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Ethiopia ushers in the year 2005 [audio]

 

Ethiopia ushers in the year 2005

Freelance journalist Kirubel Tadesse’s round-up of significant news events on the eve of the 2005 New Year.

 

In this report Kirubel talks about Ethiopians’ last minute shopping experiences in Addis Ababa before the start of the New Year, the price of must-have family holiday items such as lamb, chicken and the like, the Government’s preparation to release possibly hundreds of prisoners, the ruling-party’s plans to replace Meles Zenawi and announce the next Prime Minister and the possibility of naming a replacement for the late Pathriach Abune Paulos.

 

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WEEKLY NEWS REPORT FROM ADDIS
Kirubel Tadesse reports from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

17:48 min