Ethiopian adoptees to author book for the adoption community
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Ethiopian adoptees to author book for the adoption community

Ethiopian adoptees from around the world will soon share their personal stories in a new book titled, Lions Roaring, Far From Home. The book editors, who concluded accepting story submissions two weeks ago, hope to publish 15 – 20 essays and to make the book available by 2016. There are tens of thousands of Ethiopian adoptees around the world, including more than 14,000 in the US alone. Continue reading

Embassies waive late fee for Ethiopian Origin ID Card renewal
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Embassies waive late fee for Ethiopian Origin ID Card renewal

Ethiopian missions overseas are temporarily waiving the late fee for Ethiopian Origin ID cardholders who have failed to renew their cards on time, according to announcements by the embassies. Ethiopia does not allow dual citizenship and the Ethiopian Origin ID card, more commonly known as the Yellow Card, is designed to give foreign nationals of Ethiopian origin certain rights and privileges.

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America, Ethiopia view water with fluoride differently
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America, Ethiopia view water with fluoride differently

Ethiopia is working to get fluoride out of its water supplies to protect its citizens from dental fluorosis and bone deformation, according to news reports. Nearly 14 million Ethiopians are believed to be suffering from fluoride exposure, which in addition to destroying teeth, also deforms bones and increases the risk of osteoporosis.

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