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Egypt, Ethiopia at Odds as Talks Over Blue Nile Dam Resume

Egypt says Ethiopia has “summarily rejected” its plan for key aspects of operating a giant dam the East African nation is building on the Nile,…

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Ethiopia: Serious health cases and reported outbreaks

1090 cases of cholera, with 45 confirmed by culture have been reported since April 2019. There are active outbreaks in Oromia and Harari, as well…

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Ethiopian ambassadors hold annual meeting today

(BRANA PRESS) Annual meeting for Ethiopian ambassadors, consulates and director generals in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs started today September 2, 2019. The meeting will…

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Ethiopia battling with Chikungunya epidemic as it strikes 15,000

The number of cases has risen to 15,192 in the eastern city of Dire Dawa, according to French-China report. The Ethiopian Institute of Public Health…

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List of Awards and Nominations of 2019 Ye Bego Sew Award three categories

honor people who made, or are making, greater contribution to Ethiopia and its people/society. This year’s award ceremony was the 7th of its kind since the…

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Egypt told Ethiopia to fill renaissance dam in seven years

Ethiopia’s Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy, Seleshi Bekele, has said that Egypt officially requested that the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) be filled within…

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Ethiopia: Police arrests more than 80 people for drug trafficking

(BRANA PRESS) Counter Narcotics Operation of the Federal Police Commission has apprehended 80 individuals from 17 countries involved in drug trafficking in the past Ethiopian…

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South region council begins regular session

(BRANA PRESS) The Southern Nations, Nationalities and People’s (SNNP) Regional State Council has begun it regular session this morning. The Council is expected to review…

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Ethiopia launches digital services for diaspora

(BRANA PRESS) Ethiopia launched a fully digital service for the diaspora to provide all legal assistance they need by linking them online. Ethiopian Power of…

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OLF army declares independence from the organization

(BRANA PRESS) Army wing of Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) lead by Jal Mero has detached itself from the organization, Wazema radio reported. The army commander…

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Visually impaired people protest in Addis Ababa following death of blind man in lift shaft

August 31, 2019 (BRANA PRESS) Several visually impaired persons in Addis Ababa made a protest following the death of a blind person who died in…

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Despite the ongoing political crisis Ethiopia and Kenya partner against cross-border crimes

(BRANA PRESS) Ethiopia’s and Kenya’ Attorney General offices have signed agreement to partner against cross-border crimes and human trafficking. Ethiopia’s Attorney General, Berhanu Tsegaye and…

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Abey to arrive Israel tomorrow

(BRANA PRESS) Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed will pay an official visit to Israel beginning from Saturday, August 31, 2019. On Sunday, Israeli Prime…

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Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa to be hosted in Ethiopia

Annual Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa (FIFAfrica) will take place in Addis Ababa on September 23-26, 2019. The four-day forum will be hosted by…

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Sidama zone to go regional

Ethiopia’s nine existing regional states enjoy a degree of autonomy under which they are able to choose their official language and have limited powers over…

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