Archive for July, 2010
On this date in 1936, the Italian forces occupying Ethiopia executed anti-occupation cleric Aboune Petros.
The last of my three part series deals with asceticism as practiced in India, especially after Yogi Prahlad Jani’s 70 year fast. It holds an enticing promise for millions. This would ensure that Ethiopians aren’t burdened by disastrous government policies. It is also true that the threat of the ever ...
July 24, 2010 -- Sunshine Construction Plc received a 4000sq.m. plot it requested a year ago from the Addis Ababa City Administration for a Marriott hotel project, according to news from the Ethiopian Reporter.
Azeb Mesfin, wife of dictator Meles Zenawi, member of the rubber stamp parliament and boss of the biggest corruption scheme in Africa called the Endowment Fund the Rehabilitation of Tigray (EFFORT) has been pushing state banks to the brink of bankruptcy.
APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) Ethiopia announced on Tuesday the finalization of the construction of electricity transmission lines that will help the country to supply electricity to its neighbours.
NAIROBI — Sudan's Abubaker Kaki has opted to skip Thursday's 800m semi-finals at the African athletics championships which would have seen him clash with big rival and reigning champion David Rudisha of Kenya.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas farmers are studying an Ethiopian cereal grain known as teff as a possible alternative crop for the state.
CALGARY - When Luleseged Bete left for work Tuesday morning, his son, Sami, was asleep. With no way of knowing hours later his only child would fall to his death from a 28th floor balcony of his family's Beltline apartment suite, he let him be.
Addis voice One of the world’s top satellite TV operators, the Arab Satellites Communication Organization (Arabsat), has decided to suspend the Meles regime from using its services after repeatedly engaging in illegal signal interference and jamming efforts affecting a number of TV channels including ESAT and its own ETV satellite broadcasts. ...
NAIROBI — Hosts Kenya claimed the first gold in the African Athletics championships on Wednesday when Wilson Kiprop held off Uganda's Moses Kipsiro to win the men's 10,000 metres.