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Ethiopia May Have Just Shattered World Record By Planting 350 Million Tree Saplings in One Day

As a means of combatting national deforestation, Ethiopian officials say that they may have just broken the world record for most trees planted in one day.

Once a Desert, Ethiopia Turns Wasteland Into Fertile Farms

The Ethiopian desert, full of drought and famine just a generation ago, is turning green with crops. Thousands of villagers are taking up ancient tools...

Amazing Towers In Ethiopia Harvest Clean Water From Thin Air

After visiting Ethiopia and seeing for himself how women and children are forced to walk miles every day for water, an Italian designer and...
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12 Million More Kids in School is Ethiopian Success

The number of children attending primary school in Ethiopia has skyrocketed since 1994 when just 3 million pupils were being educated. By 2008, primary...
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Ethiopia and Angola Double Number of Girls in School in 10 years

The number of girls enrolling in primary school has soared across Africa in the last decade, according to a report released on Monday. With primary...
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Ethiopian Kids Can Master Computer in 5 Months With No Experience

What happens if you give a thousand small PCs to Ethiopian kids who have never even seen a printed word? Within five months, they'll...
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Solar Kiosk Debuts in Ethiopia, Brings First Electricity to Remote Villages

A German company has installed its first clean energy kiosk in rural Ethiopia powered by rooftop solar panels. The self-contained "SolarKiosk" functions as a...
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Ethiopian Child Mortality, Malnutrition Rates Slashed in Half

Ethiopia has more than halved its child mortality rates since 1990 through campaigns to increase the number of health workers and clinics throughout the...
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Ethiopia Has Halved Malaria Deaths in Just Three Years

The number of people who die from malaria in Ethiopia has been halved in just three years through the distribution of nearly 20 million...
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Mum Shares £7 Million Lotto Win With Ethiopian Orphans

A big lottery winner and mum-of-five wanted to ease the plight of countless starving children in Ethiopia whom she'd...
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Ethiopia Signs Deal to Build Largest Wind Farm in Africa

Last month Ethiopia signed a deal to construct Africa's biggest wind farm. The 300 million dollar contract with the French company, Vergnet, to complete...
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Signs of Hope for Ethiopia’s Children

Amid the hardship facing Ethiopia's children, there are signs that conditions may be improving and that children's lives are changing for the better. According...

Jolie and Pitt Give Two Million Dollars to Fight Disease in Ethiopia

Superstar couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have donated two million dollars to help children affected by AIDS and tuberculosis in Ethiopia, announced the...
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Doctors Join Together To Change Ethiopian’s Life

A new US citizen from Ethiopia, Marie Gebrewold, received life-changing surgery on her jaw at no cost thanks to Operation Smile and its volunteer...

Britain offers Ethiopia $260 mln to fight poverty

Britain said on Thursday it will give Ethiopia 133 million pounds (2.5 billion birr) this year to help the Horn of Africa country try...

Ethiopian Farmers Boosted By Improved Seed

Five years ago, Wegene Abebe was just another local peasant eking out a living in Tijo, 220km southeast of the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa;...

In Ethiopia, Elders Dissolve a Crisis the Traditional Way

An Ethiopian scholar retired from Harvard has led a 'council of elders' in brokering the solution for an intractable two-year political crisis by using...

Volvo Pledges Lifetime of Cars to U.S. Doctor Serving Orphans, Mothers in Ethiopia

The fourth annual Volvo for Life awards were announced and the 2006 grand prize winner is Dr. Ingida Asfaw of Pontiac, Michigan. Asfaw is...

Etiopía Puede Haber Sobre Pasado el Record Mundial al Plantar 350 Millones de Árboles Jóvenes en Un Día

Como una forma de combatir la deforestación nacional, Oficiales etíopes dicen que podrían haber superado el record del número de más árboles plantados en un día.

Increasing Tree Cover on City Streets May Be Like Community ‘Superfood’ —Improving Health by 33%

This intriguing new study shows that communities with improved tree coverage were mentally healthier—but the same benefits did not apply to grassy spaces.