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Addis Ababa, January 20, 2017 (FBC) – Ethiopia officially bids to host the 2018 World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa.

Addis Ababa, January 20, 2017 (FBC) - It was a good year for sesame in Ethiopia. The reliable hard spring rains had ended abruptly in time for July's planting, and the frost held off until late November, giving the seeds time to turn bright white and plump up with oil.

Addis Ababa, January 20, 2017 (FBC) - West African leaders have given Yahya Jammeh a final opportunity to relinquish power after Senegalese troops entered The Gambia.

Addis Ababa, January 18, 2017 (FBC) - Russian and Turkish jets have carried out their first joint strikes on so-called Islamic State (IS) inside Syria, the Russian defence ministry says.