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Chicken odour 'prevents malaria' research in Ethiopia finds

Thursday, July 21st 2016, 11:05

The smell from a live chicken could help protect against malaria and work is beginning to find a new repellent, researchers say.
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Ethiopia blocks Facebook and other social media for exams

Monday, July 11th 2016, 11:08

The Ethiopian government blocks popular social networks after exam leaks - the first time such sites have been publicly blocked nationwide.
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Bodies of 19 Ethiopian migrants repatriated

Tuesday, June 28th 2016, 1:27
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

The bodies of 19 Ethiopian migrants who suffocated to death in a container in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been returned home.
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Honorary Ethiopian

Saturday, June 18th 2016, 0:26

Sylvia Pankhurst is well known for her links with the suffragette movement but she had strong ties with Ethiopia as well, as James Jeffrey reports.
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Ethiopia and Eritrea blame each other for border clash

Monday, June 13th 2016, 17:14
related countries: Eritrea Eritrea

Ethiopia and Eritrea exchange accusations over who started fighting at their heavily militarised border on Sunday.
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Ethiopia base in Somalia attacked by al-Shabab

Thursday, June 9th 2016, 16:45
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somali Islamist militant group al-Shabab says it has killed 60 Ethiopian soldiers in an attack on an African Union base in Somalia.
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Ethiopia base attacked in Somalia

Thursday, June 9th 2016, 7:56
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somali Islamist militant group al-Shabab says it has killed more than 40 Ethiopian soldiers in an attack on an African Union base in Somalia.
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VIDEO: The Ethiopian town famous for runners

Tuesday, May 31st 2016, 21:47

You have probably never heard of Bekoji, but this small town in the highlands of Ethiopia has had a huge impact on athletics.
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The search for Ethiopia's abducted children

Wednesday, May 25th 2016, 23:31

Ethiopia's rescue mission after cross-border kidnapping
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VIDEO: The first skate park in Ethiopia

Friday, May 20th 2016, 19:28
related places: Addis Ababa

Ethiopia's first skate park, Addis Skatepark, is attracting hundreds of young fans in Addis Ababa.
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Abducted Ethiopian children 'freed'

Tuesday, May 10th 2016, 9:41
related countries: Sudan Sudan

At least 19 of more than 100 Ethiopian children held captive by an armed South Sudanese group for nearly a month are freed, Ethiopian state media reports.
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VIDEO: Ethiopian Jews' Israel migration hope

Thursday, April 28th 2016, 6:01
related countries: Israel Israel

Thousands of Ethiopian Jews are hoping that an announcement by the Israeli government will pave the way for a new life in the Middle East.
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Ethiopia army 'locates abducted children'

Thursday, April 21st 2016, 12:06

Ethiopia's army has surrounded the area in neighbouring South Sudan where it believes more than 100 abducted Ethiopian children are being held, local media report.
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Ethiopia army seeks to rescue children

Monday, April 18th 2016, 20:51

Ethiopia's army is trying to rescue more than 100 women and children abducted in a cross-border raid in the western Gambella region, the government says.
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Armed men 'kill 140' in Ethiopia

Saturday, April 16th 2016, 18:36

The Ethiopian government says armed men have killed 140 people and abducted 39 children in the west of the country, blaming attackers from South Sudan.
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VIDEO: Hunger in Ethiopia after drought

Monday, April 11th 2016, 4:56

Ethiopia is experiencing one of the worst droughts in almost 50 years, made worse by the El Nino phenomenon.
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What do Oromo protests mean for Ethiopian unity?

Wednesday, March 9th 2016, 11:08
related places: Oromo

Are ethnic protests putting Ethiopia's unity at risk?
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Running with the hyenas of Addis Ababa

Saturday, March 5th 2016, 1:01
related places: Addis Ababa

Where an early morning jog attracts scary companions
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Ethiopia crackdown claim 'lies'

Monday, February 22nd 2016, 13:02

Ethiopia's government dismisses allegations it is violently suppressing protests in its restive Oromia region as an "absolute lie".
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VIDEO: 'More trouble predicted' for Ethiopia drought

Friday, February 5th 2016, 7:45

Ethiopia is suffering its worst drought in decades with failed crops, livestock at risk and more than 10 million people needing emergency aid.
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Does Ethiopia need aid to cope with drought?

Friday, February 5th 2016, 0:52

Drought stalks fast-growing Ethiopia
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VIDEO: Hunger crisis worsens in Ethiopia

Sunday, January 31st 2016, 23:00

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visits a drought-hit region of Ethiopia to help raise awareness of the worsening hunger crisis.
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Ethiopia scraps Addis plan after clashes

Wednesday, January 13th 2016, 13:12
related places: Addis Ababa, Oromo

Ethiopia's government abandons plans to expand the boundaries of the capital, Addis Ababa, after months of deadly protests in the Oromo region.
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Ethiopia 'kills 140 Oromo protesters'

Friday, January 8th 2016, 10:41

Ethiopian security forces have killed at least 140 people taking part in anti-government protests in Oromia since November, human rights activists say.
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VIDEO: Funerals held for Ethiopian protesters

Friday, December 18th 2015, 18:09

Funerals have been taking place across Ethiopia's Oromia region after weeks of clashes between security forces and protesters.
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