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President of Ethiopia’s Somali region resigns, federal forces deployed

President of Ethiopia’s Somali regional state has resigned his position following a security crisis that involved federal forces and regional forces under his command. Senior officials of the region told the Voice Of America’s Somali service that Mohamoud Omar popularly referred to as Abdi Illey was to be replaced by the region’s Finance Minister Ahmed […]

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Ethiopia targets gas production

By Elias Gebreselassie  Addis Ababa – Ethiopia is set to be a natural gas producer by 2018, pumping about 40 billion gallons annually, according to a Chinese company which has invested $5 billion in the project. Huang Geming, vice president of China Poly Technology, told the state-run Ethiopian News Agency that a pipeline connecting the […]

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Ethiopia Successfully Interrupts Wild Polio Virus Transmission

Addis Ababa, 16 June 2015 (WIC) – The external assessment team that conducted the final Polio outbreak assessment in Ethiopia on 8-12 June 2015 confirmed that Ethiopia has successfully interrupted polio transmission. This encouraging conclusion was received nearly two years after the outbreak was confirmed in the Horn of Africa and outbreak activities initiated to respond […]

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