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  • 13:07 UN Seeks $1.9 Million To Address Situation

    UN Seeks $1.9 Million To Address Situation

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    The African Union says its emergency fund for drought and famine is unable to offer support to the countries currently affected by drought. More than 30 years after it was set up, the contributions meant to sustain the fund are yet to be realized. The Uni

  • 01:54 Foreign Ministers From 5 Countries Meet In Addis Ababa

    Foreign Ministers From 5 Countries Meet In Addis Ababa

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    Security in Africa's Great Lakes Region was high on the agenda at the African Union on Thursday. Foreign ministers from five countries are meeting. From Addis Ababa, CGTN's Girum Chala has this update

  • 02:44 Ethiopia Provides Subsidised Housing To Motivate Teachers

    Ethiopia Provides Subsidised Housing To Motivate Teachers

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    The Ethiopian government has launched a subsidized housing programme for teachers. This is part of efforts to improve the quality of education, by motivating teachers. Thousands of educators have already benefited from the scheme, as CGTN's Girum Chala re

  • 02:12 Small Company Takes The Ethiopian Staple Injera Global

    Small Company Takes The Ethiopian Staple Injera Global

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    In Ethiopia, no meal is complete without Injera, gluten-free flat bread made from a mixture of teff cereal flour and water. Entrepreneur Hailu Tessema has introduced this local staple to the rest of the world through his company -- Mama Fresh. In 2015 the

  • 04:02 Ancient Ethiopian Community Upholds Gadaa Traditions And Leadership

    Ancient Ethiopian Community Upholds Gadaa Traditions And Leadership

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    Let's turn to our special series on the Borana community in southern Ethiopia. Under a system of governance known as Gadaa, representatives from five royal lineages prepare for leadership. Each cycle lasts for eight years. At the start of a new era eligib

  • 03:07 Ethiopia Inflation Rises To 7%, 5.6 Million People In Need Of Food Aid

    Ethiopia Inflation Rises To 7%, 5.6 Million People In Need Of Food Aid

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    Ethiopia's inflation has risen to 7% putting pressure on the masses who now have to put up with increased commodity prices. Like other countries in the region, drought has depressed food production, leaving 5.6 million of people in need of food aid accord

  • 01:28 Residents Of Koshe Dumpsite Reluctant To Leave Despite Tragedy

    Residents Of Koshe Dumpsite Reluctant To Leave Despite Tragedy

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    Recovery efforts are still ongoing following the collapse of the Koshe dumpsite in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.The death toll has risen to more than 80. It is feared it would go up. Meanwhile, people living around the rubbish dump remain reluctant t

  • 01:11 Issa Hayatou Facing Strong Challenge For The First Time In His 29 Year Rule

    Issa Hayatou Facing Strong Challenge For The First Time In His 29 Year Rule

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    African football will hold its elections for various positions including the presidency on Thursday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Incumbent Issa Hayatou is being challenged for the post by Madagascar's Ahmad. The vote will be conducted by the football associa

  • 01:42 Former AUC Chairperson Dlamini-Zuma Hands Over To Faki

    Former AUC Chairperson Dlamini-Zuma Hands Over To Faki

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    The new African union commission chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat has officially taken over leadership. The handing over ceremony took place at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. In her farewell message Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma thanked the contine

  • 01:04 Dozens Killed, Scores Kidnapped In Gambella

    Dozens Killed, Scores Kidnapped In Gambella

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    Officials from Gambella region put the death toll at more than 20, but it's feared this figure may go up. The Ethiopian government is blaming tribesmen from neighbouring South Sudan for the attack. CGTN's Girum Chala has this story.

