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Facebook Testing Fake News Filtering App in Germany

Late last year, the German government announced its plans of passing a new law that would fine Facebook $535,000 if it failed to remove any… Continue reading

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Ethiopia’s Pop Girl Band to Continue Making Music Despite Losing Millions in British Funding

Yegna’s Managing Director Solome Tadesse said on Tuesday that the project would continue despite the UK Department for International Development (DFID)’s decision to cut its… Continue reading

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Ethiopia Makes More Than $800 From Tourism in 3 Months Amid State of Emergency

Ethiopia earned around $872 million exclusively from foreign tourists during the first quarter of the current fiscal year, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism disclosed.… Continue reading

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British Government Cancels £9 Million Funding for Ethiopian Pop Girl Band ‘Yegna’ After Public Outcry

British taxpayers will no longer fund Ethiopia’s version of the Spice Girls.
Admitting foreign aid could be spent better elsewhere, ministers pulled the plug on… Continue reading

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Ethiopians Urged to Focus on Love, Respect and Tolerance During Gena (Christmas) Celebrations

Ethiopian religious leaders have underscored the need to celebrate Gena (Christmas), a festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, in unity and with respect for… Continue reading

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Tupac Shakur to Join Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 2017

Source: Huffington Post
Tupac Shakur just earned a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, becoming the sixth hip-hop artist to be inducted,… Continue reading

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