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Ethiopia - Angelina Jolie buy 'Ethiopia island' in Dubai



  04:53:41 am, by admin   , 248 words  
Categories: Ethiopia, Entertainment

Ethiopia - Angelina Jolie buy 'Ethiopia island' in Dubai

The World Islands Development in Dubai, UAE

Brad and Angelina buy Dubai island: report

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have bought a man-made island in the shape of Ethiopia that is part of an ambitious luxury development off the coast of Dubai, a newspaper reported Wednesday.

The Hollywood couple intend to use the reclaimed piece of land to showcase environmental issues and encourage people to live a greener life, the Emirates Today newspaper said.

The couple's purchase is part of cluster of 300 islands, shaped like a world map, that is gradually surfacing in waters off the booming Gulf emirate.

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Representatives of the pair in the US and other reliable sources had confirmed the purchase had gone ahead. But state-owned Nakheel, the firm behind the development called "The World", declined to comment, the paper said.

The couple's two-year-old daughter Zahara was born in Ethiopia. Billionaire businessman Richard Branson and musician Rod Stewart are also reported to have bought plots on the development.

Prices for the islands range from six million to 36 million dollars.

The bustling emirate of Dubai, which is a member of the UAE federation, is busy positioning itself as a global leisure and finance hub through The World and several other mega-projects including the world's tallest tower.


Ed's Note: This news was first posted on in April 2006 and it is now official according to

The World Dubai United Arab Emirates


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Comment from: ogadenian [Visitor]

That is the only island ethiopia will ever have ….made in dubai

11/14/07 @ 05:16
Comment from: Amsterdamer [Visitor]

You go Ange and Brad !!!!….
A Good choice to have the “PROMISED LAND” Ethiopia in Dubai….

11/14/07 @ 05:17
Comment from: kolotemari [Visitor]

The article doesn’t say how much she paid for it, Any estimates?

11/14/07 @ 05:25
Comment from: Amsterdamer [Visitor]

Who want have Eritrea In Dubai island ……. for 5 Euro:):)?????

11/14/07 @ 05:55
Comment from: papa [Visitor]

A great news!!…

11/14/07 @ 06:29
Comment from: ether [Visitor]

lol Amesetrdamer. I think this little Eritrea is a big deal for all Ethiopians. Why all ethiopia can’t leave eritrea just like djibouti, sudan ………

11/14/07 @ 08:27
Comment from: Yeha [Visitor]

I like Angi, she is good woman. God bless her and her island too.

Selam bud Eritrean never to be to choose. No one want Eritrea because the leader is no good the place is no good even the water is no good and salty,yacky. Selam ma’alty. Yeha

11/14/07 @ 08:40
Comment from: visitor [Visitor]

How come Al Amoudi missed the chance to buy this? He would have been a better choice in my view.

11/14/07 @ 08:42
Comment from: Ato Menelik [Visitor]
Ato Menelik

In my mind I was sure it was in the hand of alamudin what happened ??

11/14/07 @ 08:52
Comment from: AGAM [Visitor]

Angelina more power to you for choosing ethiopia as your home.The ethiopian government should grant you a citizen ship as you deserve it.Real people like you understand the ancient country of ethiopia.

11/14/07 @ 09:12
Comment from: philly [Visitor]

eritrea: 350 small and big islands

ethiopia: 000000


11/14/07 @ 09:23
Comment from: meyisaw [Visitor]

ogadenian :
you sound like one of our
enemies, I will keep an eye on you
mother trucker.>:XX

11/14/07 @ 09:23
Comment from: Yeha [Visitor]

philly are silly. Dream about Ethiopia but you won’t get it any ways.

11/14/07 @ 10:15
Comment from: DAG [Visitor]

Alamoudi doesn’t need the Ethiopia in Dubai when he already owns the real Ethiopia.

Eritria is too small to exist in this Dubai world.

11/14/07 @ 11:00
Comment from: Goru2007 [Visitor]

Now we have our island, we don’t need Eritrea, Thanks Angelina.

11/14/07 @ 14:22

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