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  • 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

  • 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.

  • 02:11 South Sudanese In Ethiopia Go On Hunger Strike For Peace

    South Sudanese In Ethiopia Go On Hunger Strike For Peace

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    In South Sudan, hopes for an end to the conflict between the warring parties have already turned into despair. And now a group of victims of violence have taken action to raise awareness of their sufferings among political leaders. The goal is to force of

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 02:03 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.

  • 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.

  • 02:55 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 02:51 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 01:37 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 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

  • 01:53 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.

  • 00:52 At Least 16 People Killed In Gondar, Ethiopia

    At Least 16 People Killed In Gondar, Ethiopia

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    The Ethiopian government is continuing to blame its neighbor, Eritrea, for the latest violence in Gondar, in the north of the country. At least 16 people have been killed.

  • 02:50 Ethiopian Airlines Introduces New Airbus To Zimbabwe Market

    Ethiopian Airlines Introduces New Airbus To Zimbabwe Market

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    Ethiopian Airlines has made history by landing an inaugural Airbus in Harare. The move not only signifies Zimbabwe as a lucrative trade partner but also as a safe destination for both business and holiday travel.

  • 01:10 Ethiopian Court Charges 23 South Sudanese Refugees With Murder

    Ethiopian Court Charges 23 South Sudanese Refugees With Murder

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    A court in Ethiopia has charged 23 South Sudanese refugees with murder. They allegedly beat to death 10 Ethiopians in April this year. CCTV's Girum Chala has more

  • 01:57 Eco-friendly Yet Stylish Designs From Ethiopia

    Eco-friendly Yet Stylish Designs From Ethiopia

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    An Ethiopian woman is designing eco-friendly items using the dried remains of a banana-like plant. Enset, which roughly translates to 'false banana', grows in the southern regions of Ethiopia. This entrepreneur is making a living, not only for herself, bu

  • 01:04 Ethiopian Government Says Protest Regions Now Calm

    Ethiopian Government Says Protest Regions Now Calm

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    Reactions from Ethiopia after the United States issued a travel advisory to its citizens. The U.S. warning comes following protests in Ethiopia. While government has dismissed the advisory as standard from the Americans, analysts say there could be conseq

  • 01:57 Record-breaker Almaz Ayana Leads Ethiopia's Olympic Team Back Home

    Record-breaker Almaz Ayana Leads Ethiopia's Olympic Team Back Home

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    The Ethiopian national Olympics team is back in the country for a well deserved rest. Ethiopians have been celebrating the team's 8 medals, though it was a smaller haul than they'd hoped for.

  • 03:10 Ethiopia To Build Industrial Parks To Keep Its Youth In The Country

    Ethiopia To Build Industrial Parks To Keep Its Youth In The Country

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    The government of Ethiopia has yet to give the go-ahead on the construction of two industrial parks after receiving an offer of half-a-billion dollars from the European Union, Britain and the World Bank. Donors hope the funds will reduce migration into Eu

  • 00:39 Protesters In Ethiopia Destroy 11 Companies In Oromiya Region

    Protesters In Ethiopia Destroy 11 Companies In Oromiya Region

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    In Ethiopia, protesters damaged almost a dozen mostly foreign-owned factories and flower farms this week. The flare-up followed the death of at least 55 people in a stampede, when police fired tear gas and shot into the air to disperse demonstrators in th

  • 01:06 Ethiopia's Government Declares State Of Emergency To Restore Order

    Ethiopia's Government Declares State Of Emergency To Restore Order

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    Ethiopia is under a state of emergency. The announcement was made at the weekend. It will last for at least six months. Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn made the announcement. It comes amid ongoing protests in the country by two of Ethiopia's largest t

  • 00:24 Ethiopia Troops Withdraw From Key Military Base In Hiiraan Region

    Ethiopia Troops Withdraw From Key Military Base In Hiiraan Region

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    Ethiopian troops have pulled out of a key military base in central Somalia. The base in the Hiiraan region was recently attacked by al-Shabaab. The militants have confirmed the incident through their Radio Andalus. They claim hundreds of Somali troops and

