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Ethiopia Airlines dreamliner arrives

August 15, 2012, Seattle (News24) – Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines celebrated today the delivery of the airline’s first 787 Dreamliner.

“Today begins the first day in a new era of flying for our passengers and brings us even closer to our vision for the future, Vision 2025,” said Tewolde GebreMariam, CEO of Ethiopian Airlines.

“We are pleased… to receive this technologically advanced aircraft. We have been waiting for this airplane and now that we officially have it and will show it to the world, I can say with pride, it was worth the wait. This airplane is going to move Ethiopian Airlines to the forefront of aviation leadership around the globe.”

The 787 Dreamliner is composed of light-weight composites and features numerous system, engine and aerodynamic advancements making it more efficient to operate compared with its competition. It is the first mid-sized airplane capable of flying long-range routes, enabling airlines to open new, non-stop routes preferred by passengers. Read more…

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Ethiopia’s Ogaden celebrate anniversary of liberation movement

August 15, 2012 (Bikyamasr) – Ethiopia’s Ogaden communities across the world are preparing to celebrate on the day of August 15 to remember the thousands of people who has sacrificed their life on the name of Ogaden Liberation Front ONLF.

In 1984, exactly on August 15, Ogaden National Liberation Front has been founded by scholars of Ogaden in Somali Region of Ethiopia to liberate Ogaden Region from the Ethiopian occupation.

Not only around 10,0000 of Somalia Ogaden in Origin are living in western countries are preparing the celebration but also, an active Ogaden community in South Africa, Kenya, and other important countries in Asia and Africa are celebrating the ONLF 28th Anniversary of ONLF. Read more…

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Ethiopia: Prominent Muslims Detained in Crackdown

Security Forces Arrest Hundreds of Peaceful Protesters; Detainees at Risk

August 15, 2012, Nairobi (HRW) – The Ethiopian government should immediately release 17 prominent Muslim leaders arrested as part of a brutal crackdown on peaceful Muslim protesters in Addis Ababa, Human Rights Watch said today. A court is expected to rule during the week of August 13, 2012, on whether to bring charges against the detainees who have been held for almost three weeks in a notorious prison without access to lawyers.

Since July 13, Ethiopian police and security services have harassed, assaulted, and arbitrarily arrested hundreds of Muslims at Addis Ababa’s Awalia and Anwar mosques who were protesting government interference in religious affairs, Human Rights Watch said. Many have been released but at least 17 prominent members of the community arrested between July 19 and 21 remain in detention. A number of protesters who have been released told Human Rights Watch that they were mistreated in custody. Read more…

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Walittibu’iinsa Oromoo Boranaafi Garrii Jidduutti Ta’erratti Xiinxala Gadifagoo Dr. Ibraahim Elemoo Waliin

Oromo Press | August 15, 2012

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Ethiopia: Chronic Poverty in Rural Ethiopia through the Lens of Life Histories

Report — Institute of Development Studies

August 15, 2012

Studying chronic poverty using retrospective qualitative data (life histories) in conjunction with longitudinal panel data is now widely recognised to provide deeper and more reliable insights (Davis and Baulch, 2009). This paper uses three rounds of panel data and life histories collected by Young Lives, a longitudinal study of childhood poverty, to identify factors that contribute to households becoming or remaining poor in rural Ethiopia, with related effects on the children within those households. Read more…

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