transit travellers benefit from the cheaper rates of Ethiopian Airlines – Africa’s largest and most globally connected national […]

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    Bale National Park; Ethiopia’s lesser-known Treasure

    The Bale Mountains National Park is located in southeastern Ethiopia, 400km southeast of Addis Ababa and 150km east of Shashemene in the Oromia Regional National State. It belongs to the Bale-Arsi massif, which forms the western section of the southeastern Ethiopian highlands. Nominated in 2009 to UNESCO’s World Heritage Site Tentative List, the Bale Mountains […]

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    Ethiopia’s Tourism sector is on the rise

    Africa News Room Ethiopian Airlines was announced winner of the Selling Travel Agents Choice Awards for “Airline to Africa Ethiopia participated at the 40th World Travel Market (WTM), which took place from Monday 4th November – Wednesday 6th November at ExCeL in London. WTM is the largest business-to-business travel event in the UK and attracts a 50,000-strong crowd […]

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    The Nile Could Be a Window Into the Underworld

    GIZMODO Byy Ryan F. Mandelbaum Some scientists think the Nile river might be revealing the mysteries of the mantle beneath it. There’s been debate over the age of the Nile—whether it formed from a river redirecting around 5 million years ago or whether a proto-Nile has flowed through the area for 30 million years. If […]

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    Enqutatash (እንቁጣጣሽ); An Ethiopian New year

    Enqutatash is an Ethiopian (Amharic)word, which represents the Ethiopian New Year. It is called Ri’se Awde Amet (“Head Anniversary”) in Ge’ez, the term preferred by the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church. It occurs on September 11th in the Gregorian Calendar; except for the year preceding a leap year, when it occurs on September 12th. The Ethiopian Calendar Year 2011 Amätä […]

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    Scientists reveal the face of our oldest direct ancestor who roamed Ethiopia millions of years ago

    Independent The 3.8-million-year-old cranium was almost completely preserved meaning scientists could identify never-before-seen facial features 3.8-million-year-old cranium belongs to an adult male who is an ancestor of ‘Lucy’ – one of the world’s most famous fossils The face of our oldest direct ancestor has been revealed for the first time, with scientists calling the 3.8-million-year-old ape-like […]

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    In the Ethiopian Mountains, Ancient Humans Were Living the High Life

    The New York Times, By Carl Zimmer Scientists have discovered what is by far the oldest evidence of human occupation at extreme altitudes: a rock shelter strewn with bones, tools and hearths 11,000 feet above sea level. People lived at the site, in the mountains of Ethiopia, as long as 47,000 years ago. The research, reported on […]

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    2020 Rough Guide ultimate Trarvel bucket list, 100 BEST PLACES ON EARTH

    Rough Guide If you need inspiration on where to travel in 2020, then look no further – Rough Guides’ new book reveals 100 of the most extraordinary places to visit in the world – the ultimate travel bucket list. The Rough Guide to the 100 Best Places on Earth is being published on 1st September and is […]

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    Behind the Scenes: Grueling Lifestyle Shoot on an Active Volcano in Ethiopia

    Peta pixel DL CADE Photographer Joey L. is known for pushing himself to capture stunning imagery. From his documentary work on the frontlines of the fight against ISIS, to A-list celebrity and commercial work, he never shies away from a physical or creative challenge. His most recent commercial shoot was both. The ad campaign featured the ZAAF Collection, a premium […]

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    A mosaic of 5000 history grows as Ethiopian Cultural Garden nears complition

    By Lynn Ischay, The Plain Dealer CLEVELAND, Ohio — From across the street, Ernesto “Ernie” Spinelli looks like a 20-something kid: black pant legs pulled up unevenly to the knees, ball cap on backward with curls spilling everywhere, well-defined calf muscles ending in fashionable work shoes. The 70-year-old on the scaffolding at Cleveland’s new Ethiopian Cultural Garden would laugh at that notion. […]

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    The other Lava Lake on Mount Michael, Ethiopia

    Earth observatory Even with modern scientific tools, there are still some parts of our planet that stay mostly hidden from human eyes. The crater floor of Mount Michael, an active volcano in the South Sandwich Islands of the South Atlantic Ocean, is one of those places. On most days the crater on Saunders Island is […]

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    Have you ever found yourself standing in a foreign land complaining about the excessive number of tourists?

