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30 Dec 2005 description

NAIROBI, Dec 30 (Reuters) - Millions of people in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia who need pasture and water for their livestock face acute food shortages because of poor rains, a U.S.-based monitoring unit said on Friday.

30 Dec 2005 description
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29 Dec 2005 description
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29 Dec 2005 description
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29 Dec 2005 description

LONDON, Dec 29 (Reuters) - Western donors plan to withhold $375 million in aid from Ethiopia over the government's recent crackdown on opposition supporters, The Financial Times reported on Thursday.

29 Dec 2005 description

Addis Ababa (dpa) - Ninety low-cost housing units built by the German technical Cooperation (GTZ) with funding from the European Union (E.U.) have been handed over to displaced families in Ethiopia, the local press reported Thursday.

28 Dec 2005 description

(FEWS NET) issues periodic emergency alerts when a significant food security crisis is occurring, where portions of the population are now, or will soon become, extremely food insecure and face imminent famine.

28 Dec 2005 description
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27 Dec 2005 description

PASTORAL AREAS ASSESSMENT TEAMS DEBRIEF

Findings from the meher pre-harvest emergency needs assessment in pastoralist areas were presented on 22 December. The debriefing focused on Afar and Somali regions, with some highlights on pastoralist area of Borena zone in Oromiya Region. The performance of the meher (karma) rains for Afar Region is reported to be normal in zones 1 and 3, partial in zones 4 and 5, and very low in zone 2.

22 Dec 2005 description

Africa Report N°101 - 22 December 2005 - Nairobi/Brussels

22 Dec 2005 description
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One-year-old Abdu Awol is fidgeting in his mother's lap, fighting to get loose and play. His face is fixed with rapt concentration, his eyes alert. On this sunny day, he's probably the most unremarkable child in this rural mountain village.

22 Dec 2005 description
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22 Dec 2005 description
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ADDIS ABABA, 22 December (IRIN) - Rights groups have expressed concern over the trial of 131 Ethiopian politicians, journalists and civil society members for crimes ranging from treason to genocide, and called for the trials to be monitored by an independent body.

21 Dec 2005 description

Tunis, 21 December, 2005 - The Ethiopian government will receive a grant of UA 43.61 million (approximately 62 million US dollars or 552 million birr) from the African Development Fund (ADF) to co-finance its rural water supply and sanitation programme. The Board of the ADF, the concessionary lending arm of the African Development Bank Group, approved the grant during its regular weekly meeting in Tunis today.