The number of cars caught crossing Ethiopia’s border illegally in the 2012-13 fiscal year.  The number of cars entering into Ethiopia has grown by leaps and bounds in the past few years, according to sources close to the issue. This growth in the number of cars in Ethiopia is especially true in Addis Ababa. In the past three years alone the number of cars that entered to the roads of Addis Ababa with a license plate code of ‘2’ (private use vehicles) has accounted for close to 50Pct of all the city’s cars. 

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For many years, the number of graduates from public universities in Ethiopia has been minimal due to the low higher education enrolment rate. A small percentage of students who complete high school would enter universities. Throughout the 1980s and 1990s close to 75,000 students took the university entrance exam annually. But only 3,000 were admitted to public universities and colleges.

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Oil seeds have become the biggest export revenue earner for Ethiopia in the first ten months of the 2013/14 fiscal year, overtaking coffee, the country’s number one export item for decades. The country exported a little more than 261,000 tonnes of oilseeds in the period, a rise of 10.1Pct compared to the same period of last fiscal year. The revenue obtained also showed 52.31Pct increment compared to the same period last year.

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