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2017-03-29 Bolstering the National Pride Via GERD
[Ethiopian Herald] Traditionally, Ethiopia is referred the water tower of east Africa as it is endowed with bountiful surface and underground water. The abundant rainfall, in Kiremt that seasonally hits the south western, central and northern high lands make the country's water source superfluous.

2017-03-29 Ethiopia, Japan to Beef Up Cooperation
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia and Japan agreed to expand areas of cooperation as State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Aklilu Hailemikael received a delegation led by Japanese Ambassador Shinchi Saida Tuesday.

2017-03-29 Empowering Women for Better Ethiopia
[Ethiopian Herald] Historical manuscripts indicate that Ethiopia has a long recorded history of empowering women. The nation has seen highly influential women who had played decisive role in the economic, political and military sector. The legendary Queen of Sheba, Queen Yodit and Empress Eleni were the most influential women of their dynasties in different times.

2017-03-29 Make the Most of Demographic Dividend
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia's population is estimated to be 100 million, making the nation the second most populous country in Africa. According to recent reports, 70 per cent of the population is below the age of 30 and 80 per cent lives in rural areas and hence they are dependent on subsistent farming for their livelihood. The population pyramid is wide at the bottom and narrow at the apex. This clearly illustrates the percentage of the productive age group is very small, whereas the dependent age group are large.

2017-03-29 Public Health Training Center Inaugurated
[Ethiopian Herald] The first -state- of- the- art National Public Heath Training Center inaugurated yesterday on the premises of Ethiopian Health Institute (EPHI) .

2017-03-29 Curbing Revenue Deficit
[Ethiopian Herald] The House of Peoples' Representatives passed a resolution that declares the nation's budget for the 2009 E.C fiscal year to be 274.3 billion birr back in July. The revenue of the Federal Government in the fiscal year accounts for 214.2 billion birr including foreign grant whereas 198 billion is a fortune earned from inland revenue of which a sum of 170 billion birr is collected from tax.

2017-03-29 Board Says No Right Violation
[Ethiopian Herald] State of Emergency Inquiry Board said it has not found inhuman treatments in the handling of suspects detained in connection with past violence seen in some parts of the country.

2017-03-29 Authority Graduates Near Coastal Sailors
[Ethiopian Herald] The graduates would transform the sector.

2017-03-29 Deep Reform Improves Entire Leadership - Opdo
[Ethiopian Herald] Pursuing a consistent process of deep reform to improve the entire situation of its leadership, the Oromo Peoples' Democratic Organization (OPDO) pledged to work with high and coordinated commitment with a view to solve issues related to lack of good governance, corruption and rent- seeking attitudes.

2017-03-29 Glorious Beach Vacation At Langano
[Ethiopian Herald] If there is a destination which never runs out of being an exceptional timeless destination it is Langano . Its endless adventure offers a dream of incredible water adventure. Whether you enjoy water sport or just lying on the sand enjoying the warm sun and fresh air you will not be disappointed in the land of Hawassa.

2017-03-29 Tourist Inflow to Arba Minch Increases
[Ethiopian Herald] The number of tourist arrivals to Arba Minch has recently risen by 50 %. This was disclosed by the town Mayor Ezo Emako during his exclusive interview with the Ethiopian Herald.

2017-03-29 Climate Change - Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda to Benefit From U.S.$6.8 Million Agriculture Grant
[East African] Kenya and Ethiopia, as well as Uganda are among countries that will benefit from a $6.8 million fund to build agricultural resilience against climate change in the Horn of Africa.

2017-03-28 Number of Kenyans Going Hungry Doubles to 3m - Red Cross
[Monitor] The number of Kenyans needing emergency food aid has doubled in the past three months to three million, the Red Cross said Tuesday, as the impact of a devastating drought worsens.

2017-03-28 U.S. Govt Inaugurates New National Public Health Training Center
[Addis Standard] The first state-of-the-art National Public Health Training Center, constructed by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with funding from the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), was formally inaugurated and handed over to the Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) today.

2017-03-28 The Constitution From a Perspective of Religion
[Addis Fortune] There are some studies which suggest the primary reason for the creation of most religions was the dissemination of the rule of law. In other words, the earliest types of religions might have been created simply to make people abide by certain rules and regulations and adapt a specific way of life.

2017-03-28 Nurturing the Culture of Harnessing Fish Resources
[Ethiopian Herald] Two third of the world is covered by water. This means that the largest part of our planet is suitable for fish breeding excluding salty oceans and water bodies that are full of icebergs. Fish is one of the favorite or best dishes for human beings and most of the time physicians advice the public to include or have fish in of one their daily meals as well.

2017-03-28 Addis Stepping Up GERD Supports
[Ethiopian Herald] GERD torch will tour the country raising funds.

2017-03-28 Transforming Healthcare Quality Service
[Ethiopian Herald] It is a worldwide acknowledged fact that Ethiopia's HSTP is both deep and broad, embracing leadership, data for decision making, empowerment, accountability, equity, quality, respect, and compassion.

2017-03-28 Ethiopian Catholic Church Secretariat Marking Golden Jubilee
[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian Catholic Church has been addressing the pressing needs of the time and responding to various social and development issues said Cardinal Berhaneyesus Souraphiel, Metropolitan Archbishop of Addis Ababa and the President of Catholic Bishops of Conference of Ethiopia (CBCE).

2017-03-28 Many-Sided Diaspora Engagement in Full Swing
[Ethiopian Herald] Considering the potential, Ethiopian Diaspora has to play a key role in developing their country and alleviating poverty, entailing to the fact that they should be encouraged to do so. With this view, The Ethiopian Herald has recently held an exclusive interview with Demeke Atinafu, Diaspora Affairs Director General at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding the Diaspora's involvement in their country's development and how the government is working to exploit this untapped potential. Excerpts:

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