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Ethiopia Declares State of Emergency to Stop Protests

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Just as Ethiopia works on its rise to becoming a manufacturing power, the country is in the midst of wide-reaching protests that could hamper the positive outlook on the African nation.

The Ethiopian government declared a state of emergency in the country Sunday after a week of anti-government protests led to violence, death and what Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said had been “enormous” damage to property.

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