Archive for August, 2009
Rent-a-Thug Against Democracy In a recent piece entitled “Mob Disrupts Political Meeting in Adama,” former Ethiopian President Dr. Negasso Gidada described how “an organized mob disturbed a public political meeting of the Unity for Democracy and Justice (UDJ) in Adama, Oromia, and forced the discontinuation of the meeting.” Dr. Negasso explained: ...
African leaders and aviation experts will today converge in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to proffer solutions to the dwindling fortune of the industry.
MOGADISHU, Aug. 30 (Xinhua) -- Somali Islamist rebels on Sunday said Ethiopian troops were amassed along the border with Somalia and poised to invade into the chaotic east African country.
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Meles Zenawi left for Libya on Sunday, to take part in the Special Session of the Assembly of the African Union Heads of State and Government, ENA, the state-run news agency reports.
By Jason McLure Aug. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Coffee exports from Ethiopia, Africa’s largest producer of the beans, are expected to rebound to about 171,000 metric tons this year after shipments fell to their lowest level in six years last year, an official with the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange said.
(JTA) -- The Ethiopian-Israeli community is protesting discrimination by three Orthodox schools in Petach Tikvah.
Statement by Eritrean Ministry of Information Two Ethiopian religious leaders arrived in Eritrea opposing the prevailing conflict and anarchy within the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahdo Church (EOC) that was instigated by the clique headed by Abune Paulos.
A project in Ethiopia that helps destitute women become self-reliant by providing them with paid employment has attracted a lot of attention from politicians visiting Addis Ababa for an international get-together.
Addis Ababa — The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) Commissioner on Wednesday said the realization of human rights requires further commitment of every citizen. Most people have an awareness which needs to be internalized into their whole life and mainstreamed in their professional activities.
By Jenna Russell, Globe Staff They left their homes in Ethiopia to seek an education, and while they were away, in the 1970s, violent turmoil erupted in their country. A military regime seized power, targeted its enemies, and killed their relatives. Fearing for their lives, Abebe Abraham and his wife, Azenegash, ...