Ethiopia

First AU Specialized Technical Committee (STC) on trade, industry and minerals

First AU Specialized Technical Committee (STC) on trade, industry and minerals INVITATION TO REPRESENTATIVES OF THE MEDIA When: Monday 16 to Saturday 24 May 2016 Where: Medium Conference Hall – AU Headquarters, Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia Who: Organised by the Department of Trade and Industry Format The Inaugural Conference of the AU Specialized Technical Committee on Trade […]

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AUC hosts Jazz Music Workshop towards creating Social Change through Arts

The Citizens and Diaspora Directorate (CIDO) in cooperation with the US Mission to the AU (USAU) held a two day workshop on 04 and 6th of May 2016 respectively, on creating social change through art. The workshop culminated with a jazz and hip hop performance, at the Multi-purpose hall of the African Union Commission Headquarters, […]

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Ethiopia: Release opposition politician held for Facebook posts

The Ethiopian authorities must immediately and unconditionally release a prominent opposition politician facing a possible death sentence on trumped-up terrorism charges over comments he posted on Facebook, said Amnesty International. Yonatan Tesfaye, the spokesman of the opposition Semayawi (Blue) party, was arbitrarily arrested in December 2015 and held in lengthy pre-trial detention for comments he […]

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The 4th Africa Business Forum – Your gateway to business in Africa

Africa Business Forum (http://www.AfricaBusinessForum.com) announced that registration is open for the 4th Africa Business Forum to be held on Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 at the Sheraton Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, East Africa. AfricaBusinessForum.com is home to a global community of 9,500+ professionals, 19,500+ international companies, 60,000+ social media followers and 10 million website visitors. A […]

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Call for papers – Making Heritage in Ethiopia

CALL FOR PAPERS Annales d’Éthiopie, vol. 31 (2016) Special issue: Making heritage in Ethiopia Heritage is an important aspect of contemporary Ethiopia. Material or “intangible”, it is part of development policies, and it is deeply linked with the will to increase the Ethiopian touristic potential. It is now a repeated key concept when dealing with […]

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Report : Innovative Financing Models for Energy Infrastructure in Africa

A new report, “Innovative Financing Models for Energy Infrastructure in Africa,” is the result of a Financial Innovations Lab that convened experts to address funding obstacles to the development of infrastructure in Africa, especially in the area of energy.

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IOM Builds Capacity of Bosaso Fisheries Community in Puntland

GENEVA, Switzerland, December 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM, with support from Japan, and in collaboration with the regional authorities of Puntland, including the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources and the Port Authority, …

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Ethiopia Book : Sidaama (Sidaamu Afoo)

Sidaama (Sidaamu Afoo), Languages of the World/Materials 501, 2014, Lincom GmbH http://www.lincom-shop.eu Book URL: http://bit.ly/1iwM90X Author: Anbessa Teferra Paperback: ISBN:  9783862885701 Pages: 116 Price: Europe EURO 58.80 Abstract: This book presents a descriptive grammatical sketch of Sidaama, a Highland East Cushitic language spoken in south-central Ethiopia. It deals with phonology, lexical categories, phrasal categories, and sentence structure […]

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AUC – IGAD Joint Press Conference change of date

CHANGE OF DATE – INVITATION TO JOURNALISTS / AUC – IGAD Joint Press Conference on Early Action for the Horn of Africa Saturday 14th June 2014   ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — This is to inform journalists that the invitation to a AUC-IGAD Joint Press Conference on Early Action for […]

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Ethiopia’s National Day

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC May 27, 2014   On behalf of the government and the people of the United States, I send my best wishes to the government and people of Ethiopia as you celebrate your national day on May 28. It […]

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Ethiopia : 50th Anniversary festivities – Closing events

  50th ANNIVERSARY FESTIVITIES: PROGRAM FOR YEAR LONG CLOSING EVENTS ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 21, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Africa Re-imagination Creative Hub (ARCH):   Developing the Identity, Heritage, Arts and Culture Chapter for Agenda 2063   INVITATION TO MEDIA REPRESENTATIVES     When: 21 – 25 May 2014   Where: African Union Conference […]

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Ethiopia : 50th Anniversary festivities

50th ANNIVERSARY FESTIVITIES / AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 21, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — INVITATION TO MEDIA REPRESENTATIVES     When: Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 May 2014 The format of the football match tournament is as follows:  For the qualifying stage-with 8 teams in total i.e 4 games […]

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