Archive for May, 2008
The United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) has appealed for extra resources to help thousands of severely malnourished children in Ethiopia.
ADDIS ABABA, May 30 (Reuters) - Flash floods following torrential rain in Ethiopia's eastern town of Jijiga killed 25 people while they slept, a government official said on Friday.
By Jason McLure May 30 (Bloomberg) -- Ethiopia's trade deficit expanded 15 percent to $1.3 billion in the fiscal second quarter ended Jan. 8 as imports climbed, the central bank said.
By Andrew Cawthorne NAIROBI, May 30 (Reuters) - Most nations erect grandiose monuments to their historical triumphs. Eritrea put up a pair of sandals.
Zimbabwe’s main opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) says the country would not be a haven for criminals under its leadership. This comes after President Robert Mugabe’s government reportedly said former Ethiopian leader Mengistu Haile Mariam will be protected in Zimbabwe despite being sentenced to death by an Ethiopian High ...
US$ 80 million approved for the second phase of the Pastoralist development project (PCDP II)Press Release No:2008/342/AFR Washington, May 29, 2008 - The Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank today approved US$ 80 million International Development Association financing (of which US$56.6 million as grant and US$23.4 million as a ...
By Tesfa-alem Tekle May 29,2008 (Ethiopia) —A little known Somalian Islamic group calling itself ‘the Islamist gorilla’ has taken full responsibility over yesterday’s hotel bombing in Oromiya’s region of Negele town.
The World Food Programme (WFP) is in urgent need of over 38,000 metric tons of blended food to save lives of the increasing number of severely malnourished children in Ethiopia until December 2008, it was announced here Thursday.
ADDIS ABABA (AFP) — Ethiopian police said Thursday they had arrested suspects linked to this week's hotel bomb blasts that killed three people in the south of the country.
The UN has commended the initiative taken by the African Union (AU) to draft a legal instrument for enhanced protection and assistance of persons internally displaced as a result of armed conflict in their countries.