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By Tesfa-Alem Tekle December 4, 2011 (ADDIS ABABA) — The Ethiopia government on Sunday dismissed an international rights group’s call for the arrest of former US President, George W. Bush for role in water boarding, which right group campaigners consider as torture.
The British public has donated £72m for victims of the devastating drought in East Africa, the most ever for a food crisis, UK aid agencies have said.
Refugee camps are overflowing, crime is rife, and militants are stopping food aid getting through. Emily Dugan reports on an ever-growing tragedy
Ethiopia raised the estimate of the number of people who will need food aid this year by half a million to 2.8 million because of drought in the Somali region, Agriculture State Minister Mitiku Kassa said today.
The Ethiopia Government is appealing for food aid to feed some 2.8 million people facing starvation.
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will give Ethiopia $62.7 million from its Exogenous Shock Facility, the final tranche of a $240.2 million package.
Soaring commodity prices and natural disasters in Russia and Pakistan have combined to put African nations and conflict-ridden countries such as Afghanistan most at risk from food shortages, according to a report released today.
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle August 11, 2010 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi said on Wednesday that the country’s economy will achieve a 15% economic boost from a new 5-year national development plan.
By William Wallis (FT) There are plenty of reasons to be hopeful about sub-Saharan Africa. Progress towards more democratic rule, however, is no longer among them.
SALT LAKE CITY - A refugee mother from Ethiopia and her seven children moved into a completely updated living space Wednesday after a small business owner funded to have their home completely overhauled with new amenities. The family has experienced many hardships before and after coming to America. Signe Ebbit ...