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ETHIOPIA-SUDAN: Over 4,000 Ethiopian troops for Abyei peace mission

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ETHIOPIA-SUDAN: Over 4,000 Ethiopian troops for Abyei peace mission

ADDIS ABABA, (IRIN) – The 4,200-strong Ethiopian brigade due to be deployed on a proposed peace-keeping mission in Sudan’s troubled Abyei region will focus on civilian protection, according to the Ethiopian government. “Ethiopia will deploy one brigade of troops to Abyei after both Northern and Southern Sudan fully withdraw their forces from the region,” said […]

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Ethiopian Coffee FC clinches first Ethiopian Premier League title

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Ethiopian Coffee FC clinches first Ethiopian Premier League title

የኢትዮጵያ ቡና ስፖርት ክለብ የመጀመሪያውን የፕሪምየርሊግ ዋንጫውን አንስቷል። ብዙዎች ለዓመታት በጊዮርጊስ አሸናፊነት በሞኖፖል የተያዘው የፕሪምየርሊጉ ሻምፒዮና ወደ ቡና ገበያ መሄዱን እንደ ድምቀት ያዩት ጉዳይ ሆኗል። የሆነው ሆኖ ግን የኢትዮጵያን ፉት ቦል ፌዴሬሽን የታዘብነው አንድ ጉዳይ አለ። በተለያዩ ሃገራት የመጨረሻ ጨዋታዎች በአንድ ቀንና በተመሳሳይ ሰዓት ነው የሚደረጉት። ዋንጫውን ያገኛሉ ተብለው ሲፎካከሩ የነበሩት ጊዮርጊስ እና ቡና ግን […]

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Arsenal make club record £18m bid for Spain Under 21 star Juan Mata

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Arsenal make club record £18m bid for Spain Under 21 star Juan Mata

Arsenal have launched a club record £18m bid for Valencia midfielder Juan Mata as Arsene Wenger finally prepared to open the chequebook. With their Barclays Premier League title rivals having already strengthened since the transfer window re-opened, the Gunners are now planning their own summer spending spree – beginning with the capture of the Spanish […]

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Ethiopian forces await UN approval to deploy in Abyei, says army chief

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Ethiopian forces await UN approval to deploy in Abyei, says army chief

“Our army is very well experienced in various peacekeeping missions across Africa and is trusted by the Sudanese parties,” Samora told the state ETv. The deployment is part of the agreement signed between Khartoum and Juba last Monday. According to the agreement, the armies of both sides would withdraw from the disputed region ahead of […]

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BED BUGS

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BED BUGS

This article was contributed by the Karen Organization of Minnesota as part of an ongoing series by the MDH Refugee Health Program. Special thanks to the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, the Division of Environmental Health at the Minnesota Department of Health, University of Minnesota Medical Students, and the St. Paul-Ramsey County Department of Public Health. […]

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Let’s make it 20, says Manchester United’s £16m new boy Ashley Young

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Let’s make it 20, says Manchester United’s £16m new boy Ashley Young

(Manevnews)New United signing Ashley Young is already targeting the club’s 20th league title after agreeing a five-year deal at Old Trafford. Sir Alex Ferguson continued his record-breaking summer of spending with the £16m signing of Young – but will not stop there in his bid to topple Barcelona. He has already landed Blackburn defender Phil […]

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The Fakeonomics of Meles Zenawi

By Alemayehu G. Mariam There is the economics of Adam Smith, the intellectual father of capitalism. There is Levitt & Dubner’s freakonomics of weird stuff. Then there is the fakeonomics (economics by gimmickry) of Meles Zenawi, the dictator in Ethiopia and author of the five-year “Growth and Transformation Plan” (GTP). Zenawi forecasts a “not unimaginable” […]

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Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu wins 2011 OUTSTANDING BUSINESSWOMAN Award

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Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu wins 2011 OUTSTANDING BUSINESSWOMAN Award

Chosen from a field of deeply distinguished business leaders from across the continent, Bethlehem becomes the first Ethiopian to ever win the award! London, United Kingdom, June 23 2011 – Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu , founder and managing director of trailblazing footwear brand soleRebels has been named Outstanding Businesswoman at the 2011 African Business Awards . […]

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Pentagon Scare Suspect, Yonathan Melaku, Linked to Virginia Shootings

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Pentagon Scare Suspect, Yonathan Melaku, Linked to Virginia Shootings

