Information & useful resources for expats in Ethiopia

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  • Ethiopia's Jewish community divided - BBC News
    Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:
    BBC NewsEthiopia's Jewish community dividedBBC NewsAs Jewish people around the world marked the festival of Passover, thousands of Jews living in northern Ethiopia, did not have much to celebrate. Many have been left disappointed by an Israeli ...
  • Ethiopia thwarts Egypt by paying for Nile dam itself - Al-Arabiya
    Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:
    Al-ArabiyaEthiopia thwarts Egypt by paying for Nile dam itselfAl-ArabiyaEthiopia's bold decision to pay for a huge dam itself has overturned generations of Egyptian control over the Nile's waters, and may help transform one of the ...
  • Ethiopia's 'villagisation' scheme fails to bear fruit - The Guardian
    Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:
    The GuardianEthiopia's 'villagisation' scheme fails to bear fruitThe GuardianThe orderly village of Agulodiek in Ethiopia's western Gambella region stands in stark contrast to Elay, a settlement 5km west of Gambella town, where ...
  • Ethiopia to host 2014 Cecafa Cup - BBC Sport
    Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:
    BBC SportEthiopia to host 2014 Cecafa CupBBC SportThe Council for East and Central African Football Associations (Cecafa) has confirmed Ethiopia will host the 2014 Senior Challenge Cup. "Ethiopia are the designated hosts of the Challenge Cup ...
  • Ethiopia: IC Acknowledges Ogadenia Rights - Somaliland Sun
    Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:
    Somaliland SunEthiopia: IC Acknowledges Ogadenia RightsSomaliland SunThe US House of Representatives has asked Ethiopia to Permit Human Rights and Humanitarian Organizations Access to its Somali region of Ogaden. The House informed (d) ETHIOPIA. ...

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