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Omo,

river, c.500 mi (805 km) long, central and SW Ethiopia. Rising in the highlands south of Mt. Gorochan, some 40 mi (64 km) ENE of Nekemte, it flows generally south, receiving the Gojeb and Gibe rivers before emptying into Lake TurkanaTurkana, Lake,
c.2,500 sq mi (6,475 sq km), NW Kenya and SW Ethiopia, E Africa, in the Great Rift Valley; alt. 1,230 ft (375 m). Surrounded by desolate, volcanic mountains, the 170-mi-long (274-km) alkaline lake is the focus of interior drainage and has no outlet; it is becoming
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. The lower Omo valley, containing grasslands, volcanic outcrops, and riverine forests, is a Unesco World Heritage site. Ethiopia is constructing five dams on the Omo for hydroelectric power and commercial agricultural irrigation; the 797-ft (243-m) Gibe III hydroelectric dam, the third, is one of the largest dams in Africa. Its construction has led to relocation of local communities that have depended on the Omo's annual floods for livestock grazing and crop production, and to a drop in Lake Turkana's water level.

Omo

 

a river in Ethiopia, measuring approximately 800 km long. Originating in the heart of the Amhara Plateau, it flows primarily southward and empties into Lake Rudolf. Its valley is narrow in the mountains and widens considerably in the lower course. The riverbed has abrupt slopes, and there are numerous rapids. Maximum flow occurs in the summer rainy season.

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If for some reason the Bank is unable to hold the OMO at that time, it advises the financial market of the delay.
epangelo nali tule po omido dopedu omo oukadona tava dulu okuya mohombo yopamufyuululwakalo ngaashi hashi ningwa ngeenge omunhu ta i mohombo yopaveta.
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It said yields, however, stayed relatively flat as most market players do not expect any significant change in OMO issuance by the CBN.
A reduction in RRR will have a more significant effect on the economy than OMO operations.
Where settlement cash deviates from the Bank's desired level, the Bank will conduct the following day's OMO, an attempt to return settlement cash to the desired level.
Up to half a million people face starvation as a result of the dam Salini has constructed on the Omo River," Survival said in a statement it issued on Monday.
The home care division posted another year of broad-based growth driven by innovations in higher margin segments, market development and the rollout of the new Omo with enhanced formulation and improved cleaning technology, noted Unilever.
Table 1: Ethiopian hydro schemes (>100MW) Date commissioned Project River Generating capacity 1973 Fincha Fincha 100 MW 1989 Melka Wekena Shebelle 153 MW 2004 Gilgel Gibe 1 Omo 184 MW 2009 Tekeze Tekeze 310 MW 2010 Gilgel Gibe 2 Omo 420 MW 2010 Tana Beles Belesa 435 MW 2015 Gilgel Gibe 3 Omo 1870 MW 2017 GERD Nile 5250 MW Table 2: Planned new hydro projects Project Status Generating capacity (MW) Gilgel Gibe IV Under feasibility study 1450 Gilgel Gibe V 600 Tekeze II 450 Beko Abo 1600 Mendeya 2000 Wabi Shebele Under preliminary study 87 Birbir 467 Lower Dedessa 613 Dabus 427 Beshilo 700 Tams 1000 Genale Dawa V 100 Total 9572 Source: Grandmillenniumdam.
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On July 22 the Max-Planck-Institute for Chemistry in cooperation with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) will start the unique research mission OMO from Paphos, the German embassy announced on Monday.