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Egypt won’t give up one drop of Nile water rights

Egypt won’t give up one drop of Nile water rights

(AFP) CAIRO ? Egypt is refusing to relinquish a drop of its legal right to the lion's share of Nile river water, despite demands from other African countries for a more equitable sharing agreement. Following years of barren negotiations, seven upstream African countries -- Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, DR Congo, Rwanda, Burundi-- are on [...]

Two killed in Ethiopia bomb attack: official

Two killed in Ethiopia bomb attack: official

(AFP) ADDIS ABABA — Attackers hurled a bomb at a political meeting in Ethiopia, killing two people and wounding 14 others just over two weeks before national elections, a government spokesman said Friday. The blast happened in Adaba in the Oromya region of southern Ethiopia on Thursday as members of a party from the ruling coalition were [...]

$12 cup isn’t your average joe

$12 cup isn’t your average joe

If the caffeine doesn't wake you up, the price certainly will. At $12 a cup, the coffee at Cafe Grumpy makes Starbucks seem like a bargain brew. Made from handpicked beans grown and coddled in Ethiopia, the pricey grind will be sold starting today at the chain's locations in Park Slope and Greenpoint, Brooklyn, and Chelsea. "There are [...]

Ethiopia Pavilion at Shanghai China Expo 2010

Ethiopia Pavilion at Shanghai China Expo 2010

Pavilion Features Ethiopia Pavilion will showcase the ancient civilization that has been passed on for centuries, essence of wisdom and urban evolution, as well as how the Ethiopians protect cultural tradition and historic heritage and address the challenges of urbanization. Overview The pavillion is divided into three exhibition areas: the [...]

Man Sought in Murder of Daughter, Girl’s Mother, Arrested in NYC

Man Sought in Murder of Daughter, Girl’s Mother, Arrested in NYC

From ABC 7 News New York City police have arrested an Alexandria man accused of murdering his 3-year-old daughter and her mother, ABC 7 News has learned. Investigators have been searching for 34-year-old Simon Asfeha since April 11, when officers responded to a domestic disturbance complaint and found the woman, 27-year-old Seble [...]

Teza, Another Run in NYC

Teza, Another Run in NYC

The critically acclaimed latest film by Haile Gerima, Teza, will reopen in New York City on May 7, 2010 at Village East Cinema.  Advance tickets are now available.  This is a limited engagement and another chance for those who missed the first screening in New York. Read TsehaiNY's Review:  http://tsehainy.com/?p=602 Village East [...]

Unsatisfied With My 9 – 5

Unsatisfied With My 9 – 5

A Black Woman's Plight Inside the Corporate World “…I cannot ignore my inner conscious which is saying there is something better, outside of my cubicle.” -Mimi Ashenafi Early on my parents have been expressive about the path I should take to fulfilling the American dream. It involves finishing college, working, and becoming a [...]

David Cook, Idol Gives Back in Ethiopia (Video)

David Cook, Idol Gives Back in Ethiopia (Video)

Israeli’s Photos Capture Ethiopian Jews Snared by Visa Red Tape

Israeli’s Photos Capture Ethiopian Jews Snared by Visa Red Tape

April 20 (Bloomberg) -- Six years ago, a divorced and discontented Atalia Katz quit her job as a real-estate executive in Israel and traveled through Thailand, Vietnam, Morocco and Ethiopia, carrying her Canon and Leica cameras. “I was looking for myself,” said the 58-year-old blond, green-eyed Israeli, in an interview in New York. The [...]

Ethiopia’s Teyba Erkesso wins The Boston Marathon

Ethiopia’s Teyba Erkesso wins The Boston Marathon

BOSTON -- Kenya's Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot won the 114th Boston Marathon on Monday, breaking the course record with a time of 2 hours, 5 minutes, 52 seconds. That was 82 seconds faster than the record set in 2006 by four-time winner Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot, who's not related. The 2010 champion wins the $150,000 first prize and an extra [...]

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