Archive for November, 2008

Ethiopia enacts terrorist law

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

After months of debate the Ethiopian parliament endorsed on Tuesday an anti- terrorist law, making the country one of the few states in Africa to have such a law.

Axum, the new Zion?

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

"All people come from God, but the Ethiopians more than most." - a Geez scholar at Addis Ababa University, "I Didn't Do It For You."

History of Dictators Repeat: Ethiopia is Again in Dire need of food aid

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

The failure of recent harvests, and rising food prices, the dictatorial policy of the ruling gangsters have left over 14 million people in need of aid.

POLITICS-ETHIOPIA: Disappointed But Not Defeated

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

ADDIS ABABA, Nov 20 (IPS) - She fought alongside men in the Ethiopian liberation struggle. She fought for a free and fair society. But today, Yewubmar Asfaw feels that Ethiopia's revolution has failed to deliver a fair share of political power to women.

BBC producer slain in Somalia felt pressure to go, inquest told

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

LONDON (AFP) – A BBC producer shot and killed in Somalia more than three years ago felt pressured to go to prove her commitment to the public broadcaster, a coroner's inquest heard Monday.

Korea Glad to Share Development Experiences – Ambassador

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

Fikremariam Tesfaye Addis Abeba Developing countries are eager to learn from Korea's development strategies and experiences of the last five decades as Koreans are happy to share their experiences with friends including Ethiopia, revealed Korean Ambassador on Saturday.

Reported domestic abuse among immigrants in Israel at its lowest

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

The number of domestic abuse cases among immigrants in Israel over 2008 has been the lowest recorded in the past five years, the Absorption Ministry reported Monday.

Making exceptions for Ethiopia

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

Meles Zenawi thinks the west's attitude to Africa is unbalanced and unfair. But his country is being torn apart by human rights abuses

Ethiopia sweeps Chiba Ekiden

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

Ethiopia, who won the men’s race five times and women’s race three time, won the 2008 International Chiba Ekiden in 2:05:27. It was a course record for the mixed gender race, which was inaugurated last year.

Dechasa surprises, Ayalew defends – Great Ethiopian Run Race Report

Monday, November 24th, 2008

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia- Oromiya Prisons club runner Chala Dechasa was a surprise winner of the men’s race at the 2008 TOYOTA Great Ethiopian Run, an international 10km road race held in Addis Ababa on Sunday (23).