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Ethiopia wants science, technology education to create jobs

The Minster of Science and Technology Demitu Hiambisa has said that various sectors should search, learn, adopt and utilize science and technology to take the nation to the level of middle income status.

Combating key viral diseases in livestock in Ethiopia

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A doctoral research by Gelagay Ayelet Melesse’s at the Norwegian School of Veterinary Science entitled: “The status of foot-and-mouth disease in Africa: challenges and opportunities to control the disease” has revealed that there are several serotypes of the virus causing foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) and the African horse sickness virus (AHSV) and several different hosts for these viruses in Ethiopia.

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Meningitis vaccine a huge success in Chad

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A new meningitis vaccine being rolled out in Chad has resulted in an astonishing 94 percent drop in the incidence of all types of the disease, according to a study being published this week in the Lancet.

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Ethiopia commissions study on power transmission lines

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EEPCo has estimated that Ethiopia has the capacity to generate 5 000 MW of geothermal power, 10 000 MW of wind power and 45 000 MW of hydropower.

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Free insulin for Ethiopia’s diabetic children

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Ethiopians suffering from diabetes are to benefit from a free insulin injection and other diabetes related support services for the next five years courtesy of the Ethiopian Diabetes Association (EDA).

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Government distributes free energy efficient stoves to Ethiopians

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Ethiopia has commenced the free distribution of energy efficient stoves to its citizens as part of efforts by government to promote green economy and sustainable management of forest resources.

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