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Ethiopia hosts National Cooperative Exhibition and celebrates growth of sector

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 03:00
Ethiopia hosted its fifth annual National Cooperative Exhibition, Bazaar & Symposium earlier this month, under the theme “co-operatives for fairness”. Held at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) conference centre in Addis Ababa, the event set out to strengthen the past ...
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Kenya Barris/Julie Bean Comedy Pilot Pushed At ABC

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 00:00
EXCLUSIVE: ABC's multi-camera comedy pilot from Black-ish creator Kenya Barris and Julie Bean (Grown-ish) has been pushed off-cycle. I hear the decision was made for casting reasons. The project had to make an adjustment very late in the game. Originally co-created and executive produced by ...
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UK, Canada issue Ethiopia travel advice after state of emergency declaration

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 22:52
The United Kingdom and Canada have issued travel advice in respect of Ethiopia following Friday evening's declaration of a state of emergency. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. State broadcaster, EBC, reported that the Council of Ministers had imposed the measure to curb rising insecurity ...
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Ethiopia risks becoming Middle East type military dictatorship – ex-US envoy

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 21:56
A former ambassador of the United States has expressed worry at political and security ongoings in Ethiopia. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. “In Ethiopia, instead of an all-parties reconciliation conference, I fear a Middle East type military dictatorship takeover and a zero sum game bloody ...
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Ethiopia declares state of emergency after PM's resignation

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 15:45
Ethiopia announced a state of emergency on Friday, the day after the prime minister's resignation, as pressure mounted on the country's ruling coalition. The coalition decided emergency rule was “vital to safeguarding the constitutional order”, state-run Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation said.
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Ethiopia's northern Amhara regional state drops charges against 224

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 15:33
ADDIS ABABA, Feb. 16 (Xinhua) -- Ethiopia's northern Amhara regional state has dropped charges against 224 people, state-affiliated media Radio Fana said on Friday. Bisrat Abera, a senior official at Amhara regional state justice bureau, said the 224 were originally accused of participating in terrorism ...
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Pilot study in Kenya shows link between chronic pain and glutamate consumption

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 15:11
Date: February 16, 2018; Source: American University; Summary: Preliminary research from a small pilot study carried out in Meru, in eastern Kenya, shows a link between chronic pain and consumption of glutamate, a common flavor enhancer found in Western and non-Western diets worldwide. Share:.
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Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency a day after its prime minister resigned

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 15:00
Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency, a day after prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigned. On Friday, the ruling coalition's council announced the move was meant to uphold the rule of law and to stem a wave of anti-government protests. The state-run Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation ...
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As Kenya Political Stalemate Drags On, US Becomes a Target

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 15:00
NAIROBI — Supporters of Kenya's main opposition leader burned an American flag near the United States Embassy and marched to the building's gate on Friday, two days after youth leaders threatened the American ambassador. The demonstration came at a time of growing frustration among ...
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Ethiopia declares state of emergency after PM's resignation

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 15:00
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia announced a state of emergency on Friday, the day after the prime minister's resignation, as pressure mounted on the country's ruling coalition. FILE PHOTO: Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn gestures during a news conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ...
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Sh1.2 billion lost as fake cigarettes rule

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 14:48
Tax instability, illicit trade, inflation and prolonged political disruption denied Kenya Sh1.2 billion from BAT Kenya whose net profits dropped 21.2 per cent from Sh4.2 billion posted in 2016. The tobacco industry is currently incurring per unit costs on excise stamps, which are 87 per cent higher than those ...
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Expatriates earn millions working in Kenya illegally

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 14:26
Director of Immigration Gordon Kihalangwa addresses the media after the e-passport launch in Nairobi on August 31, 2017. He wants Kenyans to report foreigners living in the country illegally to authorities. PHOTO | MARTIN MUKANGU | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
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State of emergency declared in Ethiopia amid political unrest

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 13:52
Supporters of Bekele Gerba, secretary general of the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC), chant slogans to celebrate his release from prison. Photograph: Tiksa Negeri/Reuters. Ethiopia has announced a state of emergency after prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Thursday announced his intention ...
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Ethiopia declares state of emergency after PM resigns

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 13:30
Citing a decision by the council of ministers, the the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) said: "A state of emergency has been declared as of now." Hailemariamdesalegn 703x422. Citing a decision by the council of ministers, the the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) said: "A state of ...
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Ethiopia declares state of emergency after PM resigns

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 13:30
Citing a decision by the council of ministers, the the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) said: “A state of emergency has been declared as of now.” It gave no timeline for the emergency decree, the second since 2016, which was announced in a statement read by an anchor on the state ...
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Ethiopia declares state of emergency after prime minister quits

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 13:18
ADDIS ABABA (BLOOMBERG) - Ethiopia declared a state of emergency, a day after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigned following months of protests by opponents of his government. The decision was announced by the Council of Ministers on Friday (Feb 16), after it convened a meeting to ...
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Ethiopia declares state of emergency in effort to quell unrest

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 13:18
Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency in an effort to quell almost three years of often violent anti-government protests and safeguard an economy that has been suffering from the unrest, the state broadcaster announced. The declaration was made on Friday night, the day after Hailemariam ...
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Ethiopia declares state of emergency, martial law

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:56
Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency following unrest in the restive Oromia and Amhara regional states, according to a state television broadcast. After an intense day-long meeting, the Council of Ministers said a martial law would also be enforced effective Friday. The duration of the state of ...
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Ethiopia Declares State of Emergency After Premier Resigns

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:36
Ethiopia declared a state of emergency, a day after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigned following months of protests by opponents of his government. The decision was announced by the Council of Ministers, after it convened a meeting to discuss “safeguards to protect the constitution” amid ...
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State of emergency declared in Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:33
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | AFP | Ethiopia on Friday declared a state of emergency one day after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced his resignation, state media reported. “A state of emergency has been declared as of now,” the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) said, citing a ...
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