Delta ex-militants threaten oil cut-off if Jonathan is not re-elected

Warning directed at Nigeria's non-oil regions which are opposed to the country's president

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China offers to help fund AU's Agenda 2063By ANDUALEM SISAY in Addis Ababa | Tuesday, January 27  2015 at  15:32

Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Ming (right) with AU Commission head Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. PHOTO / ANDUALEM SISAY |

Ambitious projects of high-speed railways and highways proposed

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AU to push ambitious 2063 agendaBy ANDUALEM SISAY in Addis Ababa | Monday, January 26  2015 at  15:50

AU Commission chairperson Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma launching the French translation of the African Union Handbook at the AU headquarters, January 26, 2015. PHOTO / ANDUALEM SISAY |

Projects include free trade area and integrated market

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Turkey president headed to Ethiopia, DjiboutiBy ANDUALEM SISAY | Wednesday, January 21  2015 at  16:29

Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to visit Ethiopia and Djibouti beginning Thursday. PHOTO | FILE |

The visit is part of Erdogan's country's efforts to strengthen economic ties with Africa

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Ethiopia's fast growth fails to bring down poverty - reportBy ANDUALEM SISAY in Addis Ababa | Wednesday, January 21  2015 at  10:14

Ruth Hill, senior researcher presenting 'Ethiopia Poverty Assessment Report' at the Sheraton in Addis Ababa. PHOTO / ANDUALEM SISAY |

World Bank study says non-manufacturing sectors have lagged as engines of structural change

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