Archive for the ‘Tourism’ Category

Miss Ethiopia Organiser Threatens Sponsor with Court

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

thiopian Village Adventure Playground (EVAP) is to wait until Thursday, August 12, 2010, to see whether Yangfan will award a Lifan 320 to the newest Miss Ethiopia; them failing to do so might result in being taken to court while Yangfan, in turn, threatened to sue EVAP for defamation.

Sunshine Secures Land to Build Marriott Hotel in Addis Ababa

Friday, July 30th, 2010

July 24, 2010 -- Sunshine Construction Plc received a 4000sq.m. plot it requested a year ago from the Addis Ababa City Administration for a Marriott hotel project, according to news from the Ethiopian Reporter.

Aida Muluneh Wins the 2010 CRAF International Award of Photography

Monday, July 26th, 2010

By Liben Eabisa New York (Tadias) – Ethiopian photographer Aida Muluneh has been named the recipient of the 2010 CRAF’s International Award of Photography at a ceremony in Italy.

Ethiopia aims to turn itself into a regional energy giant

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

The Gibe 3 dam on the Omo river will be Africa’s largest, providing power to a nation with one of the world’s lowest per capita levels of access to electricity. NGOs warn of environmental disaster

The battle for Little Ethiopia

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

Is there room for a Little Ethiopia on the Danforth? By Josh Hume We’ve got the Gerrard India Bazaar, Korea Town, Greektown, Portugal Village and even Malta Village — and now one community leader wants to add Little Ethiopia to that list.

Ethiopia’s forest cover triples

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

ADDIS ABABA — The total forest cover of Ethiopia has tripled in size since 2000 as a result of large-scale reforestation campaigns, the authorities announced on Thursday.

Ethiopia’s new millennium

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

Ethiopians celebrated the new millennium 7 years later than the western world. Nina Tenaw, 27, and her family could not afford tickets to the recent millennium bash at the Sheraton Hotel in Addis Ababa, but they still enjoyed themselves. Nina describes the celebrations and her hopes for a brighter future ...

Ethiopia aims to turn itself into a regional energy giant

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

 Ethiopia's government has set itself an ambitious target: in just a few years it aims to take an undeveloped country, with one of the world's lowest levels of per capita access to electricity, and turn it into a regional powerhouse, exporting energy to its neighbours.

Volunteering in Ethiopia widened grad’s worldview

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

Bishop McNamara High senior named school's ‘Man of the Year' for service work When his plane touched down outside of Addis Ababa in Ethiopia last July, Daniel Artin, 18, of Camp Springs wasn't sure what to expect. As part of the first generation of his family to be born in the ...

Protest targets Italian government over Ethiopian dam disaster

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

Demonstrators outside the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Rome today will urge the government to deny Ethiopia €250 million for construction of the controversial Gibe III dam