Archive for August, 2010
With the delivery of its first 777-200LR in November 2010, Ethiopian will be the first airline in Africa to operate the world’s most technologically advanced, and longest-range airplane in the world, further reaffirming its leading position on the continent.
Ethiopian Airlines has made an overwhelming insurance claim from the state owned Ethiopian Insurance Corporation (EIC) for the crash of one of its aircraft off the coast of Beirut, Lebanon in January this year.
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle August 30, 2010 (ADDIS ABABA) – An exiled Eritrean political organization, the Red Sea Afar Democratic Organization (RSADO) on Monday urged the international community to investigate the allegedly dumping of foreign toxic waste by the waters inside the tiny Red Sea nation.
APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) Ethiopia announced on Monday plans to attract around one million tourists by 2010, which is currently poor compared to the country’s tourism attraction sites.
More than a quarter of a million Ethiopians are at risk from heavy floods which are expected next month, according to a forecast issued by the United Nations on Monday.
RIYADH — Five Ethiopians died in a crowded Saudi centre for deporting illegal immigrants, the Arab News reported Monday.
CAIRO – Egypt's ASEC Company for Mining (ASCOM) (ASCM.CA: Quote) said on Sunday it had found two gold mining targets in an Ethiopian concession with enough tonnage and grade potential to suggest an economic discovery is possible.
A Comedy of Errors: (Act I) Rodney King's videotaped brutal beating by members of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) eventually triggered the L.A. riots of 1992. Rodney made a public appearance on the third day of the anarchy and pleaded in his inimitable style: People, I just want to say, can ...
A Brand Spanking New Constitution In February 2008, following the ethnically-driven post-election violence in Kenya, I wrote an editorial commentary entitled "The Ethiopianization of Kenya": After a half century of national existence, democratic experimentation and stability, Kenya has degenerated into a tribal/ethnic basket case beset by violence, fear and loathing... Kenya ...
AWASH, 19 August 2010 (IRIN) - In the northeastern Ethiopian region of Afar, more than 91 percent of women undergo one of the most severe forms of genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C). Reproductive health education however, seems to be paying off, with the number of girls affected reducing, albeit gradually.