Above: Yonathan Melaku has been linked to the October 16 shootings at the National Museum of the Marine Corps in VA. Tadias Magazine News Update Updated: Thursday, June 23, 2011 New York (Tadias) – Lance Corporal Yonathan Melaku, the 22-year old Marine reservist, who was detained for trespass last Friday morning at Arlington National Cemetery […]

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Ethiopians trapped in Yemen are being evacuated

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Ethiopians trapped in Yemen are being evacuated

(BBC) Nearly 2,000 Ethiopian migrants trapped in violence-hit Yemen are being evacuated, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) says. It said it had so far flown out 275 Ethiopians, some of whom had gun-shot wounds. Yemen has been hit by months of instability, caused by the president’s refusal to bow to opposition demands to quit. […]

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Ethiopia food prices spike after govt lifts price caps, making food unaffordable for many

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Ethiopia food prices spike after govt lifts price caps, making food unaffordable for many

By Associated Press, ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — When Ethiopia’s government imposed price controls in January to combat the spiraling cost of staples like meat, cooking oil and bread, butcher Wabe Habse had a long line of customers, but could barely make a profit. Now, after price controls were dropped earlier this month, Wabe is still […]

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Bjorklund men’s record shattered in ideal conditions

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Bjorklund men’s record shattered in ideal conditions

Derese Deniboba of Ethiopia takes a breath of relief after crossing the finish line of the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon. Deniboba finished in 1:02:19 and was one of eight runners to break the course record of 1:04:19, set in 2002. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com) By: Rick Weegman, Duluth News Tribune Cool, wet weather might not […]

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Elmhurst and Ethiopian hospitals exchange doctors to provide better care for patients with HIV

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Elmhurst and Ethiopian hospitals exchange doctors to provide better care for patients with HIV

BY Kathleen Lucadamo Ethiopia and Elmhurst are worlds apart, but a partnership between hospitals in both places is helping doctors better treat their patients. For the past four years, Elmhurst Hospital has exchanged doctors with Debre Berhan Hospital in rural Ethiopia in the hopes of sharing ideas and teaching African medical workers ways to prevent […]

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Chinese Firm to Pay U.S.$200 Million for Calub Gas Concessions

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Chinese Firm to Pay U.S.$200 Million for Calub Gas Concessions

(Addis Fortune) A Chinese company based in Hong Kong, whose name authorities have not disclosed, agreed to pay over 200 million dollars to the Ethiopian government last week for concessions on Calub Gas Reserve, located in Somali Regional State, sources disclosed to Fortune. The Ministry of Mines (MoM) floated an international tender in March, 2011, […]

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Mulatu Astatke: The godfather of Ethiopian jazz

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Mulatu Astatke: The godfather of Ethiopian jazz

(BBC) Mulatu Astatke, the godfather of Ethiopian jazz music, is often flying around the world performing sell-out shows so I was lucky to find him at his home in Addis Ababa surrounded by art, conjuring up magic on his vibraphone – which looks like a giant xylophone. He described the recipe for Ethio-jazz which he […]

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Dagmawi Tsehaye

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Dagmawi Tsehaye
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A prescription for the political stalemate in Ethiopia

By Messay Kebede This paper can be taken as a manifesto of an individual who has pondered on the tragedy of Ethiopia for many years and whose specific features is that he is passionate about the country, has no political ambition or affiliation, even though he is firmly anchored in the opposition camp, and feels […]

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Eritrea Volcano Disrupts East Africa Air Travel

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Eritrea Volcano Disrupts East Africa Air Travel

(VOA News) The ash cloud from an erupting volcano in Eritrea is disrupting air travel in parts of East Africa. Officials with Ethiopian Airlines says the company canceled flights to Djibouti, northern Ethiopia and the Sudanese capital of Khartoum on Tuesday. Earlier, Germany’s Lufthansa canceled a flight from Eritrea’s capital, Asmara, and a flight from […]

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Clinton Warns African Leaders: Reform or Face Uprisings

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Clinton Warns African Leaders: Reform or Face Uprisings

ABC News’ Kirit Radia (@KiritRadia_ABC) reports: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton issued a warning to African leaders today: reform or potentially face the same unrest that has threatened to topple longtime rulers in North Africa and the Middle East. In a speech to the African Union in Ethiopia, Clinton said that citizens are no longer […]

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THE C.I.A. IN AFRICA

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THE C.I.A. IN AFRICA

By Aleme Eshete (This article has first been published in 2001 in the U.S based Ethiopian Electronic Distribution Network (EEDN) as part of the discussion between me and Professor Donald Levine (a well-known specialist in Ethiopian studies and author of “Wax and Gold”), and in response to his response regarding my article on:” THE SLAVE […]

