Archive for July, 2009

Egypt police kill African migrant at Israel border

Friday, July 31st, 2009

EL-ARISH, Egypt, July 31 (Reuters) - Egyptian police shot dead an African migrant trying to cross the border into Israel on Friday, security and medical sources said, the latest killing in an upsurge of violence at the sensitive frontier.

Egypt police kill African migrant at Israel border

Friday, July 31st, 2009

EL-ARISH, Egypt, July 31 (Reuters) - Egyptian police shot dead an African migrant trying to cross the border into Israel on Friday, security and medical sources said, the latest killing in an upsurge of violence at the sensitive frontier.

The Triumph of Multiparty Democracy in Ghana

Friday, July 31st, 2009

By Alemayehu G. Mariam | Ghana has become the poster country for the triumph of multiparty democracy, stability and economic growth in Africa; and sadly, Ethiopia has been rendered the iconic failed African state ruled by a one-man, one-party dictatorship with widespread human rights violation. President Obama traveled to Accra recently ...

Addis Neger sued for defamatiom

Friday, July 31st, 2009

A weekly Amharic newspaper is in the dock again. A libel suit was brought against the weekly Addis Neger by the Ethiopian Orthodox Church for allegedly defaming the Patriarch’s name.

Meles meets With Indian Investors In Ethiopia

Friday, July 31st, 2009

Indian investors in Ethiopia said questions raised by them regarding the enhancement of investment were fully answered by Prime Minister Meles Zenawi.

Obama Wades Into a Volatile Racial Issue

Friday, July 31st, 2009

Americans got a rare glimpse Wednesday night of the perspective that a black president can bring to a racially charged situation.

Ethiopia sets aside land for foreign investors

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

By Tsegaye Tadesse ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia has marked out 1.6 million hectares of land for investors willing to develop commercial farms, an investment official said on Wednesday.

Company to start manufacturing solar lamps in Addis Ababa

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

Addis Ababa – NAVCOM-ENERGY PLC, a private company, announced that it would start manufacturing lamps working with solar energy with six million birr capital.

TEN NEW UNIVERSITIES TO BE CONSTRUCTED IN ETHIOPIA

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

ADDIS ABABA, July 29 (NNN-ENA) -- Ethiopia's Ministry of Education said construction of 10 new universities would be launched in different parts of the country in the near future.

Ethiopian Airlines launches Dreamliner site

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

African carrier Ethiopian Airlines has launched a section of its website dedicated to the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, complete with layout details and CGI videos of the seating products.