Archive for July, 2010

PRB 2010 World Population Data Sheet: ‘Fewer and Fewer Workers to Support Aging Population’

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many countries are facing a shrinking pool of their working-age populations, often considered to be ages 15 to 64, to support the population ages 65+, jeopardizing pension guarantees and long-term health care programs for the elderly.

EPRDF Emulating Chinese Communist Party, Says Ethiopian Opposition

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

July 27, 2010 -- Ethiopia is turning into a one party state under the ruling EPRDF, say opposition parties, according to news report from Capital.

African Union Summit deadlocked over African trial for Bashir

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

African trial for President Omer El Bashir - African leaders Tuesday failed to agree on a possible African trial of President Omer El Bashir, after a debate on whether they should cooperate with the International Criminal Court (ICC) on its arrest warrant for the Sudanese leader, a source at the ...

US to seize money stolen from Africans

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

Munyonyo — The United States will not provide a safe haven for money stolen from Africa by its corrupt leaders, US President Barack Obama said on Sunday. Addressing at least 23 African leaders attending the African Union summit in Munyonyo, Obama's Secretary General Eric Holder said Washington would seize money stolen ...

What is Nekisse coffee, anyway?

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Nekisse is known as an extremely tasty, high-priced Ethiopian coffee. It has sold for $12 a cup in New York City, but can be drunk for less than $3 at Fonte Coffee Roaster and Wine Bar, 1321 First Avenue.

Obama’s silence on Ethiopia is betrayal of democracy – UDJ Sec. General

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

The end of the Cold War was quite a phenomenon; it seemed as if the once formidable Eastern Bloc appeared in total disarray and the West in harmony with the situations unfolding to its favor in many parts of the globe. Regime change was the order of the day in ...

UNICEF Spain Ambassador and NBA star Pau Gasol visits children in Ethiopia

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

By Indrias Getachew and Raquel Fernandez ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 26 July 2010 – Los Angeles Lakers basketball star and UNICEF Spain Ambassador Pau Gasol has just spent a week visiting UNICEF-supported education, nutrition and child protection programmes in Ethiopia – and sharing his time with children who live under very difficult ...

Athletes ready for African tourney

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

By Suleiman Jongo Twenty Tanzanian athletes depart for Nairobi today to take part in the 17th edition of the African Senior Athletics Championship that gets underway tomorrow.

Int’l business group launches African entrepreneurship award

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) Legatum, a privately owned international investment group, and Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm based in Dubai, announced on Monday in Addis Ababa the launch of the 2010 Legatum Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship, which claims to be one of the continent’s most prestigious business awards.

Ethiopian Satellite Television mark world wide fund raising event

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Ethiopian Satellite Television mark world wide fund raising event The Ethiopian Satellite Television, ESAT, organize a big world wide fund raising Tombola that is believed vital to make the satellite station more strong and sustainable program , to challenge possibility of further signal interruptions like what has been done few weeks ...