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Ethiopia army chief of staff shot amid unrest

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | AFP |  Ethiopia’s army chief of staff has been shot, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced on television Sunday as the government said it had thwarted an attempted coup in a regional state of this Horn of Africa nation. Abiy took to national television in the early …

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Equity Bank Uganda customers can now transact in Ethiopia

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Equity Bank with dominant presence in Uganda has set up a Commercial Representative Office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia as it prepares to commence operations. The Bank has appointed Hassan Maalim as the Head of the Commercial Representative Office which will be based at Kazanchis-Addis Ababa …

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IGAD summons Kiir and Machar to Addis talks

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  The rivals in South Sudan’s conflict have been invited to hold talks in Ethiopia’s capital next week to nudge along a fragile peace deal that has suffered repeated setbacks, according to a letter seen Thursday by AFP. The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), a regional …

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Nile River crisis must be solved to avoid conflict:

Cairo, Egypt | AFP |  A water crisis brewing between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over a contentious Nile dam could escalate into a conflict with “severe humanitarian consequences”, a think-tank said on Wednesday. Egypt, which relies almost totally on the Nile for irrigation and drinking water, fears the Grand Ethiopian …

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