Archive for the ‘Africa’ Category

Caf reveals seeds for 2013 Africa Cup of Nations

Monday, October 15th, 2012

The Confederation of African Football has revealed the seeding for the draw for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. Ivory Coast are among the top seeds, despite the abandonment of their second-leg tie with Senegal and no news of an official result from Caf. The Ivorians were 6-2 up on aggregate when ...

Cameroon out, Ethiopia break duck

Monday, October 15th, 2012

Cape Verde Islands secured a place at the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time on Sunday and former champions Ethiopia are back in the big time after a 30-year absence. The much-hyped return of striker and captain Samuel Eto'o helped four-time champions Cameroon to a 2-1 home win over ...

Ethiopian sets Chicago Marathon record

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Tsegaye Kebede saw a few Ethiopian flags as he approached the finish line and figured he'd say hello. So he started waving. Kebede had plenty to celebrate in his course-record win Sunday in the Chicago Marathon.

Medrek Vows to thwart Meles’ Legacy

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

ATLANTA -- Medrek, arguably the most popular opposition party in Ethiopia which is striving to bring about democracy and the rule of law in the country, vows to get rid of the dark-side legacy of the late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi.  Addressing a gathering in Atlanta on Sunday, September 23, 2012, ...

ICM Awarded Ethiopia Airlines Warehouse Project

Monday, September 24th, 2012

ICM Airport Techniques was awarded the turnkey project to construct a cargo warehouse for Ethiopian Airlines. The warehouse to be constructed is intended to be able to hold 1.2 million tons of cargo every year.

Teddy afro’s new song for his wedding- Yemushiraye Enat

Monday, September 24th, 2012



For Susan Rice, a Chance for Redemption

Monday, September 24th, 2012

By Selam Beyene The eulogy delivered in Addis Ababa by Susan Rice, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, on the occasion of the funeral and mysterious death of the late Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Meles Zenawi, will probably go down in the annals of US diplomacy as one of the ...

Ethiopian Airlines launches new Dreamliner flights to Washington

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Ethiopian Airlines recently received its first 787 Dreamliner airplane, the first in the world after Japan and the first in Africa, and next week travellers can be among the first in the world to travel on the new aircraft.

Hopes abound as Ethiopia takes new prime minister

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Ethiopia's parliament swore in a new prime minister on Friday in the U.S. ally's first peaceful change of power in modern history, sparking hope for change in a nation that's largely a one-party with a poor human rights record. Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn succeeds former Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, who died ...

Ethiopia denies fake footage claims

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Ethiopian officials deny the claim that they faked footage in order to get the two jailed Swedish reporters Martin Schibbye and Johan Perssonconvicted of terror charges, in interview with national Swedish broadcaster Sveriges Radio (SR).