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Open Letter to Hillary Clinton from Ethiopia: By Eskinder Nega

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Open Letter to Hillary Clinton from Ethiopia: By Eskinder Nega

Dear Secretary Clinton, Unlike the almost annoyingly fussy, routinely dead-beat and robotically mechanical welcome of the government, I extend to you the simple, warm welcome of Ethiopia’s oppressed tens of millions: Welcome to our ramshackle of a city, the embodiment of four wasted decades and barely over a century old, though, as Henry Kissinger usually […]

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Meles blames the Ethiopian people

By Yilma Bekele I am not making this up You can follow the link below and watch the four part video of the leader for life meeting with Ethiopian business leaders. It is a very interesting video. The video is edited and posted on You Tube by Ethiopian TV. I am very grateful. They should […]

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Ethiopian Economic Growth to Beat IMF Forecast, Deputy Prime Minister Says

Ethiopia’s deputy prime minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, dismissed forecasts that economic growth would slow sharply this year and next and that monetary policy was pushing up inflation, saying growth may exceed 10 percent. Expansion won’t drop below 9 percent in the fiscal year to July 7, 2012, from 11.4 percent this year, Hailemariam, who is also […]

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Ethiopia to buy more than 200 T-72 tanks from Ukraine for $100 million

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Ethiopia to buy more than 200 T-72 tanks from Ukraine for $100 million

KIEV, Ukraine,(UPI) — Ethiopia is in discussions with Ukraine to buy more than 200 T-72 tanks. The deal is projected to be worth more than $100 million, Ukrinform news agency reported Thursday. Ukrspecexport SC, the Ukrainian state-controlled arms exporter, stated that its deal with Ethiopia’s Defense Ministry for 200 T-72 tanks is one of its […]

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Ethiopia’s Investment Plan May Be Unsustainable, World Bank Official Says

Ethiopia’s dependence on foreign capital to finance budget deficits and a five-year investment plan is unsustainable, said Ken Ohashi, the World Bank’s country director for the Horn of Africa nation. The government plans to borrow at least 398.4 billion Ethiopian birr ($23.6 billion) from home and abroad to fund the five-year growth plan, with an […]

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Green card lottery: US reviews ‘diversity visa’ glitch

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Green card lottery: US reviews ‘diversity visa’ glitch

(bbc) The US is reviewing its green card lottery after this year’s results were cancelled, leaving 22,000 people who thought they had been chosen for a chance at US residency disappointed. The state department said a computer failed to run a valid random selection for the annual diversity visa lottery. More than 19m people entered […]

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The SEEDs of Hope in the Ethiopian Diaspora

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The SEEDs of Hope in the Ethiopian Diaspora

By Alemayehu G. Mariam [This commentary is an expanded version of remarks I gave at the annual SEED Award Dinner (Society of Ethiopians Established in Diaspora)[1] held at the Georgetown University Conference Center, Washington, D.C. on May 29, 2011.] I thank the Executive Board of SEED and its chairman Prof. Melaku Lakew for selecting me […]

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Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia face ‘world’s worst food security crisis’

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Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia face ‘world’s worst food security crisis’

Source: FEWS NET The eastern Horn of Africa has experienced two consecutive seasons of significantly below‐average rainfall, resulting in one of the driest years since 1995. Crops have failed, substantial livestock mortality has occurred, and local cereal prices are very high. More than seven million people in the sub‐region need humanitarian assistance, and emergency levels […]

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The world’s enduring dictators: Meles Zenawi, Ethiopia

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The world’s enduring dictators: Meles Zenawi, Ethiopia

Meles Zenawi, Ethiopia Length of rule: 16 years. Zenawi helped lead the rebel movement that overthrew a brutal military dictatorship in 1991, and in 1995 was elected prime minister, a post he still holds. After heavily disputed elections in 2005 that featured his ruling party announcing victory in a close election before the votes were […]

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Ethiopia 2 Nigeria 2, Saladin Seid scored twice

Addis Ababa – The Ethiopian Walias and the Nigerian Green Eagles drew 2-2 here today in Group B qualifier of the 2012 Orange African Nations Cup tournament, reported Ermias Amare. Former St. George player Saladin Seid scored both goals for Ethiopia, while Nigeria’s goals came from Ikechukwu Uche and Joseph Yobo. It was Uche who […]

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