Archive for September, 2008

Ethiopia Hotel up for sale

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

By Groum Abate CapitalEthiopia Hotels Enterprise, located on Ras Abebe Aregay Avenue in front of the Ministry of Defense has been put up for auction by the Privatization and Public Enterprises Supervising Agency (PPESA), for a joint venture investment. The hotel that began offering services in 1963 was established with 2.8 million ...

Ethiopia urges U.N. to deploy Somalia peacekeepers

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

By Haitham Haddadin UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Ethiopia demanded on Monday that the U.N. Security Council deploy peacekeeping troops soon in neighbouring Somalia, where a conflict has killed and displaced thousands of people since last year.

Opposition feud over Ethiopia pullout of central Somalia

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

BELETWEIN, Somalia Sep 30 (Garowe Online) - Key opposition figures in Somalia are engaged in a public dispute as to exactly why Ethiopian troops pulled out of a major town in the central regions.

Ethiopia’s Quagmire

Monday, September 29th, 2008

The U.S.-backed occupation runs into trouble:

Mulu Seboka smashes record in win

Monday, September 29th, 2008

Ethiopian finishes almost a minute ahead of second-place competitor  TORONTO -- Mulu Seboka didn't listen to the advice from the master of the marathon, Haile Gebrselassie, but both wound up champions and record-setters on the same day.

ETHIOPIA-SUDAN POWER SYSTEMS INTERCONNECTION PROJECT

Monday, September 29th, 2008

Hifab Oy has signed a new agreement with the Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCO) for the supervision of construction of a new power transmission connection from Ethiopia to Sudan. The main benefit of this interconnection is the possibility to transfer excess Ethiopian hydro power to the neighbouring country, thus replacing ...

Ethiopia pardons over 4,000 prisoners on Christian event

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

Ethiopia has pardoned an estimated 4,500 prisoners during the festivities commemorating the ’founding of the true cross’ in recognition of the place where Jesus Christ was crucified, APA learnt here on Sunday.

Ethiopia launches new tourism strategy

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

Ethiopia on Saturday launched a new strategy that seeks to place the country among Africa’s top ten in tourist attraction as citizens commemorate this year World Tourism day.

Messianic Jews promote Ethiopian aliya

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

Under Operation Tikva, through which thousands of people in Ethiopia are provided with clean water, money for food and educational services, they are also reminded often that they are Jews and that the people of Israel are waiting for them.

Three dead in suspected terror blast in Ethiopia: police chief

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

ADDIS ABABA (AFP) — At least three people were killed and some 20 injured Sunday in an explosion in Ethiopia's eastern Somali province, which local authorities believe was a terrorist attack, the police chief said.