Archive for August, 2008
Ethiopia’s hopes of reaching the next round of 2010 World Cup and Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers suffered a massive blow when Fifa cancelled their game with Morocco.
August 30, 2008 (ADDIS ABABA) — The government of Germany donated 70 mine detectors worth 157,600 Euros to the Ethiopian Mine Action Office (EMAO) to support Ethiopia’s ongoing efforts in clearing the dangerous land mines in the Afar, Somali and Tigray states.
Source:Ethiomedia Early on in the mid-'90s, Meles Zenawi realized that the newspaper market shouldn't be left to private publications that proved a bone in the throat of the ruling regime. He ordered cadres to launch publications that would circulate disguised as "independent" newspapers that would first counter-balance, then neutralize, and finally ...
A delegation of 14 US-based CRS staff members and Church partners are currently visiting projects in Ethiopia. Steve Pehanich, senior director of advocacy and education for the California Catholic Conference, shares more from the field.
Deputy Minister of Oil and Minerals, Abdul-Malik Alama, said on Sunday that the Yemeni-Ethiopian Joint Technical Committee signed on August 23 in Addis Abba a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two countries in the fields of oil, gas and energy.
Thousands of cheering Ethiopians have lined the streets of the capital, Addis Ababa, to welcome home the country's Olympic gold-medal winning athletes.
NAIROBI (AFP) — Kenya's successful Beijing Olympic team returned home to a jubilant reception on Wednesday.
By Hamsa Omar Aug. 28 (Bloomberg) -- Somali kidnappers freed the local head of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees yesterday two months after abducting him.
By Paul Richardson Aug. 28 (Bloomberg) -- Ethiopia may withdraw its troops from Somalia before the nation's transitional federal government stabilizes and begins functioning, the Financial Times reported, citing Prime Minister Meles Zenawi.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi says his country's forces are ready to leave Somalia. He made his statement in an interview with the Financial Times. Mr Meles says the operation is costing too much money. According to the prime minister, Ethiopia is becoming increasingly frustrated at the continuing instability of ...