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Abraham Gelaw   Kola Tembein, Tigray, September 19/2019 – Earlier this year, Haderu Gebray, 15, and her parents were arrested for planning her wedding. Child marriage is illegal in Ethiopia yet her father, who works in government, planned to wed her to an older man she had never met. Her plight hit …

Addis Abeba, September 18/2019 – Sileshi Bekele (PhD), Ethiopia’s Minister of Water, Irrigation and Electricity said Ethiopia has rejected Egypt’s latest proposal on the filling of multi-billion dollar Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). A tripartite meeting between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan took place in Cairo on Sunday and Monday for …

Addis Abeba, September 16/2019 – The French government will bestow The Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (The French National Order of Arts and Letters) on prominent musician and the father of Ethiopian Jazz, Mulatu Astatke, French embassy in Addis Abeba said. This will be done during the visit of …