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  • 03:15 Ethiopian Airlines To Double Fleet By 2025

    Ethiopian Airlines To Double Fleet By 2025

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    State-owned carrier Ethiopian Airlines hopes to double its fleet by 2025. This week it acquired the new Airbus 3-50, the first to fly in African skies. CCTV's Girum Chala, caught up with the airline's CEO Tewolde Gebremariam, to discuss how the new aircra

  • 01:53 Ethiopia Operates Africa's First Airbus A350 XWB Plane

    Ethiopia Operates Africa's First Airbus A350 XWB Plane

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    Ethiopian Airlines has become the first carrier on the continent to operate the new Airbus A-3-50 Extra-Wide Body. The state of the art plane took to the skies for the first time on Wednesday, flying from Toulose in France to Addis Ababa.

  • 02:33 7th Horse Riding Tournament Takes Place In Addis Ababa

    7th Horse Riding Tournament Takes Place In Addis Ababa

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    The sport of horse riding is not only becoming more popular in Ethiopia, but is also steeped in the country's history. For more than 100 years, the country's Palace horses have been trained for competitions. Now, the government is using those horses to tr

  • 01:37 83 Ethiopian Children Released From Captivity In South Sudan

    83 Ethiopian Children Released From Captivity In South Sudan

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    The Ethiopian government has announced that the number of children release from captivity in South Sudan has reached 83.It's was few months ago that South Sudanese gun men crossed border ,killed more than two hundered and kidnapped 120 children. Ethiopia

  • 02:33 Ethiopian National Exams Cancelled After Leakage

    Ethiopian National Exams Cancelled After Leakage

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    Students in Ethiopia will not be sitting national university entrance exams. This after officials there cancelled them following a leakage online. The papers were leaked online and widely distributed on social media. People supporting the protests for gre

  • 00:41 140 People Killed After Attacks On Jekow In Gambella Region

    140 People Killed After Attacks On Jekow In Gambella Region

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    Officials say that armed groups have killed more than 140 people in the town of Jekow in the Gambella region near the western border with South Sudan. The attackers who are said to have been from South Sudan are reported to be members of the Murle tribe.

  • 01:52 Ethiopian Government Seeks Support For Millions In Dire Need Of Aid

    Ethiopian Government Seeks Support For Millions In Dire Need Of Aid

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    Ethiopia is calling for urgent international support for millions facing food shortages. This follows a devastating drought attributed to the El-Nino weather phenomenon. Ethiopia currently needs over a billion dollars for relief but donors have so far onl

  • 02:51 Low Oil Price Boost For Ethiopia

    Low Oil Price Boost For Ethiopia

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    As global crude prices continue to drop, many African countries that rely on crude imports are experiencing some relief on their current accounts. Ethiopia, one of the fastest growing economies in the continent is among those benefiting. However these sav

  • 00:31 USA Shuts Down Drone Base In Ethiopia

    USA Shuts Down Drone Base In Ethiopia

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    The United States government has shut down its drone operation base in southern Ethiopia. The U.S. Embassy Spokesman in Ethiopia David Kennedy told The Associated Press by email that the facilities in Arba Minch, 450 kilometers south of Addis Ababa, are n

  • 02:34 Sudan, Ethiopia & Egypt To Express Their Final Stance On The Dam

    Sudan, Ethiopia & Egypt To Express Their Final Stance On The Dam

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    Negotiations between Cairo, Addis Ababa and Khartoum have entered a decisive stage in which the parties must express their final stance concerning the controversy and disagreement caused by Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam. The dam threatens Egypt's annua

  • 02:45 Shortage Of Foreign Currency Deterring Ethiopia's Development

    Shortage Of Foreign Currency Deterring Ethiopia's Development

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    The fast growing Ethiopian economy has been experiencing a shortage of foreign currency for close to ten years now. Large and small Manufacturers as well as importers are seriously affected.

  • 02:28 Ethiopian Movie In 2016 Entry For Oscar Award

    Ethiopian Movie In 2016 Entry For Oscar Award

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    Ethiopia's movie 'Lamb' became the first Ethiopian film to be screened as an "Official Selection" at the Cannes Film Festival. It is also the country's official entry for the Oscars next year. 'Lamb' explores issues of displacement and loss, while contras

  • 05:06 Why Ethiopia Is Among Africa's Top Leather Makers

    Why Ethiopia Is Among Africa's Top Leather Makers

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    Why Ethiopia is among Africa's top leather makers.

