Archive for September, 2010

Makau and Kebede triumph in rainy Berlin

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Patrick Makau of Kenya underlined his ascendancy over compatriot Geoffrey Mutai, when he won a rainswept 37th edition of the real_Berlin Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday, in 2:05:08, two seconds ahead of Mutai, with 20-year-old Ethiopian Bazu Worku third, in 2:05:25.

Persecution mounting in Ethiopia

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

An Ethiopian Christian is recovering from injuries he received in an attack that was inflicted because his faith.

Addis Ababa City Cup to kick off on Saturday

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Addis Ababa – The Addis Ababa City Cup will kick off this Saturday with EEPCo taking on Harar Brewery and Ethiopian Coffee facing Ethiopian Banks. 

Ethiopian Airport Enterprise will offer wireless internet at Bole,Addis Ababa

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Ethiopian Airport Enterprise (EAE) is set to start providing free wireless internet service at Bole International Airport within a month, according to News Business Ethiopia.Com.Passengers will now have access to free internet services in both the old and new terminals, according to the announcement the enterprise made on September 21, ...

Great North Run sees Red Arrows fly-past and victory for running legend Haile Gebrselassie

Monday, September 20th, 2010

A red Arrows fly-past and fun runners in wacky outfits made yesterday's Great North Run truly spectacular - but the day belonged to Haile Gebrselassie.

Columbia’s invitation to Zenawi sparks outrage

Monday, September 20th, 2010

Throughout the week, the World Leaders Forum will bring heads of state from around the world to address Columbia.

Third of immigrant youth report trouble in Israeli schools

Monday, September 20th, 2010

According to a new study, one-third of immigrant students report being humiliated or insulted at least once due to their ethnic background. By Or Kashti About one-third of immigrant youths report having at least one sign of serious trouble at school. The signs - missing school three days a month or ...

Kisorio, Defar set records in Philadelphia Half-Marathon

Monday, September 20th, 2010

By KYLE GAUSS While more experienced half-marathon runners like Ryan Hall and Shalane Flanagan received most of the hype going into yesterday's ING Rock 'n' Roll Philadelphia Half-Marathon, two novices to the event emerged victorious.

Ethiopia Commodity Exchange hopes to improve food security

Monday, September 20th, 2010

Ethiopia's economy is one of the fastest growing in Africa - it is expected to expand by around 11% this year. Yet food security is still a major concern. The BBC has been examining one way the country is trying to strengthen the all-important agricultural sector. Africa Business Report's Tsigue Shiferaw went ...

“Ethiopian” cars proving to be a success

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

From: Radio Netherlands Worldwide: With public purchasing power on the rise, Ethiopia’s small-but-emerging middle class yearns to cruise around Addis Ababa in style. But it has to be affordable. Holland Car, a Dutch-funded company, invests in assembled models. A simple, but quite unique solution on the African continent.