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Saudi Star donates 26 tractors and 30M Birr to Gambella farmers and youth

Abobo, Anyuak Zone, June 13, 2015 (GMN) - Saudi Star donates 26 tractors and 30M Birr to Gambella regional state local farmers and youth. Saudi Star Agricultural Development PLC, a food company, produces sugar, rice, and edible oil. The company is based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Abobo Town, Anyuak Zone, Gambella region. Saudi Star Agricultural Development PLC operates as a subsidiary of Midroc Ethiopia P L C.

Gambella- born Ariet Opolo came too close to become Miss Universe Canada Pageant

Calgary, Canada, May 23, 2015 (GMN) - Arirt Opolo had long journey to final settlement in Canada. Ariet was born in Gog Woreda village, Anyuak Zone, Gambella region in Ethiopia. Her dream to become Miss universe Canada pageant could be seen odd in her own ethnic community. Many young girls of her age were forced to drop out of schools and became mothers at early age. Some of them Ariet’s age group are now mothers through peers pressure and parental influence in accordance to the Anyuak traditions and customs.