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Dire-Dawa University
TypePublic university
PresidentUbah Adem, Ph.D

Dire-Dawa University is a public university located in Dire-Dawa, Ethiopia. It opened for the 2006–07 academic year with 754 students, as one of 13 new universities started by the Ministry of Higher Education, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.[1][2]

  1. ^ Welcome to Dire-Dawa University Archived 2011-10-02 at the Wayback Machine, Dire Dawa University, June 15, 2011.
  2. ^ "Ethiopia: University Welcomes First Batch for more info contact the official website,", The Ethiopian Herald, 12 March 2007, at

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Dire Dawa

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district in the Sitti Zone and Dire Dawa. Gurgure are among the first people who lived around what is now the city of Dire Dawa with their Dir relative Issa...

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Somali Region

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borders the Ethiopian regions of Afar and Oromia and the chartered city Dire Dawa (Dire Dhawa) to the west, as well as Djibouti to the north, Somaliland to...

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Oromo language

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Mohammed Rashad Abdulle

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Rail transport in Ethiopia

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Mersha Nahusenay

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advisors to Emperor Menelik II, he went on to become the first governor of Dire Dawa, and surrounding areas (1902–1905). Prior to that he was governor of the...

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Ethiopian Premier League

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Horyaal Democratic Front

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area of influence straddles the Somaliland border and incorporated the Dire Dawa, Jijiga, Jinacsani, Tuli Guled, Harar, Ejersa Goro and the Awbar zones...

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chartered cities which are on the same level as a region. Addis Ababa Dire Dawa Regions are subdivided into zones. The number of zones varies, but most...

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Tariq Aziz

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Luciano Violante

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struggle against the Mafia and institutional reform. Violante was born in Dire Dawa, in the Italian Ethiopian part of Italian East Africa. His father, a journalist...

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Gurage people

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center. The city is situated along the road that connects Addis Ababa with Dire Dawa. A large number of trucks use this same route to travel to and from the...

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Harla people

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National Educational Assessment and Examination Agency

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Bakri Sapalo

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French Somaliland

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Ethiopia. During the new region's founding conference, which was held in Dire Dawa in 1992, the naming of the region became a divisive issue, because almost...

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Oromo people

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Somali National Movement

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telecom firms started out as an SNM financier. As Isaaq financiers based in Dire Dawa (Ethiopia) used SNM radios to transfer money to fighters, this allowed...

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Hasib Ydlibi

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Region, the Afar Region and the Benishangul-Gumuz Region to the north; Dire Dawa to the northeast; the South Sudanese state of Upper Nile, Gambela Region...

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Filsan Abdi

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the Tigray War. Filsan Abdullahi was born in 1991/1992 (age 30–31) in Dire Dawa. Her parents are from Jigjiga, the capital of Somali Region in Ethiopia...

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Ababa and Dire Dawa. Oromo language serves as the official working language and the primary language of education in the Oromia, Harar and Dire Dawa and of...

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Yodit Getahun

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in Tokyo, Japan. Yodit Getahun was born in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia in 1985. She attended Addis Ababa University but did not graduate.[citation needed] In 2003...

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Addis Ababa

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from the colony of Eritrea entered Addis Ababa on 5 May 1936. Along with Dire Dawa, the city had been spared the aerial bombardment (including the use of...

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by the ruling Dir Somali sultans with the French, and its railroad to Dire Dawa (and later Addis Ababa) allowed it to quickly supersede Zeila as the port...

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encompasses Somalia proper, Jubaland, southern Djibouti, the Somali Region and Dire Dawa in Ethiopia, and the Garissa, Wajir and Mandera Counties in Kenya (all...

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between Harar and the Awash River to save money. As a result of this, Dire Dawa was founded in 1902 as New Harar. The British planned to revitalise the...

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