Archive for April, 2009

Ethiopian capital’s looming epidemic hindering development

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

Plan to build homes and create jobs in Addis Ababa under threat A new consultancy firm that recently took administrative control of the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, has expressed concern over a looming water related epidemic. The outbreak, which is expected between now and 2013, could hinder the achievement of the ...

Madagascar’s new regime in Addis talks

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

ADDIS ABABA (AFP) — A high-level delegation from Madagascar's transitional regime, which is not recognised by the international community, is in Addis Ababa for talks, diplomats said Wednesday.

Deputy speaker: China concerned over Africa’s setbacks from global financial crisis

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

ADDIS ABABA, April 28 (Xinhua) -- China is concerned over the difficulties that African countries are suffering from the global financial crisis and hope to work together with them to tide over the difficulties posed by the crisis, said a Chinese deputy speaker here on Tuesday.

Africa Union Commission Inaugurates Earth Station In Addis Ababa

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

The Africa Union Commission (AUC) on Wednesday, April 29, 2009, will inaugurate the AU-AMESD project satellite receiving station at the AUC Headquarters, in Addis Ababa.

African immigrants risk lives on epic trek to U.S.

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

TAPACHULA, Mexico (Reuters) - Jailed repeatedly for his political views, Ethiopian immigrant Sharew paid smugglers around $10,000 to move him through a dozen countries and leave him a year later in the grubby southern Mexican city of Tapachula.

Ethiopia’s Merga wins the Boston Marathon

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

(CNN) -- Ethiopia's Deriba Merga forgot his Olympic disappointment when he won Monday's 113th Boston Marathon ahead of Kenyan Daniel Rono and Ryan Hall of America.

Ethiopia demands stolen crown back

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Author: By Andrew Johnson The President has written to the British Museum, the Victoria & Albert Museum, the British Library and Cambridge University Library seeking the restitution of more than 400 so-called "treasures of Magdala", which were stolen by British soldiers following a battle in 1868.

Flower export earns 94 million dollars

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Ethiopia exported 21 million kg of flowers worth 94 million dollars in the past nine months of the current fiscal year, it was learnt.

TPLF’s Miazia Coup,not Ginbot 7 !!

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

The video clip from Ethiopian TV in Miazia (April), displayed guns, ammunition, foreign currencies,computers and camping gears allegedly confiscated from the coup plotters of Birhanu Nega's led party of Ginbot 7. The timing of this fabricated coup, TPLF's Miazia Coup follows the same past trends.

Ethiopia, Italy Sign 46m Euros Dev’t Agreement

Monday, April 27th, 2009

The Italian and Ethiopian governments have signed an agreement on development cooperation in education, health, rural development, as well as water and sanitation.