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Protest in Adola town on May 08/2018 Liyat Fekade Addis Abeba, May 09/2018 –  Ethiopia’s Ministry of Mines, Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoMPNG) said it cancelled recently renewed controversial license of MIDROC Gold, the largest gold mine in Ethiopia after protesters took to the streets for the last ten days.  …

Etenesh Abera Addis Abeba, March 19/2018 –  The Global Coalition for Lake Tana Restoration, a nonprofit organization established by Ethiopian water professionals in the US, raised a total of over 140,000 USD (equivalent to 3.8 Million birr), at a fundraising event organized on March 17 in Washington DC.  Dubbed as …

  Yihun D. (PhD) and Wondwossen T. (PhD), for Addis Standard Addis Abeba, Oct. 23/2017 – Lake Tana is the largest lake in Ethiopia and the second largest in Africa. In recognition of the lake’s rich biodiversity and significant cultural heritage, UNESCO added the lake to its World Network of …