  • 02:55 Ethiopian Airlines Hires Chinese Cabin Crew

    Ethiopian Airlines Hires Chinese Cabin Crew

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    Ethiopian Airlines has begun hiring Chinese nationals as cabin crew in line with the airline's continued focus on building market share within the Asia-Africa market. As CCTV's Girum Chala reports, the airline is flying growing numbers of Chinese passenge

  • 03:34 New Rail Service In Addis Ababa Improving Public Transport

    New Rail Service In Addis Ababa Improving Public Transport

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    A new $475 million light rail service in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa is aiming to provide the city's 4 million inhabitants with an affordable and fast mode of transport. Two weeks into operation, this is how local commuters are finding the service.

  • 02:03 Ethiopia's Rich Heritage In Its Old Capital, Gondar

    Ethiopia's Rich Heritage In Its Old Capital, Gondar

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    Addis Ababa has been rapidly developing of late, but for many years the capital was a lot farther north - in Gondar. Centuries on however, its days of glory are still set in stone.

  • 02:07 Ethiopia Inaugurates First Ever Sub-Saharan Tramway

    Ethiopia Inaugurates First Ever Sub-Saharan Tramway

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    Sub-Saharan Africa's first modern tramway has opened in the Ethiopian capital- Addis Ababa. It marks the completion of a massive Chinese-funded infrastructure project, hailed as a major step in the country's economic development. The project is also expec

  • 02:57 Ethiopian New Proposal To Transform Economy

    Ethiopian New Proposal To Transform Economy

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    The Ethiopian government has launched the second phase of its ambitious growth and transformation plan. The plan is expected to transform the nation's agrarian economy to an industrial one in the next five years. Poverty reduction and good governance are

  • 00:59 Ethiopian Cannes Film Festival Entrant Film 'Lamb' Premieres

    Ethiopian Cannes Film Festival Entrant Film 'Lamb' Premieres

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    An Ethiopian film has been making a splash not just at home. Lamb is the first Ethiopian film ever to be screened at the Cannes Film Festival in France and more recently, it premiered for local film lovers in Addis Ababa.

  • 01:57 Ethiopia Is Embarking On A Journey Of Space Exploration

    Ethiopia Is Embarking On A Journey Of Space Exploration

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    Ethiopia's ambitious space program has been growing in recent years. Based in Addis Ababa, it's the country's first space programme, and has only been officially operational for the last few months.

  • 01:04 Stowaway Survives Flight From Ethiopia, Seeks Asylum In Sweden

    Stowaway Survives Flight From Ethiopia, Seeks Asylum In Sweden

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    An Ethiopian man hoping to get asylum in Sweden has been found in the hold of an airliner after a flight from Addis Ababa to Stockholm. He is currently in police custody. CCTV's Susan Mwongeli reports.

  • 03:26 Ethiopia's Reduced Maternal Mortality Rate

    Ethiopia's Reduced Maternal Mortality Rate

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    Not so very long ago Ethiopia had one of the worst child mortality rates in Africa but it's managed to slash the death toll by two-thirds in recent years. CCTV's Girum Chala reports.

  • 03:58 Ethiopia Model Moves From Cat Walk Glamour To Shoe Making

    Ethiopia Model Moves From Cat Walk Glamour To Shoe Making

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    A former Ethiopian fashion model has turned her back on the glitz and glamour of the cat walk and chosen to create a shoe making business in the capital of Addis Ababa, creating significant job opportunities in the process. The 25 year old entrepreneur is

  • 01:30 Tewodros Adhanom:This Is What Ethiopia Expects From Obama's Visit

    Tewodros Adhanom:This Is What Ethiopia Expects From Obama's Visit

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    President Barack Obama has met the Ethiopian prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn on the first visit by a serving U.S. president to a nation with one of the fastest-growing economies in Africa. Talks with Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn are expected to

  • 00:34 Obama Holds Key Talks With Ethiopian PM

    Obama Holds Key Talks With Ethiopian PM

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    U.S. President Barack Obama has begun key talks in Ethiopia on his second leg of his African tour. The talks between Obama and Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn will focus on economic ties and regional security issues, as well as the civil wa