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  • Parliament approved candidates to Boundary and Identity Commission Members. Allegations of unfairness emerging regarding the appointments to National Reconciliation. Boundary and Identity Commission draws membership from opposition politicians
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    ምክር ቤቱ የአስተዳደር ወሰንና የማንነት ጉዳዮች ኮሚሽን የቀረቡትን አባላት በ22 ተቃውሞና በአራት ድምፅ ተዓቅቦ በአብላጫ ድምፅ ሲያፀድቅ፣ ለዕርቀ ሰላም ኮሚሽን የቀረቡትን አባላት በ16 ተቃውሞ በአብላጫ ድምፅ አፅድቋል፡፡ ለአስተዳደር ወሰንና የማንነት ጉዳዮች ኮሚሽን የተሰየሙ አባላት ዝርዝር ለዕርቀ ሰላም ኮሚሽን የተሰየሙ አባላት ዝርዝር
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    In 2003, a Dutch company registered a European patent for teff-related products, claiming that these were “invented” by a certain Jans Roosjen, a senior company official. In recent years, Ethiopia has complained that this is totally inaccurate — Ethiopians have been using teff for millennia, after all — and that the patent prevents Ethiopian companies from exploiting a growing global market for teff. The Ethiopian government is celebrating a major victory in a long-running dispute over who owns the patent for products made from teff - an ancient grain that forms the basis of Ethiopia’s staple food, injera.
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    In his appearance at the Ethiopian parliament this morning, prime minister Abiy Ahmed talked at length on the basis of relation with the opposition. About 20 opposition groups that used to operate outside of Ethiopia have returned to the country after Abiy Ahmed’s administration offered opportunity for a peaceful struggle in the country. Without naming names, he raised that some opposition group were not living up to the expectation of peaceful struggle. Yet, he noted the situation Wollega,Western Ethiopia, where the defense force was deployed to restore order and law. Militant faction of Oromo Liberation Front has been operating as a de facto government in the region after it was allowed to the country. The party has been behaving as if it has a special
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    Ethiopia, Africa's second most populous nation, was reconfigured a quarter century ago as a federation to give autonomy to more than 80 ethnic groups. Although the Constitution provides for at least one census every ten years, the third and last was in 2007, according to the National Planning Commission
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    Resurrected’ Ethiopian man dies Posted on 01 February 2019

    Speaking to BBC after his resurrection, Hirpha said: “I heard someone crying. I was suffocating and trying to tear away the shroud. I was so weak, unable to speak out.” He added: ” I then started calling, Is there anybody around?”
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    Ethiopian Mobile App enables passengers secure their visa electronically within 4 hours from any part of the world, as well as book their flights, pay online using credit or debit cards, mobile money, e- Wallet and bank transfer, check-in and issue boarding pass seamlessly.
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    Italy is to fund a feasibility study for a 736km railway line between Addis Ababa and the Red Sea port of Massawa in Eritrea. The agreement was made during a visit to Rome by Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed.
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    Ethiopian senior government officials, diplomats, international luminaries and global media representatives were among the close to 3,000 guests. Chairman of Shenzhen Grand Skylight Hotels Management Company (GSHM) Mr. Zhang Guochao addressed a noticeably impressed international audience. "The hotel's ambience is great. It's contemporary, bright, and very luxuriously spacious, befitting a veritable landmark project in continental Africa," H.E. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said amidst profuse praise.
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    He’s not the only German politician to have recent airplane trouble either. Ahead of last November’s G20 summit in Buenos Aires, the Airbus A340 carrying Chancellor Angela Merkel made an emergency landing after some mid-flight “electronic problems.”
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