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Ethiopian PM misses AU summit, health rumours float


July 17th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, July 17 (IANS) It's a mystery absence that has created a lot of hush-hush talk here. Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has been missing from the African ... Read more...

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Ethiopia to host World Economic Forum on Africa


March 1st, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, March 1 (IANS) Ethiopia will host the World Economic Forum on Africa in capital Addis Ababa in May. Mekonnen Haddis, chief advisor to the deputy prime minister, and ... Read more...

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Ethiopia seeks India’s financial muscle for its rail project


January 28th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, Jan 28 (IANS) Ethiopia wants $300 million more from India for an ambitious railway project that would connect it with neighbouring Djibouti, a venture that India backs ... Read more...

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Two Indian publishers win $5.9 mn Ethiopian contracts


January 4th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, Jan 4 (IANS) Two Indian publishers have beaten off stiff international competition to win Ethiopian government contracts worth $5.9 million to print and distribute textbooks on six subjects, ... Read more...

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Ethiopian dance, food fiesta in Delhi (With Images)


October 20th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) An ensemble of 10 Ethiopian dancers captured the rural spirit of the ancient African nation with an hour-long performance here of the traditional dances and ... Read more...

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After roses, Bangalore firm to grow foodcrops in Ethiopia


August 31st, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, Aug 31 (IANS) After making Ethiopia among the top sources globally for cut roses, a Bangalore-based company now plans to plant over 20,000 hectares of land there, almost ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu firm to cultivate cotton, soya in Ethiopia


July 26th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) Coimbatore based start-up venture Sara Cotton Fibres Private Ltd plans to cultivate cotton and soya in 25,000 acres in Ethiopia and also set up a cotton ... Read more...

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Indian firm to build sugar mill in Ethiopia


July 19th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, July 19 (IANS) An Indian company is planning to build a new sugar mill in Ethiopia, the east African nation that is attracting a lot of Indian investment ... Read more...

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Roses for the world: An Indian success story in Ethiopia


May 29th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Holeta (Ethiopia), May 29 (IANS) The world's largest exporter of roses is an Indian who grows and ships hundreds of varieties of the prized flowers -- not just out of ... Read more...

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UN calls for assistance to Ethiopia’s two million drought victims


April 29th, 2011 - 7:45 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 29 (IANS) UN officials have called for assistance to be stepped up to an estimated two million Ethiopians affected by the drought, Xinhua reports.Water is being ... Read more...

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Ethiopia’s biggest dam to help neighbours solve power problem


April 17th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, April 17 (IANS) Ethiopia has begun constructing the country's biggest power project on the Nile that will be built totally by local engineers and technicians. It will benefit ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh seeks better trade ties with Ethiopia


November 11th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinSeoul (Korea) Nov 11(ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has expressed a desire for India and Ethiopia to strengthen their bilateral trade and investment ties.Dr. Singh conveyed ... Read more...

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Rail link in Ethiopia contrasts proactive China with languid India


July 6th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Devirupa Mitra New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) On the rooftop of Africa, the development of Ethiopia's rail network is demonstrating the different working models of India and China - as both ... Read more...

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Emami plans big foray into Ethiopia, other African countries (Lead)


May 11th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Lakshmi Krishnakumar New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Emami group, the $165 million Indian personal care and ayurvedic medicine major, is making a big foray into Africa, the newest frontier for Indian ... Read more...

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Emami plans big foray into Africa in cash crops, power


May 11th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Lakshmi Krishnakumar Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) Indian personal care and ayurvedic medicines major, the $165- million Emami group, is making a big foray into Africa not just in their traditional lines of ... Read more...

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Bob Geldof furious at BBC over Band Aid millions used to buy arms claim


March 4th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): Irish singer Bob Geldof is said to have been left furious after claims broadcast on BBC said that the millions of dollars raised by Band Aid were diverted ... Read more...

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Ethiopia to Indian firms: end dispute or lose contract


February 4th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Groum Abate Addis Ababa, Feb 4 (IANS) The Ethiopian government has asked two Indian companies to resolve their dispute and start work on the construction of a $700-million sugar factory, warning any ... Read more...

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Ethiopia seeks India’s help in rail link with Djibouti


February 1st, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Ethiopia has sought India's help in developing a rail link with its neighbour Djibouti which will allow the land-locked country access to the sea. This was conveyed ... Read more...

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IIT-Delhi helping Ethiopia become tech-savvy


September 13th, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Many students in Ethiopia are studying engineering and technology in virtual classrooms, some of their teachers seating in the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) ... Read more...

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Indian firm opens paper factory in Ethiopia


August 3rd, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Groum Abate Addis Ababa, Aug 3 (IANS) Paper manufacturer Anmol Products Ethiopia, promoted by India's Anmol group of companies, Sunday inaugurated its unit at Ginchi, about 80 km south of here.The development ... Read more...

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Sweet boost to Indian business in Africa


June 30th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Groum Abate Addis Ababa, June 30 (IANS) India may be slow off the block to procure business opportunities in Africa but its foray received a sweet boost after its flagship sugar factory ... Read more...

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Amity to offer courses for Ethiopian students


February 11th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.11 (ANI): Amity University has announced plans to offer students from Ethiopia a wide variety of courses. The plans reached fruition after a university delegation headed by Chancellor, Atul Chauhan ... Read more...

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Shelling kills 16 in Somali capital


December 5th, 2008 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Dec 5 (Xinhua) Sixteen people were killed and more than 20 others wounded Friday when artillery shells hit several areas in northeastern part of the Somali capital, witnesses and health officials ... Read more...

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Six Somali civilians die in attack on peacekeepers


September 22nd, 2008 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Sep 22 (DPA) At least six civilians have died after shells targeting African Union (AU) peacekeeping bases in Mogadishu went astray, reports said Monday.Islamist insurgents launched attacks on two bases ... Read more...

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Ancient obelisk looted by Mussolini to be re-erected in Ethiopia after 70 years


June 2nd, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by admin
London, June 2 (ANI): An ancient obelisk, looted by Mussolini from the holy city of Axum in 1937, is going to be re-erected on a plateau in the north of Ethiopia ... Read more...

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UN Security Council condemns Eritrea for hindering peace mission


February 16th, 2008 - 11:55 am ICT by admin
DPA New York, Feb 16 (DPA) The UN Security Council (UNSC) has condemned Eritrea for halting fuel supplies and endangering the lives of UN troops, likely causing a large-scale relocation of the UN ... Read more...

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