  • 01:14 Ethiopia Unhappy With U.S. Travel Ban

    Ethiopia Unhappy With U.S. Travel Ban

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    Ethiopia's government says it's disappointed by a United States travel warning. The State Department has urged American citizens to stay away from Ethiopia, citing recent unrest. However, the government in Addis Ababa is adamant the country is safe. CCTV'

  • 02:38 Ethiopian Returnees Receiving New Skills For A Better Life At Home

    Ethiopian Returnees Receiving New Skills For A Better Life At Home

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    Ethiopia is one of the main source countries for migrants from Africa. Many leave Ethiopia and attempt the trek. Some are forced to return back once they fail, though. For those Ethiopians, one man is offering hairdressing training to help them gain new s

  • 01:46 AU Warns Withdrawal Of Ethiopian Troops Could Give Al-Shabaab Chance To Regroup

    AU Warns Withdrawal Of Ethiopian Troops Could Give Al-Shabaab Chance To Regroup

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    The African Union has warned against pulling troops out of Somalia. That follows Ethiopia's decision to withdraw its forces. The AU says a retreat will give Al Qaeda-linked Al Shabab chance to regroup - and that will lead to a “catastrophe.” CCTV's Girum

  • 02:26 Massive Cabinet Reshuffle In Ethiopia In Wake Of Unrest

    Massive Cabinet Reshuffle In Ethiopia In Wake Of Unrest

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    Ethiopia has had a dramatic day at the top of government. 21 ministers – more than two thirds of the entire cabinet – have been replaced, including key ministries. The shake-up follows months of unrest that have prompted a state of emergency. From the cap

  • 02:41 Moroccan King Makes Maiden Trip To Ethiopia

    Moroccan King Makes Maiden Trip To Ethiopia

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    The king of Morrocco has arrived for a three day state visit. That of course comes on the back of the Moroccan leader hosting the COP22 talks in Marrakech. King Mohamed VI has met with Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn. A number of trade and

  • 01:21 Morocco Signs Deal With Ethiopia On Mega Fertiliser Plant

    Morocco Signs Deal With Ethiopia On Mega Fertiliser Plant

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    Morocco has strengthened its relationship with Ethiopia by signing bilateral agreements with Ethiopia to promote trade and investment.King Mohamed VI, of Morocco led his delegation to Addis Ababa on Friday. This is his first time to be in Ethiopia since h

  • 02:08 Industry Representatives Set To Meet In Addis Ababa For Africa Trade Week

    Industry Representatives Set To Meet In Addis Ababa For Africa Trade Week

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    The First ever African trade week is being held in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. Organised by the African Union and the UN economic commission for Africa, the week intends to chart the course for transforming Africa's economies through intra-Africa t

  • 01:14 Ethiopia Ends Riek Machar's Stay In The Country

    Ethiopia Ends Riek Machar's Stay In The Country

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    South Sudan's former vice president Riek Machar has suffered a fresh blow. His activities in neighbouring Ethiopia are to be closed down. CCTV's Girum Chala has more

  • 04:36 AU Contenders Meet In Historic Debate In Addis Ababa

    AU Contenders Meet In Historic Debate In Addis Ababa

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    The first ever public debate between the candidates running for chairperson of the African Union Commission has been held at the continental body's headquarters in Addis Ababa. Five candidates are competing succeed Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma who leaves the po

  • 03:43 Ethiopia Launches Hydro-electric Plant Gibe 3

    Ethiopia Launches Hydro-electric Plant Gibe 3

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    Ethiopia has inaugurated a 1.5 billion dollars hydro-electric generating dam. Located in southern region of the country, the Gibe 3 dam is to generate 1,870 mega watts of power, helping Ethiopia to double its power out put. CCTV's Girum Chala filed this r

