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2015-04-19 Massacre of Ethiopian Christians Claimed
[Reporter] A new video from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) purportedly shows the group killing captured Ethiopian Christians in Libya, Al Jazeera reported.

2015-04-19 Video Purportedly Shows Executions of Christians in Libya
[Deutsche Welle] A video released by "Islamic State" purportedly shows the executions of some 30 Ethiopian Christians, who were captured by the group in Libya. The jihadists recently gained a foothold in the conflict-marred country.

2015-04-19 IS Claims Slaughter of Ethiopians in Libya in New Video
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tripoli -A new video was released on Sunday by Islamic State (IS) group shows the killing of 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya.

2015-04-17 Fears Grow for Indigenous People in Path of Massive Ethiopian Dam
[IPS] Addis Ababa -A United Nations mission is due to take place this month to assess the impact of Ethiopia's massive Gilgel Gibe III hydroelectric power project on the Omo River which feeds Lake Turkana, the world's largest desert lake, lying mostly in northwest Kenya with its northern tip extending into Ethiopia.

2015-04-17 'We Need Secularism in Africa and It Has to Be Defended'
[Addis Standard] Michelle Ndiaye Ntab is the program director for African Peace and Security Programs (APSP), a joint program of the Addis Ababa University and the Institute for Peace and Security (IPSS), with the support from GIZ. Before joining IPSS, she was the Managing Director of the Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS). Between 1999 and 2011, she consecutively headed several African and international organizations among others, Executive Director of Greenpeace Africa, and CEO of the African Institute

2015-04-17 The Attacks of Foreign Nationals in South Africa Is Unacceptable - African Union Commission
[Walta Info] Addis Ababa -"Whatever the challenges we may be facing, no circumstances justify attacks on people, whether foreigners or locals. It is unacceptable." She lamented.

2015-04-17 Korea Is a True 'Blood Brother' of Ethiopia - President Mulatu
[Walta Info] Addis Ababa -While visiting the Republic of Korea to attend the seventh World Water Forum, the president met with President Park Geun-hye at Cheong Wa Dae in Seoul last Tuseday, President Dr. Mulatu highlighted that Ethiopia was following the development path of Korea to bring about a real economic transformation, added that the two countries could bolster their bilateral cooperation in the future.

2015-04-17 Ethiopia Talks to Home Affairs Minister About the Protection of Ethiopian Citizens in South Africa
[Walta Info] Addis Ababa -Ethiopia's Ambassador to South Africa, Ambassador Mulugeta Kelil and embassy staff travelled to Durban from Pretoria where the Embassy is located, to discuss the situation with local authorities and South Africa's Minister of Home Affairs.

2015-04-16 Dire Need for Sound Heritages Conservation
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia has a remarkable rich, extensive and diverse cultural, historical and natural heritages that expresses its prolonged history, that can be traced more than 3,000 years, unique experience, diversity and cultural wealth. Yeha is one among the numerous tangible and intangible wealth of the Nation.

2015-04-16 Dibaba, Burger Winners at Laureus Awards
[CAJ News] Veteran South African rugby player Schalk Burger, who defied life threatening disease, has been awarded the Come-Back of the Year accolade at the Laureus World Sports Awards.

2015-04-16 Ethiopia and Kenya Should Move to Implement Economic Integration Agreements
[Ethiopia Government] Kenya's Ambassador to Ethiopia says that Ethiopia and Kenya need to implement the economic integration agreements they have signed at various times as soon as possible. In an interview with the Ethiopian News Agency, Ambassador Catherine Mwangi said the two nations should realize the Special Status Agreement signed in 2012 as well as agreements signed on trade, investment, food security and infrastructure building as well as other areas.

2015-04-16 Ethiopia Sets $1 Billion Target for Textile Export
[Walta Info] Addis Ababa -In a bid to make the nation the major exporter of textile products, the government has extended attractive incentive packages to boost production of the manufacturing industry subsector.

2015-04-16 Ethio-Egypt - Beyond the Nile File
[Walta Info] The bilateral relations between Ethiopia and Egypt should never be confined only to the Nile file for they have possibility to explore a huge potential for cooperation. Apart from their Nile bond, there a deep-rooted religious, cultural and historical interconnection, this could be a sole reason for both countries to refrain from executing any project that could inflict any harm upon one another. In this regard, the people to people interconnection would also play a significant role.

2015-04-16 Intensifying Efforts to Complete the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam
[Ethiopian Herald] The Civil Industrial Explosives Experts Association handed over bond certificates to members for intensifying efforts to complete the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam yesterday at Ras Hotel.

2015-04-16 The Truth Behind the Shortage of Edible Oil
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia's trade as well as marketing system are witnessing admirable and encouraging progress from time to time. Particularly, this change has to go along with the ever modernizing market system in the world apart from protecting the interests of consumers. The past consecutive years had manifested this shift. For instance, a number of consumers' right protection proclamations and other measures have contributed to this change. To this end, Proclamation No. 686/2010 commercial registration and business li

2015-04-17 Kagame and First Lady in Ethiopia for State Visit
[New Times] President Paul Kagame and First Lady Jeannette Kagame, yesterday, arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for two-day state visit.

2015-04-17 Kagame in Ethiopia for Security Forum Amidst Violence in Africa
[News of Rwanda] President Paul Kagame and First Lady Jeannette Kagame are in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to attend the 4th Tana High Level Forum on Security in Africa.

2015-04-16 Beyond the Politics of the Nile
[Fahamu] Perspectives on the Declaration of Principles regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

2015-04-15 Thousands of Students Reached With Life-Saving HIV Information
[Key Correspondents] A higher education project known as TemariNet is working to address HIV and unintended pregnancy in universities and colleges across Ethiopia.

2015-04-15 Malawi, Somalia Repatriate Threatened Nationals
[Walta Info] Addis Ababa -Last night, the Somali embassy said it was trying to trace its citizens and help them escape the violence. It has demanded urgent assistance from the Department of International Relations and Co-operation.

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