Archive for July, 2011

Ethiopian billionaire wins libel action in UK

Friday, July 29th, 2011

An Ethiopian-born billionaire has won £175,000 in libel damages over allegations he had hunted his daughter down so she could be stoned to death.

Ethio­pian heritage camp in Va. offers tradition, togetherness to adopted African kids and their families

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

At a rustic summer camp in Virginia’s Shenandoah Mountains, wedged between a monster water park and a Golden Corral restaurant, a raucous, Ethiopian feast unspooled and 9-year-old Mati found her groove at last. There was a pony, an African marketplace and piles of injera bread. There was a drumbeat that grew ...

One World Trekking Offers 2012 Trek Into Ethiopia’s Simien Mountains

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Aspen, CO, July 26, 2011 --(PR.com)-- On March 3 to 17, 2012, One World Trekking is pleased to announce a special hiking journey into the Simien Mountains of Ethiopia. Their newest adventure will include a 10 day trek in the Simien Mountains National Park, a hike to the top of ...

Ethiopia frees two journalists

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Addis Ababa - Ethiopia has freed two journalists detained 15 months ago on copyright infringement charges, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said on Tuesday.

Kenya’s proposed second port at Lamu

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

NAIROBI, July 27 (Reuters) - Kenya plans to start building a second port this year and it expects the first ship to call there before the end of 2012, its president said.

Ethiopian bank registers record profits, announces Internet banking

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

State owned Ethiopian Commercial Bank (ECB) on Monday announced a €200 million for the 2010/2011 fiscal year, which is the highest in the country’s history.

NO Dreamliner Delay; Ethiopian

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

The national flag carrier Ethiopian Airlines expects to receive Africa’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft by the start of next year in January, the airline’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Tewolde Gebremariam said.

Ethiopian turns into Kennewick Cal Ripken ace

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

KENNEWICK -- When Mel Crowley takes the mound, he means business. Armed with a fastball and a curveball aptly named 'Mr. Nasty,' the right-handed pitcher has his Kennewick National team in the Pacific Northwest Cal Ripken Major 70-foot Regional Tournament that begins Thursday in Kennewick.

thiopian Airlines is Africa’s Most Profitable Airline for a third year in a row – Report

Monday, July 18th, 2011

Ethiopian Airlines is once again Africa's most profitable airline, according to 2011 World Airline Report by Air Transport World (ATW). For Fiscal Year 2010 which ended in June, Ethiopian Airlines made a net profit of 121.4 million dollars, ranking it as the most profitable airline in Africa by far. Second ...

Saudis eyeing Ethiopians as maids

Monday, July 18th, 2011

MANILA, Philippines — Recruits from Ethiopia are being considered to fill the gap that will be left by Filipino and Indonesian domestic workers in Saudi Arabia.