Category Archives: Technology

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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Facebook is Developing a ‘Brain Computer’ to Allow People Communicate With Thoughts

Mark Zuckerberg’s dream of gadgets that let humans read each other’s thoughts and communicate with brain waves may be moving closer to reality.
A secretive… Continue reading

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Ethiopia’s Space Program: Addis Ababa Plans to Launch First Medium-Sized Rocket Into Space

Ethiopia’s Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) is working on a space rocket that it hopes will be operational in the next three years, Ethiopian… Continue reading

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Ethiopia’s Road Accident Epidemic Claims 14 More Lives in Addis Ababa

Source: ESAT News
A minibus full of passengers collided with a dump truck in Bora, 100 miles south of Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, resulting in… Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia Denies Investing in Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam After Egypt’s Outcry

Source: Middle East Monitor
The head of the Middle East Centre for Strategic and Legal Studies, Anwar Eshki, has denied media reports claiming that Saudi… Continue reading

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Egypt Expresses Disappointment After Saudi Officials Visit Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam

Source: Middle East Eye
Egyptian media lashed out at Saudi Arabia following a high-level Saudi delegation’s visit to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) during… Continue reading

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Ethiopia Increases Electricity Output After Launching 1,870 MW, Gilgel Gibe 3 Dam

Source: Reuters
Ethiopia on Friday inaugurated a 1.5-billion-euro ($1.57 billion) hydropower plant along the Omo River in the country’s south that will nearly double its… Continue reading

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FBI Director Supports CIA’s Claims That Russia Helped Trump Win

Source: The Washington Post
FBI Director James B. Comey and Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Jr. are in agreement with a CIA assessment… Continue reading

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Kenyan Tech Engineer Dies of Meningitis in Ethiopian Prison After Arrest for Telecommunication Fraud in 2015

A Kenyan tech engineer, who had been imprisoned in Ethiopia since 2015 when he was arrested on charges of telecommunication fraud, has died in prison.… Continue reading

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Ethiopia Lost $9 Million due to Internet Shutdown Between 2015/2016

Ethiopia’s burgeoning economy has lost millions of dollars due to the government’s decision to shutdown Internet and mobile services.
Ethiopia has been lauded as one… Continue reading

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