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52 min ago | AllAfrica.com
When Ethiopian Airlines acquired a state-of-the-art jetliner, the Boeing B787-8 Dreamliner in August of 2012, it took many by surprise. How can a poor country like Ethiopia become second next to Japan to own and operate the most sophisticated airliner in the world? Ethiopian was the first African carrier to join the jet age in the 1960s by bringing the first B720 jetliner to Africa.
5 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com
United States Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield said that the government of the United States pays close attention to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam , which Egypt was campaigning against to halt its construction. The Secretary admitted that the US government held "intensive discussions with both sides" and urged them to work out their differences.
9 hrs ago | Tigrai Online
Last month, the Ethiopian media was full of massive tree-planting campaigns in memory of the Great Leader Meles Zenawi. For example, Western Shewa zone have established 172 parks in memory of Meles Zenawi, the SNNPR planted about 6o million trees, Benishangl region announced more than 77 percent of the trees planted in 86 Meles Zenawi memorial parks had survived.
13 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com
Egypt's Water and Irrigation Minister Hossam Moghazi said he will visit Ethiopia on Saturday to launch the Tripartite National Committee's first meeting. The committee is made up of 12 water experts from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan to conduct a special study on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam .
16 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre
Ethiopians and foreign national of Ethiopian origin living in Canada held a consultative forum with high-profile government officials yesterday. Speaker of the House of Federation , Kassa Tekleberhan, and Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy, Alemayehu Tegenu, attended the forum.
September 14, 2014 Sudan's ruling National Congress Party said that political stances of opposition parties which refused to participate in the national dialogue have been weakened following the signing of the framework agreement between the national dialogue committee known as 7+7 and the Paris Declaration forces.
Business and art are becoming increasingly entwined in the Ethiopian capital, but journalist James Jeffrey asks if this has come at a cost to creativity and true artistic experimentation. Until recently the buying and selling of modern and contemporary art in Ethiopia was all but non-existent.
Ask me if I felt a little strange holding two candles and celebrating the beginning of a New Year in September and I will tell you no. I have done stranger things and besides I knew exactly what I was doing.
The Ethiopian Roads Authority yesterday signed an agreement with Chinese CGC Oversees Construction Company to upgrade 220-kms Dire Dawa-Dawale road at a cost of 3.9 billion Birr. Shandong was also another Chinese company which won the bid to consult the project.
In the first week of September 2014 the United States government announced that the leader of Al-Shabab has been killed by US forces. The leader Al-Ahmed Abdi Godane , also known as Mukhtar C / ramaan Abu Zubayr was killed on Monday September 1, 2014.
The Sudanese security authorities on Friday detained a leading member of the National Consensus Forces, upon his return from the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa after a meeting with leaders of the Sudan Revolutionary Front. The head of the Sudanese Congress Party , Ibrahim Sheikh, and seven party members are still held in custody, despite the amnesty granted by President Al Bashir on Wednesday.
Addis Ababa, 13 September 2014 - Ethiopian Peoples' Revolutionary Democratic Front Youth League Head Dessalegn Gebre-Yohannes told journalists here yesterday that the six year anniversary of the establishment of EPRDF Youth League would be marked with various panel discussions and entertaining programs next Sunday at the Millennium Hall. According to Dessalegn, members of EPRDF Youth League have been marking the day through participating in voluntary services and developmental activities in their respective states every year since the League's inception.
Ethiopia has the capacity to host the Africa Cup of Nations and is ready to discharge any responsibility regarding this, Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mokonnen said. Confederation of African Football delegation led by the President Issa Hayatou discussed with Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and his deputy Demeke Mekonen on Friday about development of Ethiopian football.
"We didn't do anything and they destroyed our house," Miriam told me. "We are appealing to the mayor, but there have been no answers.
Today's major political conflicts might relate to the Western European powers' aggressive and rivalry occupation towards other continents of the globe for industrial resources. That systematic migration, which its last foot was Africa's Scramble of 1880s, was too strange to the occupied people and nations while today's liberty or freedom through "own state sovereignty" was not in the mind of many of those scrambled.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 07:40 pm
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