    Life Hypocritical as this undoubtedly is, it masks an inconvenient paradox of modern travel – many of us would like to see the marvels of the world while avoiding the crowds of others who wish to do the same. This challenge has only become harder over recent decades as falling costs of flying, an expanding […]

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    Ten SURPRISING FACTS ABOUT ETHIOPIA

    By Taz Liffman, Interpid Travel Ethiopia may not be the first place you think of when booking your next holiday, but it should be. The country has been at peace for more than 15 years and its economy is one of the fastest growing in the world. Add to this a staggering diversity of landscapes, kaleidoscope […]

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    Let’s journeys through a land truly like no other — the place where man first walked on the earth

    A colorful nation and home for more than 80 nation nationalities and peoples, believed to be the cradle of human civilization, Ethiopia is one of Africa’s most beguiling destinations. The only country on the continent never to be colonized, it wears its ancient past with pride and has largely shrugged off a turbulent recent history. […]

Africa

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    Africa’s tech ecosystem responds to COVID-19

    Tech Crunch In March, the virus gripping the world — COVID-19 — started to spread in Africa. In short order, actors across the continent’s tech ecosystem began to step up to stem the spread. Early in March, Africa’s COVID-19 cases by country were in the single digits, but by mid-month those numbers had spiked leading […]

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    Ethiopian Prime Minister: Africa need $150b to combat the novel coronavirus

    Daily Monitor Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Tuesday urged G20 leaders to help Africa cope with the coronavirus crisis by facilitating debt relief and providing $150 billion in emergency funding.The pandemic “poses an existential threat to the economies of African countries,” Abiy’s office said in a statement, adding that Ethiopia was “working closely with […]

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    Refugees: Not too happy with the new UNHCR’s new digital registration policy

    Global Voice 2010, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) officially announced a new digital identification (ID) program for refugees. The new program, known as the Biometric Identity Management System (BIMS), was later introduced to dozens of countries — including Ethiopia — in 2017. Biometric registration enables refugees to secure a digital ID that gives them access […]

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    Sudan to mediate Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam dispute

    Associated Press A top Sudanese general on Sunday said his country would mediate a deal on an escalating dispute between Ethiopia and Egypt over Ethiopia’s controversial dam on the Nile River. The deputy head of Sudan’s Sovereign Council, Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, said his country would work to bridge the gap and “reach an agreement” in […]

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    How much African startups raise for the year 2019?

    Tech Crunch Five years ago, it was hard to come by any formal numbers for annual VC investment in Africa. These days the challenge is choosing which number to follow. That’s the case with three venture funding studies for Africa that turned up varied results. The numbers and variance Investment stats released by media outlet Disrupt […]

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    What Is Africa’s Original Name?

    LIFE, BY RUKWEVE OCHUKO The name Africa is a phenomenon. Home to 1.216 billion people, the world’s second-largest population and 2nd largest continent after Asia. Africa is a renowned name that has traveled way beyond the shores of the Nile to the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. The name is one, over time that is connected […]

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    “Sudan has once again demonstrated being a voice of reason and justice in the so-called ‘Arab League position’ on the GERD.” Ethiopia

    Ethiopia News Agency Ethiopia rejects the “Resolution” of the Executive Council of the Arab League concerning the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia notes with dismay the “Resolution” of the Executive Council of the Arab League concerning the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issued on 05 March 2020. Ethiopia […]

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    Nile Basin states must build a flexible treaty. Here’s how

    The The conversations, by Mahemud Tekuya Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt are a step closer to resolving their disputes over the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. The dam – a huge project on one of the River Nile’s main tributaries, the Blue Nile in Ethiopia – is designed to generate 6,000 megawatts of electricity. […]

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    Omololu Akin-Ojo: The Man Making Rwanda Into a Hub for Physics

    Quanta Magazine ByTHOMAS LEWTON Omololu Akin-Ojo was always reluctant to go to the United States. “I felt I could do a lot of things in Africa,” he told me in his office at the new East African Institute for Fundamental Research (EAIFR) in Kigali, Rwanda. “Unfortunately, I was wrong.” As a university student in his home country of […]

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    Cloud Computing could unlock Africa potential

    International investors are rushing to fund a boom in the African cloud computing market, as the proliferation of smartphones and mass adoption of business software on the continent leads to soaring demand for data centres to power the technology. Africa currently accounts for less than 1 per cent of total available global data centre capacity, […]

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    The Battle of Adwa

    The battle of Adwa, a battle with significant national and international consequences, occupies a unique place in Ethiopian and African historiography. The background and the events leading to the battle have been explained mainly from the perspectives of diplomatic and political history. These perspectives emphasize the military doctrines of Ethiopia (national ideology and military missions), […]

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    Amilcar Cabral: Africa’s Immortal Lion

    The African Exponent Colonization in Africa wreaked havoc across the whole continent and disrupted the way Africans lived and it is still felt today. It was a ruthless adventure premised on glorifying European capitalism to the detriment of the African. Portugal gained its share of colonies and effected the same brutality that was felt in […]

