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Father Imprisoned for Genital Cutting Is Deported to Ethiopia

A man who in 2006 became the first person in the United States to be convicted of female genital cutting was deported on Monday...


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Rhino horns worth $5m seized in Thailand off flight from Ethiopia

Twenty-one rhino horns worth an estimated $5m have been seized in Thailand after being found in luggage sent from Ethiopia...


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Majestic discovery in Egypt is basically straight from a 19th century sonnet

his famous line is from a 1818 sonnet by Percy Bysshe Shelley entitled "Ozymandias," which talks about ..


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Professor Richard Pankhurst – A historian who has dedicated his life studying Ethiopia passed away at the age of 90.

Professor Richard Pankhurst has authored or co-authored more than twenty-eight books on Ethiopia...


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The new face of U.S. currency: An African-American ‘Lady Liberty’

For the first time in the history of U.S. currency, the United States will make a special gold coin featuring...


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370 Cities Across The World Just Announced Trump Inauguration Protests

The upcoming inauguration of Donald Trump is being met with mass trepidation from not just Americans, but by millions of...


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Ahmed Hussen: From Somali refugee to Canada's parliament

Ahmed Hussen came to Canada from Somalia as a refugee. Now he's the new minister of immigration...


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Hundreds of Ethiopian-Israelis Rejecting Mandatory Military Service In Protest of Institutional Racism

In Israel, hundreds of citizens of Ethiopian descent are refusing to serve reserve duty in the Israel Defense Forces, citing racial discrimination by the Israeli government in various state agencies,...


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Cuba's Fidel Castro dies aged 90

Longtime former leader and revolutionary icon Fidel Castro has died aged 90, state television announced.


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World's poorest countries to aim for 100% green energy

Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Haiti, among others, say they will update their national plans on cutting carbon before 2020.


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Eritrean man shot and beaten to death after being mistaken for 'terrorist' in Israeli bus station attack

An innocent bystander has died after being shot by a security guard and then beaten by a mob who thought he was the accomplice of an attacker who launched a deadly attack on a bus station.


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'No Africans' Chinese restaurant owner arrested in Nairobi

The owner of a Chinese restaurant in Nairobi that operated a “no Africans” policy has been arrested after media reports about the establishment triggered an outcry on social media.


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