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South Sudanese refugees head down the Baro River in western Ethiopia on their journey by boat and vehicle to the Pugnido Refugee Camp. Photo: UNHCR/C. Tijerna

18 November 2014 – The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) has begun relocating nearly 15,000 South Sudanese refugees who had been stranded for a few months at a way station in western Ethiopia after the refugee camp where they were due to live was flooded.

Peace and stability have thrived in the Region: Chief Administrator (Walta Information Centre)

Addis Ababa, 18 November 2014 (WIC) - The consolidated effort of the Region, Federal Government, Armed Defense and Security Forces has resulted in ensuring peace and stability in the region, Gambella Regional State disclosed.

Japan, Ethiopia collaborate in school expansion (Walta Information Centre)

Addis Ababa, October 18 (WIC) – The Embassy of Japan said it has handed over an elementary school build by USD 120,000 in the West Wolega zone of Oromia regional state.

According to press release it sent to WIC today, it states that an inauguration ceremony for 'the Project for the Construction of the Sombo Primary School in the Hawamoi Kebele, Hawagelan Woreda, Kelem Wellega Zone, Oromia Regional State' was held on 16 November, 2014.