Archive for April, 2009

Israel’s liberation of Ethiopian Jews proves it’s not racist

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's depiction of Israel as a racist state is flawed in so many ways that it would be a challenge to catalog all of them in a single letter to the editor.

Ethiopian woman returned home to help the poor

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

If you want to be happy within your heart, do for others. Being unwanted, unloved, uncared-for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat. — Mother Teresa

Ethiopian Bank Selects Payment Gateway from iVeri Payment Technologies

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

iVeri has licensed its Payment Gateway and MiCard™ e-payment processing solution to Dashen Bank SC, a private commercial bank in Ethiopia. iVeri's Payment Gateway will help Dashen Bank to become the first bank in Ethiopia to acquire mCommerce, eCommerce and Mobile merchant transactions.

AAU finalizes identifying, mapping chain of tourist resources

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

Addis Ababa, April 30 (WIC) – The Addis Ababa University announced that it has finalized the identification and mapping of the Debretabor-Mekdela chain of community based ecotourism resources and sites.

AUC to Launch EU-Funded Ethiopian Satellite Receiving Station

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

APRIL 29, 2009, (SATELLITE TODAY)- The Africa Union Commission (AUC) is set to inaugurate an AU-AMESD project satellite receiving station at the AUC Headquarters in Ethiopia, AUC announced April 28.

Ethiopia Made Easy

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

Some of the most wonderful places to photograph are the most difficult to get to. At least that used to be the case with Ethiopia. This East African country, with its thundering Blue Nile Falls, beautifully preserved 12-century churches, and many people untouched by the modern world, truly falls into ...

Ethiopia PM warns anti-hunger effort at risk

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

Ethiopia's prime minister has warned that a British-backed effort to stave off starvation in the country is in danger of collapse without a dramatic increase in international aid.

Ethiopia:The land that forgot time

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

Ethiopia is like no other country in Africa. Almost five times bigger than the United Kingdom, and ranging from 120m below sea level to 4,500m above it, it’s a place of size and extremes.

Oil gets blocks in Ethiopia, Kenya

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

By OGJ editors HOUSTON, Apr. 29 -- Africa Oil Corp., Vancouver, BC, acquired Lundin Petroleum AB's portfolio of exploration block interests in Ethiopia and Kenya for $23.7 million.

Swine flu dominates at Ethiopia health conference

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

ADDIS ABABA, April 29 (Reuters) - Health officials from seven African countries are discussing a response to swine flu at a conference in Ethiopia, organisers said on Wednesday.