Archive for August, 2011

Ethiopia detains two prominent opposition members

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

By Peter Heinlein, VOA | August 31, 2011 Two prominent Ethiopian opposition politicians have been detained, at least one of them on terrorism-related charges. But opposition leaders are questioning the charges, saying the detentions appear politically motivated.

Mixed emotions for Ethiopians in Daegu

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Ethiopians wept tears of sorrow and then joy as the 10,000 metres pendulum swung ferociously from the depths of a falling champion to the heights of a brand new star.

BANYANA Banyana have promised South Africans that the team will qualify for the 2012 London Olympics after demolishing Ethiopia 3-0 at Orlando Stadium on Saturday.

Monday, August 29th, 2011

"South African women's soccer will be represented at the Olympics for the first time next year," said striker Noko "Beep Beep" Matlou, who scored all three goals.

Ibrahim Jeilan wins 10,000 meteres in Daegu

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Mo Farah has admitted he "did not have a clue" about the athlete who pipped him to World Championship glory in the 10,000 metres in Daegu.

Indian investors eyeing Ethiopian agriculture

Monday, August 29th, 2011

ADDIS ABABA: A group of Indian investors are visiting Ethiopia with interest in the east Afrian nation's rapidly growing farm sector.

Indian agribusiness sets sights on land in east Africa

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Indian agribusiness companies are ready to spend $2.5bn buying, or renting for decades, several million hectares of cheap land in Ethiopia,Tanzania and Uganda in what could be some of the largest farming deals struck in Africa in the last 50 years.

Company Initiates Environmental Study on its Ethiopian Potash Project

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Allana Potash Corp. announced that it had awarded an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Study(ESIA) on its Ethiopia potash project to Environmental Resources Management (ERM).

Ethiopia recognizes Libyan rebels

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Ethiopia on Wednesday recognized Libya's rebel National Transitional Council as the legitimate authority of the strife-torn north African country and urged the African Union to do the same.

Ethiopia recognizes Libyan rebels

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

thiopia on Wednesday recognized Libya's rebel National Transitional Council as the legitimate authority of the strife-torn north African country and urged the African Union to do the same.

Why are Ethiopians starving again in 2011?

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

By Alemayehu G. Mariam Time Magazine on its December 21, 1987 cover page featured a downcast and crestfallen young Ethiopian mother as a symbol of famine victims in that country. Time asked two timeless questions: “Why are Ethiopians starving again? What should the world do and not do?”