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to make fun or make fun of

an instance of mockery or derision

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Politicians are fond of throwing political gibe with religious dispositions in order to score cheap political points.
The filling of Gibe III's vast reservoir was completed in December 2016 and the full water demands and downstream effects of irrigation schemes are still not known.
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Abadi's latest gibe was scripted to get under Erdogan's skin, mocking a desperate video call he made to a television station in July to prove he was still alive during a military coup attempt.
In July 2014, she (https://twitter.com/nickiminaj/status/492001633258065920) tweeted , "Racism is alive and well," said to be a gibe at fellow rapper Iggy Azalea, who has been (http://www.nme.com/news/iggy-azalea/91959) accused of appropriating black culture to advance her own career.
In East Africa, Ethiopia has invested in large-scale hydropower public investments in the Beles II (460 MW), Gilgel Gibe II (420 MW), Gilgel Gibe III (1.87 GW) and the Grand Renaissance (6GW) dams.
National generating capacity stood at just 745 MW in 2009 but has already reached 1,886 MW and will soon double again, thanks to the completion of the 1,870 MW Gigel Gibe III dam in June, although its reservoir is still filling.
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.net
Under a 2010-2015 development blueprint, the Growth and Transformation Plan 1 (GTP 1), Ethiopia started work on the $4.1 billion Grand Renaissance Dam and planned to complete the $1.8 billion Gilgel Gibe 3.
But the new unemployment figures do not gibe with what Labor Minister Ali Rabii said last month.
Ethiopia is set to conclude the first phase of a national power generation plan with the completion of the 1,850 megawatts plant at the Gibe III dam in time for electricity exports to Kenya, officials said Wednesday.
Several rivers run through the valley, including the Gibe River, which the government is using to build a number of large hydroelectric dams.
London, Sept 16 ( ANI ): Olympic champion Mo Farah was chased down by winner Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele in the last 400 m of the Great North Run, to gibe a thrilling sprint finish in a great finale.