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The Comorian Foreign and Cooperation Ministry and the ICRC have signed an agreement on humanitarian work for detainees. The agreement, which was signed in Moroni on 10 October, sets out the procedures for ICRC detainee visits, formalizing use of the standard procedures the ICRC follows throughout the world, and which the organization has applied in the Comoros for the last two decades.

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Sofian Ahmed, Finance and Economic Development Minister announced on Monday (October 6) that the Government plans to issue international bonds at the end of the year.

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The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors on Tuesday (September 30) approved a US$600 million credit to fund the latest phase of Ethiopia's Productive Safety Net Program.

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The Tax Procedures Code Act also seeks to harmonize,consolidate and streamline tax procedures into a single law in order tosimplify tax administration and promote compliance.

The new law was passed on Tuesday evening after a lengthydebate under the chairmanship of Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah.

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Cape Town - Given the abhorrent crisis in Ukraine, brought about by the support of Moscow under the leadership of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov of the pro-Russian rebel forces,who spuriously deny their involvement in the destructive conflict in Eastern Ukraine, one has to ask, how can any nation trust Putin’s Russia?

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Emirates, a global connector of people and places, is offering Ethiopian travellers up to 25 percent discount on Business Class and Economy Class fares to a range of exciting destinations around the world.

The special fares will apply when booked between August 27th and September 6th 2014 for travel period starting August 27th until December 3rd, 2014.

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Ethiopia has set up necessary and appropriate standby medical facilities and mechanisms as a precaution against the appearance of any cases of Ebola. Dr. Keseteberhan Admassu, Minister of Health, said a new Ebola treatment hospital with ten beds, with possible expansion to 50 beds, had been set up and fully equipped with medical staff.

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Ethiopia, as Africa's largest producer of coffee, is expanding its banding and trade marking of more coffees to increase competitiveness and enhance relations with global buyers. It has submitted applications to Australia and Brazil for named brands and trademarks.

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Mr Rod Mcgoba, Public Relations Consultant on Tuesday, said the 1992 Constitution is incomplete, and this has led to the recent socio-economic upheavals in the country.

He explained that the economy revolves around the social system, and the lack of guidelines and formulae in the constitution for the implementation of social policies had affected the governance of the country.

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President Robert Mugabe has been ranked among sub-Saharan Africa’s 26 worst leaders in a poll released yesterday by Gallup, an American research organisation that studies approval rates for presidents worldwide.

(Presidency 08/05/14)

The Head of State His Excellency Paul BIYA and his wife Mrs. Chantal BIYA arrived in the evening on Saturday 2 August 2014 to participate in the maiden US – Africa Summit scheduled to hold in the American capital city on 5 – 6 August 2014.

The plane of the President of the Republic landed at the Andrews Joint Base after a journey that took close to 12 hours.

(CNN 08/05/14)

(CNN) -- On Thursday, Dr. Kent Brantly thought he was going to die.

It was the ninth day since the American missionary worker came down sick with Ebola in Liberia.

His condition worsening by the minute, Brantly called his wife to say goodbye.

Thankfully, the call was premature.
Timeline of Ebola patient's U.S. return

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Foreign Minister Dr. Tedros met with Ambassador Imran Yawar of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Ethiopia on Tuesday (July 15). Discussions centered on ways to scale up the economic partnership of the two countries, expedite high-level contacts and exchanges and inject new impetus to fast-track all-rounded cooperation.

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Today in the morning of Wednesday, the Ministry of Waters and Forests freed Zita, an adult female chimpanzee held by an individual in the district of Dialogue in Franceville.

(African Union Commission 01/27/14)

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ – The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 415th meeting held on 27 January 2014, adopted the following decision on the situation in Madagascar:

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(Johannesburg) – Angolan police routinely beat and extort street vendors during “removal operations” in the capital, Luanda, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.

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NDJAMENA, Chad, October 29, 2013/ -- Aggreko (http://www.aggreko.com), the world leader in the provision of temporary power and temperature control services has signed contracts with Société Nationale d'Electricité (SNE) to deliver a 20 MW temporary power package, fuelled using locally sourced HFO, to help alleviate power shortages currently affecting the co

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23/10/2013, Barcelona, Spain. Asia Pacific Investment House (APIH) announces it is leading the funding for Mali Petit Gold Mine in Banko, just 3 hours from Bamako and investor subscription now open.

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