Archive for November, 2010

Ethiopia Football: Coffee back on top with a 5-3 victory over Defence Force

Monday, November 29th, 2010

Addis Ababa – Ethiopian Coffee is back on top of the Ethiopian Premier League with a 5-3 victory over previously undefeated Defence Force here today at the Abebe Bikila Stadium.

Leaked Documents Show Unflattering Assessment of Meles Zenawi

Monday, November 29th, 2010

Source: Addis Neger  What do Americans diplomats think about Meles Zenawi? This week the American embassy in Addis Ababa briefed government officials about the Wikileaks release(which just came out). According to my sources, these state department documents(a lot of which are classified, secret or nonfor) contain merciless accounts of Meles Zenawi’s ...

Climate Change Financing for Africa is not Aid, says Meles

Monday, November 29th, 2010

Prime Minister Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia, who is also the African Union's spokesperson on climate change, urged developed nations to stop considering climate financing for Africa as aid or assistance.

Climate Change Financing for Africa is not Aid, says Meles

Monday, November 29th, 2010

Prime Minister Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia, who is also the African Union's spokesperson on climate change, urged developed nations to stop considering climate financing for Africa as aid or assistance.

35,000 runners expected at 10th Great Ethiopian Run on Sunday

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

Addis Ababa- 35,000 runners are expected to take part in this Sunday’s 10th Anniversary of the Great Ethiopian Run here. This indicates a slight increase from last year when 33,000 runners took part in the biggest road race in Africa.

Legend Gebrselassie in retirement U-turn

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

CNN) -- Ethiopian running legend Haile Gebrselassie performed a U-turn on his decision to retire from athletics by stating his intention to continue competing on Monday.

Ethiopian Gebre breaks course record with time of 1:09:43

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

As she crossed the finish line, Arizona resident Belainesh Gebre threw up her arms triumphantly.

Researchers Dispute Report on Early Butchers

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

A report in August that the early ancestors of humans used stone tools to butcher meat at least 3.4 million years ago is being challenged by other researchers, who say that the study misinterpreted cut marks in animal bones.

Vergnet to Construct Ethiopia’s First Wind Power Unit in Ashegoda

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

Ethiopia’s first ever Wind Power Plant has been constructed in Ashegoda, near Mekelle, the capital of Tigray. This plant with an installed capacity of 120 MW is planned to be functional by 2013 February with the completion of the first phase by June 2011 with a capacity of 30 MW.

IMF gives Ethiopia $62.7 mln, final tranche of package

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will give Ethiopia $62.7 million from its Exogenous Shock Facility, the final tranche of a $240.2 million package.