  • 02:03 First Ever Inner-city Car Race Held In Addis Ababa

    First Ever Inner-city Car Race Held In Addis Ababa

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    Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa hosted the first inner city circuit car race of its kind over the weekend. The racers, most of them amateurs, raced in four categories, based on their car engine capacity. Thousands of motor sport fans attended the race, org

  • 01:28 Ethiopia Extends State Of Emergency To Maintain Stability

    Ethiopia Extends State Of Emergency To Maintain Stability

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    Ethiopia is to stay under a state of emergency for another four months. Its Parliament says the extension is needed, to ensure the country's stability. From Addis Ababa, CGTN's Girum Chala has this update.

  • 00:44 UN General Assembly President Visits Ethiopia

    UN General Assembly President Visits Ethiopia

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    The United Nations General assembly president Peter Thomson is on a visit to Ethiopia. The visit is meant to straighten relations between the UN and both Ethiopia and the AU. This is Thomson's first official visit to Africa since taking office as the Gene

  • 02:36 New Online Platform Set To Simplify Transactions In Ethiopia

    New Online Platform Set To Simplify Transactions In Ethiopia

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    Six young Ethiopians have designed software that will allow people to transact online -- reducing the hassle of making cash payments. However, as they lobby for the cashless system, they'll have to overcome the mistrust that many in Ethiopia have of payin

  • 01:28 Qatar's Emir, Ethiopia's Desalegn Agree To Cooperate On Regional Issues

    Qatar's Emir, Ethiopia's Desalegn Agree To Cooperate On Regional Issues

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    The Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has wrapped up his visit to Ethiopia. He has held bilateral discussions with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, Cabinet members and President Mulatu Teshome. Leaders from the two countries have a

  • 02:28 Experts Seek Opportunities For Women In Research And Innovation

    Experts Seek Opportunities For Women In Research And Innovation

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    Ethiopia's northern city of Mekelle is hosting the first international conference on Women in Science and Innovation for Development. The meeting has brought together women in science from across the world for a talk aimed at providing more opportunities

  • 02:14 Ethiopia Bets On Clothes To Fashion An Industrial Future

    Ethiopia Bets On Clothes To Fashion An Industrial Future

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    A growing list of renowned brands is churning out clothes from factories in Ethiopia. The North African country aims to rise to a position among the world's biggest garment-makers. It comes as labour, the cost of raw materials and taxes rise in dominant t

  • 02:23 New Eatery In Ethiopia Trying To Close The Gender Gap In Jobs

    New Eatery In Ethiopia Trying To Close The Gender Gap In Jobs

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    In Ethiopia, a restaurant has opened in the capital, Addis Ababa, that employs only women. The name of the restaurant, 'Temsalet', means " shining example". It's run by three women. They say their vision is to empower and help the vulnerable by giving the

  • 00:49 Ethiopian Authorities Probe The Cause Of Military Aircraft Accident

    Ethiopian Authorities Probe The Cause Of Military Aircraft Accident

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    Ethiopia is investigating the cause of a military helicopter crash that occurred South of the Capital Addis Ababa on Thursday. All the 17 people on board died, the majority of them military personel. Coletta Wanjohi reports from Addis Ababa

  • 03:09 Ethnic Clashes Erupt In The Outskirts Of Ethiopia's Capital

    Ethnic Clashes Erupt In The Outskirts Of Ethiopia's Capital

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    More than a-dozen people have been killed and hundreds have fled their homes following ethnic clashes on the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa. The worst-affected areas are Burayu and Oromia. Local media are reporting that the attacks are highly organ

  • 03:38 Ethiopian Governemnt Launches Project To Promote Tax Payment Culture

    Ethiopian Governemnt Launches Project To Promote Tax Payment Culture

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    Ethiopia working on increasing government revenue, by encouraging businesses and citizens alike to pay their taxes. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed officially kicked off the movement, which is aims to raise tax compliance across the country.

  • 03:14 Meet The Creator Of The African Union Flag

    Meet The Creator Of The African Union Flag

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    An interview with the young man who came up with the African Union flag design. Yadessa Bojias' creation has helped to unite Africa and is currently being used by all 55 member states of the African Union. Born in Ethiopia and Based in Seattle, in the Uni