  • 02:37 Ethiopian PM Says State Of Emergency Was Warranted

    Ethiopian PM Says State Of Emergency Was Warranted

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    Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said his government has blocked the social media service in his country.The prime minister said its a right move made to avoid the hate and ethnic cleansing propaganda messages circulating through the social

  • 03:51 Millions Affected By Recent Drought In Ethiopia's Southern Region

    Millions Affected By Recent Drought In Ethiopia's Southern Region

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    Ethiopia is battling yet another drought in the Southern region of the country. The government estimates that 5.6 million people and their livestock are affected and 922 million dollars is urgently needed for humanitarian assistance. CGTN's Coletta Wanjoh

  • 02:15 Wineries Show Ethiopians The Pleasures Of Wine And Food

    Wineries Show Ethiopians The Pleasures Of Wine And Food

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    As part of this year's Design Week Addis Ababa, wineries are educating Ethiopians about the subtle pleasures of pairing wine and food. For many in Ethiopia wine has been regarded as an unnecessary foreign influence. Coletta Wanjohi takes a closer look.

  • 02:46 Ethiopians Commemorate Religious And Cultural Festival

    Ethiopians Commemorate Religious And Cultural Festival

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    Ethiopians are celebrating the Epiphany. Also known as the Timkat Festival, the celebrations commemorate the baptism of Jesus Christ. Every year, millions of orthodox Ethiopians come together for religious rituals and traditional dancing. In recent years,

  • 01:21 28th AU Summit: Kagame Puts Forward A Plan To Make The AU More Effective

    28th AU Summit: Kagame Puts Forward A Plan To Make The AU More Effective

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    The African Union is looking toward new reforms within its structures. It's aiming to be a more effective organisation that can tackle the continent's challenges. Rwandan President Paul Kagame led the initiative in July last year when he hosted the AU sum

  • 01:44 28th AU Summit: AU Says More Nations Will Help Curb Violence In Libya

    28th AU Summit: AU Says More Nations Will Help Curb Violence In Libya

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    The African Union wants to include more countries in the high level committee on Libya. It says all of Libya's neighbours should make a concerted effort to help curb the ongoing conflict. The current committee consists of Algeria, the Republic of the Cong

  • 01:12 Chad's Mahamat Pledges To Oversee Africa's Industrialisation

    Chad's Mahamat Pledges To Oversee Africa's Industrialisation

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    The new chairperson of the African Union Commission -- Moussa Faki Mahhamat -- says he will follow in his predecessor's footsteps -- to help the continent achieve economic transformation and industrialization. He is committed to steering Africa from merel

  • 01:51 28th AU Summit: Historic Leadership Meeting Concludes In Addis Ababa

    28th AU Summit: Historic Leadership Meeting Concludes In Addis Ababa

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    The 28th African Union summit has concluded in Addis Ababa, with some ground-breaking decisions for the continent. Leaders are set to start implementing the body's self-financing plan -- which covers operational costs. African heads of state have also agr

  • 02:16 Ethipoian Tacticians Receive Advanced Training From Arsenal Coaches

    Ethipoian Tacticians Receive Advanced Training From Arsenal Coaches

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    Ethiopian coaches are receiving training from Arsenal Football Club. The advanced level coaching aims to sharpen their skills so that they can offer better support to children with a talent in the sports. Coletta Wanjohi reports.

  • 02:24 Ethiopia Welcomes Move By IAAF To Freeze Nationality Transfers

    Ethiopia Welcomes Move By IAAF To Freeze Nationality Transfers

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    The Ethiopian Athletics Federation has welcomed the freeze on change of allegiance by the world athletics governing body, IAAF. Ethiopians say it will protect athletes from future exploitation. Here's CGTN's Coletta Wanjohi with more on this.

  • 06:07 Impact Of IAAF Freeze On Nationality Transfers

    Impact Of IAAF Freeze On Nationality Transfers

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    The Ethiopian Athletics Federation has welcomed the freeze on change of allegiance by the world athletics governing body, IAAF. Ethiopians say the freeze will protect athletes from future exploitation.