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Visit by Botswana Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

Botswana's Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mr Phandu Skelemani, is visiting Australia from Tuesday 16 to Thursday 18 June 2009.

Awards Honor Local Solutions to Climate Change

Friday, June 12th, 2009

Climate change knows no boundaries, nor does the need for sustainable energy solutions.  On Thursday, Britain's Prince Charles presented the Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy to seven international finalists at a ceremony in London.  The winning projects were designed to benefit both local communities and the environment.

Prof. Hussein Ahmed of AAU passes away

Monday, June 8th, 2009

ENA - Professor Hussein Ahmed, who served for a long time in history department of the Addis Ababa University (AAU) in Ethiopia, passed away at the age of 56 on Sunday.

Matt Damon Visits Ethiopia — One By One

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

ONEXONE Foundation Ambassador Matt Damon brings awareness to Africa’s water crisis, visiting a hand-dug well just outside Mekele, Ethiopia on Tuesday (April 20).

Man held in slaying of Denver 7-Eleven clerk

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

Source: Denver PostDenver police announced Wednesday evening they have arrested a man in connection with last Saturday's fatal shooting of a 7-Eleven store clerk.

Man arrested for sister’s stabbing in Minnesota

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

A man was accused of stabbing his sister to death while she held her eight-month-old child.Richfield police said Guuci Beyena Mokonnen, 24, stabbed his 22-year-old sister in the parking lot of an apartment complex at 735 E. 77th St.Police were called to the area just before 10 p.m. on Saturday ...

‘A sex worker does not have a life’

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

Women in sub-Saharan Africa often turn to sex work because they are poor and have no other way of earning an income. In Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, Susan Schulman met Fathir, 27, who describes her life as a sex worker living in cramped conditions with her son

Fitawrari Amede Lemma passed away

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

(EMF) — Fitawrari Amede Lema, a member of parliament during the HaileSelassie government, and renowned Ethiopian businessman who owns shopping centers, has passed away yesterday, family source in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa told EMF.

Somali Prime Minister: Foreign Navies Failing To Curb Piracy

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AFP)--Foreign navies have failed to curb piracy, Somalia's prime minister said Wednesday, pressing his case for the world to help his government build its own coast guard.

Ethiopia says it has broken the bonds of anti-personnel mines, in line with an general treaty.

Monday, April 13th, 2009

The supervision pronounced it likely of some-more than 54,000 mines, absolutely forward of the deadline of Jun this year set out in the Ottawa Convention.