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Ethiopia: Men in tribe drink cows milk and blood in competition to gain the most weight

Every year, the competition takes place in the deep south of Ethiopia There are a lot of competitions underway around the world – but none quite like the one in Ethiopia. There, in a remote valley, tribesmen are competiting to see who can put on the most weight over the …

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Ethiopia’s $75m Abattoir set to be operational next month

An abattoir owned by a subsidiary of Allana Group – Frigorifico Boran Foods Plc, will be commissioned next month in Adami Tulu, 163kms from the Ethiopia capital, Addis Abeba. The General Manager of Frigorifico Boran Foods Plc, a subsidiary of Allana Group, Vijay Dongare said they are left with internal …

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Ethiopian legend Haile Gebrselassie to organise South Sudan Peace Race

Ethiopian athletics legend Haile Gebrselassie will participate in the inaugural Great South Sudanese Run to hold in Juba on April 8. The Great South Sudanese run has been organised to promote peace and stability in war-torn South Sudan . According to South Sudan’s Ambassador to Ethiopia, James Pitia Morgan, national …

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Ethiopia, Russia Sign MoU, Protocol Agreement

Ethiopia and Russia on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Tourism and Culture and Protocol of the Intergovernmental Commission on Economic, Scientific, Technical and Trade Cooperation. The agreement was signed by the two countries at the end of the 6th meeting of the intergovernmental Ethio-Russia Commission. The Ethio-Russia …

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South Sudan gunmen ‘kill 28’ in Ethiopia

South Sudanese gunmen killed 28 people and kidnapped 43 children in Ethiopia’s Gambella province, an Ethiopian official says. Men from the Murle community, who crossed into Ethiopia, are being blamed. Feuding communities on both sides of the border have been known to attack each other, often carrying away spoils. A …

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Ethiopia relaxes state of emergency restrictions

The Ethiopian government has lifted some restrictions imposed during a state of emergency declared last year following deadly protests, state-run media quoted the defence minister as saying on Wednesday. Minister Siraj Fegessa ended powers granted to security services powers to stop and search suspects and powers to search homes without …

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