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    Addis Ababa need to stay Neutral as Usual

    Middle East Observer Tnsions in Somalia with the help of Ankara and Doha may benefit Addis Ababa temporarily, but threatens to strike stability in the entire Horn of Africa. Abiy Ahmed risks Ethiopia’s reputation and his political credit in making peace Addis Ababa, Ankara and Doha agreed to sponsor Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, who […]

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    The three parties reached a consensus on about 90 percent of the outstanding points on GERD; Sudanese Irrigation minister

    The US Treasury has sent the final draft agreement on the mechanism of filling and operating the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) to Sudan, Egypt, and Ethiopia, Sudanese Irrigation Minister Yasser Abbas said. Speaking at a press conference, the Sudanese minister revealed that the three parties reached a consensus on about 90 percent of the […]

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    Xi Jinping says Africa’s support for China’s coronavirus fight illustrates brotherly friendship

    Xinhua News Agency African countries and people’s various support for China’s battle against the COVID-19 outbreak has vividly illustrated the brotherly friendship of sharing weal and woe and helping each other between China and Africa, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday in a phone talk with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. In the conversation, Xi […]

World

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    The Mayan

    Live Science The Maya refer to both a modern-day people who can be found all over the world as well as their ancestors who built an ancient civilization that stretched throughout much of Central America, one that reached its peak during the first millennium A.D. The Maya civilization was never unified; rather, it consisted of […]

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    Herodotus’s Ethiopia

    In Book 3, chapters 16–26, Herodotus narrates the fate of three military expeditions planned by Cambyses. One never gets off the ground, another vanishes in the desert sands, but the third, against the Macrobioi Ethiopians living at the southern edges of the earth, has attained fame despite being no less a failure. Its fame is […]

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    What Is Africa’s Original Name?

    LIFE, BY RUKWEVE OCHUKO The name Africa is a phenomenon. Home to 1.216 billion people, the world’s second-largest population and 2nd largest continent after Asia. Africa is a renowned name that has traveled way beyond the shores of the Nile to the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. The name is one, over time that is connected […]

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    The Smallest Homo erectus cranium in Africa found at Gona, Ethiopia

    An international research team led by scientists from the U.S. and Spain, and including a University of Michigan geologist, has discovered a nearly complete cranium of an early human ancestor, estimated to about 1.5 million years ago, and a partial cranium dated to about 1.26 million years ago, from the Gona study area in Ethiopia’s […]

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South Africa

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  • North West Economic Development On COVID-19 Lockdown Regulations and Directives April 1, 2020
    [Govt of SA] In ensuring that businesses adhere to the Disaster Management Consumer & Customer Protection and National Disaster Management Regulations and Directives the Department of Economic Development, Environment, Conservation and Tourism through Consumer Affairs and Small Business Units conducted inspections within Mahikeng area.
  • Deputy President Mabuza Conveys Condolences On Passing of Professor Gita Ramjee April 1, 2020
    [Govt of SA] Deputy President David Mabuza, in his capacity as Chairperson of the South African National AIDS Council (SANAC), wishes to convey condolences on the passing of former Chief Specialist Scientist and Director of the South African Medical Research Council's (SAMRC) HIV Prevention Research Unit, Professor Gita Ramjee. Professor Ramjee succumbed to complications emanating […]
  • Transport On Revised Directions Regulating Public Transport Operations During COVID-19 Lockdown Period April 1, 2020
    [Govt of SA] The advent of the Covid 19 virus has plunged us into unchartered waters. A situation that requires agility and decisiveness in our interventions and efforts to arrest the spread of the virus. Public transport remains one of our biggest risk areas in the spread of the virus.

North Africa

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  • Angola: No New COVID-19 Cases in Two Days April 1, 2020
    [ANGOP] Luanda -Angola has not registered new cases of corona-virus (Covid-19) in the last 48 hours, the Secretary of State for Public Health, Franco Mufinda said in a press conference last Tuesday, in Luanda.
  • Angola: Quarantine Centre Has Incinerator April 1, 2020
    [ANGOP] Luanda -To prevent the spread of COVID-19 through the material used in quarantine centres another mobile incinerator will be installed in Calumbo locality, outskirts of Luanda Province, making a total of three in operation.
  • Angola: COVID-19 - National Police Detain 37 Citizens for Contempt April 1, 2020
    [ANGOP] Luanda -Thirty-seven citizens were detained on Tuesday, across the country, by the National Police for contempt of authority, under the State of Emergency in force in Angola.

Ethiopia

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