Tag: Bahir Dar

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Tigray Region Feels Left Behind

Tigray region has a feeling of “left behind” in terms of economic growth and infrastructural facilities, residents told VOA Amharic Service. The government has launched the

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Anguish in Amhara during Ethiopia’s State of Emergency

As dawn breaks in Bahir Dar, men prepare boats beside Lake Tana to take to its island monasteries the tourists that are starting to return. Meanwhile,

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Breathtaking Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

The earthy scent of wet earth after an early morning cloudburst still lingers in the air. The olfactory treat reminds me that Bahir Dar’s pristine

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Two Die in Separate Car Crashes in Bahir Dar

Yesterday evening around 7:30, a vehicle with the code name 3-12546 driving from Merawi to Bahir Dar, hit three carts, killed one person and injured

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H.E. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf confirmed to deliver keynote speech at the 2017 Tana Forum

Held every year in the northern Ethiopian city of Bahir Dar, the Tana High-Level Forum is an informal gathering of heads of state and government;

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Tension Rises in Gondar and Bahir Dar Over Ethiopian Orthodox Church Celebrations of Epiphany

Tensions are high in Ethiopia’s north-western cities of Gondar and Bahir Dar ahead of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church Epiphany (Timket) celebrations that begin this evening

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Stop the Violence by State Security Forces

The Human Rights Council HRCO calls for the respect of people’s right to demonstration and urge the government to stop the violence by State security

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Protesters In Ethiopia Burn Flower Farm (Video)

A Dutch company says protesters in Ethiopia are torching flower farms as they target businesses with links to the government. Flowers are one of the

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Ethiopia in need of urgent global support in race to prepare for main planting season

Seasonal floods, resulting in crop damage and inundation of pastures, following a severe El Niño-induced drought in Ethiopia may be further exacerbated by its cool

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Ethiopian model is breaking, but it’s not too late to fix it

Dark clouds have long loomed over Ethiopia’s stunning development story. Now, in the face of unprecedented protests, and the government’s typically brutal response, those clouds

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Massacre unfolding in Ethiopia

More than 100 people were killed on May 6 alone. Sources say the number is growing every day as those admitted to various hospitals succumb

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The Amhara people involved in Ethiopia's anti-government protests

Anti-government protests erupted in Ethiopia's Amhara region earlier in August, when thousands took to the streets of Gondar and Bahir Dar to protest over the

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