Archive for December, 2008

Centre Launches First Database on Disability

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

Addis Abeba — The Ethiopian Center for Disability and Development (ECDD) in collaboration with the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (MoLSA) and UNICEF on Monday launched a website and an electronic database of information pertaining disability and related issues in Ethiopia.

Ethiopia ‘packing up in Somalia’

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

Ethiopian troops have started to prepare to leave Somalia on the day they were supposed to complete their withdrawal, witnesses say.

2009 Wish for Ethiopia, Sudan, Eritrea, Djibouti and Somalia

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

December 28, 2008 — It has become a norm for most when a new calendar year starts, hope and good wishes, systematic planning, plan scheduling and many others take part in a positively forward thinking manner.

Ethiopia NGO Bill: 10% “still poisonous for government”

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

Ethiopia is planning a law to limit foreign funding for non-governmental organisations to less than 10 percent and lock out foreign organisations from funding pro-democracy activities.

Official: Ethiopia will leave Somalia this month

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

Ethiopian troops who are propping up Somalia's government will leave the country within days despite the turmoil caused by the Somali president's resignation, an official said Tuesday.

UN buys wheat for Sudan and Ethiopia

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

Hamburg - A United Nations aid agency has purchased about 30 000 tons of wheat in a tender for donation to Sudan and Ethiopia, European traders said on Tuesday. The wheat was said to be of Black Sea origin for shipment in January and February 2009. The price was unclear, although ...

Govt’s Resolute Stand on NGOs

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

Two senior government officials said their government’s stiff stance over the draft bill on registration and regulation of Charities and Societies will not change. 

The Ethiopian dictator is worst than Robert Mugabe

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

By Joe Michael Can someone prove me wrong if I say the Ethiopian dictator Meles Zenawi is the worst dictator comparing to Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe? I’ll bet no one can.

Ethiopia TV launches a new show on East Africa music

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

The state-owned Ethiopia Radio and Television Agency (ERTA) launched a new Television show that airs music from countries of the East Africa region.

Ethiopia’s pardoned critic jailed

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

Ethiopia's main opposition leader has been sent to prison to serve a life sentence, after a pardon granted to her last year was revoked.