Archive for February, 2010

Carson Articulates Obama Policy on Africa

Sunday, February 28th, 2010

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Meles’s bid to stay

Sunday, February 28th, 2010

Addis Ababa - When a small, rag-tag band of rebels from Ethiopia's northern Tigray province took up arms against the government in 1975, few thought they could win a minor scuffle, let alone lead a whole country.

ETHIOPIA EYES AT BOOSTING TEA OUTPUT

Sunday, February 28th, 2010

ADDIS ABABA, Feb 28 (NNN-ENA) — A spirited drive by Ethiopia to boost its tea output as competition for both regional and international markets intensifies, businessdailyafrica.com reported.

Factory constructing ethanol plant with over 190 mln birr

Sunday, February 28th, 2010

Addis Ababa, February 27 (WIC) – The Metehara Sugar Factory said it is constructing ethanol plant  with over 190 million birr obtained from the government and local bank.

Eritrean president says won’t promise ground for political opponents

Friday, February 26th, 2010

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle February 24, 2010 (ADDIS ABABA) – Eritrean President Issayas Afeworki said that his government will never promise to create a democratic ground to any political party intending to confront his rule.

American lawyers begin Ethiopian Airlines lawsuit

Friday, February 26th, 2010

BEIRUT: American lawyers are set to begin legal proceedings against aeronautical giant Boeing on behalf of victims of the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash.

Patriarch of Alexandria meets with the president of Ethiopia

Friday, February 26th, 2010

On Monday morning, the Patriarch of Alexandria and all Africa, Theodore II, met with the President of Ethiopia, Ato Girma Woldegiorgis. The meeting took place at the presidential mansion – formerly the emperor’s palace – in the presence of the Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, Pavlos. For about one hour, ...

Ethiopian Airlines chief says reports on January crash ‘misleading’

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

By Peter Heinlein, VOA   Ethiopian Airlines CEO Girma Wake is a hugely respected figure by Ethiopians and the government for promoting the Airlines to what it is today

FOUNDATION STONE LAID IN ADDIS FOR AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR CAPACITY BUILDING

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

ADDIS ABABA, Feb 24 (NNN-ENA) — Ethiopian Education Minister Demeke Mekonnen and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) Director-General Irina Bokova have laid the foundation stone here for the construction of the International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa.

Adama Referral Hospital links with Bangkok Hospital

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

By Muluken Yewondwossen Adama Referral Hospital in Ethiopia and Bangkok Hospital (BGH) have signed a sponsorship agreement that will provide training for the referral hospital staff in Thailand and Nazareth (Adama)over the next three years.